Bliss Out Next Time You Roll Out™

Carcass

author:

Carcass

Fabric mesh that’s arranged in layers of parallel threads, and then permanently joined with a thin layer of rubber at a 45-degree angle. Once sandwiched between each bead, this carcass (or casing) establishes the tire’s shape, acts as its backbone, and determines many of its ride qualities.

Synonyms:
Casing

Derek is an avid cyclist with more than two decades of experience in the sport, and currently resides in Denver, Colorado. He enjoys all types, including road, MTB, cyclocross/gravel, commuting, and touring. When he's not writing reviews and guides related to bike accessories, parts, and gear for TreadBikely.com, he's riding, talking about cycling, or thinking about bikes he can't afford. #rolloutblissout