The Best Mountain Bike Tires of 2016 – Readers’ Choice Awards

10 Best MTB Tires

Our staff has often argued that a fresh set of tires with an appropriate tread pattern for your trails is one of the best–and most affordable–upgrades you can make to your bike. However, with all the tire companies and their various offerings out there, it can be hard to know where to start. Well, wonder …

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Over a Beer: Brands, Please Stop Speccing Useless Tires on Mountain Bikes

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Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. My job requires that I test and review the newest bikes hitting the market. It’s a …

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Convert Your 27.5 Bike to 26+ with Rims and Tires from WTB

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Over the past few years many riders have purchased 27.5 bikes, only to have plus-envy once 27.5+ bikes started catching on. Some intrepid 29er owners (including yours truly) found they could convert their bikes to 27.5+ using WTB Scraper rims and Trailblazer tires. In fact, the Scraper/Trailblazer combo was designed with this purpose in mind. Now, WTB is …

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Ritchey Gets Down with a New Dropper Post

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Ritchey is an interesting company. On the one hand, Ritchey has frames made from steel with classic profiles. But on the other hand, they also make some of the lightest and priciest bars, stems, and posts on the market. In fact, Jenny Rissveds and Nino Schurter–both of whom doubled up on gold medals at World …

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6 Weird and Cool Interbike Finds

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Interbike tends to be dominated by some of the largest brands, but if you look closely, there are many small companies doing interesting and oftentimes weird things. Here are just a few examples from this year’s show. BIMPAIR is a two-part bike tire inflation system that seeks to eliminate CO2 cartridges and provide a “fully autonomous” experience. The first part of the …

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Over a Beer: Bike Rental Shops, Get With the Program: Setup Your Tires Tubeless Already!

The solution to this problem is so simple that even I can handle it.

Editor’s Note: “Over a Beer” is a regular column written by Greg Heil. While Greg is the Editor in Chief for Singletracks.com, any opinions expressed in this column are his alone and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Singletracks.com. Almost every mountain biker who rides aggressively on gnarly terrain–trails filled with rocks, cacti, and more–has their …

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