All white tires are protected by special blue paint that protects the white sidewall against staining. The blue water paint is very easy to remove with hot water and a soft sponge. Do not remove the paint before the tire is mounted on the bike! All-season tire suitable for both dry and wet conditions. Excellent water drainage Its tread pattern delivers stability and comfort at high speeds and enables smooth handling when cornering. Compound provides superb grip and long srvice life. Reversed tread pattern on front tire provides better distribution of tire wear in combination with optimally wide tread pattern grooves.