Hutchinson Barracuda Tubeless Light Tire

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $55.00

Product Description

  • Small knobs
  • High performance
  • Low rolling resistance
  • Excellent cornering grip

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Troy Fretwell a Cross Country Rider from Salt Lake City, UT

Date Reviewed: May 30, 2006

Strengths:    Cornering is awesome, very good control in the fast sections.

Weaknesses:    Rolling resistance, breaks free on large rocks

Bottom Line:   
They are big for a 2.1 but the claimed weight is reasonable for tubeless. I have not weighed them to confirm. They provide good grip for climbing in the loose stuff with small rocks but fail when you have to climb up larger boulders. Rolling resistance seems high compared to others I have tried. They are amazing in the loose corners. They dig in and hook up better than anything I have tried. They are also great fun on the long, fast sections where they provide exceptional control. Where other tires have felt "squirrelly", these allow you to hold a solid line. They inspire confidence. If you ride loose dry stuff with small to medium rocks then you will like them. There are better choices for hardpack, big rock gardens and roots. They are spendy but good quality.

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Favorite Trail:   anything in Park City

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   Bikers Edge

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Roll-X, Panaracer XC Pro

Bike Setup:   80mm Racer-X

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