DH tyres: Pro choices at the World Cup at Val d’Isère

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Coupe-du-Monde-Val

As we did for the pros on the Tour de France when they passed through Saint-Alban Leysse for the Critérium du Dauphiné, we set off with our cleats and cameras for the MTB World Cup at Val d’Isère. While all the miles on a stage of the Critérium call for minimal rolling resistance, the impressive climb up the Face de Bellevarde encourages riders not to neglect their tyres!   The weather conditions were « interesting », and made tyre choices quite complicated. After driving along the deserted road from Chambéry …