Something to bridge the gap between pavement and blazing your own trail. Designed for a mix of off-road touring or gravel racing, it fits cyclocross, commuter or touring style bikes. If the name sounds familiar, it's because these are the same great tires sold by Clément, now sold by Donnelly.
- Smooth-rolling centre knobs and aggressive shoulder lugs provide traction and durability on dirt, trails or pavement.
- Soft rubber compound provides grip and shock absorption.
- Integrated puncture protection belt under the tread.
- MSO is the airport code of Missoula, Montana, home of the Adventure Cycling Association.
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.