Kenda Small Block 8 Tires - Clincher

4/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $34.99


Product Description

Based upon the highly successful Nevegal tire, the Small Block 8 features 8 miniature Nevegal shaped knobs running from left to right across the tire. Its well suited for fast accelerating, hard packed cross country riding. This version ...


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ryan a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2013

Strengths:    Good hook up on hard-pack


Weaknesses:    hums on pavement

Bottom Line:   
Everyone says these are fast tires, but aren't that way too me. Had them converted to tubeless, hard to set up at first but when ready they do great. Great on hard-pack/grass an good on pavement if you get past the hum. What I do to get past that is I turn on my phone MP3 an put it in a jersey pocket.

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Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Bike Setup:   Redline conquest pro


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by James a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: December 16, 2010

Bottom Line:   
The small block eights came on my new bike and they make me feel real safe under speed in the tight turns. They grip well and are fast rolling tires.

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Favorite Ride:   Cannondale

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   The bike route



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by canascrews a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: August 30, 2010

Strengths:    Fast on dirt and road , Cushy without slowing you down too much .

Weaknesses:    Doesn't work well in loose dirt .

Bottom Line:   
These tires came with my bike and so far they seem to do great most everywhere .As the summer comes to an end the trails are starting to get loose though . That and mud are the only thing that give these tires a hard time .

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Favorite Ride:   Anything in the woods

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Stock Giant TCX 2



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Small Block 8's 32 vs 35

I'm looking to get some Small Block Eights but I am not sure what size to get the 32s or the 35s. I own some Speedmax Pros in a 35 and am looking for a tire smaller than that. I've heard that the SB8's run small. Are the SB8s in 35 noticeably smaller than the Speedmax 35s? How narrow a ... Read More »

Kenda Small Block 8 - Tubeless Experience?

[URL="http://velonews.competitor.com/2009/11/cyclocross/clinchers-for-cross-three-good-choices_101423"]This[/URL] recent article praises Kenda's Small Block 8 as a clincher cross tire for smooth conditions. There are mixed reviews, however, on setting up tubeless the mountain bike version of the ... Read More »

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