A sturdy tire built for touring or hybrid bikes. Despite all the puncture-proof layers, it still rides smoothly and steers lightly.
- Compact, highly elastic rubber makes it extremely resistant to stone, glass, and thorn punctures.
- Plus Breaker layer is puncture resistant.
- Reflex sidewall.
|Ideal for||Road cycling|
The bead holds the tire onto the rim. Beads may be hoops of wire, or made of a flexible material which allows them to be folded compactly. Folding tires are easier to store or pack on trips.
Threads per inch. Tires with a higher TPI tend to be more supple and lighter, with less rolling resistance, but are less durable.