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Fly Away From The Competition
The A. Dugast Small Bird Tubular Cyclocross Tire is a great option on courses with mixed conditions where it might get a bit slippery.
Starting with the rubber, a double compound gives the tire most of its excellent grip. On the tread the outer studs are twice as high as the studs in the middle. This combo of extremely soft lug rubber and aggressive lug placement result in extreme grip in the turns. And because of the lower studs in the middle, the rolling resistance is still limited for all out speed when you need it. This tire is ultimately almost like a mix between A. Dugast's Rhino and Typhoon.
This agile tire is available with two casings to suit your needs. A 100% cotton casing with 536 TPI offers increased puncture resistance, more elasticity, lower rolling resistance and better handling in corners. Flying Doctor casing is made of 87.5% cotton and 12.5% kevlar with 402 TPI. It's lighter than regular cotton casing with more resistant sidewalls against sharp edges. This casing remains steady in the most extreme corners even at low pressures.
A Neoprene Coating made from a 0.1 mm-thick layer of silicon applied with a brush to the tire casing fills the empty spaces in the yarn. This coating prevents water and debris from penetrating the casing and extends their lifetime.
A. Dugast is the leading brand in cotton and silk tubular tires for cyclocross, track, and road racing. A. Dugast tires are handmade in the Netherlands by true craftsmen of bicycle tires. Through their expertise, yarns, glue and rubber are assembled to create some of the finest tubulars available in the market.
- 536 TPI Cotton / 402 TPI Flying Doctor
- Inflate to 26-50 psi (1.8-3.5 bar)
- 385 grams claimed weight
- 23.5 (L) Ribbon width
- Latex inner tube
- 51.5mm valve stem
B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.
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