Since we first began importing FMB tires in 2014, we've received countless questions every season from both new and experienced cyclocross-ers trying to decipher the FMB lingo and choose the best tires to get them through the season. And we get it. With two tread compounds and two sidewall options for each of the four tread patterns offered, there’s a lot to consider. Every specification- whether it’s tread compound, pattern, or sidewall material- has conditions in which it shines the brightest. We’ll break it down for you so you can get back to barrier practice!