John Boyd Dunlop, the father of the modern tyre
Nothing makes a bigger difference to the feel of your bike than your tyres.
Your choice of rubber also affects speed, ride comfort, reliability and puncture resistance. Choosing tyres means deciding which of a series of compromises works best for you: will you trade a little speed for fewer punctures or are you prepared to risk the occasional flat in pursuit of personal bests?
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