Adventure and smallcapacity
With 29 different tyres in this wildly diverse category, find out where the new Pirelli Scorpion Rally STR and Avon Trekrider fit in. Plus, 22 options for riders of lightweight commuters and classics.
AVON TRAILRIDER AV53 Front & AV54 Rear £207 Aims to deliver 90% road and 10% off-road capability. AVON TREKRIDER £188 See review. BRIDGESTONE A40 £190.50 Dual-sport tyre that offers loads of grip. BRIDGESTONE BATTLE WING BW-501 (f) & BW-502 (r) £210 Off-road-style tyre, works well on middleweights. BRIDGESTONE TRAIL WING £208 The Trail Wing is an older generation trailie tyre. Road biased, but ok on light trails. CONTINENTAL CONTITRAIL ATTACK 2 £199.50 Dual-sport for big adventure bikes. CONTINENTAL CONTI ESCAPE £157.50 Chunky tyres for roads & light off- road on smaller adventure bikes. CONTI TKC80 Twinduro £206.50 Knobblies that cope on the road. CONTINENTAL TKC 70 £206.50 More off-road biased than the Trackattack2. DUNLOP TRAILSMART £202.50 See review. DUNLOP TRAILMAX TR91 £187.50 Older adventure tyre. METZELER TOURANCE NEXT £207.50 Developed for the latest R1200GS. METZELER TOURANCE £154.50 The hard-wearing original. METZELER ENDURO 1 & 2 £184 Road tyre, capable on light trails. METZELER ENDURO 3 SAHARA £184.50 Designed for roads, trails, gravel and even riding in sand. METZELER KAROO 3 £166.50 Road-legal knobbly. MICHELIN ANAKEE WILD £185 See review. MICHELIN ANAKEE III £228 90% road, 10% off-road. MICHELIN PILOT ROAD 4 TRAIL £208.50 Road-only adventure bike-sized version of the popular sports-touring tyre. MICHELIN ANAKEE II £156.50 Cheaper Anakee III alternative. MICHELIN SIRAC £148 Road/trail tyre for middleweights. MICHELIN T63 £193 Roadlegal knobbly for small and middleweight trailies. PIRELLI SCORPION RALLY STR £202 See review. PIRELLI SCORPION TRAIL II £208.50 Updated version of below… PIRELLI SCORPION TRAIL £175 Sports-touring style tyre. PIRELLI MT 60R CORSA £214 Street biased dual-purpose tyre. PIRELLI MT 60RS CORSA £236.50 They come as standard on Ducati’s Scrambler. PIRELLI MT90 A/T SCORPION £164 Road-going knobbly. PIRELLI MT 21 RALLYCROSS £133 Road-legal knobbly that works well for off-road riding.