New 2012 Hutchinson 29er Tires

29er Tires

Hutchinson has some exciting new 29er tires for 2012. Shown here are the Toro 29 (now available in 2.35 width) and the Cobra 29. Also announced is the all new Convert’ air (Tubeless Conversion Kit).


Toro 29
-wider 2.35 width
-stiffening ribs
-new compound
-hardskin sidewall
-tubeless ready

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Cobra 29
-faster rolling tread
-front tire is meant to be mounted with the knobs pointing in the “opposite” direction as most other tires, to improve braking traction going into corners

Convert’ air (Tubeless Conversion Kit)
-Rubber rim strip that is trimable so that you can use this with any width rims (from 17 to 24 mm)
-approx $30
-kit includes: 2 rim strips, valve cores, valves, valve removal tool and bottle of Protect’ Air Max sealant

These 2012 products are not yet listed on the Hutchinson Tires website, but for more info on current offerings, check out:

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