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Vredestein Performs In MTB And Road Race Tyres

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For both professional and recreational cyclists Vredestein has developed a new tyre positioned between its the Black Panther xtrac and the Bull Lock. The new Black Panther xtreme has been tested extensively and features the characteristics of the Black Panther series, with an extra emphasis on rough and wet terrain.

Vredestein Performs In MTB And Road Race Tyres

For both professional and recreational cyclists Vredestein has developed a new tyre positioned between it’s the Black Panther xtrac and the Bull Lock. The new Black Panther xtreme (photo) has been tested extensively and features the characteristics of the Black Panther series, with an extra emphasis on rough and wet terrain.

The Black Panther xtreme will be available from the beginning of 2010 in size 50-559, in three different versions. In 2010, Vredestein will have three different tyre systems within the XC range, allowing it to satisfy the market demands completely. There are the traditional Tube Type system with a tyre and inner tube on a standard rim.

There will also be Tubeless Ready tyres with sealant on a UST rim and the UST Tubeless tyre on a UST rim. Within the existing range, the Black Panther, Black Panther xtrac and Spotted Cat are also available with the Tubeless Ready tyre system. Another new addition to the Vredestein MTB range is the anti-puncture solution. A UST Tubeless version had already been developed, mainly to prevent the nuisance of ‘snake bites’ but now there is a new variant for the XC range, the Tubeless Ready Tyre system.

The system is based on a standard tyre with a UST tubeless bead contour. In combination with a UST tubeless rim and tyre sealant, this is the ultimate solution to prevent punctures. An additional benefit is that this system has a lower rolling resistance and is lighter than UST Tubeless and Tube type tyres. Since Vredestein collaborated successfully with the Italian master Giugiaro in the area of scooter and car tyres for many years, the manufacturer is well known for its tyre design.

Design is also becoming increasingly important in cycle sports, and colour schemes certainly play a central role here. Requested by the Olympic and World Champion Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel, Vredestein has been developing a special pink version of the successful Fortezza TriComp to the market, in size 700x23C.

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