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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

 

LATEST NEWS:

 

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)

26"

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.

Click on me for more information:

Road

(more sizes coming soon)

Electric

Side-by-side Comparison

100% Puncture Proof?

Material

Easy to install?

Life Cycle Environmental Footprint

Ride Quality

Where are they made?

Price per Tyre

Gecko 'Freedom' Tyre

 

 

'Old Style' Solid Tyre

 

 

Best Alternative Solid Tyre

 

 

A Leading Puncture

Resistant Pneumatic Tyre

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

 

No

Cellular Rubber

 

 

Foamed PU Polymer

 

Foamed EVA Polymer

 

Rubber, Textiles & Metal Wires

Yes

 

 

No

 

 

No

 

 

Yes

 approx 4kg CO2

 

 

Unknown

 

 

Unknown

 

 

approx 12kg CO2

Excellent

 

 

Poor

 

 

Good

 

 

Excellent*

Competitive

 

 

approx £30

 

 

£60 + Fitting

 

£32 + tube + pump + repair kit...

UK

 

 

Typically Asia

 

 

Typically Asia

 

 

Typically Asia

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.

Environmental Comparison

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.

70% less

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