Kenda K-Rad

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 K-rads have great rolling speed and are great street tires for the person who is to cheap to have a set of street and dirt tires. only thing i can say bad about them is they slide out on you without warning, its like grip grip grip ground.4 stars our of 5
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 Bought a set for my XC bike 26x2.3 I took off my trail/dh tires and put these on when I knew I'd be on pavement or hardpack. They wore great, saved me money putting wear on my trail/dh tires. They were great on pavement, hard pack, dirt, rocks. Once the dirt got loose, these got slippery quick. I'll but them again.
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 great, soft tread, in an urban environment is ideal for everything, light and precise tire care about the pressure and the proper selection of the appropriate width of the rim you are happy, minus a little delicate and lasting side rant.
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 I LOve these look lush rides shooth great make light nice grip just truley brilliant tires

Release Date 2009
Price $34.99
Weight 622-887 g
Tire Width 1.95/2.30/2.50
Diameter 24/26
Riding Genre Xc-Dh
Bead Type Wire
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 I was surprised at the performance of this tire since i've had Kendas in the past and they were horrible. This perticular model though is the ultimate dirt/street tire. It bites into the dirt so you can really lean into tight turns yet its sooo smooth and the tread pattern is so low profile that it feels like a slick on the pavement. An amazing tire in my opinion.
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 I've had this tire on my street bikes now for a few years, I've only ridden a schwalbe tabletop for a short period of time so can't compare them much, I've always been happy with this tire as a dirt tire, does get a little slippery in the mud though, but I guess thats not what it was meant for anyways. Fairly light, I think the 2.3 can go to 65 psi, and is cheaper than Small Block Eights or Tabletops.
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 Great tires! I'm on my secound set of the K-rad's and i will buy them agian! They last a long time and grip very well. They are perfect for the biker who rides a good amount of street but wants that grip if they get into some dirt or grass. Highly recommended!
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 This is a great tire for street, dj, and park. its a very smooth and fast rolling tire that grabs fairly well to almost every hard surface. this includes hard packed dirt jumps, street, and skate parks. if you happen to bike on loose dirt, grass, or other non street/dj/park surfaces, you will not be pleased. they are great at what they are designed for.
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 These things are great. I've always had these for my bike, great for dirt jump and stuff and I've only ever had one pop, and that was due to glass. Running the back one for like 3 years already, grips nearly all done, but it's held up haha.
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 great tire for street thats all i can say !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 good tire for the price.. hook up alright on everything but arent really a dirt specific tire such as the smallblock 8 or geax akas(also highly recommended by me!) if your in need for a decent tire then theese will work but definatly not my first choice in tires..
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 Interestingly, these also come in 20". I had a 20x2.125" on the front of a BMX and a pair of 26x2.25" on my mountain bike.
For BMX they are great, as a track tyre these handle well with just enough grip to fly around even the slipperiest yet still slidey enough to throw the bike around and play on concrete. The only downside is that on smooth, hard surface they lose a lot of grip.
As MTB tyres they served perfectly. They resisted punctures and bit beautifully on asphalt, concrete, dirt, grass and even on wet river rock, gravel, sand and wood. They lasted for what seemed like an eternity. I must say, previous encounters with Kenda were awful but these are the third best MTB tyres i have ridden, beaten only by Maxxis holy rollers and Tioga farmer John's cousins.
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 Great all around tire, come stock on a lot of bikes though so some people see them as cheap. That and the fact that they arent that grippy on park (fell quite a bit at joyride simply from my tires and bike slipping out from underneath me) but on road and dirt this tires rule!
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 pretty good tire. grips great on pavement or park. didnt do much dirt riding so i cant say hoe they are for dj's. a little on the heavy side of things, but for the price and all, they arent bad. also, they seem to wear a little fast, but im on pavement a lot so that probably explains why.
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 great tyres, amazing grip on street and light trails. not tried on park yet but i am guessing they will be great on there too. had them a couple of weeks now and they still look brand new. cant even tell they have been used. so they seem to be quite durable aswell. highly recommended!
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 this tire came with my fireball and it feels very nice to ride on any thing. i go to school every day with my bike and its tarmac all the way, i go doing stunts on anything i see and it grips very well.
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 Great dirt jump tyre with brilliant rolling speed and minimal resistance. Obviously they lack grip on turns but the small contact patch at the centre means you get great speed right from the first pedal stroke.
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 one of the most awesome tires I've ridden, although they weigh a bit, I don't seem to care.
They have very good grip, except for freeriding and downhill.
If you're into dirt/street/park, you should def. buy these
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 these are great tires. they grip really well for boul and street and dont wear very easilly. i have them on the te front and rear of my bmx. so im not some one just sayin what i want i speak from experiance.
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 awesome tire i love min but they need replacing! i think ill get them again they grip on everything and have lasted me through 2 bikes they are definetly an amazing dj park and street tire
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 Amazing traction in wet conditions. Works well on dirt and asffault. recommend to dirt jumpers and urban freerides a like. Very cheap. Have some on my jamis kromo and work perfectly.
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 i have these tires currentley (but soon i am getting continental vertical tyres) although they have been good tyres and work well on dry mud, concrete and soft mud however do struggle in wet sloppy mud.
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 i love these tires they ride smoother than any tire ive ever riden on my old bike at first i had 2 random tires that rode like crap but know i have these and they ride like a dream
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 Dobra opona jeżeli ktoś potrzebuje przyczepności na Streecie Wink
Jeżeli chodzi o ścieralność to jest średnio, jeszcze zależy od progresu ;D
Małe opory toczenia. Rower zam się rozpędza Wink
Polecam ;>
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 Cheap, grips well, rolls fast. Not sure if it is heavy or not, its the only dj tire ive used, but I like the feel it has a lot.
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 me and my bud both ride kenda k-rads. they handle awesome on anything i have never had a problem with them + they wear evenly.
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 Decent tires, good durability, good for street and loose dirt, but not for some of the things I do. a Pretty decent tire overall.
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 nice for dirt and street!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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 i run these tires on my rocky mountain flow because they are an awesome dj tire but they provide better grip on road and in skatepark the smallblock eights.
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 nice strong rubber,great price,good looking,good tred/grip,lasts long,dosnt crack,hard to puncture,good for park and dirt as well as street,just a all around good tire.
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 Not a bad tire if your on a budget. Pros: cheap, low rolling resistance, decent feel. Cons: Heavy, Wear down fast, Not great at the park, East to slide out.
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 Love these tyres, got front and back (: the front one is being a bit stubborn at the moment getting onto my new wheel but i'll forgive it, doo buy it Big Grin
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 great tire, good grip on park, but does sometimes give on loose dirt, and slides a little in the wet
also good rolling tire and worth the money
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 great for dj street and park and there like slicks you can even do some downhill on them i do and ive only slipped out once in 3 months
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 The second best tire I have ever used for urban assault, smooth singletrack that have a very low rolling resistance but super tacky traction.
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 if you do a combination of street and dirt jumping, then i highly recomend this tire, its durable and quite grippy, and its cheap.
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 Very good set of tires. Will last you just a season though. Very good for riding street and make you role like nothing. Priced right!
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 They are banginnnnnnnnnnn im not gonna rite 100 lettres n shit so brrrrrrrrrrrrrnfhdudgddhddhdhdbnfjkfjdbdhrjdffjfjfjjtidoejbrnf
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 Love this tire, use it for DJing, wears pretty well, i skid alot so i somewhat wore down the center, but thats my fault. Other wise it's a great tire.
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 Smooth and grippy(sticky editions) but picks up too much debris and throws it at you. Strong tread and doesn't wear down too easily.
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 Works, and is usually used for complete bikes. Only minor thing is that it wears down quite fast. Bit on the heavy side. Loses the traction when the small knobs are gone.
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 These tires are sick i dont think theres a better tire for dirt jumps street or park they have great traction good hanling and nice and grippy
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 These are the tyres that will do near enough anything from Street - Dirt, used these for about 2 or 3 months but now using DMR Tranistions
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 some of the best tires out there lots of grip and pretty light for the price! i love mine definetly recomend them!
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 Good tire, rather grippy and lasts a long time and a good price, but maybe a little heavy for weight wennies like myself.
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 its a ok product but it its heavy and not great grip on cirtain terrain there a very cheap and common tire
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 These came stock on my Haro Thread and they're great. It handles well on dirt jumps and street as well.
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 probably the most popular dj street tire on the market . Works great for dirt jumping and is average for trail
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 Came stock with my DJ50. Good tire. Great traction. Decent weight. Great tire for the price. Can't go wrong with Kenda.
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 they came stock on my bike nice and gripy dirt or street and work well in the wet but they are prone to punchers
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 Great traction I found. Great for skidding around corners, and the treads stood their ground very well!
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 very nice ................................................................................................................
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 It's great tire i have it short time but it's work great .
When You biking very fast, it's nois is delicious .
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 Here here. They sound amazing.
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 They are all right, the don't hold up very well i wore mine down pretty quickly but they are a greeat cheap tire
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Kenda K-Rad (MSRP $34.99) — Checkerboard-shaped knob design Knurled tread surface for traction and control Ribbing between knobs strengthens the casing

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Release Date 2009
Price $35
Weight 622-887 g
Tire Width 1.95/2.30/2.50
Diameter 24/26
Riding Genre Xc-Dh
Bead Type Wire
Bead Type - there are two main types. Kevlar/Folding Bead (lighter and ca be folded so riders can put them in their jersey pocket or hydration pack incase they rip their sidewall) and Wire/Steel Bead (heavier, cheaper, not as strong or portable, and more difficult to mount on a rim).

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