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WTB VelociRaptor Race Tire

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $24.99

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The VelociRaptors are legendary mountain bikeTires.They are quite possiblyThe most popularTires inThe history ofThe sport.The front is renowned for its steering control, whileThe rear grabsTheTrail with predictableTenacity. After 13 years of diligent service,The VelociRaptors still shine as dependable front/rear specificTires. 700g Aramid bead; DNA rubber; Lightweight casing

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ZUUL99 a Weekend Warrior from Scottsdale

Date Reviewed: October 5, 2011

Strengths:    This tire is front and rear specific and directional. The front tire has lots of bite. It really shines when turning in sand. the rear tire is great at climbing tons of traction. when climbing over rocks it rarely slips. grip feels instant. The tire is also very thick but it doesn't affect wheel weight much at all. tire compound is hard, that helps with wear. Cornering is incredible traction is still there even with off-camber corners. so you can push your bike far.

Weaknesses:    The tire might be noisy on concrete but that is hardly an issue because its an Mountain tire and not a road tire. When first installed the rear wheel throws dirt but once the tire gets dirty its not and issue any more

Bottom Line:   
Great tire. all around, great weekend warrior tire.

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Favorite Trail:   Trail 100, 1A, Mcdowell Moutains

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $20.00

Purchased At:   Perfromance Bike

Similar Products Used:   Bontrager Trail Connection 2.0

Bike Setup:   '98 Cannondale Super V 1000 FR

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Questions about WTB Velociraptor 2.1 Race rear tire

hello yall, I would like to know a bit more of your experiences with this tire...are the knobs rather soft or are they hard and durable?...does anyone have the real world weight on this tire? will it do well on the Arizonan desert? thanks for all your input. DocRead More »

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