Hutchinson launch lightweight, tubeless ready cross-country tyre

By BikeRadar | Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12.30pm

Hutchinson have launched a superlight tubeless ready version of their Toro cross-country tyre. It weighs in at 530g for the 26in version and 750g for 29ers.

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Tested by the the Orbea Team and Olympic champion Julien Absalon, the Toro Tubeless Ready has Hardskin sidewall reinforcement and a low-profile but surprisingly grippy tread.

Hutchinson say: "Available in 26in and 29in dimensions, the Toro Tubeless Ready is ideal for all-around use. Open side knobs hang on in the turns, while the knobs on top deliver an efficient overall ride. Add Hardskin reinforcement to the mix and you have a very light yet tough tyre."

Check out the next issue of Mountain Biking UK magazine (237, May 2009) for a full review of the standard Toro Enduro.

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