The benefits of tubeless tyres

Lower pressures can make you faster on real world roads
(Image credit: CADEX)

Tyres unquestionably have a greater influence on both your riding safety and performance than any other bicycle component. All your power output, braking force and steering input is ultimately mediated by a small contact patch between your tyres and the tarmac.

The improvement in the best tubeless road tyres has overhauled the market, and many of today's best road bike tyres are either tubeless as standard, or come with a tubeless variant thereof.  

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Lance Branquinho is a Namibian born media professional, with 15-years of experience in technology and engineering journalism covering anything with wheels. Being from Namibia, he knows a good gravel road when he sees one, and he has raced some of Africa’s best-known mountain bike stage races, such as Wines2Wales and Berg&Bush.