A new kind of rubber tyre.
HOW TO FIT
The ideal tyre for your electric bike.
Our new puncture
proof tyres will always
get you there.
- Comfortable to ride
- Simple and easy to fit
- Impossible to puncture
- Good grip even in the wet
- 100% real rubber
- Environmentally friendly
- Complete peace of mind
Made in the UK
We have improved our cellular rubber technology even further, it is now our lightest ever and so much like a pneumatic tyre we don't think you'll notice the difference. Available in a new size of 26” x 1.75” in the spring. Early feedback from testing has been so good that we'll now upgrade all our sizes to this new low density technology.
This 26” x 1.75” (650 mm x 43mm) tyre will also fit most 26” wheels which are usually 559 x 19 (ETRTO)
Patented Gecko rubber tyre with fitting clips
Introducing possibly the best puncture proof tyres ever made!
Our patented Gecko 'Freedom' cellular rubber tyre is an ideal tyre for your ebike, commuter or city bike share that will free you from the shackles of punctures and tyre maintenance. The real rubber construction gives it excellent grip in all weather conditions and it can be easily fitted without special tools.
We currently make two sizes:
26” x 1.5" (to fit wheel rim size: ETRTO 559 x 19c)
26” x 1.75"
We're very proud to report that the Gecko tyres have been trialled extensively in cities across the UK and France racking up tens of thousands of miles over the last 12 months with no problems reported.
Bikes come in all shapes and sizes.
Bikes come in many different shapes and sizes, and if you have a simple day to day bike, a down to the pub hack bike or fun with the kids on the path bike, we can make sure you get where you need to go.
Currently we only make two sizes, a 26" x 1.5" and 26" x 1.75" (wheel rim specification ETRTO 559 x 19C) and the reason for this is simple. City hire share bikes use a 26" wheel and that is where we started, we now have bikes in a few cities across the UK and France. They have proved very popular so we're now bringing them directly to you!
If you have a bike with 26" wheels, do please try our tyres, we're sure you'll love them. Alternatively we are planning to have the following tyres sizes in our range: 700, 24", 20", 16" (in various widths and using standard wheel rim specifications).
Perhaps the perfect tyre for your e-bike.
You're probably riding an electric bike because you simply want to get to where you want to go, maybe without needing a shower and a change of clothes when you arrive. Electric bikes are a great alternative to driving cars and ideal if you live somewhere with lots of hills.
The only problem is the tyres can go flat. A loss of pressure in the tyre will hugely impact the performance of your batteries and make cycling, what is, a heavy bike very hard indeed. Our comfortable real rubber tyres give you back control.
- Guaranteed range performance. Gecko tyres can't lose pressure, a full charge will always take you the distance you expect.
- Get the most out of your e-bike. Bikes are meant to be used. If you're worrying about flat tyres all the time, you're not getting the benefits.
- Never be late to work. With Gecko you know the tyres can't let you down.
- Changing a flat is hard. Especially on an e-bike, changing a flat tyre can be difficult and time consuming. Time to stop worrying about it.
- Great all weather performance. Geckos are made from real rubber, as tyres should be. They won't lose grip or slip in the rain or mud like some plastic tyres can.
"I now have complete peace of mind when commuting"
- Phil Wrenn
(Regular ebike commuter)
We currently make two sizes:
26” x 1.5" & 26" x 1.75"
(to fit wheel rim size: ETRTO 559 x 19c)
Further new tyres sizes will be announced in the spring.
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(more sizes coming soon)
100% Puncture Proof?
Easy to install?
Life Cycle Environmental Footprint
Where are they made?
Price per Tyre
Gecko 'Freedom' Tyre
'Old Style' Solid Tyre
Best Alternative Solid Tyre
A Leading Puncture
Resistant Pneumatic Tyre
Foamed PU Polymer
Foamed EVA Polymer
Rubber, Textiles & Metal Wires
approx 4kg CO2
approx 12kg CO2
£60 + Fitting
£32 + tube + pump + repair kit...
Traditional rubber, textile and metal tyres are very hard to recycle due to the difficulty in separating the different materials, so unless they become a cool belt, there is not much you can do with them.
* obviously only valid If the tyres are kept at the correct pressure without any punctures.
Cycling is one of the most environmentally friendly and sustainable forms of transport available. But few people know that the tyres can be damaging to the environment and if you have a puncture, you'll have to throw much of it away. We commissioned an independent study into the life cycle impact of our tyre compared to a leading puncture resistant one. The results are dramatic.
Our rubber tyres are 70% less damaging to the environment. Even if we assume that both tyres last the same length of time. But since our tyres are solid, they will last much longer. If you also consider not needing the repair kits, pumps, spare tubes etc... it's clear which is better.
Carbon Intensity / Climate Change Impact
(kilograms CO2 equivalent emissions)
Leading Puncture Resistant Tyre
New Gecko 'Freedom' Tyre
Geckos are made from a single material rather than lots of different ones combined.
Making a Gecko is simpler and less energy intensive.
Geckos don't need inner tubes or get punctures.
Gecko is 100% Recyclable.
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