Best Motorbike tyres 2011

Michelin krylion carbon road tyre: michelin krylion carbon road tyre

Continuing our look back at the last 12 months, we take a look at the road tyres that had our testers raving about rubber.

From the fast, benchmark-setting Michelin Krylion Carbon to the tough as old boots Schwalbe Durano Plus, we've reviewed racing and training tyres for all types of road cyclist.Schwalbe ultremo zx hd road tyre: schwalbe ultremo zx hd road tyre While the prices and specifications of these tyres vary, they all have one thing in common - a top rating.

Michelin Krylion Carbon

£34.99/$63.99

"The benchmark for fast, tough training tyres.Schwalbe durano road tyre: schwalbe durano road tyre Excellent mileage adds value"

Schwalbe Ultremo ZX HD

£37.99/$75

"Quick and confident with a supple feel, decent longevity and loads of options"

Schwalbe Durano

£32.99/$42.99

"Impressive – a real contender for the training tyre crown"

Schwalbe Durano Plus

£32.99/$52.54

"The toughest tyre available that won’t turn your road bike into a tank"

Specialized S-Works Turbo

£39.99/$62.80

"Specialized's testing collaboration with Finland's Wheel Energy is definitely paying off – this is a fantastic new high-end road clincher"

Hutchinson Intensive

£29.99/$44.99

"A good price and they roll well.Schwalbe durano plus road tyre: schwalbe durano plus road tyre Thin, supple sidewalls are vulnerable, though"

Continental Grand Prix 4 Season

£42.95/$67

"Works as a deluxe winter training tyre or a reliable race tyre"

Continental Grand Prix TT

£42.95

"Speedy, lightweight tyres with impressive grip on dry roads"

Continental Gatorskin

£28.95/$54.95

"Has tough tread and rolls well. It's a tight fit though, and the sidewalls aren't that sturdy"

Specialized Turbo Pro

£34.99/$59.99

"Soft, supple and grippy, and good value too"

Giant P-SL2

£29.99/$47.10

"Fast-rolling, grippy all-round tyres with clever features"

Vredestein Fortezza Quattro TriComp

£35/$65.99

"Not the fastest or toughest on test, but a really good all-year tyre"

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