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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Review: Maxxis Minion DHR II 2.4 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...

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Review: Maxxis Minion DHF 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...

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Review: Maxxis Aggressor 2.5in WT DoubleDown Tyre

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...

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Review | Panzer Rim Protection takes on the big guns of the tubeless tyre insert world

Tubeless tyre inserts claim to offer additional protection for your mountain bike rim, so you can run lower tyre pressures for improved traction. The Panzer insert is one of the...

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Review: The brand new 29×2.6in Maxxis Minion DHF is an absolute monster of a tyre

The Minion DHF may be a classic tyre for Maxxis, but this 29×2.6in size is brand spanking new. In fact it’s so fresh, that it isn’t even on the Maxxis...

cushcore tubeless insert

Love running really low pressures? We review the CushCore Inner-Tyre Suspension System

When it comes to protecting your rim from damage while running low tyre pressures, CushCore is one of the best-known options on the market. To see just how tough it…

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Review | Vittoria Air-Liner Tubeless Tyre Inserts provide maximum fit-and-forget protection

Tubeless tyre inserts claim to offer additional protection for your mountain bike rim, so you can run lower tyre pressures for improved traction. The Vittoria Air-Liner is one of the...

Schwalbe

Rubber Round-Up: New Tyres Of Eurobike

‘Are you interested in e-bikes?’. It was hard not to roll your eyes when being asked this again. It’s where the market is at, everyone is trying to cash in,...

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Review: You want aggressive plus tyres? We test the Minion DHR II & High Roller II 27.5×2.8in tyres from Maxxis

Up until recently, the options for plus tyres have generally left a lot to be desired for riding anything beyond hardpack and dry, rocky trails. Thankfully for us British folk,...

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Review: Hutchinson Taipan Hardskin 29×2.25in Tyres

Hutchinson is a well-known brand in the mountain bike tyre world, but in recent years the French rubber manufacturer hasn’t exactly been at the forefront of the scene. After nabbing...

2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Schwalbe Nobby Nic APEX Addix Speedgrip Tyre Review

The Nobby Nic is a well-loved tyre from Schwalbe, which has recently been bolstered with the new Addix rubber compound and a ‘plus-minus’ 2.6in width option. To put these new...

2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Bontrager XR4 Team Issue Tyre Review

As Bontrager has developed wider rims for use on Trek’s hardtail and full suspension mountain bikes, its range of tyres has gotten wider too. Case in point, the versatile XR4...

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2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Maxxis Minion DHF EXO 3C Tyre Review

The venerable Maxxis Minion DHF tyre has been shaped and moulded into a wealth of different sizes over the past decade, though more recently the blocky tread pattern has been...

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2.6in Tyre Grouptest – Specialized Hillbilly GRID Tyre Review

Designed as an intermediate mountain bike tyre suitable for winter slop and loose, technical trails, the Specialized Hillbilly tyre is distinguished by its sticky rubber and mud-cutting tread pattern. More...

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Review: Schwalbe Rocket Ron Addix Speed. Fast XC tyres that last.

Claiming to offer more grip, faster rolling and improved durability, Schwalbe’s new Addix rubber compound has been implemented throughout its entire mountain bike tyre range, replacing the previous PaceStar, TrailStar...

Vee Tire Co. has done mighty well with the Flow Snap Enduro Core tyres - there's a lot to like about these.

Review: The superb Flow Snap Enduro Core tyre breaks new ground for VEE Tire Co.

Having tested about a kerbillion tyres on his unforgiving home trails in the Lake District as part of last year’s High Tech Trail Tyre Group Testr, James Vincent has become...

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Review: Bontrager’s versatile & durable SE4 Team Issue tyre earns a ST Recommended award

With four casing options, six different tread patterns, and numerous widths and diameters available – not to mention the four fat bike tyres it offers – the Bontrager mountain bike...

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Singletrack Recommended: Watch Out Schwalbe & Maxxis – Kenda’s New Hellkat Pro Tyre Is Brilliant

You like acronyms? With DTC, ATC and even KSCT, the Hellkat Pro is sure to please your NFA.

Is This The Best All Rounder 29er Tyre? Reviewed: Maxxis High Roller II

Somewhere in the middle when it comes to grip, width and weight - but are they top performers?

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Tyre Review: Bontrager XR Mud vs Specialized Storm Control

Don\'t accept the winter wetness. Embrace it with a set of proper mud tyres. Here are two of the best for cross country mud-pluggin\'.

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Review: High Tech Trail Tyre Group Test

James put 10 burly trail tyres to the test. Few survived. Read the full results to find out which ones he recommends. There\'s more to this story BUT IT\'S A…

Review: Specialized Butcher & Slaughter GRID 27.5×2.8 Tyres

When a Butcher and a Slaughter go plus sized, is there more fun, or more blood? Barney\'s been testing these 2.8in rubbers to find out.

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Review: Maxxis High Roller II EXO 3C 27.5×2.4in Tyre

How did the venerable Maxxis High Roller II hold up against the competition in our High Tech Trail Tyre group test? Read on to find out.