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Hüsker Dü 4.8


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From hardpack groomed trails to soft backcountry pursuits, Hüsker Dü’s 4.8 inch wide casing offers a huge footprint while maintain rolling efficiency for the best balance of speed and float.

  • 4.8” casing offers the most float of any 45NRTH tire
  • Ideal for loose conditions at low pressure
  • Reduced lug count for rolling efficiency on harder packed trails
  • Tall shoulder lugs increase cornering traction
26 x 4.8" (559/26" MTN)
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120tpi Ultralight or 60tpi
Tubeless ready folding (120tpi and 60tpi)
65–102mm wide rims

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  • Acceleration Traction
  • Braking Traction
  • Cornering Traction
  • Rolling Efficiency
  • Flotation
Husker Du 4.8 Fat Bike Tire - black - three quarter view with sidewall and tread detail