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e*13 All-Terrain Gen 2 mountain bike tires get a bit grippier, more durable

The e*13 All-Terrain mountain bike tires take an already grippy, sturdy tire and make it a bit grippier and extra sturdy with compound tweaks and a brand new casing.

The All-Terrain tires slot into their portfolio alongside the Grappler DH and a Semi-Slick for dry days on any path, they usually obtained a serious overhaul in 2019 with the extra of the ultra-soft Mo’Po rubber compound and revised tread block shaping.

Now, they’ve made just a few tweaks to the position of varied rubber compounds on some variations, and given them a greater naming scheme that can assist you select the fitting tire in your driving fashion and native situations.

Particularly, compounds at the moment are referred to as MOPO, Endurance, and Management, and the casing choices make much more sense as TR, EN, and DH.

The Management is up to date with a triple-compound rubber format, and the Endurance will get a sooner rolling heart compound with softer aspect knobs. For all variations, they’ve added a nylon breaker beneath the tread patch to enhance puncture resistance.

For these new to e*13’s tire catalog, it’s useful to know that they provide three compounds:

  • MoPo – tremendous smooth 42a rubber on a firm-ish 50a base & Aramid bolstered casing
  • Endurance – 50a aspect knobs and 56a heart and base
  • Management – 46a aspect knobs, 50a heart, and 56a base

…and three casings:

  • TR – 72tpi single ply, nylon breaker beneath tread
  • EN – 120tpi twin ply, Apex EN, nylon breaker beneath tread
  • DH – 72tpi twin ply, Apex DH, nylon breaker beneath tread.

…and you’ll combine and match nevertheless you need.

Which is helpful for constructing the efficiency traits you want and never being caught with an excessive amount of or too little of any characteristic simply to get the one characteristic you do need. (Examine our MTB Tire Explainer for all the things you must learn about casings, compounds, development, and extra!)

All variations are tubeless prepared with a particular insert to enhance air retention. Costs begin at $59.99

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