Mtbr's 2016 Winter Biking Gear Reviews and Roundups





Arrow Racing Launch Tire

4.25/5 (4 Reviews)
Weight : 1575 grams

Product Description

Looking to lower the rolling resistance while keeping speed scrub to a bare minimum? Row after row of ramped self-cleaning knobs perform perfectlly in urban areas, on hardpack, light sand and loose shallow dirt.

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by brian young a Racer from portland,oregon Usa

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2007

Strengths:    cornering,good roll,good all around tire ,for street and trail,for having small knobs.

Weaknesses:    heavy mud

Bottom Line:   
these tires rock .I've raced ,streetrode,dirt jumped,skateparks,on both the hard compound and soft.Soft compound worked well on skate park riding.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   holy rollers[maxxis]

Bike Setup:   4cross

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ben from Coastal, NH

Date Reviewed: February 23, 2007

Strengths:    Great grip in most street, park and dirt jump applications. Tread wraps the tire allowing excellant grip on the sidewalls. Good diameter for intended application. Two compounds. Awesome price. Great on dry or hard pack trails. Reversable and fast rolling.

Weaknesses:    Sticky compound is hard to get.

Bottom Line:   
Excellant tire for the money that can do things most other park/street tires can not in the woods.

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Favorite Trail:   Ft Rock

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Wheel Power

Similar Products Used:   Kenda K-rad/Kiniption, Maxxis Hookworm/HolyRoller

Bike Setup:   Sinister DNA setup for street & park.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Max from Bay Area, CA

Date Reviewed: October 16, 2006

Strengths:    great grip on the hardpacked or loose 4X track and jumps, also work great on the pavement and corner extremely well. low rolling resistence from what i can tell.

Weaknesses:    very hard to get on and off my wheels (may be operator error)

Bottom Line:   
Great tires, work very well on the street, hardpacket or somewhat loose soil. low rolling resistence.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   LBS

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Tom Anderson a Weekend Warrior from Vancouver, BC, Canada

Date Reviewed: July 26, 2006

Strengths:    Fast when going straight

Weaknesses:    Not high enough PSI for street riding, slides out on asphalt or concrete when cornering too sharp

Bottom Line:   
Slid out too much when cornering. K-rads much better and really light with higher PSI rating. Nokian XXX heavy but best street tire I've ever ridden, Better than hookworms because they felt lighter.

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Favorite Trail:   Dirt Merchant

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Cyclepath

Similar Products Used:   Hookworm, K-Rads, Nokian XXX.

Bike Setup:   Street singlespeed with PIKE at 90mm. Dual 24"s

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