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Brian Lopes adds WTB Rims & Tires to his Sponsorships

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Eight years ago, we were honored to announce a new saddle partnership with legendary mountain bike racer Brian Lopes. Today we're stoked to announce Lopes will be adding WTB rims and tires to his quiver of bikes.

WTB Nano 700x40C TCS Light Tire

FAAAASSSTT!!!!! The Nano 40c is built for speed, and let’s just politely say it delivers. A 40mm, rounded profile and an elevated centerline provide enough volume for lower tire pressures and a smoother ride while still reducing drag and rolling resistance. This makes for an all out gravel destroyer that can still appease those clamoring for a truly big cyclocross tire. Winner? We think so. So does superhuman, beyond endurance athlete, Jay Petervary.

WTB Riddler 27.5 x 2.25 Light Fast Roll Tire

Named after WTB Athlete Nathan Riddle, the Riddler hungers for speed yet hangs on in the corners, remaining composed and unflappable - just like Nathan Riddle’s riding style. Large, supported toothy side knobs and densely packed, low center tread make the Riddler a hit beyond the gravity-enthused as multiple widths and wheel sizes also keep the cross country, weight conscious happy with a lightweight do-it-all.

WTB Ranger Tire

Searching for the ultimate do-it-all tire? Meet the Ranger…you’re welcome. Tightly spaced center knobs set the pace while open outer lugs devour corners and shed muck with ease, making the Ranger equal parts trail ace and XC dominator. Completing the package, multi-directional siping assures the Ranger will grab hold whether tackling technical climbs or roosting into corners. Weight optimized to outperform in all conditions, wet or dry, hard-pack or loam. Forget trail conditions, the Ranger isn’t intimidated.

Available in 27.5x2.0 TCS Light Folding version.

WTB Trail Boss Tire

Tight enough tread spacing for high speed, drag-free onslaughts yet blocky and tall enough to really dig in when it comes time to slam on the brakes. A rounded profile and staggered, supported side knobs keep clamoring for traction even as the trail loses its camber. Want to go out and own it? Be the Trail Boss.

Available in 27.5x2.25 TCS Light casing or 27.5 x 3.0" TCS Light.

WTB Wolverine SS Tires

Densely packed, fast rolling, and happy to be ridden aggressively, the Wolverine is almost plated by its working edges. Need proof? The Wolverine won the 2014 Arizona Trail Race without a single flat under Jay Petervary. That’s 750 miles of cacti, thorns, devastatingly sharp rocks, and no flats, downright tough – makes sense why it also finds itself on the Downieville podium.

Available in 27.5x2.0 Race Version.

WTB Slick Tire

The Slick is the tire for those year-round, all-weather commuters. The Slick utilizes a smooth center for rolling efficiency and deep outer grooves for enhanced control in wet conditions.

Available in 29x2.20 wire bead version.

WTB All Terrain 700c Tires

The All Terrain is always up for adventure. From long-distance touring to light-duty offroading, this tire offers impeccable handling that won't let you down.

Available in 700x32C or 700x37C wire bead.

WTB Cross Wolf Tires

The Cross Wolf tackles the race course and singletrack with speed and an aggressive bite. It boasts impressive traction and stability for its minimal weight and size, especially in loose soil.

Available in 700x32C TCS light folding version.

WTB Bee Line 2.2 TCS Tire

The Bee Line 2.2 blurs the lines between XC haste and Trail versatility leaving little room for excuses. Ramped knobs and even tread dispersal create consistent working edges that hang on for lateral traction yet spin up to speed effortlessly making for a tire that is unquestionably quick. This begs one question: How fast are you?

USAGE: XC Race / Aggressive XC / Fast Trail

SIZE: (27.5) 650b x 2.2 

CONDITIONS: Firm, Dry, Hardpack

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