IRC JX8 Gekkota Enduro Rear Tire

Cycle News Staff | November 10, 2020

Developed and tested with help of top hard-enduro and endurocross riders, the JX8 Gekkota rear tire has an updated three-ply carcass and stiffer sidewalls for more rigidity and stability for tackling obstacles.

IRC JX8 Gekkota Enduro Rear Tire

Its tread is made from a gummy compound that includes reinforced center knobs. IRC says that this tire is specifically for serious trail riders or for extreme indoor enduros, such as endurocross events, and is not recommended for MX applications.

IRC JX8 Gekkota Enduro Rear Tire specs

Here is more from the IRC Tires press release:

Goldilocks Gummy Tire Arrives
JX8 Gekkota was developed and tested with help of top Hard Enduro Endurocross riders in most extreme condition to making another gummy tire option for single track riders and top pro Hard
Enduro/Endurocross riders.

Carcass structure:
Updated carcass structure to 3ply construction to enhance overall rigidity to provide excellent stability going through challenging obstacles.

Dual Compound:
Using IRC’s well known super gummy compound on the tread for maximum grip, combining with stiffer sidewall to manage flexibility for straight drive stability.

Block Design:
Extra rubber support on the bottom of the center knobs optimizes rigidity to deliver next-level longevity performance as a gummy tire.

The IRC JX8 Gekkota Enduro tires is expecting to be available from WPS, Parts Unlimited and SRT dealers in January, 2021.

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