The Kenda Kwest Bicycle Tire is an excellent commuter or recumbent tire. This tire features a smooth rounded tread with large water dispersion grooves that provide greater straight-line speed, traction and cornering confidence. The Kwest is made of a Standard Rubber Compound that combines the best attributes of low rolling resistance, extreme durability and tread longevity. The Kwest also is equipped with K Shield which is a layer of aramid and ceramic particles inside the tire under the tread area exclusive to Kenda. If you're looking to upgrade your tires, look no further than the Kenda Kwest!