The second generation of this popular tire has a new rubber compound for low rolling resistance, high durability and great grip in the wet. Vectran fluid crystal fibres (developed for automotive airbag systems), makes it flexible and resistant to tearing or cutting.
- Tough 3 ply, 330 TPI casing.
- Black Chili rubber compound.
|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.