Mountain Bike Action Product Test: Kenda Pinner Pro Tires
the AGC casing for hardcore downhill and enduro use while the lighter-weight ATC casing is designed for trail riding or smoother downhill courses. Both tires, however, feature the same tread design. To learn more about why Kenda chose the Pinner’s specific tread pattern, head to their website. If you want to know how they felt on the trail, continue to read on.
Field test results:
In the garage, we had zero issues getting the Pinner ATC tires mounted onto our Stan’s Flow wheels. The bead was fairly easy to pull on, and the tires inflated into the bead with just a floor pump using Maxima sealant. With our tires mounted and ready to go, we took off hunting for our best singletrack. On the trails, our tires quickly surprised us with predictable cornering feel and a fast-rolling design. As we began to pick up speed, we decided to check on our braking performance only to be continually impressed.
Our confidence started to grow, and we soon found ourselves slapping…