At a time when mountain bike tires were unquestionably gum walled, the VelociRaptors came out in black and haven't looked back ever since. They changed the game in 1994 with a steering specific front and a rear that could really dig. The VelociRaptors continue to be popular because to put it simply...they just work. Try riding one of the most classic combos of all time. Usage: XC / Trail Conditions: Dry to Wet / Hardpack to Mud - Comp Tube-Type: 829g, DNA compound
Many experienced riders place their trust in Vittoria tubulars, and the Rally upholds this tradition of quality at a sweet price. Vittoria's Kevlar 3D-compound tread provides outstanding handling and cornering, reduced rolling resistance, and a smooth, quiet ride. Plus, the cotton casing sports a full 220 threads per inch for the supple road feel that you look for in a high-quality road tire. Weight: - 300 grams (21mm) - 310 grams (23mm) - 320 grams (25mm)
At a mere 1375g, the Dillinger virtually launches you over the steepest and snowiest climbs. When you need to roll fast, tightly spaced center treads do not let Dillinger’s unparalleled traction get in the way.
Sticks and stones and other sharp, pointy objects won’t stop Continental’s Touring Plus tire. It's armed with Continental’s stalwart PlusBreaker flat protection system, a tough sub-tread that prevents punctures. This layer is highly elastic as well, so that the ride remains light and lively. And, nighttime rides just got safer with Continental's Reflex sidewall striping for high visibility when the sun goes down.
$65.00 - $90.00
Surly's Knard is a 29 x 3-inch wide tire with the perfect tread for maximum traction plus low rolling resistance. It's designed for Surly's 50mm-wide Rabbit Hole rim (sold separately), and it will also play nice on rims down to about 35mm wide. But, your frame must have the clearance, Clarence.
$80.00 - $110.00
Surly's Nate Tire is a hard-charging, grippy tire designed to rally over, through and around all kinds of conditions. Large and aggressive, the tire features lots of knobs that wrap around the side of the tire for added traction, and wide spacing to shred whatever it is you're riding through.
$65.00 - $66.00
Get after it with Maxxis' Ardent holding the line. This versatile tire features large block-style side knobs with numerous edges for high-speed corners along with a ramped center tread for easy rolling. Plus, the high-volume casing delivers a plush ride. This EXO version adds an extremely cut and abrasion-resistant material to the sidewalls for extra peace of mind. - Folding bead - Weight: 650g (26 x 2.25), 705g (EXO 26 x 2.25), 790g (EXO 26 x 2.40)
$69.95 - $74.95
Continental's Grand Prix 4000 S II boasts Conti's Black Chili rubber compound for low rolling resistance, impressive traction and long wear, making for one of the fastest tires in the peloton. The GP 4000 S II also uses a tough Vectran sub-tread for exceptional puncture protection, while the 330-tpi casing delivers a velvety-smooth ride. If you're looking for the ultimate road tire, you've found it.
For the ultimate in road feel and confidence, ride Maxxis' tubeless Padrone TR tire. Going tubeless, you not only remove the weight of the tube, but pinch flats are a thing of the past. Also, the tire conforms to the road better for a ride quality that once felt, you'll never want to go back. This tire goes from long training rides to fast races easily with its dual compound that provides enhanced wear life and improved cornering control. It also uses their Silkworm material for puncture protection, along with a high-strength carbon fiber bead to keep the weight down.
With their front/rear-specific compounds and high-volume casings, Giant's P-SL1 Tires offer superior speed, handling, and an amazing ride. And, the handy built-in wear indicator lets you know when it's time for new rubber.
$54.95 - $59.95
Continental's Gatorskin Folding combines 3 flat-protection technologies into one fast-riding, high-mileage racing and training tire. It features a super-fine 180 thread-per-inch casing, a bead-to-bead layer of DuraSkin, and is finished with a Kevlar-reinforced top layer. The result is a tire with a lightweight folding bead that rolls and corners with the best of them while providing flat protection second to none.
• Multi-use tire with a smooth center for low rolling resistance and raised lateral lugs for grip • Wire bead • Size: 26 x 1.95
$64.95 - $69.95
Continental's ultra-tough Gator Hardshell combines 3 flat-protection technologies into the ultimate distance and training tire. It features a flat-busting, bead-to-bead layer of DuraSkin and an extra-wide Poly-X Breaker anti-puncture strip. But Conti wasn't done yet. They added material in the tread to improve mileage and lend another level of puncture resistance. Plus, the folding bead keeps the weight low.
Take your park and street sessions to the next level with Maxxis' Hookworm. The high-pressure rating and wrap-around tread provide serious durability and traction whether you're carving bowls or grinding rails.
Many of the fastest riders in the world place their trust in these handmade German tubulars. The Competition is a world-class tire proven everywhere from the cobbles of Paris-Roubaix to your local crit series. The 180-thread-per-inch, 3-ply casing offers a velvety-smooth ride and the Vectran sub-tread provides exceptional puncture protection, reduced rolling resistance and a great road feel.
CycleOps' 700x23c Trainer Tire is specifically designed for use on trainers for ultra quiet, smooth rolling durability.
You want to go fast—need to go fast. So does the Rubino Pro Speed G+ from Vittoria. Combining three rubber compounds to optimize suppleness, protection, and speed, this svelte tire delivers race-ready performance that will stand up to daily thrashing and long training sessions. Vittoria’s G+ Isotech compound blows away the old paradigm in which you traded grip for rolling resistance, and low weight for durability. Rolling straight down the road, G+ tires are at their hardest, reducing rolling resistance and increasing durability and puncture protection. When you get on the brakes or dive into a corner, the rubber actually softens, seriously increasing traction and road-sense. Go ahead and push them to your limits. Vittoria has you covered. - 23mm: 180 grams - 25mm: 190 grams
$18.33 - $37.75
Schwalbe's Lugano tire is ready for winter base miles and summer training alike. This durable tire features a silica tread for excellent straight-line speed and confident cornering. The classic diamond pattern on the tread gives you good traction on either wet or dry roads. Plus, it has a puncture-resistant tread, too.
MICHELIN's Dynamic Sport offers an excellent ride, high mileage and even puncture protection at a nice price. With its grippy tread, tough nylon casing and supple sidewalls, you'll enjoy all your road rides even more.
You've got to love the feel of tubulars, and Kenda's Domestique is hand-built with a 220tpi casing wrapped around an economical butyl inner tube. This makes it a perfect all-around training tire with the right balance of weight, ride quality and value.
Racers have been winning on Schwalbe's Racing Ralph tire for years. It boasts the optimum combination of a fast-rolling center section with grippy side knobs so it carries speed over the hardpack and can really carve turns. Solidifying the Ralph's status as a premium race tire is its lightweight Evo casing, PaceStar triple-compound tread, SnakeSkin sidewall protection, and tubeless-ready bead.
Even on bad roads, Challenge's Strada Open Clincher rides great because it has a rounder profile to take the sting out of rough pavement and dirt roads. It's hand made on their lightweight, supple 260tpi SuperPoly casing with tough polyester in the sidewalls, and a long-wearing and grippy tread compound for excellent performance. There's also a layer beneath the tread to help prevent flats.
When the trail gets messy, Vredestein's Black Panther Extreme hooks up to give you control and speed. Unrivaled traction comes courtesy of the tall, open tread pattern which bites into mud and loose soil. Robust shoulder knobs increase the tires handling in corners, and the well-spaced tread sheds mud quickly and easily. These tires are tubeless ready so you can experience increased traction, lower air pressures, and improved cornering.
$45.99 - $78.99
Tough rides call for tough tires, so if you're hitting the cobbles you better have Challenge's Paris Roubaix Clincher on your wheels. It has a wide profile to take the sting out of rough pavement and dirt roads, and puncture protection under the tread. It's hand made on Challenge's lightweight 300tpi SuperPoly casing with tough polyester in the sidewalls, and a durable tread compound that sticks to the road in the corners.
If the trail ahead needs to be tamed, but speed is still a priority, Clements FRJ tires are up to the task. A do-anything, go-anywhere design features widely spaced, mud-shedding center knobs and tall shoulder knobs to ensure you stay upright in loose corners. Handling and cornering are enhanced by the high-volume casing, lightweight 120tpi casing, and supple sidewalls, while a bead-to-bead layer of Kevlar puncture protection adds some insurance when you're on the trail.
$50.00 - $60.00
Clement's Strada LGG tire is just as at home on your regular road loop as it is racing the Classics. Inspired by the legendary Clement tires of the past, the Strada LGG touches all the bases. Lightweight, folding construction, a 120tpi casing, and supremely supple sidewalls offer an unparalleled ride, while the traditional Clement chevron tread pattern provides an excellent grip in wet and dry conditions. Cornering grip is enhanced by a dual compound tread, featuring a longer wearing center tread and softer, grippier rubber on the shoulders. And, thanks to the tire's puncture protection belt, you can crank out the base miles without concern.
Named after Portland's Cross Crusade Cyclocross series, Clement's Crusade PDX is an all-around mud-wrestler, the tire you want on your ride when things get sloppy. This tire shines in the mud and chaos of 'cross with an aggressive tread and tall shoulder knobs so your bike stays controlled in the turns. Out of the muck, aligned center knobs give speed on pavement and hard pack. Handling is enhanced by the high-volume, 120tpi casing, supremely supple sidewalls, and lightweight folding bead.
Schwalbe built an entirely separate facility to churn out their top-of-the-line Schwalbe One tubular tires. Although speed is priority number one, you also get a long-lasting, incredibly grippy tire that still offers solid puncture protection.
$40.00 - $42.50
Clement's Strada LGG tire is just as at home on your regular road loop as it is racing the Classics. Inspired by the legendary Clement tires of the past, the Strada LGG touches all the bases. Lightweight, folding construction and supremely supple sidewalls offer an unparalleled ride, while the traditional Clement chevron tread pattern provides an excellent grip in wet and dry conditions. And, thanks to the tire's puncture protection belt, you can crank out the base miles without concern.
Your search for an internediate, all-conditions 'cross tire is over! Challenge's Chicane can tackle it all, whether the course is dry and fast, or thick with mud. The grippy side knobs ensure you stay upright in every technical turn, and the center file tread rolls fast and smooth. It's built on Challenge's light and supple 300tpi hand-made SuperPoly casing with polyester-reinforced sidewalls, and there's an anti-puncture strip under the tread. The integrated latex tubes are lighter, thinner, and more flexible than butyl tubes, increasing your comfort, lowering rolling resistance, and helping to prevent flats.
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