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Wild Tire Range from Michelin

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wild tire range from michelin 300x56   Wild Tire Range from MichelinMichelin’s latest Wild Tire Range consists of a variety of tires, each featuring its own tread patterns for hardpack, intermediate and extreme riding. However, each range carries different widths, casing and compounds. You can choose from 26 tires in the line-up.

The WildRock’R range is for extreme terrain. The tires featured under this group have circumferential grooves for precision steering. It has huge tread blocks to keep you from feeling the punishing force of a rocky terrain. It also has aggressive shoulder blocks to make climbing out of tight spots easy for you to do.

The WildRun’R range is for road training purposes. It promises a smooth ride with 1.40 size and larger air volume. If you’re more concerned on weight, the 1.10 Advanced Light is ideal since it also has reinforced density to withstand punctures as you train.

The WildRace’R range is for smooth terrain or hardpack. The tread blocks are…

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Maxxis Ardent

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There are probably a whole bunch of bike tires to choose from but if you want something fast and fierce, Maxxis Ardent is one of the better choices. Ardent, unlike other bike tires, has a more arrow-shaped center lug pattern making it faster than other tires.  It is also designed to be more slightly cut down and rounder.

The space between knobs is also great and has a more natural transition compared to other bike tire designs. The fat series of side knobs can easily grab through turns whether you are on a rocky and muddy track or riding an unpredictable road.

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Jiro Belt

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The Jiro Belt is a one-of-a-kind belt that’s made in Italy. They come in many different styles and colors, with one thing in common; they are made with used bicycle tires! How’s that for recycling? The Jiro Belt retails for about $45, and there are even custom options available to suit your tastes. Check out Jiro-Belt.com for details or to purchase.

Via Urban Velo.

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