Hutchinson Bulldog MRC High Tire

4/5 (5 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Mud clearing
  • Flat tire shape
  • Low rolling resistance
  • MRC HIGH technology
  • Optimized knobs design

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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by oscarperez a Cross Country Rider from Idaho

Date Reviewed: September 25, 2010

Strengths:    long wearing,fairly good all around off road performance, no far

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
not sure what tire you other guys are reviewing? but I find the MRC high to be the most long wearing tire I have owned,the MRC high is a relatively hard rubber compound?I have the 2.1 version and run 30 psi back, 29 front with slime pro sealant, not one flat so far, very impressive tough setup.this is a perfect tire for a bike that I ride 50 miles a week to work and use off road as a second is a heavy tire however most light weight tires are not very durable.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $17.00

Purchased At:   greenfish

Similar Products Used:   many

Bike Setup:   hardtail trail and commuter bike

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ben a Weekend Warrior from Warwick , RI

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2007

Strengths:    Grip, grip and more grip/spread out nobs/seemed to clean well in the mud/light/rolls fast

Weaknesses:    Not the best wet tire/two rides two flats. They are the smallest 2.3's that I have seen. Slightly bigger then my 2.0 specialized's/.

Bottom Line:   
I like tires that have a spread out distribution of nobs. The stock tires had the giant center nob which I just don't like in the rocky/rooty area I ride in. These are pretty cheap and they remind me of the roll-x's that I like except that these roll so much better. Smooth roll, light. Three rides on them so I will report back with more later. They are small for 2.3's so if you reg ride a 2.0 look into getting the 2.3. Thanks to Jimmy for recc. these at Stedman's (the best bike shop in ri).I will give them 4 chillis for now.

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Favorite Trail:   Yellow Dot Burlingame

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $32.00

Purchased At:   W.E. Stedman The Best Bike Shop in RI

Similar Products Used:   Tioga Factory XC/Specialized Roll-X/Resolution(?)....

Bike Setup:   2007 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert stock w/sram 990 cassette

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by simon lorry a Weekend Warrior from sydney,australia

Date Reviewed: July 19, 2006

Strengths:    This tyre is light and rolls ok.

Weaknesses:    The sidewalls on this tyre are unacceptably weak both in feel/flex whilst riding and in strength as in abrasion resistance. I managed to destroy the rear in about a dozen average 2-3hour rides around various locations in Sydney sandstone. The tread is still ok but the sidewall has completely torn out in various places for 1/3 of the circumfrence.
As a front tyre I didn't believe the hype about this tyre being unpredictable but I too finally got caught out, the front sliding out from beneath me on pavement.

Bottom Line:   
Do not use these tyres on the rear anywhere near loose or fixed rocks. Do not ride fast on firm pack and try to corner agressively with this tyre up front.

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Favorite Trail:   The Reactor

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   came with bike

Similar Products Used:   Maxxis High Roller ust,WTB,Tioga DH, Hutchinson octapuss.

Bike Setup:   Reign 1

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kevin a Cross Country Rider from Vancouver

Date Reviewed: July 3, 2006

Strengths:    Fast rolling, grips in dry, wet, rooty.

Weaknesses:    Wears quickly

Bottom Line:   
Very good front tire for a variety of terrain/conditions. Grips well on wet rock or loose gravel. The tire is fast rolling and I've increased my speeds on turns due to the confidence I have in this tire. My only issue with the Bulldog is how quickly it's wearing.

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Favorite Trail:   Abyss

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $50.00

Similar Products Used:   Maxxis High Roller, Specialized Adrenaline, Roller Pro.

Bike Setup:   05 FSRXC with Marz MX Pro

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pedro Ros a Cross Country Rider from Oviedo - Spain

Date Reviewed: May 21, 2006

Strengths:    for the front wheel they perform perfect: good grip, vertical design:good absorption, not high nor low rolling-resistance,no punctures (but for hitting stones at high speed), great in cornering at any speed (high) and in both muddy or hardpack conditions... I will buy another exactly the same after wearing this.

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I recommend them to anyone except to purist downhillers. For XC and rallie they perform great; as I said before: "I will buy another exactly the same after wearing this."

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $35.00

Purchased At:   decathlon

Similar Products Used:   panaracer dart, tioga psycho, hut. on the rocks, python, squale, scott, specialized team control,

Bike Setup:   scott scale 60

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