Challenge introduces STRADA BIANCA H-TLR 45. The staple herringbone-design tire proves its handmade performances on rougher terrain with a new gravel-specific construction and an added, beefier new 45mm size.

The popular STRADA BIANCA Handmade TLR (H-TLR) line-up, already includes sizes 30mm, 33mm, 36mm, 40mm and the 45mm makes this tread available to those who love a larger volume tire, with all of the favourite handmade ride features. Feeling the desire to get out for a really great ride? Grab the tire you’ve known the best and discover the enhanced comfort and ride quality of its larger size.

The STRADA BIANCA 45 is the tire designed to take you comfortably rolling over rough pavement, cobbles, sandy or hardpack fields, to literally floating over the more enduring dry, rocky terrains. It is the first 45mm tire in the Challenge range. It provides a combination of Handmade construction and TLR properties for ultimate traction and ride quality. The technology minimizes rolling resistance, while improving comfort and handling.

Technical Features (#)

Handmade construction provides the ultimate in traction and ride quality

CORAZZA ARMOR: Gravel specific casing utilizing double layer 260TPI SuperPoly for sidewall durability and stability

GANZO PPS: Puncture protection strip utilizing flexible, tight weave, multi-component puncture protection fabric

SMARTPLUS Compound: Gravel specific tread compounds for traction and durability

Chafer Bead Protection Strip: Anti-chafing strip along the casing at the bead. Also acts as a beat-seating aid

Bead-to-Bead latex-based coating. Lightweight TLR specific coating for improved puncture protection and better air retention

Aramid bead - Aramid reliable fiber folding beads for precise fit on performance clincher wheels

Please note:

Handmade TLR are best combined with an appropriately conceived sealant, such as the Challenge’s SMART Tubeless Sealant, which protects the natural properties of its rubber for a longer lasting performing tire, while further enhancing air retention and puncture protection.