Thyssenkrupp Carbon Components Wheels Now Available in North America

Press Release | December 10, 2020

Bilstein of America is the official importer and distributor of the wheels in the NAFTA region

This is a press release from Thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc…

Poway, CA (December 10, 2020) – The previously announced partnership between chassis specialist thyssenkrupp Bilstein and German carbon-wheels manufacturer thyssenkrupp Carbon Components has reached another milestone with sales of carbon-fiber motorcycle wheels now available in the NAFTA region.

Beginning in December 2020, Bilstein of America is serving as the official importer and distributor of thyssenkrupp Carbon Components’ line of braided, ultralight carbon fiber motorcycle wheels in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

North American customers can now enjoy the full range of thyssenkrupp Carbon Components motorcycle wheels, covering a number of applications from leading manufacturers including flagship models such as the Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade and the Yamaha YZF R1 range, as well as others from Aprilia, BMW, Kawasaki and Suzuki.

A complete wheel fitment list can be found on the thyssenkrupp Carbon Components website, with more new applications expected in the coming months.

Having achieved ABE, DOT E and JWL certifications, thyssenkrupp Carbon Components carbon fiber motorcycle wheels are the only carbon wheels certified street-legal worldwide. They are manufactured using the best-quality materials and patented technologies, and undergo thorough in-house and external testing to ensure safety and performance.

To search applications available through Bilstein of America, visit

About thyssenkrupp Carbon Components

thyssenkrupp Carbon Components develops and produces carbon wheels for automotive and motorcycle manufacturers and also supplies end customers with motorcycle wheels. The company, in Kesselsdorf, near Dresden, Germany, was founded in 2012. All thyssenkrupp Carbon Components carbon wheels are manufactured using highly automated processes, including patented braiding technology on the world´s largest radial braiding machine, making it is possible to meet quality and low-weight requirements at the same time. The official NAFTA importer and distributor for thyssenkrupp carbon wheels is thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America, Inc.

About thyssenkrupp Bilstein of America

Founded in 1873, Bilstein is the world’s leading manufacturer of shock absorbers and suspension technology. With their main headquarters located in Germany, Bilstein is an original equipment supplier to BMW, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, GM, Chrysler, Ford, Toyota and many others. Today, Bilstein Aftermarket and Motorsports has grown to nearly 980 employees located in three locations around the United States and distributes more than 3,500 part numbers into the U.S. aftermarket. Bilstein operates within ThyssenKrupp Component Technologies Group. For more information, please visit


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