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bicycle tyres buying guide

What bike tyres to choose?

What tyres you fit to your bike will make a real difference to the performance, comfort and safety of your ride. Tyres are one of the most important components of a bicycle build.

At Wiggle, we stock a wide range of bike tyres; from slick road tyres, through to mountain bike tyres with knobs and lugs. To find out more about each of the categories, take a look at the dedicated tyre buying guides that we have below.



Road bike tyres guide

road bicycle tyres buying guide advice

For road cycling enthusiasts, we have a great range of road bicycle tyres at Wiggle.

A road bike tyre is designed specifically for riding on asphalt; they have smooth tread pattern, a narrow profile, and a relatively low tyre volume - providing a balance between grip, low rolling resistance and comfort.

Read the Wiggle 'Road bike tyres guide' here



Mountain bike tyres guide

mountain bike tyres buying guide

For those heading out on the trails, we have a great range of mountain bike tyres at Wiggle.

A mountain bike tyre is specifically designed for off-road riding or trail riding. A good mountain bike tyre will provide grip, cushioning and puncture protection; so that you can enjoy the trails and mountains in confidence.

Read the Wiggle 'Mountain bike tyres guide' here



Commuter bike tyres guide

commuter bicycle tyre buying guide

For those taking on the urban commute, we have a great range of commuter bike tyres at Wiggle.

A commuter bicycle tyre will be designed to be grippy, durable and offer a good level of puncture protection. Commuting tyres look similar to road bicycle tyres, but they tend to be larger in volume - to provide greater grip and comfort.

Read the Wiggle 'Commuter bike tyres guide' here