Hutchinson TORO and COBRA Mountain Bike Tires


Two new tires from Hutchinson are the TORO (available in 26″ or 29″) and the COBRA XC/AM tire.

In this video, Dana from Hutchinson North America gives us more details.


TORO 29″ & 26″
MSRP $68.99
Performance, Grip & Puncture Resistance
-More open lateral knobs that really dig in on the corners
-Low knobs on the top of the tire make a faster rolling tire and help shed mud
-Hardskin reinforced for a better resistance to tears and cuts
-Hardskin consists of a flexible dense textile grid that reinforces the casing. On the sidewalls, Hardskin increases puncture resistance.

MSRP $59.99
Developed with Julien Absalon and Team Orbea
-Multiple knobs to optimize traction on dry terrain
-Low knobs on top for efficiency and low rolling resistance
-High lateral knobs: excellent grip that holds its line in turns
-Sidewalls “snakeskin” for an unequaled look.
-Widths: 26×2.10, 26×2.25
-Version Air Light and Tubeless Light = light and responsive
-Version Marathon Hardskin TT/TL = rugged and puncture resistant

For more information:

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About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato has been the Site Manager of for over 14 years and enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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