The super light and super fast mtb insert for tubeless XC & Trail tires that enhances suspension and with the ability for run-flat riding in the event of a puncture.
The Air-Liner Light from Vittoria is the new insert for mountain bike tubeless tires that enhances the performances and capabilities of the wheel-tire system for Cross-Country, Down-Country and Trail applications.
Starting from the success of Air-Liner MTB tire inserts, Vittoria engineered a new generation of mtb inserts whose aim goes far beyond puncture protection. Through close cooperation in the field with riders and mechanics at UCI MTB World Cup level, Air-Liner Light has been developed to be extremely light and provide speed, protection, and run-flat performance.
Super light and super fast
Air-Liner Light is the lightest and fastest insert for tubeless mtb tires available in the market. With its 55g weight, Air-Liner Light is imperceptible and keeps the bike handling agile and fast. The shape of the insert is designed for a perfect fit with rim channels from 25mm to 30mm wide. This perfect fit ensures the insert is always properly fastened to the rim – this means no additional rotating mass inside the tire.
Enhanced protection and suspension characteristics
The tire is the only point of contact between the rider, the bike, and the ground; it is therefore the first element that works to absorb the impacts when riding off road. Air-Liner Light maximizes the tire puncture protection. The progressive compression of the foam allows for extreme shock absorption and prevents tire punctures caused by heavy impacts with the rim walls (snake bites).
The progressive compression also enhances the ride feel while increasing stability and grip. It is so effective that the rider does not even realize when the insert is working. In fact, the foam of the Air-Liner Light provides a kind of “limitless travel” to the tire compression which translates into increased comfort, increased grip, and increased speed.
In case of a tire puncture and consequent air loss, Air-Liner Light expands, offering excellent support to the tire. The foam is made of open cells which can retain their own air pressure and releases the air held within the foam cells once the tire starts to lose air. By doing so, Air-Liner Light expands in size and offers increased support to the wheel-tire system, allowing run-flat riding. The insert is compatible with the use of sealant, and it is covered with a tough waterproof skin which prevents cuts and any absorption of sealant. Thanks to its advanced technology, Air-Liner Light can successfully take you home when you are out training or get you to the finish line when you are racing.
The design of Air-Liner Light increases lateral stability in corners, preventing tire burping. With Air-Liner Light inside your tires you can attack the most extreme corners at speed with confidence.
Air-Liner Light specifications
Air-Liner Light comes in one super light loop (55g only) colored with the iconic Air-Liner green from Vittoria. It is compatible with mountain bike tire sizes 29”x2.1” up to 29”x2.4”, with rim channels 25mm up to 30 mm wide, and with any type of liquid sealant. Air-Liner Light must be used in combination with tubeless tires and multiway tubeless valves only. The packaging of Air-Liner Light contains one insert and one Vittoria Green Multiway Tubeless valve 40mm long.