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Pirelli's new P Zero Road and Race clinchers – both grippier and faster?

Pirelli brings new options for Team Tube Inside with black and tan sidewalls and exact pressure and size guides.

Bontrager's new AW3 rubber, approved by a cat

The updated range gets improved ride qualities and reflective sidewalls.

Rough ride: Whole-body vibrations might be worse for you than you think

If you’ve ever ridden a particularly rough section of tarmac or taken a road bike onto terrain it wasn’t designed for, you’ll know how un...

Goodyear expands range of tubeless road tires with high- and low-end options

If you watched Goodyear’s entry into the bicycle tire market two years ago and wondered if the automotive behemoth would stay the course,...

The art of making rubber: Inside Vittoria’s manufacturing facilities

During the recent launch of Vittoria’s next-generation graphene, attendees were given a tour of some of the company’s factories to see ho...

Maxxis tubeless gravel tyres review: Ravager versus Rambler and Re-Fuse

Gravel riding can mean all sorts of things, depending on where a rider chooses to ride. While there is some expectation than an amount of...

What you need to know about tyre pressure, rim width and the limits of safety

Take a look at the sidewall of any bicycle tyre and you’ll find a collection of numbers. One set pertains to the dimensions of the tyre, ...

Clincher, tubular, or tubeless tyres?

CLINCHER, TUBULAR, OR TUBELESS TYRES? Content sponsored by Chain Reaction Cycles. Find out more about our sponsored content policies here...

Examining the myth: Why are punctures more frequent in the rain?

There are many reasons why riders abhor the rain, be it the discomfort of wet clothing (wet socks are the worst), the risk of coming unst...

Rubber side down: the function of road tyre tread patterns

Our intuition tells us that tyres with a patterned tread are less likely to be slippery in wet conditions, but is that really the case? I...

Tyre trends: what the teams are using for Paris-Roubaix

Paris-Roubaix is one of the biggest races on the international cycling calendar, not just for the riders lining up to take on the rough s...

Schwalbe Ultremo ZX Tubeless Tyre Review

The road tubeless tyre market has grown since Wade tested Hutchinson's Fusion 2 tyres in 2009. Hutchinson now offers three tubeless model...

How To Get the Best Out of Your Tyres

If you're spending thousands of dollars on new carbon fiber components looking for that edge and haven't considered your tyres, you might...

Cycling Twips

First and foremost, I want to thank each and every reader who comes to this blog.  It's grown exponentially and I'm grateful that you hav...

Hutchinson Fusion 2 Tubless Tires

A very well kept secret in the world of tires is that you can use the Hutchinson Fusion 2 Tubeless Tires on a regular set of everyday rim...