Schwalbe Winter Spike K-Guard Road MTB Tyre
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Schwalbe Winter Spike K-Guard MTB Tyre
With half the amount of spikes, the Winter Spike Road Tyre provides excellent control on glassy ice. Only in extreme cornering is its big brother, the Marathon Winter superior. With a 50 EPI carcass, reflective lines and K-Guard protection, it offers great benefits at an entry-level price. Bead: Wire Compound: Winter Execution: K-Guard Spikes: 118. Skin: Twin Pressure: 3.50 - 6.50 Bar (50 - 95psi) Maximum load: 75kg EPI: 50. Weight: 805g (28oz) Technologies K-Guard: An extremely cut-resistant high-tech fibre makes it possible to ensure, even on very light tyres, an extraordinarily high level of puncture resistance. In combination with Snake Skin sidewall protection, Schwalbe call it Double Defense Technology. Active Line: The basis for all Active Line tyres is the high-quality 50 EPI carcass. Schwalbe no longer produce tyres with a coarse 20 or 24 EPI carcass. In addition, K-Guard provides effective puncture protection for Active Line tyres..
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The brand Schwalbe began life as a company in 1901 (founded by Ernst-Wilhelm Bohle), but it wasn't until 1973 that the company became known as this household name. Primarily known for it's range of bicycles tyres, Schwalbe is based Reichshof-Wehnrath (near Cologne) in Germany, with the manufacturing side of the business completed in Indonesia. It's most iconic tyre range is the Marathon, which is currently the most popular Touring tyre worldwide.
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About Chain Reaction Cycles
This product is for sale at Chain Reaction Cycles, one of the largest online cycle shops in the world. Opening in 1985, and starting off as a small independent bike shop in Ballynure, it moved to Ballyclare in 1989 and is now based in Doagh (all in Northern Ireland). In addition to regular local service, Chain Reaction Cycles (or CRC as it is often abbreviated to) established itself as a mail order business via advertisements in bicycle magazines; this continued until 1999 where it launched it's now famous website at ChainReactionCycles.com. Their blue themed website stocks around 90,000 products ranging from MTB & Road cycling equipment, to triathlon, BMX and running kit. As per several other leading bike shops, Chain Reaction produce their own product ranges, under brands such as Brand X. To this day CRC sponsor many cycling events, and due to the company's size and efficiency are able to offer very competitive pricing on cycle equipment. In 2016 Wiggle acquired Chain Reaction Cycles, although the two websites continue to operate independently of each other, both with their own distinctive branding and product ranges.
Wheel Size: 26"