French company Michelin were the first to create a removable pneumatic tyre in the 1890’s. Since then they have become the world’s biggest tyre manufacturer but their roots in cycle tyres have certainly not been forgotten with Michelin still at the forefront of cycle tyre technology across many different cycling disciplines; their constantly evolving PRO road range and their tubeless mountain bike tyre system which they introduced in 2000 continues to offer cyclists high performance tyres that excel in any conditions. Michelin provide Sponsorship of some of the world’s biggest professional cycling teams and riders in road and mountain bike racing helping to ensure that all products undergo rigorous testing before they are released to the public.