Quiz: can you guess the tyre from the tread?

Put your knobby knowledge to the test

More than any other upgrade, pairing the proper tyres with the terrain will make you a faster, more capable rider. If you're a seasoned mountain biker, you've probably tried your fair share of tread patterns. 

But how knowledgeable are you when it comes to identifying one tyre from another? Take our quiz and put your knobby knowledge to the test.

Completed the quiz? Let us know how you did at our Facebook page.

Josh has been riding and racing mountain bikes since 1998. Being stubborn, endurance racing was a natural fit. Josh bankrolled his two-wheeled addiction by wrenching at various bike shops across the US for 10 years and even tried his hand at frame building. These days Josh spends most of his time riding the trails around his home in Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Discipline: Mountain, cyclocross, road
  • Preferred Terrain: Anywhere with rock- and root-infested technical singletrack. He also enjoys unnecessarily long gravel races.
  • Current Bikes: Trek Remedy 29 9.9, Yeti ASRc, Specialized CruX, Spot singlespeed, Trek District 9
  • Dream Bike: Evil The Following, a custom Moots 27.5+ for bikepacking adventures
  • Beer of Choice: PBR
  • Location: Fort Collins, CO, USA

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