Some riders opt for the narrower 2.30" tyre for the rear when riding in winter muddy conditions.
27.5 X 2.30" - 1150g
Its four rows of high and wide blocks are grooved to give extra forward and lateral grip. This provides extraordinary traction and control during sudden braking, even in aggressive riding positions.
Alternate central tread blocks have been equipped with a ramp that decreases rolling resistance. The side blocks have been arranged in two different positions in a sawtooth style to ensure a perfect and consistent grip in fast turns, rocks and roots.
A lot of new Enduro and Downhill wheels now feature increasingly wider rims (30-35mm), existing tires designed for 20-25m rim width lose efficiency when their profile is altered, becoming more square in shape. The MSC Gripper has been designed to maintain the correct angle of the side knobs on 30 to 35mm rim this means the tread blocks are in exactly the right place for amazing cornering grip and speed.
DH: XTREM SHIELD FRONT & REAR