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TAIPAN XC-Trail

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Made in France
performance
lightness
puncture resistance
fast rolling
lateral grip
mud shedding

Delivers excellent lightweight performance and grip.

Sheds mud from the sides thanks to blocks of V-shaped knobs.

The size of the lateral knobs varies to improve grip at varying lean angles.

Progressive tread pattern and knob shape.

Available in RR XC or Enduro rubber.

Ideal for all types of terrain and conditions.

The Trail reference in terms of versatility.

Suggested in 15 different references.

Race Ripost® compound and Hardskin bead to bead reinforcement.

Profile adapted to mixed and muddy conditions; large adhesion and evacuation capacity.

 

 

   

 

A very versatile tire, the Taïpan gives performance, lightness and adhesion, the indisputable assets. Whatever the conditions, it’ll take you on all terrains.

Its round balloon will blow away the most sceptical mountain bikers as to the capacity of the Taïpan to be a tire XC par excellence. 

Finally, the volume of the lateral knobs is specified to optimise grip and lateral deformation. Used on a regular basis by the best XC  and TRAIL racers in mixed/wet conditions.

The Taïpan is decisively the ultra-versatile tire. On top of being effective in mixed XC, it is the Trail profile by definition. 

Sections, reinforcements, casings, compounds, all the ingredients are united to launch the legend!

Its profile is seductive to atypical enthusiasts. Its specific and spaced knobs optimise rolling just as much as adhesion when mounted at the front.

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Pierre-Geoffroy PLANTET

Team B/Twin MTB Racing Team

"The Taipan is very versatile and adapts extremely well to different conditions, dry as much as wet. It means, for example, that you’ll never be handicapped on a marathon. The quality of the compound offers an exceptional grip allowing me to maintain adhesion where previously I had slipped and skidded."

Jean-Paul STEPHAN

Multiple XC Master World Champion

« When friends ask me which kind of tires to use, I always recommend a set of TAIPANs. They are exceptionally versatile from ride to ride, with very satisfying ride qualities... and the durability of the compound is a great comfort during the whole season !. »

See all TAIPAN XC-Trail references below

Dimensions ETRTO Use Concept Reinforcement Compound TT/TL TPI Beads Colours Weight (+/- 7%) Reference
27.5x2.25 54-584 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready RR xc TT - TL 127 FB Black 638g PV525412
26x2.25 54-559 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready RR xc TT - TL 127 FB Black 615g PV525392
26x2.25 54-559 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready Hardskin TT - TL 66 FB Black 650g PV526402
27.5x2.25 54-584 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready Hardskin TT - TL 66 FB Black 730g PV526412
29x2.25 54-622 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready RR xc TT - TL 127 FB Black 685g PV525432
26x2.10 52-559 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready TT - TL 127 FB Black 620g PV702702
27.5x2.10 52-584 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready TT - TL 127 FB Black 715g PV702712
29x2.10 52-622 TRAIL // XC - CROSS COUNTRY Tubeless Ready TT - TL 127 FB Black 660g PV702722

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