For a perfect trail ride. Everything about the Schwalbe Hans Dampf has been tuned for control and maximum riding fun. The tread functions with absolute poise and is well behaved in every situation - like difficult terrain on singletrack. Hans Dampf translates to "Jack of All Trades", which is fitting for this tyre. While it doesn't excel in any one condition, it provides ample grip in all conditions.
Hans Dampf is available in 2 Addix compounds
Speed Grip (Blue Stripe) - Designed as a universal compound, Speedgrip is perfect for XC, Trail and All Mountain. SpeedGrip splits the line between offering good grip with great durability. Overall, SpeedGrip offers better grip, durability, and damping than it's its predecessor - Pace Star.
Soft (Orange Stripe) - Soft offer excellent grip and is designed for enduro and gravity riders. It ticks all 4 boxes with better grip, damping, rolling and a whopping 149% increase in durability over the Trail Star compound that it replaces.
The Hans Dampf can be ridden Front or Rear, and for a good trail set up, use a Nobby Nic on the back. If you're leaning more towards an Enduro/AM set up, it can be ridden with a Rock Razor on the back.