Let’s face it, the tyre on your bike makes the primal decision for the rest of the system, both where the airflow is going to go and your connection with the road.
When Zipp introduced their Tangente line of tires in 2007 they did with a focus on leading edge airflow properties and how they interfaced with our rims. Zipp worked with an industry-leading manufacturer to develop the tire casing and tread compound, but did not have as heavy of a focus on rolling resistance.
For 2015, Zipp have taken everything that we learned from Firecrest rim shapes and updated their tire technology to not only maximize airflow, but also optimize rolling resistance. We are excited to introduce the all NEW Tangente line of tires: Course, Speed, SLSpeed.
Intended use: Racing and training
Optimized for dry road conditions
120 TPI nylon casing with nylon puncture protection strip
New aero tread pattern
Sidewalls designed for supple and compliant ride feel
Rubber formulated for grip and acceleration
Very low rolling resistance; saves power
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