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Challenge Baby Limus Team Edition S3 Tubular Cyclocross Tire

Challenge Baby Limus Team Edition S3 Tubular Cyclocross Tire

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The versatile Challenge Baby Limus tread pattern cyclocross tubular, in an exclusive Team Edition version featuring "Team Edition" sidewall text. It was developed by Challenge working with elite athletes to offer improved traction, cornering, casing protection, and speed.

Team Edition: softer, suppler, sealed

Baby Limus excels for all-around use, as well as in sticky mud. This T.E. "Team Edition" version is tricked out with whiter sidewalls, "Team Edition" text, and "S" label (softer, suppler, sealed). 

  • Softer - the rubber in the tread is a softer compound to provide more grip and increase confidence
  • Suppler - 320TPI Corespun Cotton casing and seamless latex inner tube allow the tire to deform to create the largest contact patch possible, absorbing trail imperfections and maximizing traction
  • Sealed: special latex formulated tread-to-base-tape sidewall coating prevents water absorption and maintains a brighter, shiny white appearance with no sacrifice in durability 

Each Baby Limus Team Edition S features a seamless latex inner tube with removable valve core for easy use with Challenge Extenders when used on deep tubular rims, Challenge handmade construction, and Corespun cotton 320TPI casing.

  • claimed 410 grams
  • PPS puncture prevention
  • 700x33c

The same tires used by professional cyclocross racers are now available to you in the Challenge Baby Limus Team Edition S:

“I rode Worlds with the Team Edition Grifo. Where everyone else had to ride mud tires, the Grifo gave me an excellent amount of grip in the corners due to the perfect balance of sidewall agility and the rubber tire tread. With the Grifo I had an advantage on the road sections. The new Team Edition S are better for handling with low tire pressure and more speed!”
 - Eli Iserbyt, Telenet Fidea, U23 Cyclocross World Champion

“Over the past seasons I’ve been working with Challenge to get the perfect balance of soft and supple rubber with the new casing on the Team Edition tubulars. I’m confident we’ve done this and the additional grip is noticeable in the corners.  I know that gives me more confidence to push my bike to the limit.”
 - Helen Wyman, Kona, 9X National & 2X European Cyclocross Champion

 “I found the new soft compound tires gave me more grip in the corner with no reduction in straight line speed.”
 - Ellen Van Loy, Telenet Fidea, 4th Overall Elite Women’s Cyclocross World Cup

“No matter how you prepare or how good you feel, if you aren't on the right equipment it makes it very difficult to stay with or even ahead of the game. Having the softer tire and more supple compound means traction and smooth rolling without compromise. Low pressure without folding over is key to be able to roll fast and stay with the best riders in the race. I get that confidence with the Team Edition tires.”
 - Stephen Hyde, Cannondale p/b, 2nd 2016 US Elite National Cyclocross Championships

    TECH NOTE: this is a tubular bicycle tire with a captive (stitched-in) latex inner tube (also called a "sew-up".) It must be glued or taped onto a tubular rim for safe use. It will not work on a traditional clincher wheel/rim. Proper setup is essential for your safety - if you are not qualified to install tubular tires, please seek expert guidance first. 

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