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WTB Bronson Race Tire

4/5 (4 Reviews)
MSRP : $43.49


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Product Description

A lightweight, openTread pattern and low rotational weight keeps you atThe front ofThe pack. Square-edged side knobs for cornering grip claimed 650 grams (2.1" version) Fast-rolling ramped center knobs Folding Aramid bead


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Keyaroxy

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2013

Strengths:    Solid design that works.Tubeless set up on AC rims was easy


Weaknesses:    None yet

Bottom Line:   
I use these front and rear for about 1/2 a year now and they have held up great. Zero issues.
have used in muddy clay - rock and dry sugar sand and they work.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Todd

Date Reviewed: December 5, 2012

Strengths:    This is a great tire for dry, loose, and rocky SoCal conditions. Light for a 2.3. Side knobs are soft, but durable (none have fallen off on the four tires that I have owned). Rolls fairly well for a large knobbed tire.
It seals well when run tubeless on Mavic rims.


Weaknesses:    Heavier than the published weight (702g for a claimed 650g tire)

Bottom Line:   
Great all around tire for most of the Southwest.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by ask a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: November 19, 2012

Strengths:    Great traction and good price.

Weaknesses:    Gets a bit packed with mud... but still had superb traction.

Bottom Line:   
I put a Bronson 29 x 2.2 on my singlespeed lat week right before we got a ton of rain. I have taken it out a few times in the mud since and have been amazed at how well it hooks up. It handle climbing, mashing and cornering very well. Almost no loss of traction while mashing up steep climbs in the wet. Considering putting on on the front as well.

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Duration Product Used:   1 week

Price Paid:    $50.00

Purchased At:   Sports Basement

Similar Products Used:   many other tires

Bike Setup:   29er SS

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kenneth

Date Reviewed: September 24, 2012

Strengths:    Light weight for an AM tire.
Rolls good.
Grips on all dry surfaces.
Provides a reasonable amount of stability.


Weaknesses:    Packs when in mud real fast.

Bottom Line:   
I got the Bronson 2.3 Race tyre just to try out a new tire. Had originally been cycling on a Hutchinson Cougar 2.2. The first impression was really good. It rolled much better and worked well when climbing. But after some muddy riding the tire started to pack mud really fast. But all in all a good tire.

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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my 2013 enduro race machine: SantaCruz Bronson C

just put her together friday night. maiden voyage today under foggy PNW-esque conditions. revelation 27.5, sram bits, xtr brakes. enve/hadley/sapim wheelset. 27.8lbs as pictured [img]https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-gNL6_HxDsS4/UZjByCoy30I/AAAAAAAABHg/XAVyzyuepEE/s800/BronsonC-1.png[/im ... Read More »

WTB Bronson Race (not TCS) run ghetto tubeless?

Anyone out there in MTBR Land do it? How does it work?Read More »

Bronson 29er Race 2.2 Review/Input

Hey guys, Ran my new Bronson 29er 2.2 Race tire today up front on my x-cal. I was coming off of a Bontrager 29-4(the newest version) that comes in a 2.3 size. I wanted something lighter that still cornered well. It is set up tubeless on a stans arch ex wheel.....that went very well.....used a ... Read More »

WTB Bronson 29 vs. WTB Bronson 29 Race

Hi, I have narrowed down my search for a 29 inch rear tire. I am looking at the WTB Bronson which comes in two versions. The race version comes in lighter at @720 - 750 g depending on what you read. The standard Bronson weighs in at a whopping 880 g. I have no experience on anything oth ... Read More »

WTB Bronson Race.....Tubeless Ready?

I've been looking at a bike that comes stock with Stans Arch rims and the bike comes with the Bronson Race tires. Are those tires tubeless ready? From what I could tell from the website it doesn't look like they are.Read More »

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