His guests MOTOTREND bwe were born in England, specifically in Stoke on Trent, ca visit to the group’s oil plant FUCHS – SILKOLENE. We then watched round 3 of the British Championships bsb where many teams use the lubricants of a special company that is very active in the race, as a way to promote and promote its high-quality products.
Almost no machine with moving parts on our planet – and beyond – operates without the necessary lubrication, and it is always interesting to discover how many areas require high-quality lubricants. When it comes to riding a motorcycle one of the first lessons we all learned was, is and will be, the importance of good oil for the engine, and changing it regularly. And the list of motorcycle lubrication needs is endless. Box, chain, mixing oil, grease, etc.
How to choose the best oil is a serious matter that will play an important role in the reliability of your motorcycle in the long run, an issue that concerns individuals and businesses.
THE MOTOTREND, known to us from the official representation in Greece of KYMCO, VOGE, YADEA, Gemini, TGB, he has chosen him FUCHS – SILKOLENE for its car fuel – and not only, as it also recommends them to all other companies that can coexist seller his.
Club FUCHS PETROLUB SE
The German group FUCHS PETROLUB SE is the independent leader –Piit is not property i.e. in oil companies- distributors of lubricants worldwide, with 55 companies and 34 production plants, and with more than 10,000 products in its catalog. The history of the group has more than 90 years, the present time in it employs 5,700 people worldwide.
Its customers include the automotive, motorcycle, aircraft, aerospace, mining, glass, renewable energy and food industries.
And a strong point R&D, offers a wide range of leading manufacturers
The company’s research and development department employs more than 400 chemists, engineers and specialists working in more than 40 laboratories around the world, equipped with modern equipment.
The technical excellence of the company has led many car manufacturers to use its oils, either under its logo or through disgusting, and lubricant logos of specific companies. Especially, the FUCHS Group is the chosen partner supplier of lubricants for international automobile manufacturing brands, such as Audi, Mercedes Benz, BMW, VW, Rolls Royce, Toyota, Jaguar Land Rover, Honda, Kawasaki, Aprillia, etc. Meanwhile, as original equipment supplier (OEM) in the automotive industry, is in constant contact with manufacturers, parts suppliers and other industry players, thus maintaining technical advantages, being at the forefront of lubricant technology.
In 1996 the FUCHS group acquires the British SILKOLENE (founded in 1908) and thus creates the subsidiary FUCHS Lubricants (UK).
With more than 100 years of knowledge and experience, SILKOLENE has developed into a leading oil brand, today 100% dedicated to motorcycle oil, and its products are sold in more than 55 countries worldwide.
His constant research SILKOLENE has led in the development of innovative chemical compositions and new technology additives, specially developed for motorcycle oils.
The best types of base oils used, together with these additives, lead to an improvement in the waste performance of each oil and a better adjustment of the coefficient of friction. At the same time, very strong viscosity modifiers are used to achieve low shear. It is worth noting that SILKOLENE exceeds JASO MA2 standards, which were developed specifically for the motorcycle industry.
Our tour in his factory SILKOLENE inside of Stoke on Trent
In our visit to the area of his factory SILKOLENE we faced ewith a modern, automated and spotlessly clean factory, with many robots working in its factories.
In the presentation given by the people of the company we learned about the advanced ingredients – such as esters – that the company uses in its oils, but also about the company’s deep involvement in the British Championships. Main Bike (BSB), where at least seven top teams use lubricants FUCHS-SILKOLENE. You will learn more in the detailed article that will follow in the next magazine.
In the 3rd round of the British Championship BSB 2023
On his song Donington Park hosted the 3rd round of a very challenging series – no-go Traction Control- British Championships BSB 2023. Visiting the track was a fun experience, as it is at any track with a history abroad. With an exciting scenery, the track follows the elevation differences of the hills of the area, going up and down through lots of green trees, and lakes! The parts of the track are wide, and big parking personal, same great parking for motor homes of the team, team hospitality tent areas, shop business, various restaurants, stores, imitators, a gas station, a tunnel that goes under the track, so that the spectators can be in it, and many places to rest under the trees, in the thick grass. Of course there is an army of judges, strict security measures, and a formidable logistical infrastructure.
During our stay on the track, pMatch run run in categories Superbike The platform was completed by: Kyle Ryde (LAMI OMG Racing Yamaha), Tommy Bridewell (BeerMonster Ducati) and Leon Haslam (ROKiT BMW Motorrad Team). The first two ran away with his oil FUCHS-SILKOLENE.
In the 2nd match Superbike The platform was as follows: Jason O’Halloran (McAMS Yamaha), Ryan Vickers (LAMI OMG Racing Yamaha) and Josh Brookes (FHO Racing BMW Motorrad). And here the first two competed with his fat FUCHS-SILKOLENE.
And in the 3rd match big bike, The platform was completed by: Kyle Ryde (LAMI OMG Racing Yamaha), Tommy Bridewell (BeerMonster Ducati) and Glenn Irwin (BeerMonster Ducati) All the first three – but also the fourth – competed with his lubricants FUCHS-SILKOLENE.
And after the third round of the Championship, in the big division, Josh Brookes (FHO Racing Team), Tommy Bridewell (BeerMonster Ducati) and Glenn Irwin (BeerMonster Ducati), and his duet Ducati fight it FUCHS-SILKOLENE.
So through games, FUCHS-SILKOLENE he does not stop promoting his oil, and the results of the development are “gifts” – as in all other areas, whether we are talking about the frames, suspension, brakes and electronics – for the motorcycles of the daily riders, who therefore have more fun. lubrication, high performance and increased longevity of their engines.
Detailed article about our visit FUCHS-SILKOLENE it will follow in the next issue of the magazine.