Topic: road approval
thyssenkrupp carbon wheels successfully completed all necessary tests for the German National Type Approval (ABE) as well as the JWL and DOT E certifications. Thus thyssenkrupp carbon wheels are the first carbon wheels in the world with a worldwide approval for the use on public roads. The only exception are the wheels for the BMW HP4 RACE, which is not allowed to be used on public roads.
Our carbon wheels are homologated with a German National Type Approval (ABE). In Germany an additional single entry is not necessary. In other countries please check with your local regulatory authority, if further actions for wheel registration are required.
No, thyssenkrupp carbon wheels are currently not available in multiple colours.
Due to the high demand, we are currently also working on an option to offer thyssenkrupp carbon rims with a matt finish.
Please check our website to see if this is already available or contact us about this.
During our product development, testing and the approval process, extensive durability tests have been carried out and passed all requirements successfully. There are no restrictions on the service life of the thyssenkrupp carbon wheels.
Yes, tyre warmers can be applied with the thyssenkrupp carbon wheels.
Topic: scope of delivery
The scope of delivery generally includes the wheel bearings, spacer sleeves, shaft seals and valves. For some motorcycle models there is a more specific scope of delivery. The related information can be found under the respective wheel selection on our homepage.
thyssenkrupp carbon wheels correspond to the principle “plug and play”. In general no additional attachment parts are required. For single motorcycle models there is a more specific scope of delivery. You can find all related necessary information in the respective wheel selection on our homepage.
Style 1 and Style 2 differ in the design of the spokes. These are twisted with Style 2 and kept functional with Style 1. There is no difference between the two styles in terms of weight and performance.
Topic: general information
thyssenkrupp Carbon Components is continuously evaluating the extension of the carbon wheel range for new motorcycle models. You can find announcements of new models on our homepage News as well as on our social media sites. You are welcome to indicate your demand for a new motorcycle model by using the contact form on our homepage. We are also considering our customer requests for our product planning.
Topic: tyre mounting
All kind of maintenance work, wheel and tyre mounting (including balancing) may only be carried out by qualified personnel. For tyre installation, conventional tyre mounting equipment can be used. No proprietary machinery is necessary. tyres must not be pushed at the valve position. You can find a video on the tyre mounting on our homepage (Link Video).
Topic: race track
During the development of the thyssenkrupp carbon wheels we implemented measures to prevent the tyre from slipping. The applied rough varnish can show some abrasion over time. In single cases thyssenkrupp carbon components can provide a rework.
The thyssenkrupp carbon wheels are approved for a wheel operating temperature of up to 140°C (284°F). The thyssenkrupp carbon wheels are engineered and tested for the use on the race tracks and also endured thorough tests during the development of the BMW HP4 RACE.
thyssenkrupp carbon wheels can be treated similar to the originally mounted wheels. The appropriate use of dedicated wheel cleaner will not be a problem. thyssenkrupp carbon wheels must be cleaned with a soft cloth and soapy water. If the surface is heavily soiled you must use gentle degreasers. Petroleum, alcohol-based products or abrasives may not be used.
Topic: service / repair
thyssenkrupp Carbon Components offers a technical check and if possible a rework of the thyssenkrupp carbon wheels to its customers. For this purpose please use our contact form to get in touch with us. Our sales support will get back to you as soon as possible.