Super-aggressive tread suits all-round XC, enduro, and all mountain riding.
- Rubber compound works in wet or dry conditions.
- Aggressive tread menaces loose ground and hardpack.
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.