Bontrager Bontrager XR2 Tire Review

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September 29, 2018
Model/Year: 2018

Pros: Light for a big(2.6) tire, brakes awesome, corners very good and rolls super fast compared to the xr3 (2.4) I was riding .

Cons: None yet.

Recommendation: I've been entertaining an idea of installing one on the front as well. Currently running an XR4 2.6 team issue on the front. F: XR4 2.6 ti R: XR2 2.6 ti

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October 30, 2016
Pros: Durable for intermediate terrain. Decent Traction on straights with little resistance

Cons: Slips occasionally on roots, rocks, leaves, loose dirt. Poor tread pattern Corners poorly

Recommendation: These tires will work for smooth, hard terrain and won't give too much resistance. If you ride muddy, sandy, or rocky terrain you might consider something else. These work okay, but there are certainly better tires out there

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March 16, 2016
Model/Year: xr2 expert 2015

Pros: Fast rolling and grippy in the corners. Light weight and easy tubeless set up on bontrager rims.

Cons: Not very aggressive.

Recommendation: Great for xc in hard packed conditions that are common in the midwest. Not sure how they'd fare in looser terrain but i'd want something more aggressive there. Overall I love this tire. If you ride and race xc i highly reccomend them.

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December 14, 2015
Model/Year: 2015

Recommendation: Good for hard packed, smooth surfaces. This is not a good overall tire. I will replace these soon.

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September 26, 2015
Model/Year: 2016

Pros: They roll well on groomed trails.

Cons: They suck at everything else.

Recommendation: These came stock on my 2016 Trek X Calibur 9. The knobs are tiny. The tires are fast on fire roads and groomed, flat singletrack. They are horrible in rocks, leaves, pine needles, loose gravel, etc. I will be changing to Maxxis tires as soon as funds allow.

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Bontrager Bontrager XR2 3.00 out of 5 based on 5 ratings. 5 user reviews.