Okay, everyone one the web is probably familiar with the Honey Badger meme at this point – you know, Honey Badger don’t care? Well the latest badger related video circling the web shows that not only do Honey Badgers not care, but they’re also one of the smartest animals around. Smart, tough, and versatile? You can see why Kenda has chosen the Honey Badger to name their all condition tires after.
Honey Badgers have been available in the Pro version for a bit, but now Kenda is expanding the line in both directions to include XC and DH. We had a chance to check out the DH version in Taipei which will be offered in both 26 and 27″ and in 2.2 and 2.4″ widths. We spotted Eric Porter with some Badger Prototypes which had a new rubber design Kenda is working on which uses a dual layer rubber compound on the cornering knobs. We’re told that the harder rubber underneath provides support, while the softer rubber on top provides the grip.
The other news for the Honey Badger is a smaller, faster rolling tire perfect for the XC crowd…
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