The best winter road bike tyres of 2021

Rain, ice and additional debris on the roads during the winter can increase the risk of punctures and make it harder to stay upright. If the idea of changing an inner tube or awaiting assistance in the cold doesn't sound like your idea of a good time, you might want to check out some more winter-suitable rubber to keep you rolling through the season. Here's our pick of the best winter road tyres of 2021.


The best road tyres for puncture protection

Schwalbe Marathon Plus Smartguard Rigid Road TyreSchwalbe Marathon Plus Smartguard Rigid Road Tyre

Famed for its puncture protection, Schwalbe have overhauled the Marathon Plus. The flat-resistant tyre gets a new, dynamic profile and boasts many internal improvements such as improved Smart Guard that helps reduce rolling resistance.

 

 


Continental GatorSkin Folding Road TyreContinental GatorSkin Folding Road Tyre

Formerly known as the 'Ultra GatorSkin', the Continental GatorSkin Folding Road Tyre is the perfect all-rounder for commuting, sportives and so much more.

 

 

 


The best winter road tyres for wet conditions

Hutchinson Fusion 5 Performance 11Storm TR Road TyreHutchinson Fusion 5 Performance 11Storm TR Road Tyre

Perfect for riders who need to carry on training when it's raining, the Fusion 5 Performance 11Storm has all the grip you need without sacrificing speed. Kevlar reinforcement under the tread gives extra reassurance against flats.

 

 

 


Vittoria Corsa Control G2.0 Road TyreVittoria Corsa Control G2.0 Road Tyre

Vittoria's Corsa Control G2.0 Road Tyre has the perfect race-winning grip and traction on rough roads, wet and greasy cobbled streets and slippy surfaces.

 

 


The best winter all-round bike tyres

Continental Grand Prix 4 Season Folding Road TyreContinental Grand Prix 4 Season Folding Road Tyre

With a Duraskin® cut-resistant layer from bead to bead, the Continental Grand Prix 4 Season Folding Road Tyre is a top level racing clincher for exceptional winter and wet condition performance.

 

 


Schwalbe Durano Plus TwinSkin Wire TyreSchwalbe Durano Plus TwinSkin Wire Tyre

The Schwalbe Durano Plus TwinSkin Wire Tyre is designed for the long-distance riding in all-weathers. The reinforced double-thick exterior and SmartGuard protection belt provide added protection from punctures.

 

 

 


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Nassrin Chamanian
Published on: 10 Nov 2021

Pretty OK at bikes. Enthusiasm outstrips ability.