WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear

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WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear
The WTB VelociRaptor is no newcomer to the mountain bike world. A game-changer when introduced in 1994, these tires have been shredding trails ever since with no signs of stopping any time soon. The front and rear-specific tread patterns are perfect for digging at the dirt to maintain traction in a wide variety of conditions, so you never have to worry. Try riding one of the most classic combos of all time - they just flat out work.
  • Large, directional tread pattern claws at the dirt and maintains a consistent feel for better cornering
  • Front tread enhances steering response and control while shedding mud
  • Rear tread digs in to help you climb and break with some serious power
  • Lightweight casing shaves grams and rolls fast to minimize resistance
  • Puncture-resistant tread protects against thorns and other trail debris
  • Folding bead sheds grams
  • Size: 26x2.1
  • Sold separately: Front or Rear
WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear
  • WEIGHT Front: 700g; Rear: 675g
  • SIZE(S) 26 x 2.1"
  • TPI 27
  • BEAD Folding
  • MAX. PSI 65
  • Rating 4.5

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WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear
 
4.6

(based on 48 reviews)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (26)
  • Versatile (25)
  • Lightweight (8)

Cons

  • Heavy (6)
  • Wears out quickly (4)

Best Uses

  • Mountain biking (41)
  • Extreme sports (7)
  • Commuting/city (3)
  • Downhill (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (31), Casual/ recreational (7), Commuter (5), Competitive cyclist (3)
    • Cycling Style:
    • Speed oriented (25), Comfort oriented (14)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (42), Yes (4)

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5.0

RE-PURCHASE

By 409

from socal

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Value+++

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

    Great MTB tire especially for the price. Instantly transformed my bike from sliding around to being planted.

    • Cycling Style:
    • Comfort Oriented
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    1.0

    Keep looking

    By Jim the Runner

    from San Jose, CA

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Wears Out Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Commuting/City

      Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

      The knobs on the sides of the tire are all ripping off exposing the bead of the tire. The width is not even close to what it is supposed to be. Don't waste your money.

      • Cycling Style:
      • Speed Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Best front tire there is

      By fred

      from simi valley, ca

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Lightweight
      • Versatile

      Cons

      • wish they made a wider version like a 2.3"

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

      best directional tire on the market

      • Cycling Style:
      • Speed Oriented
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Amazing tire; super price

      By Biking Mom

      from Kalamazoo, MI

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking

        Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

        We bought a set of these for our avid mountain biking son's 16th birthday. He is so happy with them; he says they are the best tires and they perform extremely well. He wanted the foldable style and was completely satisfied with every aspect. He is thrilled to get such high quality tires and we are thankful for a reasonable price!

        • Cycling Style:
        • Speed Oriented
        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Beast of a tire!

        By Snow Cat

        from upstate New York

        About Me Commuter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • attack with confidence
        • Durable
        • super grip
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Commuting/City
          • Extreme Sports
          • Mountain Biking
          • varying weather conditions or terrain

          Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

          I absolutely love these tires! I ride in varying weather and terrain, including snow and ice. I have had other tires in the snow, but these allow me to ride with confidence. They attack and grip the snow with very little sliding, unlike other knobby tires I've had before. They love the loose gravel on the sides of the roads too! Like their name, these tires are BEASTS!

          • Cycling Style:
          • Comfort Oriented
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Great tire! Been using for over 20 years...

          By Travis H.

          from Knoxville, TN

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Appearance
          • Durable
          • Grip
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

            I just got back into cycling but enjoyed riding quite a bit back in the 1990s in my 20s. I used these tires then and was glad to see they still make them. They are even better now than they were then as you would expect. For the price Nashbar has them listed you can not beat it!

            • Cycling Style:
            • Comfort Oriented
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            BIG Lugs - great hook-ups

            By fred

            from Simi Valley

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

              I wish that WTB would offer a 2.3 or ++ front tire size.

              • Cycling Style:
              • Comfort Oriented
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              Great tires

              By Loy

              from Colorado Springs, Co.

              About Me Avid Cyclist

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Versatile

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Extreme Sports
                • Mountain Biking

                Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

                Thee ties seem to grip the dirt giving me great control. I can't say about the time they will last although I imagine they will be fine. I only ride 125-150 miles a week in Colorado. Most of the trails are crushed granite aan it's haard ontires anyway.

                • Cycling Style:
                • Comfort Oriented
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Awesome climb like a wild man.

                By Duck Rider

                from Florence, Arizona

                About Me Avid Cyclist

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Versatile

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Mountain Biking

                  Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

                  I ride everyday here in Arizona the. I used these tires years ago in northern Califorina and they still kick butt.

                  • Cycling Style:
                  • Comfort Oriented
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Deal

                  By Wolf howling tree

                  from Utah, utah

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Mountain Biking

                      Comments about WTB Velociraptor 26" Mountain Tire - Front or Rear:

                      I haven't had it long but it seems to grip pretty well

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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