The compound of a MTB tyre, or in other words the rubber composition, affects the performance of a tyre enormously. You can assess the performance of a mountain bike tyre to a large extent with the naked eye. But did you know that two nearly identical tyres can perform totally different when biking?

Obviously, components such as the profile, the casing and the width of the MTB tyre have a big influence on the features of the tyre. But the compound that is used characterizes the features of the tyre at least as much. By adjusting the rubber compound, differences in properties will occur. You can think of grip, resistance and durability.

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