Metzeler Sportec M5: Best Tyre for KTM Duke 390

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Overview

This is my second review on Metzeler Sportec M5 tire, I recently changed the tire in my Duke 390 bike recently. So I thought to write a review once again. You can read my previous blog on Metzeler Sportec M5 here.

Let start from the company overview and brand recognition

The German tire producer, Metzeler, is acclaimed to deliver first-rate bike tires. It is one of the most established and a standout amongst the most regarded bike tire producers on the planet. The organization was established in 1863 and at first, made a wide range of tires from bikes to autos. In any case, 1979 was the year when it at long last turned out to be more dedicated to making tires for bikes. In 1986 Metzeler was gained by Pirelli and is presently headquartered in Milan, Italy. Obviously, a ton goes into creating Metzelers with the ability of Pirelli. In India, Metzeler got boundless acclaim from the majority after it was made accessible with the raving success KTM Duke 390 when it was propelled. Furthermore, we will discuss a similar tire that was made accessible in the Duke 390, which passes by the name of Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Compound:
The M5 Interact utilizes an exceptionally keen blend of the elastic compound for the tire. Since the tire is intended for games bikes, the tire needs to keep note of both straight-line increasing speed and fast cornering. For this reason, the M5 Interact gets a hard compound for the focal piece of the tire to improve straight-line quickening and furthermore the mileage. Then again, the shoulder some portion of the tire makes out of a milder compound to offer most extreme dimensions of hold amid cornering. The tire additionally utilizes a fair silica and carbon dark blend to help in a fast warm-up and better wet-climate taking care of.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Construction:
The M5 Interact is an outspread sort tire with a tread design advanced to upgrade street grasp and fast taking care of. The tire gets a “Greek π” tread design, which helps in powerful water ejection even on high lean edges. The profound channels on the tire’s ‘smooth tire-like’ tread help in the better hold under wet conditions. It utilizes Metzeler’s trademark “Interface” innovation, which utilizes a variable steel string twisting strain with 5-zones intended to convey diverse grasp levels for various surfaces and riding qualities. The high strain ensures that the tire compound remains set up, though the low-pressure zone (among edge and crown) makes greater adaptability alongside expanded vitality ingestion. At that point, there’s the zone of significantly higher strain (edges) to ensure the greatest and uniform weight of the contact fix.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Performance:
The Sportec M5 Interact is an elite road tire and is perfect for supersport and sports cruiser. Be that as it may, it can likewise be utilized in passage level execution bicycles, for example, the KTM Duke, Kawasaki Ninja 300, and others. The upgraded mix of silica and carbon dark enables the tire to prepare for the business inside no time and offer unrivaled hold. The 5-zone strain territories from one shoulder edge to alternate enables the M5 To communicate manage fluctuating riding points and conditions.

The focal crown is made of a harder high strain compound and offers straight-line soundness alongside the coveted mileage. Tilt the bicycle to any of the course and the gentler low strain compound kicks in to offer the most extreme hold while cornering. The edges again are made of high strain compound in order to offer solidarity to the edges and keep them from crumbling amid more extreme lean edge. The tire has heaps of hold and offers shorter braking separation even while rapid cornering. It likewise enhances the quickening and cornering rates of the cruiser it’s been fitted to. Along these lines, it is protected to state that the Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact is a noteworthy track tire also.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Available Sizes:
Here’s a point by point graph of the accessible front and back tyre sizes in India:

120/70 ZR 17 M/C (58W) TL | 200/50 ZR 17 M/C (75W) TL
110/70 ZR 17 M/C 54W TL | 190/50 ZR 17 M/C (73W) TL
110/70 R 17 M/C 54H TL | 190/55 ZR 17 M/C (75W) TL
– | 180/55 ZR 17 M/C (73W) TL
– | 160/60 ZR 17 M/C (69W) TL
– | 150/60 ZR 17 M/C 66W TL
– | 150/60 R 17 M/C 66H TL

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Price:
A wide accessibility of front and back tire sizes gives the purchaser a chance to pick a perfect size for their darling bikes. The Metzeler M5 Interact is accessible at a base cost of Rs 5,000* to Rs 19,000* for the biggest size.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Fuel Efficiency:
Because of a stiffer compound present on the crown of the M5 Interact, the eco-friendliness of the tire is very great. Nonetheless, while cornering the milder compound empowers most extreme grasp and the eco-friendliness figures to drop definitely. In any case, since the Metzeler M5 Interact is a superior tire, it isn’t advocated to expect excellent mileage figures, for example, from a road centered tire.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Warranty:
The M5 Interact is accessible with a 4-year standard maker guarantee. The guarantee understanding spreads substitution in the event of any deficiencies emerging because of workmanship and assembling absconds.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Speed Rating:
The M5 Interact is accessible with ‘H’ and ‘W’ speed rating, which implies the tires can securely work at 210 kmph and 270 kmph, individually, at the most extreme allowable burdens. These are exceptionally great appraisals and a reasonable marker of the execution these tires are prepared to do.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Competitors:
The German cruiser tire is stacked against Michelin Road 5, Pirelli Diablo Rosso III and Continental Sports Attack 3. These tires are commendable contenders, in any case, have certain advantages and disadvantages over one another.

Metzeler Sportec M5 Interact Tyre Vehicle Compatibility:
Here’s a table posting a portion of the exceptional cruisers perfect with the Metzeler M5 Interact:

Benelli TNT 300
KTM Duke 390
KTM RC 390
Kawasaki Ninja 300
Kawasaki Ninja 400
Kawasaki Ninja 650
Kawasaki ZX10R
Kawasaki H2
Suzuki GSX1000R
Suzuki Hayabusa
BMW S1000R


The M5 Interact is a truly proficient tire, both in the city and on the course. The tire gives expanded dependability in a straight line while ensuring that the bike doesn’t bargain on eco-friendliness. The tire likewise gives enormous certainty while cornering, empowering the rider to assault the corners at expanded speed with each lap. Be that as it may, the delicate compound of the tire restricts its life and it wears out before long contrasted with the lion’s share of different contributions in the portion. All things considered, with regards to inside and out the execution and hold there is an extreme set number of tires that can test the M5 Interact.

I have tried to provide all available information about Metzeler Sportec M5 bike tire, I hope it would be helpful for all my blog readers and bikers who are exploring to do something new with their bikes. Press the like button if you liked it and leave a comment in the comment box. You can also subscribe to my Youtube Chennel. thanks

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