Tubeless tire technology creates more positives than just decreasing flat tires by ninety percent isn't that enough, especially for riders whose routes cover long stretches of rough pavement or dirt roads. Go tubeless, and enjoy the increased traction and comfort the Hutchinson Secteur Tubeless tire bestows. It's large volume 28mm casing adds suspension to your bike, and deforms around irregularities rather than deflecting off of them, especially when inflated to lower pressures made possible by going tubeless. In fact, early prototypes of the Secteur were race tested on the punishing cobbles of Paris Roubaix, verifying the larger tires durability and performance.Using a dual compound surfacea harder smooth center tread, and a softer knurled shoulder treadthe Secteur provides both longevity and grip whenever the situation calls for it. As one of the lightest large volume tires available, the Secteur makes no compromises between comfort and performance.