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Schwalbe Big Betty DH Tire

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Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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“Amazing grip, disappointing durability”

The Good: Super grip for cornering and braking tubeless set up appearance light weight

The Bad: wears down way too fast-triple compound? expensive

Overall Review:

I was super excited to try these out, and after a couple of local rides I was loving them, but after two days in the bike park they look like they are several months old. The shoulder knobs are tearing off and the center knobs are already wearing. I don't skid or brake excessively, but these tires are way to soft. Perhaps a single compound version would be better in the rear.

This softness equates to great grip. It would definitely make a great race day tire save for the fact that it can become caked with mud quickly. In corners and off camber situations it has excellent grip, better than minions in some places.

They also look sick and are slightly lighter than minions

Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

Specifications

Riding Type
Sizes
Tubeless Compatible
Bead
Durometer
Sidewall
Weight
Miscellaneous Schwalbe Big Betty DH Tyre - VertStar. Tyres - MTB 26". For the tough jobs. Big Betty is the card to play on stony or in dry conditions with outstanding grip and excellent rolling characteristics. The profile is adapted for optimum braking performance and accurate steering. Triple Star Compound. We h ....
Price $32.42
Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry