Michelin Wildgripper X-Front Tire

4/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

Affordable, agressive front-specific design
  • All new front-specific tread design to maximize control, braking ability and grip on virtually any ground.
  • Matches well on the front with WildGripper X-Comp, Hot or XL on the rear.
  • Durable black carbon tread compound with either black or translucent sidewalls.
  • Durable 33 tpi casing with rigid bead.


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by James Brown a Weekend Warrior from Simpsonville, Ky, Shelby

    Date Reviewed: January 12, 2005

    Strengths:    its great for the the ever wet mogs that never dry out. not only the soup like stuff, but the tacky-stick-to-your-tires clay that is found anywhere their building houses or have taken the top soil. i have taken these tires everywhere. local trails, farm hopping out at home, terrorizing a nieghborhood, running around town, even repeated times on beaches and georgia marsh. heck ive raced on these things.

    Weaknesses:    wear kind of quick, but with the kind of rideing i do, which kind wouldnt.

    Bottom Line:   
    great tires for the money, perfect for the go anywhere do anything kind of rider. wheither its a race, urban assualt, or spending the day on the trails and farm. if you are a pro racer, well, there are better tires for raceing.

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    Favorite Trail:   wilderness loop

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $30.00

    Purchased At:   Bicycle Sport

    Similar Products Used:   jones AC

    Bike Setup:   trek 4500, dirt jump set up. rim brakes. deore drivetrain.

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by AJ a Weekend Warrior from Brisbane, Australia

    Date Reviewed: May 26, 2003

    Strengths:    Cheaper than you would expect
    Look Good
    Work quite well on loose stuff


    Weaknesses:    none at the moment

    Bottom Line:   
    I went for these tires after I wore out the Tioga's because the tioga tires were after a while really breaking down fast. Once the first few nob's came of, the rest quickly followed suit. So far I've had no problems with this happening with these tires.

    I have however had a little trouble with them when it comes to gripping/cornering on roads, but I'm willing to deal with that since they work so well offroad.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Similar Products Used:   Tioga Factory XC 1.95

    Bike Setup:   GT Hardtail, LX/XT, Marz Forks

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