The Kessel is made to give maximum traction in big, technical terrain, especially steep, loose, and rocky trails.
The Edge 22 is one of the most boring tires out there. And that’s a good thing.
Now available in three different compounds, and several different casings, the Assegai offerings span from full-blown DH racer to aggressive trail rider.
From size, to width, to casing, and tread pattern, Mtbr breaks it all down.
The Snap Trail is essentially a trimmed down version of the Snap WCE gravity tire, with reduced rolling resistance but still coated in Vee’s super tacky Top 40 rubber compound.
Vee's new Snap Trail tire measures a true 2.35" wide and can hold its own in varied terrain.
For only $25 you can save a tire, and more importantly to me, save a ride from ending and that, in itself, is close to priceless.
After destroying two carbon wheels in back-to-back weekends, Mynesweeper founder Brian Parker had had enough.
Ben has been testing the most recent casing offered by tyre giants Maxxis in the form of the EXO+ casing on the Assegai, Rekon and Minion treads.
The grip is so consistent, and the edge is so forgiving, that I've been able to feel the bike drift a little without experiencing terror.
Bad tires make you slow, tentative and terrified, rarely adjectives that describe a good ride.
You’ll find a breakdown of the different casing designs and rubber compounds, along with other helpful information on Maxxis mountain bike tires.
After one run down my daily test tracks, I knew that these tires were something special.
It’s refreshing to meet some fresh products that don’t try to be fancy or clever, and rather just say it like it is.
After a year of testing by MS Mondraker, Michelin has finally made their new range of downhill tires available to the public.
Peaty’s Products has been innovating and releasing handy new goods, backed by the legend himself.
In the grand scheme of things, the big story here is the “just right” casing.
This smaller, lighter-weight version strikes a great balance for riders looking for rim/flat protection and firm hold for the tire bead.
The Wild Enduro Front turned out to be just what I was hoping it would be: a grippy all-season tire that combines a lot of the positive traits of my other favorite tires (Magic Mary and Assegai).
E*thirteen promises lower rolling resistance, longer tread life, more grip, and more supple protective casings with this third iteration of their All-Terrain tires.