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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Evolution Double Defence TL Ready Folding MTB Tyre - 26"

Black / 26" / 2.1"
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Schwalbe Nobby Nic Evolution Double Defence folding tyres in 2.1
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  • Allgrounder! Now in a class of its own. Because Schwalbe improved, "by evolution", on their all around, beloved MTB, tyre test winner of many years!
  • Phase shifted blocks. A variation in the interblock space has resulted in profile cluster, which very positively affects grip.
  • U-Blocks. The centre blocks are non-directional. The tyre is fitted to the rear wheel in the same direction as the front wheel. So the U-blocks can act optimally against the cornering forces on both wheels.
  • Cut resistance. The rubber tread compound migrates into the sidewalls. The shoulder area is thus better protected against cuts.
  • Durability. Larger blocks increase the lifespan.
  • Triple Nano-Compound. Naturally with their best rubber mixture for top performance grip and rolling resistance.
  • Many detailed optimizations add up to a big difference: 15% less rolling resistance than the former Nobby Nic. 30g weight saving. With its unbelievable power the new Nobby Nic is the true Allgrounder!
  • TL ready model

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***** on 21/03/2015

Great tyre - Used on front - with Racing Ralph Evolution DD on back - good balance between control in muddy conditions and speed in dry conditions

***** on 23/02/2015

Tyres are very personal but I have settled on these as a good all rounder. Reasonable in mud and roll well on tarmac.

***** on 03/11/2014

Great climber. Put in rear in combo with Ralphs up front. Great combo

***** on 05/09/2014

I run them on Stans Arch rims and really rate them. I used to buy the UST versions as I suspected they had tougher sidewalls but you can't seem to get them any more so I use these. I run the 2.25" versions and are brilliant if you get the pressure just right - too soft and you can feel them roll round corners, too firm and you're not getting the benefits.

***** on 12/07/2014

Great tyre. Bought to replace the same that has lasted extremely well. I run them tubeless and they hold air better than most others I have tried.

***** on 28/06/2014

Love these tyres last a long time

***** on 11/04/2014

As usual great service from Merlin. Best xc tyres out there Double defence and triple compound worth the extra, run tubeless have got to be one of the lightest tyres out there, great grip and traction when run at proper pressures i.e. 30 to35psi.

***** on 11/04/2014

Arguably the best all round tyre, for all year round riding in uk conditions. I run a 2.1 on the back & a 2.25 on the front.

***** on 17/01/2014

Great tyre. Fitted tubeless on Easton ea70 xct. Grippy tyre perfect for uk winter conditions. V pleased.

***** on 04/12/2013

Everybody knows the NN reputation, excellent grip, but the Double Defense version utilises a built-in High Density guard underneath the tread for improved puncture resistance. The Double Defense Nobby Nic is the use of thicker SnakeSkin sidewalls for abrasion resistance. This works really well with the Tubeless Ready system that adds a thicker and more pronounced bead that is designed to lock tightly into tubeless compatible rims: Perfect for me !

**** on 21/11/2013

Initial impressions seem good, good grip in the mud and not too slow on the dry. Great price too

***** on 19/11/2013

Great all round tyre tho' side walls can be a bit delicate. As ever Merlin's service an price second to none.

***** on 13/11/2013

Very good tyre, used this type before and like it. Took a little bit of encouragement to mount on my UST rims, had to put a tube in to get one of the beads to mount and use an air compressor at local garage, but now on and holding air. I find that these tyres go well on the wet roots and rocks in the forests round here. Good grip.

**** on 17/10/2013

Easy to mount and grippy tyre which clears moderate mud well. Holds air pressure well for TL ready tyre.

***** on 26/03/2013

Excellent tyre. Excellent service as always from Merlin Cycles.

***** on 22/02/2013

Excellent tire put this on the back and hasn't let me down.
Promotes confidence in all conditions snow mud slop you name it, clears well. Also the compound allows easy rolling on hard surfaces. Easy to fit seats well on tubeless rims, like I've said hasn't let me down and I don't expect it too!

**** on 26/12/2012

Having decided to take the plunge and go tubeless I decided on the Nobby Nics TL ready as they seemed to over a good combination of weight, all year round grip and decent rolling speed. They took me 2 attempts to seal and after my first hundred miles I am certainly not disappointed. I thought my old Continental Mountain Kings were good all rounders but these seem to be a notch up in off-road grip performance and quieter on tarmac too. I've gone for 4 stars only as other reviewers comment that they wear quite quickly so I'll hold back on the 5th star until I've done some proper mileage on them.

***** on 12/12/2012

Schwalbe didn't disappoint on this one, the grip it's great and it still rolls great! It's a must for that winter trails with mud, water and wet roots and rocks. On top of that you will get double defense for those technical trails full of sharp rocks and thorns, I love it!

***** on 30/10/2012

Excellent Tyre - much more grip than the rocket ron

***** on 18/10/2012

Great tyres for the winter trails.

***** on 16/08/2012

These tyres have given me great service on my Scott Genius 20, with tenacious grip across a wide range of surfaces, reasonable rolling resistance and longevity to boot. Highly recommended.

***** on 05/07/2012

Tyres arrived exactly as ordered and in time to fit them and race them - I ordered them 3 days beforehand. Great service at a great price, as always

***** on 28/06/2012

Have one of these tyres on the rear of my Canyon X9 and after a trip to Coed y Brenin I decided to go tubeless on a pair of wheels recently purchased. No hesitation in installing Nobby Nic DD. Brilliant tyre!

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