Bontrager XDX tyres review

Comfortable and predictable rubber

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £32.99 RRP | USD $54.39
Bontrager XDX Tyres

Our review

Super-comfortable rollover tyre, but check you’ve got space in your bike
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Bontrager’s massive new tyre adds floated comfort and predictable drift, but the vast carcass means you need at least a 28mm rim to keep it stable, and it’s too wide to fit in a lot of bikes.

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All this air space gives it a remarkable amount of cushioning against impact punctures or general trail discomfort. You also get 29er-style rollover on rocks and roots.

A tight, tubeless-ready bead means you can run it soft with a tube or sealant for extra ground-moulding grip from the dual compound mixture.

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It clears fast and there’s lots of rubber on the trail, so grip isn’t bad either, although it’s definitely a drifter rather than a directional tyre. It will tear apart if you skid too much though.

Product Specifications

Product

Name XDX Tyres(09)
Brand Bontrager

Weight (g) 734
Bead Aramid
Tyre Width Sizes Available 2.1 In 2.4