Continental’s dandelion rubber tyres recognised for sustainability

HANOVER, Germany  – Continental’s Urban Taraxagum bicycle tyre made from dandelion rubber has been recognised with two awards. The Red Dot Design award was awarded for the design of the tread of the tyre, which is based on the cell shape of the dandelion and Focus E-Bike has commended the sustainability of rubber extraction from dandelions.
The Urban Taraxagum bicycle tire is the first production tire to be manufactured using natural rubber from the dandelion plant. - Photo Continental