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MICHELIN® Tubeless Ready tires can be fitted with or without an inner tube if a Tubeless UST or Tubeless Ready* compatible wheel is used. The maximum recommended pressure must not be exceeded. Sealant must be added**. Tire pressure must be checked before every ride.

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MICHELIN® tubetype tires fit onto hooked metal or carbon rims with an inner tube.



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Rubber is one of the key components of a tire. It provides different performance characteristics according to its composition.

gum x technology

MICHELIN GUM-X technology delivers strong rolling efficiency while delivering a good level of grip. It is available as Single-Compound (MICHELIN Gum-X), Dual-Compound (MICHELIN Gum-X2D) and Tri-Compound (MICHELIN Gum-X3D). Each of these MICHELIN Gum-X versions delivers the tire performance required.

magi x technology

The MICHELIN rubber technology that provides grip for extreme usages such as Enduro and Downhill. This compound was developed from technology used in MotoGPTM.

magi x2 technology

MICHELIN Magi-X2 (available on MICHELIN Wild Enduro Front only) is the new generation of MICHELIN Magi-X (available on MICHELIN Mud Enduro).

magi x dh technology

MICHELIN Magi-XDH provides maximum grip whatever the temperature or terrain conditions. Created as a result of the development for our DH Racing tires. It is also available on our Enduro Racing tires.

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Tire casing is made up of  threads, the thickness of which varies according to the range to make the tire robust, flexible, efficient and lightweight. The more threads there are, the thinner they are, making the tire lighter. On the contrary, the less threads there are, the bigger they are, making the tire stronger. TPI (Threads Per Inch) refers to the density of threads per inch.

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downhill shiled technology

Discipline: Downhill

4x55 TPI casing with high speed stability, even at low pressure

Ranges: MICHELIN® Racing Line DH tires, MICHELIN® Wild enduro Racing Line

trail shiled technology

Discipline: All Mountain/Trail

4x60 TPI casing, with a reinforced ply bead to bead to provide maximum robustness

Ranges: MICHELIN Force AM Performance Line​​​​​

gravity shiled technology

Discipline: Enduro and All Mountain

3x33 TPI or 3x60 TPI casing, particularly suitable for the Enduro discipline.

Ranges: MICHELIN Enduro Competition Line and MICHELIN  All Mountain Competition Line

cross shiled2 technology

Discipline: XC

MICHELIN Cross Shield2 casing features 4x150 TPI and high density fiber for bead to bead protection.

Range: MICHELIN Jet XC2, MICHELIN Force XC2 and MICHELIN WILD XC, all available in Racing Line

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cuttable blocks technology

On mixed and muddy terrain, Enduro or DH riders often need to cut their blocks to improve grip and steering precision. Michelin designed and patented a new generation of tread pattern which makes the cuttable blocks consistent and fast (MICHELIN DH Mud and MICHELIN Mud Enduro tread patterns).


Extra reinforcement above the bead to absorb energy on pinch impacts.

low pressure reinforcement

Reinforcement of the structure which allows the tire to roll at low pressure with a high level of lateral stability. Increases the resistance of the bead zone on pinch impacts.

high density puncture protection

Anti-puncture reinforcement that gives optimal protection against perforations in the tread.


e bike ready technology

Designed for traditional bicycles, tested and validated for e-bike compatibility.
MICHELIN® tires with the e-bike ready label can be used on electric bikes (20 mph). 

tubeless ready technology

With the exception of the MICHELIN® Wild Run’R tire, all foldable bead MICHELIN® MTB tires can be mounted Tubeless if you:

  • use a tubeless UST or tubeless ready compatible wheel
  • do not exceed the maximum pressure indicated on tire sidewalls
  • add sealant
  • check tire pressure before each ride

Legal Mentions

* Check Tubeless ready compatibility with the rim manufacturers’ guidelines.
** Check sealant manufacturer recommendations.

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