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Ball Lab – 2020 Bridgestone Tour B XS

MyGolfSpy Ball Lab is where we quantify the quality and consistency of the golf balls on the market to help you find the best ball for your money. Today, we’re taking a look at the Bridgestone Tour B XS.  An overview of the equipment we use can be found here. To learn more about our test process, how we define “bad” balls and our True Price metric, check out our About MyGolfSpy Ball Lab page. The Tour B XS is Tiger’s golf ball. While we probably don’t need to say much more than that, Tiger is ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Ball, BRIDGESTONE, Covington, USGA, Golf Balls, MyGolfSpy Ball Lab, New Golf Releases: New Golf Clubs & More, Golf Product Reviews


KTM Brings Back the 450 SMR to North America

Get Your 450 SMR in 2021 After a seven-year hiatus, KTM will bring the 450 SMR back to North America for the 2021 model year. The bike is based on the championship-winning KTM 450 SX-F motorcycle. This new bike gets premium Supermoto-specific parts and high-end finishes. It is ready to race from the showroom floor. Chris Fillmore raced the SMR-fitted KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION to victory at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in the Lightweight division. The 2021 KTM 450 SMR was fashioned aft...
Tags: Motorcycles, North America, BRIDGESTONE, Brembo, KTM, Motorcycle News, Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, KTM 450 SMR, Chris Fillmore


Winging It: Deus Japan reworks the obscure Honda GL400

They couldn’t have picked a worse time, but our friends at Deus ex Machina Japan have finally managed to open their new store in Tokyo’s historic Asakusa district. And they’re celebrating in style—with a very sharp and slightly offbeat Honda GL400 street tracker. If you’re not overly familiar with the GL400, don’t worry—it’s not a particularly well documented model. Officially designated the ‘GL400 Wing,’ it was effectively a downscaled CX500, sold only in the Japanese market. So it came with...
Tags: Japan, Motorcycles, Tokyo, Batman, Honda, BRIDGESTONE, Custom, Brembo, Suzuki, Asakusa, Kellermann, Honda Motorcycles, Tomoyuki, Custom Motorcycles, Comstar, Deus Customs


The best golf balls

Like picking out the right clubs, choosing which golf ball to use for a day spent on the links is an important decision — and not all are created equal.Whether you're just learning the game of golf or have several years of the sport under your belt, you'll want to make sure you find a ball suited to your play style and preference — and just because you like the balls the pros use on the weekends, doesn't mean you'll have the same outcome they do. To help, we've tested a variety of the top golf b...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Sports, Trends, Best, Features, Buying Guide, Jordan Spieth, Golfing, Don, Callaway, BRIDGESTONE, Taylormade, Golf Balls, Sports Equipment, Titleist TaylorMade


Srixon SOFT FEEL Golf Balls 2020

Srixon releases 12th-generation SOFT FEEL and SOFT FEEL LADY low-compression golf balls Srixon announces 30-percent market share growth for the first half of 2020 Parent company Dunlop Sports – a division of Sumitomo Rubber Industries – posts $27M net loss for the first half of 2020 Srixon is doing a bit a chest-thumping this week. Not only is the company releasing its updated SOFT FEEL golf ball but it’s also celebrating a couple of milestones and achievements. The Srixon SOFT FEEL golf ball ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Mark Twain, North America, Ball, Callaway, U K, BRIDGESTONE, Sumitomo, Brite, BOGO, Srixon, TaylorMade Callaway, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Dunlop Sports, Golf Datatech


Morning Headlines: Cuyahoga Remains at Red Level, Medina Drops to Orange; Ohio Jobless Claims Down

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, August 14: Cuyahoga remains at red COVID-19 level, Medina drops to orange Cleveland facing millions in lost revenue due to pandemic New Ohio jobless claims down, lowest level since March peak Akron paid $32k to Israeli developer for "Akronite" app Bridgestone Senior Players Championship raises $750k for local charities Lebron James’ shoes to go on sale, benefit Akron’s I Promise School State high school sports decision coming next week Ohio Athletic Co...
Tags: Ohio, Lebron James, Cleveland, Orange, Medina, Akron, Wayne, BRIDGESTONE, Portage, Rock Hall, Cuyahoga, New Ohio, Ohio Athletic Conference, Tuscarawas, Red Level Medina, Ohio Jobless Claims Down


Stellar line-up for Mullingar Scratch Trophy

Co Louth’s Gerard Dunne contended for the Mullingar Scratch Trophy last year, finishing tied fifth. Picture: Pat Cashman Photography Three of the world’s top 100 amateurs will be fancied to add their names to the prestigious Mullingar Scratch Trophy this weekend.Amateur champion James Sugrue, the world 14; West of Ireland champion Caolan Rafferty, the...
Tags: US, Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Rory Mcilroy, Paul Mcginley, Dublin, The Island, Shane Lowry, Leinster, Ross, Westport, Galway, Adam Smith, Newlands


Researchers Find That Radar Can Be Used to Detect a Nail in a Tire Long Before It Goes Flat

Your car’s dashboard is a smorgasbord of information when it comes to the health and performance of your vehicle. But the one thing it can’t warn drivers about is when the tread on their tires has worn out. It’s a safety risk that researchers from Carnegie Mellon University are focusing on with a new real-time…Read more...
Tags: Science, Safety, Cars, Research, Automotive, Vehicles, Radar, Carnegie Mellon University, BRIDGESTONE, Osprey


Sprint race for Bridgestone Order of Merit

Reigning Bridgestone Order of Merit champion, Robert Brazill (Naas). Picture Fran Caffrey / Golffile.ie The Bridgestone Order of Merit returns this season in what will be a sprint race over just four events.The Mullingar Scratch Trophy (15-16 August), the Munster Stroke Play (Cork, 5-6 September), the Connacht Stroke Play (Portumna, 19-20 September) a...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Ireland, Golf, Cork, BRIDGESTONE, Amateur golf, Golfing Union of Ireland, Rosapenna, Bridgestone Order of Merit, Rob Brazill Naas, Alan Kelly Communications, Robert Brazill Naas Picture Fran Caffrey Golffile, Connacht Stroke Play Portumna, Colm Conyngham Marketing, Bridgestone Ireland


What the Hell is a Soft Golf Ball Anyway?

Depending on whom you ask, the timeline and players vary but there’s a version of events leading to the emergence of soft golf balls that goes a little something like this. Precept made the Lady. Dudes loved it, but you know…ego. And, so, Lady spawned Laddie. By the time Bridgestone made the RX, golf companies had figured out that, performance implications aside, golfers liked soft golf balls. DUO was born. Callaway transitioned from SR-1 to Chrome Soft and in doing so created the ball that chan...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Ball, Wilson, Callaway, BRIDGESTONE, Sparky, Brendan Steele, News & Opinion, Elixr, Rachel 's Steakhouse Google, AVX Chrome Soft


Microsoft collaborated with Bridgestone on system that alerts drivers immediately when they get a nail in their tire

Microsoft and Bridgestone created a Tire Damage Monitoring System that can determine tire damage in real-time. It is also able to log when and where the damage occurred to the tire. The TDMS is currently available on cars with the cloud-based Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Your tires — the only contact patch between you and the road — are arguably the most important part of the car, so it's important to stay on top of them. An unlikel...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Renault, BRIDGESTONE, Goodyear, Volkswagen Nissan Mitsubishi


A new Microsoft and Bridgestone system alerts drivers of tire damage as soon as it happens

Microsoft and Bridgestone created a Tire Damage Monitoring System that can determine tire damage in real-time. It is also able to log when and where the damage occurred to the tire. The TDMS is currently available on cars with the cloud-based Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Your tires — the only contact patch between you and the road — are arguably the most important part of the car, so it's important to stay on top of them. An unlikel...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Renault, BRIDGESTONE, Goodyear, Volkswagen Nissan Mitsubishi


2020 MOST WANTED – THE BEST DRIVERS FOR SLOW SWING SPEEDS

INDEPENDENT & UNBIASED MyGolfSpy accepts $0 advertising dollars from any of the major golf manufacturers. We believe in always putting #ConsumerFirst. 37 ProductsConsidered 315 HoursResearched ...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Pga Tour, Club, Driver, Wilson, Callaway, BRIDGESTONE, Lou, USGA, Mizuno, Ben Hogan, Srixon, Tommy Armour, Honma, Golf's Most Wanted


Penfold Golf Balls: Another Direct-To-Consumer Brand?

Golf brands come and golf brands go. That’s simply the way of the world. There was a time when Penfold Golf was the name in golf balls in Europe. That time, however, is long gone. So, it’s fair to ask why is an English squash pro living in Philly trying to bring the brand back in North America? It’s also fair to ask if we really need another Direct-to-Consumer golf ball brand. Penfold’s history is a fascinating look at the way things used to be. The new Penfold Golf is an interesting look at the...
Tags: Europe, UK, Instagram, America, Sport, Nick Faldo, Golf, Korea, James Bond, Philadelphia, Birmingham, North America, Ball, Sean Connery, Philly, BRIDGESTONE


GUI revises schedule - cancels Irish Amateur and four provincial championships; Irish Close in October

Rosapenna will host the reschedule AIG Irish Amateur Close from October 9-11 The GUI has cancelled the Flogas Irish Amateur Open and the four provincial championships and pieced together a limited Bridgestone Order of Merit series with a 54-hole strokeplay AIG Irish Close at Rosapenna to finalise the season in October.The Union is also finalising a pa...
Tags: Sport, Aig, Republic Of Ireland, Golf, Northern Ireland, Cork, Connacht, BRIDGESTONE, Malone, Louth, Roscommon, TBC, Sligo, Lurgan, Ashbourne, Roscrea


Testing Bridgestone RX Golf Balls

Testing Bridgestone RX Golf Balls Between coronavirus lockdowns and unseasonably cold weather (snow is threatening ... Read more. The post Testing Bridgestone RX Golf Balls appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
Tags: Sport, Golf, BRIDGESTONE


Honma, North America and the Quest To Figure It All Out

Can Honma figure out North America? At every PGA Show, MyGolfSpy asks the same question: Which Japanese equipment companies are still trying to figure out North America? This year, for the first time, we weren’t sure if Honma should still be on the list. Yonex, Epon, Fujimoto, ONOFF, Fourteen, PRGR and others have tried. It’s possible but it takes commitment and cash. Srixon, Mizuno and Bridgestone have done it. Even Miura has its own premium forged niche under the 8AM corporate umbrella. For ye...
Tags: Japan, Taylor Swift, Mississippi, Sport, Hawaii, Golf, Louisiana, North America, King, Orlando, Taco Bell, Osaka, Rose, BRIDGESTONE, Liu, Carlsbad


How COVID-19 Is Impacting Golf’s Big Brands

“It’s crazy, crazy times.” “Chaos.” “It’s f’n nuts.” Consider those summary thoughts from a few of our contacts inside medium to large golf equipment companies as they come to terms with COVID-19. It’s not any kind of a stretch to say they speak for everyone. Let’s not mince words. The impact of COVID-19 on the golf equipment industry’s biggest players will be brutal. It already is and the longer it drags, the worse it’s going to get. While some have taken aggressive action, some believe the nex...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Irons, Dick, Better, John Krasinski, Callaway, BRIDGESTONE, Carlsbad, Taylormade, Ping, Fairhaven, NGF, Mizuno, Ben Hogan, Big Brands


In The Mail: Bridgestone RX and RXS Golf Balls

In The Mail: Bridgestone RX and RXS Golf Balls In the mail for testing this ... Read more. The post In The Mail: Bridgestone RX and RXS Golf Balls appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
Tags: Sport, Golf, BRIDGESTONE, Golf Balls


Your next tire change could be performed by a robot

Waiting in a service station waiting room purgatory one day, Victor Darolfi had a simple thought. “I sat at America’s Tires for three hours and thought, hey, we use robots to put tires on at the factory,” the founder explains. “Why don’t we bring robots into the service industry?” The notion was the first seed behind RoboTire, the Bay Area-based robotics company, which the former Spark Robotics CEO founded in October 2018. Now ready to come out of stealth as part of the latest batch of Y Comb...
Tags: Transportation, Y Combinator, America, Tech, Automotive, Robotics, Mitsubishi, Detroit, Bay Area, BRIDGESTONE, Toole, San Carlos Calif, Robotire, Victor Darolfi, Spark Robotics, Darolfi


PROJECT TALOS: Honda CBX750 by Spitfire Speed Shop

Written by Martin Hodgson You see them advertised all the time, usually on eBay, a project that is 95% complete according to the seller and just needs a couple of things to finish. Often they’ll even go so far as to claim just how much it’ll be worth upon completion and highlight the bargain you’ll be getting. But rarely is it true, 95% complete without any mention of all the real problems that prevented them from finishing the build in the first place. So when a bike with a similar tale arriv...
Tags: UK, Ebay, Motorcycles, Honda, Spitfire, Crete, Talos, BRIDGESTONE, SSS, Café Racer, CBX750, Spitfire Speed Shop, Martin Hodgson You


Why should Tiger be confident after Farmers? Let us count the ways ...

Six weeks later, not much has changed, as Woods hit a number of superb iron shots (including one that somehow didn't drop for eagle) and ranked eighth in strokes gained: approach. Woods broke in a new Bridgestone ball at Torrey Pines, and he reported that he's about a quarter-club longer with his irons and can more easily cut through the wind. Over time, he'll knock off the rust and tighten up his distance control, so that he won't have a costly misfire like his third shot in...
Tags: News, Golf, BRIDGESTONE, Torrey Pines


Bicycles with Airless Tires to Debut at Tokyo Olympics

Non-pneumatic, airless tires have been a long time coming, but have yet to crack the consumer market. Bridgestone may change that, or at least get them into the public consciousness; as tire sponsor of this summer's Tokyo Olympics, the company will provide a fleet of bicycles (presumably in Olympic Village, the details are unclear) kitted out with their non-pneumatic tires.So when will they go from bicycles to consumer cars? Jon Kimpel, Bridgestone's Executive Director for New Mobility Solution ...
Tags: Design, Bikes, Tokyo, BRIDGESTONE, Statista, Kimpel, Jon Kimpel Bridgestone, Automotive News This technology


West of Ireland Championship to test 54-16 format in 2020-21

The 13th at County Sligo’s Championship links at Rosses Point. Calls for a 54-16 format — three strokeplay rounds with the top 16 to battle it out in matchplay — have fallen on deaf ears in Irish golf in recent years.But that’s set to change after the West of Ireland Championship Committee opted to try to new format at Rosses Point in 2020 and 2021.The Committee reflected on what ...
Tags: Sport, Ireland, Golf, Committee, BRIDGESTONE, Dundalk, Enda, Amateur golf, County Sligo, Rosses Point, County Sligo Golf Club Rosses, County Sligo Golf Club, Enda Lonergan, Caolan Rafferty, Bridgestone Order of Merit, Rosses Point Calls


The Pick: Brandi Carlile electrifies, Celine Dion stuns and more from this week's top concerts

Plus, new music from Margo Price, Pearl Jam plays Bridgestone and your weekend entertainment calendar.          [Author: Nashville Tennessean]
Tags: Religion, Celine Dion, BRIDGESTONE, Brandi Carlile, Nashville Tennessean, Margo Price Pearl Jam


The War on Air Continues

The great Sheldon Brown wrote these words on the subject of airless tires: Of all the inventions that came out of the bicycle industry, probably none is as important and useful as Dr. Dunlop's pneumatic tire. Airless tires have been obsolete for over a century, but crackpot "inventors" keep trying to bring them back. They are heavy, slow and give a harsh ride. They are also likely to cause wheel damage, due to their poor cushioning ability. A pneumatic tire uses all of the air in the whol...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Tokyo, Sheldon, BRIDGESTONE, Dunlop, Kent Peterson, Sheldon Brown, Kent PetersonEugene


Exclusive: Matchbox Twenty announces summer tour, including Nashville stop at Bridgestone

In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY, Matchbox Twenty singer Rob Thomas talks the rock band's 2020 summer tour and legacy of Santana hit 'Smooth.'          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Nashville, Usa Today, BRIDGESTONE, Santana, Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty


2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 [Model Overview]

2020 Yamaha YZF-R1 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Introduced back in 1998, the Yamaha YZF-R1 was the bike to spark the imagination of many riders as the century drew to a close. In those days, the R1 was known as one of the highest power (140 crank HP) and fastest (0-60 in 2.9 seconds) bikes you could buy. Coming into the 2020 model year, the R1 has had 6 generations to develop new technology and features, which come into play with things such as ant...
Tags: US, Motorcycles, Bosch, Tcs, Yamaha, BRIDGESTONE, Kawasaki Ninja, SCS, Suzuki, Maverick Vinales, IMU, Lif, Deltabox, Yamaha Racing, Brake Control, ABS Tires Front


Bridgestone / Dubai Police: Eyes on the Road

The motivation is to encourage 1,000 truck drivers to have a health check-up. The check-up stations will be positioned at truck stops where drivers park up to rest on long journeys, position across major highways of the UAE in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. As well as a health check-up, drivers will be able to play computer games linked to fitness and mobility skills and have refreshments. Vi...
Tags: Advertising, Abu Dhabi, Uae, BRIDGESTONE, Sharjah Dubai, Bridgestone Dubai Police


Keeping it in the family: A BSA Thunderbolt from Italy

If you lived in the 1900s or earlier, your career was probably dictated by the line of work that your father happened to be in. Entire lifetimes were spent honing skills that were passed down from generation to generation. The formula bred quality and craftsmanship. But the modern world has increasingly turned its back on the concept of the multi-generational family business. They’re seldom seen, but if you look hard enough, you can still find a genuine father and son business. And in ou...
Tags: Motorcycles, Italy, Conde Nast, Bsa, Cadillac, BRIDGESTONE, Alberto, Daniele, Beezer, NOVARA, Classic Motorcycles, Restomod, BSA motorcycles, Soiatti, Street Tracker, Soiatti Moto Classiche