Michelin DR

Michelin Comfort Cord S. S. DR


  • The Double Rivet tread design was developed in 1924 and used on the Michelin Bibendum Cable Confort S. S.
  • The term Comfort Cord S. S. is simply the English translation of Cable Confort, which is descriptive of it’s low pressure construction.
  • The DR Comfort Cord is an Early Michelin Bibendum crossply tyre.
  • We strongly recommend fitting Reinforced Michelin inner tubes with the Double Rivet Comfort Cord.

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  1. 12x45 Michelin DR
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    12 x 45 Michelin DR

    Starting at $334.32 $278.60

  2. 13x45 Michelin DR
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    13 x 45 Michelin DR

    Starting at $354.48 $295.40

  3. 14x45 Michelin DR
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    14 x 45 Michelin DR

    Starting at $354.48 $295.40

  4. 15/16x45 Michelin DR
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    15/16 x 45 Michelin DR

    Starting at $396.48 $330.40

  5. 650/700x17 Michelin D.R.
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    6.50/7.00 x 17 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $475.44 $396.20

  6. 475/525x18 Michelin D.R.
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    4.75/5.25 x 18 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $411.60 $343.00

  7. 550x18 Michelin D.R.
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    5.50 x 18 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $433.44 $361.20

  8. 600/650x18 Michelin D.R.
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    6.00/6.50 x 18 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $475.44 $396.20

  9. 400/450x19 Michelin D.R
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    4.00/4.50 x 19 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $411.60 $343.00

  10. 525/600 - 19 Michelin D.R.
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    5.25/6.00 x 19 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $477.12 $397.60

  11. 650/700x20 Michelin D.R.
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    6.50/7.00 x 20 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $621.60 $518.00

  12. 550/600x21 Michelin D.R.
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    5.50/6.00 x 21 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $586.32 $488.60

  13. 700x21 Michelin D.R.
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    7.00 x 21 Michelin D.R.

    Starting at $688.80 $574.00

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Michelin DR



Double Rivet


Increased service life of the Michelin D.R. tyres


The incorporation of wires into the bead in 1925 led to an improvement in tyre retention on the rim. These tyres also benefited from two major innovations prior to their creation: - the introduction of carbon black in 1917 which led to a five-fold increase in tyre service life - the appearance of layers of textile wire cords parallel with each other in the tyre's carcass, which gave rise to the so-called "cable" tyre in 1919 and the "cable confort" in 1923, the first low pressure car tyre (2.5 bars 36 psi).


Michelin Double Rivet


"Double rivet" or D.R. is in fact the name of a tread pattern which first saw the light of day with the first generation of tyres for motor cars, beaded edge tyres. This tread pattern was retained for first tyres with bead wires in 1925. This tread pattern, with its old-fashioned appearance, was truly revolutionary at the time. It was also the inspiration for the first radial tyres.

Michelin D.R Tyres



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