E-MTB SPECIFIC TYRES

January 13, 2017

E-MTB SPECIFIC TYRES

New E-MTB tires from Kenda, MAXXIS and Schwalbe
14.09.2016, by Andreas Maschke

While the market is far from flooded with specific tires for E-MTBs, the outlook is getting brighter (and burlier) by the day. Of course, there’s nothing stopping you from riding any regular tire with a decent tread and durable casing, but these are likely to reach their limits pretty rapidly – especially if we’re talking plus-size. For 2017, we’re stoked to see that the scene is expanding with some long-lasting loops of rubber.

Launched prior to EUROBIKE, the E-MTB line-up from Kenda consists of specific versions of their three most popular tires: the plus-size Havoc Plus, the trail-specific Nevegal X Pro and the downhill-orientated Honey Badger DH Pro. All three models feature the so-called EMC casing, which promises increased puncture protection and an additional layer in the sidewalls. These features allow the E-MTBers to ride with sufficient air pressure, a factor that should not be overlooked for plus-size tires. READ MORE...





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