While bikes continue to get more capable, MTB tires are struggling to keep up with how hard people are riding. One remedy for this a tire insert, and the Tannus Armour Insert is the best option we’ve come across when it comes to preventing all sorts of flats. But there’s a lot more to it — check out our full review for the whole story.
Fatter tires typically offer up a bunch of traction and a smooth ride, but often at the cost of weight, precision, and rolling resistance. The new Terrene Chunk 2.6” does a great job of minimizing those downsides and maintaining the main benefits of a wider tire, making it the best all-around 2.6” tire we’ve used.
While it might seem like they’re pretty much all the same, the fact is that the right tire can make or break a bike. So what do you need to know about tires, and how do you figure out which ones will likely work best for you given how and where you ride? We’ve got some answers, recommendations, and a whole lot of information.