Well, another tire insert brand has come out to play. Taking a page from the motorcycle world’s book (ever hear of Michelin Moose Tubes?), Gibson Power Tech are releasing a couple of different options in a handful of sizes. Details in the press release below…
[Press Release] – Regardless if with muscle power or supported by an E-Machine, Gibson answers the question that is raised the most. Where can I get a simple, reliable and efficient puncture protection system?
Designed as a surrounding shelter and close the rim the GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse leaves hardly a way in for the classical intruders, such are sharp stones, thorns, boughs or shards.
With this adaptation of the well-established Motorcycle Mousse technology, we present to you the extra portion of protection against mechanical damage. Mandatory for the (E-) MTB rider.
It is easy to assemble. Hassle free. Just put the GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse around the slightly inflated tube and gain advantage of the additional protection down to the edge of the rim (8mm gap remains) Insane and daring inclines are not a risk factor for the tube anymore.
The GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse combines the advantage of a mousse with the flexibility of a tube by overriding the con of an air system, the vulnerability against “burping”.
Being able to ride with lower pressure and without blowouts caused by pinching, the GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse considerably improves tyre grip especially in bends. Simply adjust the inflation, as you need it for your weight and your comfort. Regardless if below 100 kPa or above 350 kPa you can feel the gain of the self-damping properties and lateral stability at any time, on the single trail or even at a race.
The GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse optimizes the range of application for your tyre, as it is less hinge of the inflation.
Another advantage is the minimization of the rolling resistance that normally comes with the additional weight (390gr.) in the wheels. The GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse keeps the tyre always in the range of the optimum footprint. Gain the advantage of the known and well-established motorcycle mousse technology and ride your (E-) MTB as active as it deserves to be ridden. The GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse retains the energy impulses and restores it slowly back to the tyre. It increases dramatically riding comfort and efficiency.
The matches any tyre and any tube available in the market and even combinable with the lightest tyres.
Three different variations are available covering all 26”, 27, 5” and 29” wheel systems, and it will perfectly fit any carcass construction. The GIBSON® Speedy Bike SemiMousse is not compatible with any tyre sealants, as it will be destroyed. Use the Talcum powder, which comes in the box only.
Included in the scope of delivery are two pcs of Gibson® Speedy Mousse, easy to store and to carry in the practical carton. Tubes are not included. As usual, this innovative product is tailor-made and mostly handcrafted in Italy. That guarantees the highest possible level of quality and consistency.
The Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse eliminates the handicap of any air-filled system in themarket, the almost undamped rebound. Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse absorbs the extra portion of external energy on the wheels and saves them for uncontrolled bounding back.
Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse, designed especially for MTB Downhill purposes replaces any tube or tube-supported system. The constant material characteristics provides a reliable and predictable support, especially in the “High Speed Damping” range, where you need it the most.
“Double score” as well when it comes down to protection against punctures. Not only the remaining and unrivaled, extended emergency run properties, no. It ́s also the unreached and effective protection for the precious rims. Therefore, the Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse is highly efficient and brings you home from the track.
Thanks to the tension of the Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse, the tyre stays on any designated rim and eliminates any tendency to “roll”. No dreaded “burping” can cause a defeat or, worse case, a crash, anymore. The Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse provides the tyre with the capability to do remain in the state of the optimum footprint. It is essential to hit and to keep desired line and it won ́t be a problem anymore. Especially on high-speed sections, the directional stability is unreachable and literally countable on the clock. Combine your Gibson® Speedy Mousse with the lightest available tyre in the market and there is no excuse anymore.
There is not difference to the well-established Motorcycle Mousse systems in the market. Gibson® strongly recommend having the Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse mounted by a specialist dealer using the assembling machine Gibson® Moto & Bike PRO.
Six different variations are available for the individual customization, covering all 27, 5” and 29” wheel systems, and will perfectly fit any carcass construction.
Talking about individuality, the “Open-Ring”- Design facilitates to find the right and corresponding “pressure”. Cutting off the ring means less tension. Adding segments means higher tension. Done within a minute. Reversible.
Included in the scope of delivery are two pcs of Gibson® Speedy Bike Mousse, easy to store and to carry in the practical carton. As usual, this innovative product is tailor-made and mostly handcrafted in Italy. That guarantees the highest possible level of quality and consistency.