WTB VelociRaptor-Race

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WTB VelociRaptor-Race

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 Rear tire. Great for my hardtail in inclimate weather never drifts out on dirt, snow, grass, sandy soil. It just digs in and tracks true even in 3"SNOW. In good weather the wear is a little premature but thats what you sacrifice for no slip grip! Now hop to it and Mcdoit.
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WTB VelociRaptor-Race (MSRP $50) — The VelociRaptors are legendary mountain bike tires. They are quite possibly the most popular tires in the history of the sport. The front is renowned for its steering control, while the rear grabs the trail with predictable tenacity. After 13 years of diligent service, the VelociRaptors still shine as dependable front/rear specific tires. Spec is for Front and Rear tires.

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Release Date 2009
Price $50
Weight 698.53 g
Tire Width 2.1
Diameter 26
Riding Genre Cross Country
Bead Type aramid bead
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).
Rubber Durometer DNA Rubber
Rubber Durometer - is the measurement used by the rubber industry to identify a the harness of rubber. This is important as the tire's durometer effects the grip, how fast the tire will wear, and if the knobs on a tire flex.


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