The Michelin Defender 2 is Michelin's new product offering optimal tread life. The new design of this tire reduces noise to ensure a smooth ride and a quiet ride. Designed to provide even, consistent wear for years of use. The Defender 2 is an ultra-durable, all-season touring tire with innovative tread design and performance benefits. Its symmetric block pattern helps to provide superior wet traction, while its sidewall reinforcement technology provides a comfortable ride and superior durability. Its tread life warranty and advanced grip technology makes it perfect for long trips on any surface. It also offers excellent cornering stability and is approved for trailer use. This tire has a unique tread and wear-resistant rubber compound that provide long-lasting performance. It also has an optimized footprint that helps to reduce road noise and provides safer, quieter rides. Its reinforced sidewalls help improve handling and reduce the risk of damage from potholes and other road hazards. It also has advanced tread technology that helps increase water evacuation and offers enhanced grip on wet roads.