Specialized Ground Control CONTROL 2Bliss Ready T5
The Ground Control Control 2Bliss Ready T5 uses an extremely versatile tread pattern which can be used from cross country race to trail, it rolls fast with exceptional amounts of confidence and grip. With this 60 TPI CONTROL casing, 2Bliss Ready version you the evolved Ground Control tread with the advanced cut and pinch protection at a slight weight penalty over the S-Works version, with more durability and even a touch more tread capability. This is tire that can easily be run as a front tire on an XC bike for a race weekend where a more diverse grip level and front cornering control is required. Pair it up with an CONTROL Fast Trak or Renegade and create the necessary combination of speed and traction for the surface conditions.
Specialized's Block-In-Block design uses a taller adaptable inner block to pierce the ground and claw for traction. The larger outer structure supports the inner block for additional speed, traction, support and stable handling. The CONTROL casing is their light and durable do it all XC construction. To top off this build they have employed their fastest rolling, race ready T5 compound with excellent wear and tear protection.
- Exceptionally versatile trail tire that is light, fast and assertive when you need grip and traction on most surfaces, but it shines on that mid-pack variety, not quite soft, not quite hard
- More protective CONTROL casing, adding some weight over the S-Works, but still fast
- 60 TPI casing is lightweight, supple, and allows for a great footprint with control at low pressure
- Casing supports slightly wider, denser tread than S-Works version; features a slight extension in the casing overlap
- The overlap provides better protection against cuts and pinch flats
- GRIPTON® T5 is fast rolling, maximizes mechanical grip, damps vibration; offers unparalleled traction in wet or dry conditions
- Block-In-Block design uses a taller adaptable inner block to pierce the ground and claw for traction
- The larger outer structure supports the inner block for additional speed, traction, support and stable handling
- Foldable butyl wrapped bead = 2Bliss Ready
- Sizes / Approx Weight / Pressure range:
- 29x2.2" / 800g / 25-50psi
- 29x2.35" / 845g / 25-50psi
- Color: Black