Originally Posted by Oso Blanco
The thread designs looks like it wouldn't offer much for lateral traction off the pavement.
I'm thinking the same thing. It's a strange design in that it doesn't have much of a center "strip" to make it quiet on the road yet it also doesn't have a very aggressive tread laterally to make it good off road. It appears to be the opposite of what I think makes a good dual-sport tire.