The White Silk Road: An adventure by car

The White Silk Road: An adventure by car

13 Apr

By Clarissa Hearn

Today Micheldever Tyres - Team Protyre were visited by Ed Holford-Walker, half of the adventure duo travelling from the UK through Switzerland and onto Afghanistan in a bid to explore and ski some of the most remote, unseen and unique locations in Europe and Asia. 

Their 3 month epic journey will take them across multiple terrains from glaciers to mountain passes and deserts making their choice in tyres a crucial decision before setting off.

Using Protyre’s extensive knowledge of tyres, we were able to research and identify a set of the perfect on and off road tyres for the job.

General Tire – Grabber AT3

This all-terrain tyre has been developed to meet the needs of SUV, pick-up truck and off-road vehicle drivers who want a combination of exceptional off-road capabilities and confident on-road manners.

Experience exceptional traction

Traction ribs and multi-angled sipes achieve exceptional loose surface traction through gripping edges that interlock with the off-road surface. Open tread shoulder ensures efficient self-cleaning action for added traction in mud.

Go off-road with confidence

Robust compound gives excellent cut and chip resistance. Reinforced tread blocks reduce block deformation. Both improve the tread life in rugged terrain conditions even in hightorque applications and deliver confident stability under all approved load conditions. Ultra high-strength
steel belts ensure even footprint for confident stability.

Enjoy maximum comfort

The uniform block geometry with low stiffness variation leads to an even material distribution and the optimized tread block orientation allows a smooth interaction with the surface and reduced belt excitation. This achieves a considerably comfortable and pleasant on-road drive in an all-terrain tire line.

You can see a short video below of Ed talking about his and John's trip and what Protyre are doing to support their journey.

We'll be following them! Will you?

You can follow their progress on or via social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube

Ready for your next adventure? Find the perfect tyres for the job here

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Clarissa Hearn

Clarissa is the Marketing Communications Executive for Protyre. Managing Protyre’s social media, PR and events keeping up to date on the latest automotive news and activities across the UK.  

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