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Grand Bois Hêtre Tyre - 650B x 42mm

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Grand Bois Hetre - 650B x 42 mm

The Hetre (pronounced ‘ATre’, French for beech tree) is constructed like a high-end racing tire, but with more than twice the air volume of a 28 mm-wide tire. On smooth roads, it rolls as fast as a good racing tire. When the road turns rough, it does not slow down significantly. You will be amazed at the speed you carry across rough roads, and at the comfort these tires provide. The best riding often is away from traffic on little backroads or even gravel. The Hetre opens up a whole world of possibilities.

412 g, clincher, folding bead. Made in Japan.

  • Low rolling resistance
  • Excellent grip
  • Superior comfort
  • Light weight
  • Classic appearance
  • Clincher tires with the ride of a good tubular

"The Hetres are the King of Tires: fast on the road, plush as anything you have ever experienced in your life, sturdy and incredibly long-wearing."

    — S. P., Alexandria VA