Specialized Rhythm Tire Tire

5/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $35.00

Product Description

Your terrain can vary from skate parks to city streets, and seems invariably to end up with a session at the trails. That requires a tire like the Rhythm with a fast rolling center section, similar to our Compound tread but with a larger and deeper knob on the shoulders for better traction in the dirt.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by ty a Weekend Warrior from Marquette,MI,USA

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2010

Strengths:    great traction on dry surfaces

Weaknesses:    bad for mud

Bottom Line:   
its a good tire

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Favorite Trail:   skate park

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   lakeshore bike

Similar Products Used:   maxxis hookworm

Bike Setup:   2002,GT D12

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Eric a Cross Country Rider from Dubuque, IA

Date Reviewed: May 8, 2008

Strengths:    Awesome rolling resistance, night and day compared to knobbies. But they will still grip dry or slightly damp dirt very well.

Weaknesses:    They are not designed for mud, so don't even attempt to go into it, trust me.

Bottom Line:   
If you are looking for a tire to ride around town on pavement or get you to the trial, I would highly recommend these. Great rolling resistance and pavement grip but still have some dirt grip if you need it.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Diego from El Paso, TX., U.S.

Date Reviewed: December 2, 2007

Strengths:    hauls ass compared other similar tires, looks sick

Weaknesses:    wee bit heavy, light compared the hook worm though

Bottom Line:   
changed out my rollers for these because i was doing more street riding recently. they still haul even on hardpack and light single track (I have ride single track to get to the local jump trail).

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Favorite Trail:   the arroyo

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $35.00

Similar Products Used:   maxis hookworm, specialized roller

Bike Setup:   specialized P.2.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Dan Cobb a Weekend Warrior from Rotorua, New Zealand

Date Reviewed: November 30, 2007

Strengths:    Rolls really well. Impressive dry grip on smooth surfaces. Even ok when rocky or loose. Great for getting out to trails by road or footpath( tarseal, concrete or gravel).
Strong casing. Good wear rate. Looks different but cool. Predictable handling.

Weaknesses:    Mud and wet clay (this is a street/jump tyre). Slightly heavy (although the fast rolling offsets this).

Bottom Line:   
These are really versatile summer tyres.
Although not intended for all mountain use, they have been used as a pair over several technical trails in damp conditions (eg Rockdrop, Rotorua). A good degree of "feel" is given for slippage, even on wet tree roots.
Personally speaking these are perfect for eating the miles over long distances. In the dry I will happily run these over all my favourite trails, sacrificing outright grip where loose (eg Nevegals) for occasional predictable drifts at speed.
I also plan to use these for back road touring this summer.

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Favorite Trail:   Wkakarewarewa Forest, Rotorua

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Specialised retailer, Rotorua

Similar Products Used:   Kenda Nevegal, Kenda K-sheild slicks.
- These and the Rhythms have been used on same trails.

Bike Setup:   Mongoose Amasa Comp 2005 hardtail. Stronger wheels, 60mm stem.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Colin Stark a Downhiller from Tallahassee, FL

Date Reviewed: February 13, 2007

Strengths:    Rhythm Pro: Looks sick with the tan gum-rubbber sidewalls/outer tread and black center tread. Tread extends all the way down the sidewalls to the tire bead. Really light for an urban/dirt jumping tire. Tires is only 2.30 but handles like a 2.50. 60duro center tread and 55duro outer tread, should provide at least a year of good use.

Weaknesses:    So far, none. This tire kicks ass on concrete, hardpack, loose dirt. If you're riding in mud be careful, it skates over the surface. Since it's a 2.30, you need to run a little bit higher pressure than other wider tires in this category.

Bottom Line:   
The Rhythm Pro is awesome, I have it on my rear and I have the regular Rhythm on the front. These tires are light, and their low rolling resistance makes them feel even lighter. I only wish they offered this tire in a 2.50 and maybe a 45-50 duro. However, the 2.30's are more than sufficient for Urban freeriding, skatepark, dirtjumping, and light trail use.....AND THE RHYTHM PRO LOOKS SICK!
value 3: I paid $40 for the Pro and $30 for the regular
overall 5: worth every penny

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Favorite Trail:   Urban Assault at FSU

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $40.00

Purchased At:   Higher Ground

Similar Products Used:   Maxxis Hookworm, Maxxis Lopes Bling Bling, Maxxis Holy Roller

Bike Setup:   2006 Rocky Mountain Flow F2.0 - upgraded rear shifter and derailleur to XT, everything else stock, used 4 or 5 different tire combos

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brandon a Weekend Warrior from Hood River, Or, US

Date Reviewed: June 10, 2006

Strengths:    Great traction in dirt and street......it ride over dirt and all over the park with out slipping.

Weaknesses:    DEEP tread.....so it kicks up lots of dirt and rocks.

Bottom Line:   
Great tire and you won't be diappointed........so try it out!

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Favorite Trail:   Park/Post Canyon

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Came with the P2

Bike Setup:   06 Specilized P2

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