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by Shane Stokes
June 17, 2017
In today’s Daily News Digest: Spilak grabs stage 7 and yellow jersey at the Tour de Suisse, Groenewegen quickest again on stage 3 of the Ster ZLM Toer, Mezgec takes stage 2 of the Tour of Slovenia, Vivani wins stage 2 of the Route du Sud, Sunderland wins stage 3 of the Tour of Korea, Caruso handed two-year ban after positive test for EPO, British Cycling rejects MP’s criticism of federation and Cookson, Varnish’s lawyers suggest British Cycling report was deliberately toned down, Mitchelton-Scott director hails strong Under 23 Giro d’Italia ride, WTB releases Resolute 42 “all-weather” gravel tires, Video: Joe Dombrowski post-race interview from stage 7, Tour de Suisse, Video: Tour de Beauce stage 2, Video: Believe in Yourself – Cycling Motivation 2017, Video: Peter Sagan meets Tacx Magnum Smart, Video: 13-year-old cycling across the US for clean water
WTB continues to grow its range of tires for gravel and adventure riding with the Resolute 42, a 42mm-wide “all-weather” model available in both 650b and 700c diameters. The Resolute 42 tread design utilizes small, square-shaped knobs throughout, but with a more tightly spaced centre tread to lower rolling resistance, coupled with a more open pattern on the shoulders for more predictable grip on softer terrain.
Claimed weights range between 442-468g, depending on size, all with tubeless-ready 120TPI casings. Retail prices are US$52-55, also depending on size; pricing for other regions is TBC.
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