Michelin 650B Prototype Wild Grip’R and Wild Race’R Tires

27.5 Interbike Tires

The Michelin Wild Grip’R and Wild Race’R tires have always been popular with Mtbr users and are highly rated. Whether you use tubed, tubeless or 29er versions, they work well in most all mountain situations. And the big news for 2013 is that these same tires will be available in 650B versions.

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Shown in this video, Nick Margadonna from Michelin gives us a quick look at the 650B prototype versions of these tires. The Michelin Wild Grip’R is shown in a 2.35 width and the Wild Race’R is shown in 2.25 width. When will they be available to eager mountain bikers? Check the end of the video for the expected availability timeline.

Michelin Wild Grip’R 650B

  • All Terrain version
  • 2.35 width
  • 650B prototype tire

Michelin Wild Race’R 650B

  • Faster Rolling
  • 2.25 width
  • 650B prototype tire

For more info: www.michelinbicycletire.com

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 Mtbr.com for over 12 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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