Why choose MICHELIN Starcross 5 Sand tyres? The sand specialist Working for three years, MICHELIN brought to bear the knowledge of its engineers and riders to create these tyres. They carried out demanding testing on difficult terrain and finally achieved a result far beyond our expectations. That's how we designed the most well-rounded and technical specialist sand tyres in their class. High-tech performance Lighter and with better handling, the new Starcross 5 Sand tyres bring a range of technologies together. Their flexible carcass is one of their key features. Their performance on the straight and through the corners is optimised to provide better traction and more gradual cornering for your bike. A wide range of sizes: A wider range of sizes for use on a wider range of bikes.