This Schwalbe Racing Ralph Evo Double Defense Folding MTB Tyre is no longer available although you may find similar or newer versions below:
The Schwalbe Racing Raplh is now in its third generation, and speed is everything! Specific attention has been made to this fast tyre in the profile, compound and carcass.
|Wheel Size:||26" (559)|
One of our most effective inventions for Mountainbikes. SnakeSkin fabric adds only ca. 40-50 g per tire. This makes it the most practical protection against sharp rocks that can easily cut the side wall of light racing tires. SnakeSkin - in rocky terrain it is a great call!
The twin protector. High Density Guard + SnakeSkin. More safety for light off-road tires is impossible.
The tire bead is specially coated with a rubber mixture that reduces the risk of the tire slipping around the rim.
All Schwalbe Tubeless tires have an airtight "inner liner". Most other makers do without an inner liner nowadays and integrate the airtight layer into the normal tire construction. This construction is much lighter, but has one serious disadvantage: The outer layer is easily damaged and a repair is not possible. Schwalbe recommends: Either purchasing a 'genuine' Tubeless tire, or, if weight is a factor, using a Tubeless Ready tire with sealing solution.
No tubes. Schwalbe Tubeless Ready tires make it possible. With three advantages – weight, puncture protection and low rolling resistance.
What you will need:
60 ml Doc Blue Professional
Schwalbe Tubeless Ready tire with special bead shape
And a modicum of patience and experience in fitting
Of course the tires can be used quite normally with a tube.
These tyres are for mountain bikes and intended primarily for off road use, the knobbly patterns provide grip when steering and traction when applying power to the pedals. There is usually a tyre to suit the conditions in which you are riding in so the right choice is important. On dry days a narrow tyre with a smoother central tread can be used, but on a wet day a wider tyre with a deeper knobbly tread pattern is essential or you could be the one in contact with the mud.
For over 70 years Schwalbe have dominated the two wheeled tyre industry in Germany and Europe, being voted best MTB tyre brand in Germany for the past two years. From the very early beginnings where the company founder, Earnest-Wilhelm Bohle capitalised on the developing cycle industry, to the ultra modern distribution facility near Cologne, Schwalbe have continued to design and manufacture some of the finest bicycle tyres available. Schwalbe's success is due in part to the effort it makes in product development from lab tests at the manufacturing facility to the hardest proving grounds of all, professional cycle racing. 'Team Gerolsteiner' achieved a very creditable 7th place overall in the 2004 Tour de France and the unique performance of team captain Davide Rebellin winning three major classic races back to back using Schwalbe tyre. Other notable succeses include Normann Stadler winning the infamous Ironman triathlon in Hawaii, riding Schwalbe Stelvio tyres.
|ETRTO Number||Dimension (26")|
|25-559||26 x 1|
|32-559||26 x 1.25|
|40-559||26 x 1.5|
|47-559||26 x 1.75|
|50-559||26 x 1.9|
|54-559||26 x 2.1|
|57-559||26 x 2.125|
|55-559||26 x 2.2|
|60-559||26 x 2.4|
|ETRTO Number||Dimension (29")|
|50-622||29 x 2.0|
|55-622||29 x 2.2|
|60-622||29 x 2.4|
|This is a generic size guide and not all tyres will come in the sizes shown.|
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