The Force is strong with this one.
Okay, we'll be honest, you won't be able to read minds just because you put some Michelin Force AM 27.5" tires on, but you will definitely have the confidence of a Jedi as you float down the mountain. This brand new entry in Michelin's new mountain line is the do-it-all tire – regardless of whether it's race day or training day.
Featuring Michelin's Gum-X3D rubber, combining three separate compounds in the to provide the best in pedaling efficiency, grip, and loose terrain performance. The 3 x 120 TPI carcass is reinforced by the Cross Shield technology, alternating high-density plies into the casing for a lighter, more puncture protective casing.
The Michelin Force AM 27.5" Tire is available in three sizes: 27.5 x 2.25, 27.5 x 2.35, and 27.5 x 2.6.
- Gum-X3D rubber combines 3 compounds to optimize traction, power transfer and shoulder stability.
- Cross Shield technology incorporates high-density plies into the 3x110 TPI casing for a lighter, more durable tire.
- Claimed weight: 27.5" x 2.25" – 715g, 27.5" x 2.35" – 720g, 27.5" x 2.6" – 830g.
- Also available in a Cross Country version.
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by LC mtb
San Gabriel mts
This is a small 2.6. More like a 2.4. But traction is pretty good. My 35mm rim spread it out and made the tire very low profile. Seated and aired up very well
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