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Bontrager R3 tubeless-ready tyres

We recently produced a video entitled ‘Can a tubeless tyre survive a nail?’ The answer, much to my surprise was yes it can. The tyres used in that particular video…

Score 9

Michelin Pro4 Endurance 28mm tyres by Jack Elton-Walters

Michelin Pro4 Endurance road bike tyres

These 28mm Michelin Pro4 Endurance road bike tyres turned up in time to take on the Paris-Roubaix Challenge sportive back in April. Hitting the gruelling cobbles of the Hell of…

Score 10


Hutchinson Intensive 2 tyres

“To crash once while testing tyres may be regarded as a misfortune; to crash twice shows the tyres lack grip especially in wet conditions” So said Lady Bracknell about the…

Score 5


Continental GP4000S

Running these on our commute to and from work saw the Continentals cope with a multitude of weather and road conditions with ease. Conti’s ‘Black Chili’ compound has been around…

Score 9


Challenge Elite Open Road £35

We struggled getting this classic-styled, gum-walled tyre onto the rim, but once on we found the herringbone tread really aided grip in all conditions. When combined with a lightweight latex…

Score 8


Michelin Pro4 Service Course

Now in its fourth generation, Michelin’s Pro Service Course seems to have really nailed the balance of rolling resistance, grip and durability. Despite being relatively light, the Pro4s were surprisingly…

Score 9


Vittoria Open Corsa SC

If you want that classic gum-walled look with modern technology then Vittoria’s Open Corsa could be the tyre for you. Like a few of the other tyres on test, the…

Score 8


Rubena Phoenix Racing Pro

Our expectations weren’t too high for these relatively low-budget tyres, but after our sister magazine CW raved over Rubena’s heavier, all-purpose Syrinx tyre we wanted to test their more race-focused…

Score 9


Rubena Syrinx Racing Pro tyre

The Syrinx, from 
Czech manufacturer Rubena, is pitched 
as a training tyre so we’ve been pleasantly surprised by its 
wet and dry performance and excellent rolling resistance. The tyres have…


Vittoria Pista CS Elite

It might seem a tricky task to complete a ‘100 miles later’ test on a velodrome, but with local track leagues kicking off recently, it’s been the ideal time to…

Score 9