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WTB 27.5+ System / Tire Size Standard

WTB 27.5+ System

TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2015

WTB 27.5+ System

TAIPEI CYCLE d&i awards 2015

WTB created a new wheel size that fits within existing, available standardization with its new WTB 27.5+ System. Using a wide, WTB 27.5" TCS rim and a large, WTB 2.8" TCS tire, the overall diameter of the WTB 27.5+ System becomes 28.6". This allows riders to use WTB's 27.5+ System within 29" bicycles they already own. No new parts, aside from the wheels, are necessary.
WTB's 27.5+ System combines the supple traction and smooth riding characteristics of plus sized tires with the available and accessible standardization of 29" bicycles, creating a transformative ride for existing bicycles.

Client / Manufacturer

WTB

WTB
Mill Valley, United States

Design

WTB

WTB
Mill Valley, United States