If you want a 29er tire that puts a premium on traction and will go around a corner as fast as you want it to, the 45NRTH Nicotine is a great option.
The Bontrager G5 brakes like a champ, excels at cornering, and is simply one of the best DH tires on the market.
The WTB WeirWolf 2.3 AM TCS is a sleeper in the AM genre, and it’s definitely worth a look for its balance of speed, traction, and value. Plus it has ziggurats. Bet your lame tire doesn’t have ziggurats….
The new Minion DHR2 is, without a doubt, the best braking “general tread” DH tire Maxxis has ever made.
Tires—’tis the season. In case you missed it, here’s a breakdown of all of the Cedric Garcia Panaracer Pro Model tires: XC, SoftCondition, AllCondition, and 4X / AM.
Whether you ride DH, XC, or a unicycle, if you think tires are all sorta the same, you need to read this review. (Besides, it might just be the best tire review ever written….)
One self-described “Maxxis whore” describes the Kenda BBG as “one of the best—if not THE best—all around dry conditions tires I’ve ever ridden.”
Two of the best tires on the market, reviewed in one place.
The Kenda Slant Six 2.35 is an excellent choice for hardpack to intermediate XC terrain.
Meet the Kenda BBG, perhaps the single best trail bike tire currently on the market.