Choosing The Right Gravity MTB Tyre | Compound, Casings And Tread Explained

Published on February 11th 2024


This is our comprehensive guide to gravity focused mountain bike tires! Join Anna Cipullo as we explore everything from tire basics such as tyre size and width, to advanced concepts like single or multiple rubber compounds as well as casing thickness and weight. Whether you're seeking durability, performance, or affordability over time, we've got you covered – let's roll into the world of mountain biking tires together! In assosiation with @VeeTireCo πŸ’» Submit Top Mods, Bike Caves, Rewinds and more to us πŸ‘‰ ⏱️ Timestamps ⏱️ 00:00 - Intro 00:43 - What side and width do I need? 03:26 - What tyre tread do I need? 05:46 - What compound do I need? 10:02 - What casing do I need? Useful Links: πŸ› NEW MTB Bike Maintenance Book πŸ‘‰ Racing Highlights & More On GMBN Racing πŸ‘‰ Watch #shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ What do you look for in a tyre? Lets nerd out on tread, compound/s, width, and casing! πŸ‘‡ Watch more on GMBN Tech... πŸ“Ή How To Safely Cut Carbon Or Alloy Handlebars πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound GUNSHY (Instrumental Version) - Nyck Caution Habit Stacking - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist Sending Mixed Messages - Matt Large The Main Event - Matt Large Vibe of the Day - Sarah, the Illstrumentalist #gmbntech #gmbn #mtb #mountainbiking #bikemaintenance The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Propain Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: Reynolds wheels: FSA: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -