Fast climbing, staight-line speed merchant that loses out on techier trails
Niner is totally committed to the 29in wheel cause, but is the 'Roll In Peace' Niner's messiah?
Fast clearing tyre, but lacking in bite for the sloppier trail
The Trance has always been a great bike, but was either too short on travel or too heavy, depending on your point of view.
Aggressive riding, lightweight but pricey foul weather tyre
Exclusive: First full susser from UK cult brand
Ultimate Arctic snow and ice tyre, but more than you'll ever need
Cruiser styling meets mountain bike performance at a budget price
Fast, clean and supple all-rounder with decent dirty cornering
They might be part of a premier road brand, but Geax aren't afraid of a bit of muck.
Reasonable lightweight, fast wet weather performance
Light but stff machined stem from Lancashire's finest
The ultimate in surefooted super value grip all-year round
Plenty of protection, but the rain gets in