Teravail over the years has become a vast provider of gravel tires, not just for exploration but for racing as well. With the world of gravel rides at an all-time max, there is no better time for its latest tire – the Washburn.
The Washburn is a high-performance tire aimed at racers and explorers alike. it’s available in many different casing and size configurations, suitable for rough gravel and all-road riding. Designed for a ride that covers everything from rough pavement to fast gravel. A solid center line and progressive knobs give the Washburn tire a fast and controllable ride. Like most other dry conditions gravel tires, the Washburn has progressive transition lugs and tall side lugs. The smaller lugs are spaced out to shed debris, crawl over gravel, and provide grip on larger rocks. The extra-large knobs should provide ample pedaling traction in soggy conditions and get you out of deep gravel pockets. The slick center tread improves rolling efficiency and the volume of the tire should help floating over dirt, gravel, or urban asphalt. Where it differs is the completely smooth, contiguous center strip. This is what gives it it’s road-worthy capabilities without the drag (or noise) of micro knobs. Light and Supple, or Durable?
The story of the Washburn is really two tires; Light and Supple, or Durable Bead to Bead protection. The 60TPI Durable casing features a robust woven nylon composite reinforcement. This is sandwiched between the outer rubber and the inner casing within the sidewalls […]