Fitker tyre proves it's fit for the job

Collings, Andy
June 2002
Farmers Weekly;6/14/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 24, p78
Trade Publication
Evaluates the Fitker series of low profile traction tire from Kl é ber. Features of the tires; Improvements done in the tires as compared to traditional traction tires.


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