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Bontrager R3 Hard-Case Lite TLR - 700c

Bontrager R3 Hard-Case Lite TLR - 700c
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Tubeless made easy

The all-new R3 Hard-Case Lite TLR road tire is fast-rolling, easy to install, and hard to flat. It's equipped with updated Hard-Case Lite puncture protection and a lightly-treaded design for traction and confidence through every corner. Plus, it's a breeze to install, so you get all the benefits of road tubeless without any of the hassle.

A lightly-treaded TLR road tire with proprietary TR-Speed compound and improved Hard-Case Lite puncture protection that's easy to set up and packed with performance.

  • Bontrager's proprietary TR Speed Compound rolls faster. They went back to the drawing board and totally reworked their rubber compound to deliver a tire that is faster in the lab and faster on the road.

  • R3’s improved Hard-Case Lite protection prevents punctures, and TLR Sealant can actually seal punctures before they become flats. When they’re part of your tubeless setup, you’ll enjoy more miles and fewer flats.

The R3's lightly treaded casing adds traction and cornering confidence. As the tire size increases the traction becomes more pronounced, perfect for aligning tire size with intended use.

Tubeless Rim/Tire Cross-Section

Going tubeless allows you to run lower tire pressures without the added weight of a tube. Lower tire pressure has many benefits, including greater traction, lower rolling resistance over rough surfaces, and decreased risk of a puncture-related flat.

Tubeless-ready rims and tires are parts of a complete system that eliminate the need for tubes by creating an airtight chamber between the rim and tire. Liquid sealant is added to the chamber to fill small punctures and maintain air pressure while you ride.

UST (Universal Standard for Tubeless) is a specific type of tubeless system that dictates the shape of the rim and tire bead. UST rims should be paired with UST-specific tires for best results.

Size700C x 25mm700C x 28mm700C x 32mm
Intended Use Road Road Road
Tire Type Tubeless Ready (TLR)/Clincher Tubeless Ready (TLR)/Clincher Tubeless Ready (TLR)/Clincher
Tire Bead Folding Folding Folding
TPI 170 TPI 170 TPI 120 TPI
Tire Compound Tubeless Ready (TLR)/Clincher Tubeless Ready (TLR)/Clincher Tubeless Ready (TLR)/Clincher
Protection Hard-Case Lite Hard-Case Lite Hard-Case Lite
Tubeless Ready Yes Yes Yes
Weight 315g 335g 340g
Pressure Range 125 Max PSI 115 Max PSI 70 Max PSI
ETRTO 25-622 28-622 32-622
Product Number 599499 599500 578922
UPC 601842470190 601842470206 601479980741


Bontrager R3 Tires

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN Store SKU
Black / 700c x 25 601842470190 599499 TIR475175600
Black / 700c x 28 601842470206 599500 TIR477127580
Black / 700c x 32 601479980741 578922 TIR576433342