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Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire

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Kenda Excavator Stick-E DH Tire Wire

The Excavator is fast straight line speed with superior cornering due to it’s “H” shaped side knobs. The directional tread means every knob present was specifically designed to optimize performance. This tire is excellent for either front or rear application. The Excavator was voted tire of the year in 2009 by MTBR.com!

  • Stick- E Compound
  • Intended Use: Mountain
  • Bead: Wire Bead
  • Max PSI: 50
  • TPI: 60
  • Weight: 1212 ± 61 g (26 x 2.35")
  • Manufacture Part Numbers: 212372 (2.35"), 212373 (2.5")

Shipping

These tires have a steel wire bead and cannot be folded. They must be shipped in a wheel box, which is oversized. An oversize shipping charge will apply and is shown in the cart. We hope you will still find these tires an exceptional value, after comparing the price of the item + shipping.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire
 
4.2

(based on 19 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (13)
  • Attractive (8)
  • Easy to install (4)

Cons

  • Heavy (9)
  • Difficult to install (5)

Best Uses

  • Mountain biking (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (10), Casual/ recreational (3), Competitive cyclist (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (16)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome tires but

Really good traction but if you order more then one it will come in the same box. But you'll get charged oversized shipping for each tire, not fair.

Really good traction but if you order more then one it will come in the same box. But you'll get charged oversized shipping for each tire, not fair.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Small for stated size, very small!

Got the 2.5 wire bead and it was flattened when i got it. The tire was extremely stiff and nearly impossible to install, requiring ninja skills. When i finally mounted it was shocked...Read complete review

Got the 2.5 wire bead and it was flattened when i got it. The tire was extremely stiff and nearly impossible to install, requiring ninja skills. When i finally mounted it was shocked to see how small of tire it was. I have 2.4 tires that are much bigger. Small air volume for a heavy stiff tire.

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4.0

good tire for the price

By wknwarrior

from florida

About Me Avid Cyclist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    Tire is a bit heavy but can't bit the price

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    very nice tire

    By EPR

    from san yuan capistrano

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable

    Cons

    • Heavy
    • Very Difficult To Install

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    I dread the day I need to take the tire off the rim to fix a flat!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Stick-E DH delivers confidence.

    By Ricarondo

    from Williamsburg, VA.

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable
    • Gripping

    Cons

    • Shipping

    Best Uses

    • Down Hiller
    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    I used for the front wheel in my Trek down hiller.
    It is a great tire in the trails not recommended for roads.
    I am glad it was shipped using the Free promo, Thank you.
    It may look crooked when you receive it but after you install it molds perfect to the wheel rim. I used a wider rim even to gain more of this Excavator's grip. Go and dig out with this amazing tire.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Trust your Tires, Improve your Riding

    By Shredski_Mcgee

    from Wyoming

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    These tires gave me a step ahead of the game when I took them on my local trails and made my first few turns. The soft, sticky side knobs grab every morsel of dirt to allow you to rail those turns and get horizontal. I have never felt my rims flex through berms they way they do now with these tires. I won a chainless DH race on them thanks to the superior cornering, as i was able to trust them more than any other. My only gripe was getting them on the rim. The steel bead was tough to set. Pumped the tire up to 80PSI to get it to set. Once, they're on, they're on! No flats as of 100+ days, including Whistler, Mammoth, Northstar, Jackson Hole, and various local trails.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Kenda Delivers Again...

    By Scott

    from Maple Valley, WA

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking
    • Upgrade

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    The Kenda Excavator does exactly what it says, grips and rips. The wire bead makes it a little more difficult to install, but not terrible. The tire is on the heavy side and really only works how it was designed when going downhill. Can be used as a all around tire, but the weight and lug pattern is definitely a gravity tire. Overall this is a great tire for the price and certainly an upgrade for most.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great durable tires!!!

    By Tito

    from Moreno Valley, ca

    About Me Commuter

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Durable

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install
    • Heavy

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    I love these tires. I can't believe I could get some great tires at such a low price. Great traction. I highly recommend these.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    awesome value

    By tin-man

    from mukilteo, wa

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Cost
    • Durable
    • Grippy

    Cons

    • Difficult To Install

    Best Uses

    • Mountain Biking

    Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

    great value

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    decent in most conditions

    By j

    from greensboro, nc

    About Me Competitive Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

      decent tyres, unbelievable price. just dont clear them out and stockpile them for yourself. other riders need fresh rubber

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      it's all good

      By slippas

      from boulder CO

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • On Sale

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Downhillfreeride

        Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

        i really don't know much about tires and the benefits from one to the other and bought this one because it was on sale, that said... i like the tire

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Awesome tires but

        By DH Logan

        from Simi Valley

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mountain Biking

          Comments about Kenda Excavator Pro 26" Stick-E Tire:

          Really good traction but if you order more then one it will come in the same box. But you'll get charged oversized shipping for each tire, not fair.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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