Specialized Renegade Control 29er Tire

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $55.00


Product Description

High-end competitive XC performance - hardpack to intermediate conditions. XC World Champion Christoph Sauser once again challenged our engineers to come up with a new tire—one that's superlight and 2Bliss Ready, with a fast-rolling tread design that maintains traction in climbing, cornering, and braking. The resulting Renegade will be tearing up the World Cup circuit this year.
  • Casing: 420/D1 for 15% improved cut resistance
  • Bead: Aramid
  • Compound: 60a
  • Butyl wrapped bead = 2Bliss Ready
  • 29" x 1.95; psi 35-65


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by TiGeo a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: December 5, 2012

Strengths:    Lightweight and fast. Price. Easy to set up tubeless. What else do you want?

Weaknesses:    Not a high-volume tire; I need to run more air in this than I did in my previous rear tire or else it would burp. Not a great tire for muddy, wet, or loose conditions (duh).

Bottom Line:   
I bought this to drop some weight from my bike for some racing I was doing; it worked. Its plenty fast w/v. low rolling resistance which was just what I needed. I have no issues with grip. I am not going to use it through the winter.

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Favorite Trail:   Scout Camp

Duration Product Used:   4 mos.

Price Paid:    $55.00

Purchased At:   Olde Towne Bicycles

Similar Products Used:   This tire replaced my Ground Control 29x2.1 rear tire for summer/dry conditions. I am still riding it into the fall with the leaves and it hasn't bothered me enough to change it back out.

Bike Setup:   Specialized Stumpjumper EVO 29 HT

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Devastazione

Date Reviewed: November 19, 2012

Strengths:    Obscenely fast,good grip only when new.

Weaknesses:    Wears out very fast

Bottom Line:   
Looking for a fast rear tire ? Look no further,these thing will make you take off. But if your live on the bike like i do (i ride 4/5 times a week) give this tire 3 weeks and it's done.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by The Trooper a Racer from Running Springs, CA

Date Reviewed: August 27, 2011

Strengths:    Lightweight, minimal rolling resistance, and durable.

Weaknesses:    Minimal rolling resistance means less traction in the corners. Small tread blocks wear down quickly.

Bottom Line:   
I find this to be an excellent race tire. It's very light for a 29er tire, and has surprising traction for the minimal tread. The S-Works version is well under 500 grams, and subsequently too fragile to run on the back, but suitable for the front. I ran this combination since last Spring without a single puncture. And that's with countless laps on the Rim Nordic race course, which has a lot of jagged rocks.

I rate this tire from a racing perspective. Trail riders will want a wider and/or more aggressive tire.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Bear Valley Bikes

Similar Products Used:   Fast Trak

Bike Setup:   Carbon Stumpjumper. S-Works Renegade up front, and a Renegade Control in back. I run tubeless at 28-30 psi front and rear.

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S-Works Renegade 1.95/Renegade Control 1.95....or straight to Ikon?

A new bike is shod with a front S-Works Renegade 1.95 and the rear a Renegade Control 1.95. It's a light carbon HT 29er and I'll mainly use it on long climbs and loose-over-hardpack trails. NO hucking or rocks or roots. Running tubeless, rider weight 170 geared up. Normally I run larger fronts an ... Read More »

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