The BT-014 is Original Equipment on several high-performance sport bikes. The Original Equipment BT-014's are designed with the ride and handling characteristics of each model in mind. Compounds and constructions will vary to suit the weight, horsepower and handling characteristics of the model for which each tire was designed so it is a good idea to replace your OE BT014s with the same.
As a replacement tire for different models, this tire is designed for the aggressive sport rider. It uses a comprehensive tire design method that accounts for all lean angles and optimizes the shop and direction of the belts in the casing. The BT014 front tire features new kevlar cross-belt construction for light handling, improved feedback & stability, while the rear tire features a cap and base compound with a new bead construction and steel mono-spiral belt technology to offer high speed stability and superior handling.