Mountain Bike Tire Guide

As the sole point of contact between your bike and the trail, tire selection plays a fundamental role in providing you with a fun and rewarding riding experience. With the overwhelming number of tire options out there, it can be a daunting task to research what a good tire option is for you, your riding style, and the trails you ride. As you narrow down your options, take a look at our customer and employee reviews for individual tires. Please feel free to contact us via Live Chat, email (, or telephone (1-844-326-2845), so we can get you on the best possible tire set up.


You may suffer a pedal to the top, but your main objective is to pin it down that hill as fast as you can, maintain traction, and avoid flats along the way. Now, what type of conditions do you typically ride in?

You ride bikes to get away from the hustle and bustle and into the great outdoors. Up and down, being outside is what you love. Now, what type of conditions do you typically ride in?

The pain cave is your happy place. Cleaning that climb to the top in record time is your main goal, and you want the fastest rolling, lightest tires possible. Now, what type of conditions do you typically ride in?

We’ve handpicked our favorite tires for your riding style and conditions, but that still leaves you with a handful of really great of options. Take a few moments to look at our in house descriptions and at the employee and customer reviews for each of these tires. Everyone here at Fanatik rides bikes, and has spent a lot of time on all of these. If you need a hand picking your final set up, please feel free to call, email, or chat with us, we are always happy to help!

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