It was time to step it up If you have read one of our reviews, you might have noticed the tables listing all the different versions of a particular tire. This table was populated by a huge database. However, the bike market is vast – and fast moving too, so it was difficult to keep[…]
The Maxxis Ardent is a popular all-mountain tire and I was curious to see if it’s just hype or if it can live up to the reputation. I took it to the test in Central California and pushed the tire to the limits.
I’ve always been amazed how much a tire can change the feel of my bike when I’m going from one extreme to the other. And I do that quite frequently. Not only because I’m testing tires, but also because I constantly have challenges going on with my fellow riders. And we don’t stick to one discipline. It[…]
The Maxxis Minion DHR II is the redesigned version of Maxxis Downhill and Enduro tire for the rear wheel. Well – the idea that the DHR II is a rear wheel tire, and the Minion DHF its front wheel counterpart, is probably something the marketing team at Maxxis came up with.
Buying a mountain bike tire is simple, buying the right one, not so much. We listed our Top 10 common mistakes when buying mountain bike tires. We didn’t list the obvious ones, like wrong diameter or too wide, so it rubs on the frame. We focused more on the ones which typically go unnoticed, so peeps might[…]
Will the tire industry abandon 26″ mountain bike tires? Should you stock up on some tires? We took a look at the industry and came up with a prediction.
Bitingtires.com Score: 4.8/5 in the All Mountain & Enduro & Downhill Category Schwalbe’s Magic Mary is unquestionably one of the most dominant Downhill and Enduro tires of the last years, with countless wins and titles. While professional riders are most often obligated to use the tires of their sponsors, amateurs and semi-pros preferably pick Schwalbe’s Magic Mary as their[…]
I’m proud to announce a new version of the largest mountain bike tire database (http://www.bitingtires.com/tire-database). To pick the right tire out of more than 800 options from 7 brands, I added some exciting new features including a Search-By-Similarity, graphical representation of strength and weaknesses and many more.