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The Schwalbe ROCKET RON Super Ground 27.5 inch MTB tire is a cross-country champion that combines speed and cornering control at the highest possible level.
An excellent all-rounder for racetracks, the ROCKET RON is designed to excel in mixed-terrain riding that has both hardpack and soft features.
Super Ground—Durable and Lightweight With All-Round Application
Schwalbe's proven SnakeSkin construction has been further improved—a light and flexible fabric layer makes the tire cut-proof, both on the tire sidewalls and under the tread.
Low weight with good puncture protection allows for a wide range of technical applications— from XC to All Mountain.
The superground construction is Perfectly suited for hardtails and bikes with medium travel.
- Cleverly designed tread balanced for low rolling resistance whilst remaining grippy
- Sufficient gaps for amazing self-cleaning properties
- Stable shoulder studs for cornering and traction
- Folding bead, TLE
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Wheel Size: 650B (ISO 584)
Tire Type: Tubeless Ready
Threads Per Inch: 67
27.5 x 2.25 - ADDIX SpeedGrip
Mfg PartNum: 11601017.01
Tire Width: 57mm (2.2in)
27.5 x 2.6 - ADDIX SpeedGrip
Tire Width: 65mm (2.6in)
Mfg PartNum: 11600891.02
27.5 x 2.8 - ADDIX SpeedGrip
Mfg PartNum: 11600826.02
Tire Width: 70mm (2.8in)
Running these tubeless on a full rigid mounted on Stan's Flow MK3 with Hope Pro4 hubs and 180mm Hope rotors. The knobs aren't as chonky as some tires, but they do roll quickly on hardpack, bite well during braking and cornering on hard, loose-over-hard, and in loose as well. The 27.5 x 2.6 Addix Speedgrip formula is pretty light and easily spins up to speed. This combo fits my riding style. Haven't ridden them in sloppy mud yet, but my sense is that the knob spacing should let them power through and clear reasonably well in the light slop. You might want a bigger knob when things get gooey-sticky.
Bought these in 27.5 x 2.8 as a better mud alternative to the Maxxis Rekons. Love the rocket Ron's, but wish the tire compound was a bit stiffer. Rekons just roll over everything like a tractor. Rocket Ron's grip really well in the loamy soft soil of the northeast. Can't wait to try them out west in the granite.
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