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Chicken Hawk Racing

Professional Quality Tyre Warmers
Imported and distributed by HPS

 

The USA's most advanced professional tyre warmers
Imported into the UK by HPS, Chicken Hawk Racing Inc. (CHR) was founded in 1992 building industrial-grade electric heaters for the professional motorsports industry.

Located in the Hudson Valley of New York State, USA, since then their skilled team has been totally dedicated to designing, building and servicing the most effective and dependable Tyre Warmers there are.

Working in all forms of motorsports - from motorcycle road racing to karting, drag car racing to car circuit racing - provides the company with a diversity of experience rarely matched.

CHR’s deep understanding of tyres - and how to manage them not only for maximum performance, but also for maximum life (combined with their attention to the often smallest of details, details which can often make the biggest of differences) sets their Tyre Warmers apart from less sophisticated and so-called "hobbyist" products ...products that often fail to perform or, worse still, warmers that can be frequently found to damage your tyres or bike - see below.

CHR tyre warmers are designed and constantly refined by working worldwide in close collaboration with the Race and Road Tyre Development and Engineering Divisions of the leading tyre manufacturers, including Dunlop, Michelin & Bridgestone.

And, as a measure of CHR's standing within the bike racing world with these leading tyre manufacturers CHR are proud to be the maker of choice when the top tyre companies (including Bridgestone Dunlop and Michelin) choose to put their own brand names on the same Chicken Hawk Tyre Warmers that you can buy from HPS right now.

michelin tire warmers

Michelin branded warmers made by CHR
for Pro Teams - sadly not available to the
public - but you can buy exactly the same
warmers with the CHR logo on them


Just a few of the Professional Teams and Riders who have chosen CHR tyre Warmers:

Ben Spies - World Superbike Champion
Kyle Ryde - British 125GP Champion
Kevin Schwantz - World 500GP Champion
Yoshimura Suzuki
Mat Mladin - 7-time AMA Superbike Champion
Factory Yamaha World Supersport
Cal Crutchlow - World Supersport Champion
Honda America
Neil Hodgson - World Superbike Champion
Attack Kawasaki
Chas Davies - Daytona 200 Winner
Michael Jordan Motorsports
Ducati Corse USA

Not all tyre warmers are the same - ensure you avoid inferior products that...

get too hot too quickly and scorch the tyres (you will see Blue lines forming on your tyres)
are not temperature accurate - meaning your tyres may be underheated or overheated, and you will not know which
have the Liner separate from the Insulation - meaning you end up with the entire heating element loose and helter-skelter which will create hot spots and will blister your tyre
have no way to test warmer performance
catch on fire ...yes, we have seen this happen! (see quotes below)


"They seemed to work well however, the rear caught fire the 3rd time I used it - luckily I was standing next to the bike and killed the power almost instantly... eek"

“last weekend the rear tyre warmer burnt a hole in my rear tyre - AGAIN! ...it’s time to buy something decent”

“...has a set that have just ******* up, the rear one burnt his tyre at Oulton the other week - his are less than 12month old as well”

See the benefits of Professional Tyre Warmers


LATEST FEATURES...

Both UK & Euro mains plugs supplied as standard - now enabling easy use at home and abroad without adaptors
Neoprene Skirt Side Enclosures - covering more of the wheel rim/spokes too for deeper heat penetration
Quick-disconnect cable for complete anti-trip safety and added convenience when storing
Black, genuine Cordura, tough and wear-resistant outer layer
Optional Hi-Tech Gentex - Aluminised, insulating and durable, wipe-clean, Silver outer surface finish



All CHR Tyre Warmers Supplied by HPS feature

Unique "Full Coverage" heating design provides uniform heating across the whole tyre
Thermostatic control - for mains or generator power – with highly accurate (+/- 1 degree) “Maintain-Mode
220/240v, 1.2Kw, thermostatically controlled, for mains or generator power - with UK 220v three-pin plugs fitted as standard
Genuine DuPont Aramid Fibre internal insulation for maximum heat retention - even when disconnected from power source
A much easier design for when fitting, removing and storing, due to Self-Forming Internally Elasticated design which eliminates the nuisance of "draw-strings"
Manufactured with an extremely strong and durable silicone surface treated Teflon (acid-proof, dirt-proof and waterproof) nylon outer layer - or Gentex Aluminised finish
Unique rear Chain Drive Strip to prevent unsightly chain side outer cover smears
Durable Nylon Transportation Bag (Standard & Club Racer Warmers) or a Hard Carry/Storage Case (Pole Position & Pro-Line) to help protect your warmers from transit and storage damage
Full Two-Year Warranty from HPS, covering any manufacturing or component defect (except 'Club Racer' sets which have a full 12 month warranty)



IMPORTED
PRODUCTS
FROM
THE USA



Low UK pricing from HPS
Buy high-quality US made products with confidence from us as there are no hidden costs and HPS prices always include:

• 220-240v spec. (not USA 110 volts)
• EU/EC tariff import duty & UK VAT
• Shipping from the USA to the UK
• Return USA postage if servicing required

These could typically total around £170 on a set of warmers if independently imported.



chicken hawk racing pro-line tyre warmers

 

From just £297, order your set now


ducati tyre warmers

Ducati AMA Superbike


ben spies suzuki
Ben Spies, Multiple Champion

Honda Racing Tyre Warmers
German factory IDM
Honda Superbike team


attack kawasaki daytona 200
Attack Kawasaki - Daytona 200 Winners


mat mladin ama superbike champion
Mat Mladin, 7-times AMA
Superbike Champion

Chicken Hawk Tyre Warmers Black

CHR's Tyre Warmers are available in four price points, to allow not only Professional Racers to enjoy their benefits, but also serious Track Day enthusiasts too.

Suitable for 110/120 Sized Front Tyres and a choice of 180-200 Standard SuperBike or 150-165 250GP/SS400 Rear Tyres.

Shown (right) are CHR's top-end Pro-Line Warmers with their included individually Digitally Controlled Temperature.

From just £297, order your set now

 


Coloured warmer images shown for historical illustrative purposes only on this page - available colours are Black or Silver/Gentex


ducati usa tyre heaters


2015 Grand Prix world champion Danny Kent (and his championship second placed team mate, Miguel Olivera) achieved consistent race-winning successes knowing they could rely upon the grip provided from their Dunlop tyres which were heated by their Chicken Hawk Racing (CHR) warmers - chosen for their reputation forged over many years for consistent performance and reliability.

Danny - who is Britain's first Grand Prix world champion since Barry Sheen in 1978 - is now competing at the higher Moto2 level this season, with his Kiefer Racing Leopard team again, having chosen CHR warmers to underpin their campaign.


Chicken Hawk don't just make tyre warmers...

CHR products are designed and built to out-perform and out-last the competition. Since 1993 their motorsports division has an extensive background providing World Championship winning teams with heaters that are designed to be handled constantly and withstand the rigors of the racing paddock. CHR's Industrial Division supplies heaters to all industries including the US Military, local power authorities and mining operations – these heaters must endure some of the harshest environments, including NASA's Hubble Space Telescope!

Here are a few of the firms that have benefiited from CHR's experience...




 

Learn more about CHR's industrial division by clicking here.



All offers are subject to availability and HPS terms and conditions of sale. Images are for display purposes only. Prices are in UK Pounds Sterling (£) ; however, they may fluctuate and we therefore reserve the right to amend them without notice. Prices exclude delivery options which can be specified at the customer's request. All motorcycle dealer/manufacturer's trademarks acknowledged. Calls may be recorded for training/security purposes. Site Content Copyright 2010 HPS Ltd. All rights reserved. E.&O.E.

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