best mountain bike mud tyres

Buyers Guide to the Best Mountain Bike Mud Tyres

Although we are entering autumn winter, filth is a year-round issue in the UK. With that in mind, here are the best mountain bike mud tyres.

Maxxis Shorty Gen 2 review: the best just got better

After waiting the best part of a year for a Maxxis Shorty Gen 2, I managed to get one and quickly put it through its paces.

Continental Der Baron Projekt

Continental Der Baron Projekt tyre review

Continental Der Baron Projekt is made of their 'secret sauce' Black Chili compound, which you’ll only find in their German-made tyres.

Maxxis Minion DHR II review: the one tyre for EVERYTHING

Despite its name, the Maxxis Minion DHR II is not just for downhill and it's not just for rear wheel use. It rules everywhere.

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Review | Michelin Wild AM and Force AM tyres, as good as their Enduro cousins?

Off the back of testing and falling in love with the Michelin Wild Enduro, Andi tests the new Michelin Wild AM and Force AM. Will he be impressed? Earlier this...

Continental Kaiser Protection Apex 29 x 2.4 Review

James Vincent tests the Continental Kaiser on the knob ripping rocks of the Lake District. Find out how they performed in this review. Brand: Continental Product: Kaiser Protection Apex From:...

pirelli scorpion enduro s

First Ride Review of the new Pirelli Scorpion Enduro S, Trail S and Enduro R tyres

Pirelli says that “Power is Nothing Without Control” so how does the new range of Pirelli Scorpion Enduro and Trail tyres perform? Just over 2 years ago, Pirelli launched the...

Michelin Wild Enduro tyre review: hero dirt friendly grip grabber

Looking for extra grip and safety on the trail to enjoy that hero dirt? Andi thinks he’s found the perfect partner with the Michelin Wild Enduro Tyre. Editors’ Choice 2021...

Vee Tire Co Attack HPL tyre review

Vee Tire Attack HPL Review – amazing grip and puncture protection

The Vee Tire Attack HPL tyre might have only been released to the public a few weeks ago, but I’ve been testing this new all-rounder for a few months already....

Slicy

Slicy Products Smooth Tyre Inserts, Sealant and Valves – Reviewed

David extends his tyre insert experience even further, with yet another test. This time, it's banana yellow Smooth Tyre Inserts from Slicy Products. Another foamy contender enters the ring. Hoop?…

Maxxis Wetscream review: great when it’s awful

The Maxxis Wetscream was originally designed for one of the muddiest downhill race tracks in the world – Les Gets in France. Back when it was first designed, DH bikes...

vee tire snap wce review

Long-Term Review: VeeTire Snap WCE Top 40, all the grip none of the slip

Downhill tyres made from motorbike rubber? Andi puts the VeeTire Snap WCE Top 40 to the test in his long term review. I’ve been running a VeeTire Snap WCE on...

vee tire snap trail first ride review

Vee Tire Snap Trail Review: Downhill inspired sticky trail tyres

Trail ready Thai tyres built on trickle-down downhill race tech. We test that fast-rolling Vee Tire Snap Trail Top 40. Vee Tire Co. has been growing in popularity at a...

Tannus

Review | Tannus Armour – Inner Tubes Ain’t Dead

If you’re still running tubes, this Tannus Armour will give you a little more protection on the trail. Tubes. The thing I always carry on rides, but haven’t had to...

Pepi’s Rokkline Tire Noodles

Pepi’s Tire Noodle is another foam sausage designed to fit betwixt rim and tyre, protecting both from those nasty pinch flats and dings. Due to their colour, which is much...

RockStop Tubeless Insert | Review

Can’t Stop The Rock. We’ve been warned repeatedly. It’s been received wisdom for decades, but now, thanks to Rockstop, could Apollo 440 be wrong? There’s a chance. The rock might...

Goodyear Newton EN Premium Tyres | Review

David checks out this pair of Goodyear Newton tyres, the latest MTB rubber from Goodyear. Despite starting out making bicycle tyres at the end of the 19th Century, from the mid-seventies,...

Review | Hellkat Pro AEC Tyre – For When The Going Gets Steep

David tests out the Hellkat Pro AEC, an enduro tyre from Kenda. Way back in the day, Kenda had a solid reputation in mountain biking and seemed to dominate. By...

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Review | The Specialized Fast Trak GRID 29×2.3 is a fast AND tough XC tyre

Wil reviews the Specialized Fast Trak; a fast-rolling XC tyre with a tough GRID casing When it comes to choosing race-worthy components for XC and marathon bikes, the traditional approach...

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Review | Specialized connects you to earth with the Ground Control GRID 29×2.3 tyre

Wil reviews the latest version of the venerable Specialized Ground Control tyre I seem to have been riding a lot of chunky tyres lately. I’d say it has a lot...

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Review | The Rimpact tubeless tyre inserts are some of the best value rim protection you can get

Tubeless tyre inserts claim to offer additional protection for your mountain bike rim, so you can run lower tyre pressures for improved traction. The Rimpact Tyre Inserts are a relatively...

Hutchinson Griffus Tyre

First Ride Review | Hutchinson Griffus – A Gravity Tyre From The Racing Lab

The Hutchinson Griffus is the first product from the Hutchinson Racing Lab. We sent George Thompson to find out all about it. How do you break the Maxxis stranglehold on the UK...

nukeproof ard insert tubeless

Review | Nukeproof ARD Tubeless Inserts

Tubeless tyre inserts claim to offer additional protection for your mountain bike rim, so you can run lower tyre pressures for improved traction. Nukeproof’s Advanced Rim Defence (ARD) system is...

First Ride Review | Pirelli Scorpion MTB Tyre – ‘Eliminates Climate Variables’

Pirelli entering the mountain bike tyre market? That’s pretty big news if you’re a rubber nerd. Pirelli certainly seemed to be pretty excited about it, since the company did a...

panaracer pandura tyre

Review | The Panaracer PanDura is a fast-rolling tyre with some surprises on the trail

Though many mountain bikers will know Panaracer for the classic Smoke & Dart tyres (which are still in production!), the Japanese tyre manufacturer has been busy adding a load of...

vee flow snap enduro tyre

Review: Vee Tire Flow Snap + Enduro Core 29×2.6in Tyre

Tyres, as many of you know, represent perhaps the least sexy but certainly one of the most emphatic ways to alter your ride. From those proponents of the ‘fit once...

bontrager xr5 team issue tyre

Review: Bontrager’s XR5 Team Issue might just be the ideal aggro trail tyre

As condition-specific as mountain bike tyres are, some are just a little more versatile than others. Like this Bontrager XR5 Team Issue tyre I’ve been testing for the past 12...

flat tire defender tubeless insert wheel tyre rim

Review | Flat Tire Defender tubeless inserts are easy on your rims, but hard on your hands

Tubeless tyre inserts claim to offer additional protection for your mountain bike rim, so you can run lower tyre pressures for improved traction. The Flat Tire Defender is a US-made...

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Enduro Rubbers – 4 Maxxis DoubleDown Tyres Reviewed & Compared

Maxxis has a growing range of Wide Trail (WT) mountain bike tyres, including several options with the more robust DoubleDown casing. To make sense of the range, we gathered the...

maxxis shorty doubledefence

Review: Maxxis Shorty 2.5 WT DoubleDown Tyre

Maxxis has a growing range of Wide Trail (WT) mountain bike tyres, including several options with the more robust Double Down casing. To make sense of the range, we gathered...