• Hutchinson Squale MTB Tyre - Hardskin

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Hutchinson Squale MTB Tyre - Hardskin

Effectively there are two Squales. The early 26x2.3" versions which have a slightly different knob pattern.

This first tire was co-designed by Nicolas Vouilloz. The later 2.5 version was slightly modified by the Hutchinson UR team. On the latter models the spacing and position of the transition knobs have been changed to make cornering transitions more predictable. Both these treads are aggressive enduro and DH tires. The wider 2.5 tire also has three compounds. 2 compounds on knobs, one rolling and one for the cornering lugs. The third compound is a harder compound that lies under the knobs to support these knobs when they're under extreme acceleration, braking or cornering. Furthermore, the 2.5 tire has a 2x66 ply casing that's rugged in any situation adding support and puncture protection.

The Squale is a DH and Enduro competition tire designed for rocky and loose conditions.

  • Designed by Nicholas Vouilloz and the Hutchinson UR team
  • Specific Race Riposte compound excels at performance and durability on RR models
  • Hardskin reinforced casings reduce pinch flats.
  • 2x66 ply casing on the 2.5 and 2.6 models.
  • Quality Made in France


  • Uses: Enduro, Downhill
  • Ground: Dry, Mixed, Rocky
  • Tyre Size: 26x2.30, 27.5" (650b) 2.3", 29" 2.3"
  • ETRTO: 54-559, 54-584, 54-622
  • TPI: 66
  • Bead: Foldable
  • Concept Construction: Reinforced Hardskin
  • TT/TL: TT
  • Sidewall: Black

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