Denser, harder and more capable of absorbing impacts. The newest addition to the Huck Norris family is the Huck Norris DH, aimed at the hard charging, flat landing and rock-smashing enduro-ists and downhill racers, and the rest of us who want improved protection for our tubeless setup.
The original Huck Norris impressed us with its light weight and amazing puncture protection, so much so that is was awarded our Design and Innovation Award in 2017. However after long periods of extreme use we noticed that although the insert fended off many a puncture it was starting to succumb to its battle scars, and those of us that ride on very rocky trails were yearning for a slightly stronger Huck Norris.
Now, our calls have been answered as Huck Norris have just announced their new DH insert, made of the same closed cell foam as before, but with an increased density that makes the material harder and more capable of absorbing impacts, with the only compromise being a 22 gram increase in weight.
The new Huck Norris DH weighs in at 106 grams, and will cost 42,90€/piece (£37.89). The only other changes to the new edition is that each insert will be sold individually, and it will only be available in one size (23-33 mm internal rim width) so those with super wide rims or plus tyres will have to stick with the older version for the moment.
We have just got our hands on the new Huck Norris DH, so keep your eyes peeled for a full review dropping soon.
More info can be found on: hucknorris.com
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