Maxxis Reviews and News


2017 Mtbr Holiday Gift Guide


Whether you are shopping for your significant other, son, daughter, or yourself, these 20 great MTB’centric gift ideas are sure to please.

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The Escape Artist // Thomas Vanderham video


Thomas Vanderham’s moment of clarity came when he was 10 years old. After witnessing a neighbor kid doing wheelies in an alley, Vanderham set out to master the technique himself. He’s been mastering bike skills ever since.

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Maxxis rider Mason Bond in Connected Series


Fluid and playful riding style allows Pivot-Reynolds team rider to jib trail features, roost corners, or set up a photo-of-the-day drift depending on whether he’s racing the clock or styling for the camera.

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Hot new wheels, tires, and hubs from Interbike 2017


Check out the latest wheels, hubs, tires, and more from Industry Nine, Maxxis, Onyx, MRP, and Wolf Tooth.

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Maxxis Interbike 2017


The highly-regarded tire maker continues to expand its popular Wide Trail lineup with new versions of the Rekon, Forekaster, Ardent Race, Aggressor, High Roller II, and more.

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Maxxis adds host of new MTB tire sizes


Maxxis has once again upped its number of available tires/sizes, with plus tires getting ‘normal’ size options, narrow cross country rubber getting wider, and more.

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Can you run Maxxis Wide Trail tires on regular rims?


Are you shopping for new Maxxis tires, but not sure whether you need Wide Trail or regular width version? This interview will help clear things up.

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A new tire size is coming and it doesn’t suck


Plus sized erupted in popularity last year. The problem for many aggressive riders is that they didn’t hold up. Now a new tire size is coming that should split the difference between plus size and traditional tires.

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Dream Build: Santa Cruz Hightower with all the trimmings


This Santa Cruz Hightower with dreamy component spec is admittedly a little over the top. But when you live and ride in a place like Crested Butte, your bike should be worth more than your car.

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Inside the mind of Maxxis


Within mountain bike circles the Taiwanese tire maker has a rock solid foothold, especially among the trail, all-mountain, and downhill crowds where models such as the Minion, High Roller, and Shorty have cult-like followings. Click through to learn more.

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Maxxis Minion and HighRoller Plus tires weights and measurements


Plus Tires is a growing category eagerly awaiting the arrival of more tires with better side knobs and sidewalls. How big are they and how much do they weigh?

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Innovation of the Year


Yes, there are still plenty of holdouts who will argue otherwise, but as far as we are concerned the front derailleur is dead. And for that we thank 2016’s Mtbr Innovation of the Year.

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Mtbr Best of 2016 Awards: Mountain Bike Tire


Tire preference varies wildly depending on terrain and riding style, but our three favorites are tough, reliable, and stupid fun.

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Best of Interbike 2016


Who knows exactly how many products we see during the three-day Interbike trade show. But some just stand out more than others. Here are 20 of our absolute favorites.

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10 great upgrades for your bike — and more


It’s easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest. But it’s very possible your best option is not buying all new gear. Instead give one of these upgrades a try.

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Maxxis Interbike 2016


Featuring redesigns of iconic Maxxis offerings, plus the addition of a new eBike-compliant range, the world famous tire maker keeps us rolling into another product year.

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Just in: Maxxis Minion and Highroller II plus tires


Plus bikes are one of the key growth areas of our sport, as riders discover bigger tire volume and lower air pressures. But most of the available Plus tires thus far have very small cornering side knobs. Until now that is…

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Slapping Berms with Connor Fearon


Connor Fearon has been racking up podium finishes on the World Cup DH circuit and is poised to take a win. Head past the break to see where he learned his skills.

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So you think plus bikes are just for beginners?


While lots of riders are excited about plus sized trail bikes, there’s a number of people who think they’re just for beginners. We encourage everyone in the latter camp to watch this video. Holy shit.

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Hot new XC, DH, enduro, plus, and fat tires from Sea Otter


It’s a good time to be a mountain biker. Whether you want burly plus sized tires, or ultra fast rolling XC shoes, there was something for everyone at this year’s Sea Otter Classic.

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Maxxis releases new plus-size tires


Recognizing the exploding popularity of plus-size bikes, Maxxis today showed off some of its newest rubber, including 3.0-inch wide versions of its much loved Minion DHF and DHR II tires.

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10 top notch fat bike tires


Tire choice is critical. Intended use, durability, and weight all factor in to what kind of rubber you want on the road (or snowy trail). Indeed, when it comes to fat bikes, tires are arguably the most important component decision you’ll make.

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2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Hot wheels for your favorite mountain biker


No. 1 component upgrade? A set of shiny new wheels. Lighter, faster and stronger are all potential gains when you swap out your old hoops. And what better time to do so than around the holidays.

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Eurobike 2015: Maxxis rolls out new tires for XC, enduro, snow, gravel and more


Top-tier tire maker Maxxis is touching nearly all corners of the two-wheeled world, offering up a host of new models. Highlights include Race TT for XC, Tomahawk for aggressive all-mountain, and Colossus for fat bikes.

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Enduro Compare-O: The Mtbr test crew picks their favorite Dream Bike Spec components


Our test crew picks their ultimate, no-holds-barred component mix from the Enduro Compare-O in our Dream Spec feature.

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Review: Maxxis Ardent EXO 27.5″ Tire


The all-around Maxxis Ardent EXO 27.5″x2.25″ had great rolling characteristics, and bounded up to speed well, and steered quickly and precisely through multiple types of terrain.

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Maxxis Beaver 29er Tire Review


In North Vancouver, it’s now deep into fall and a good time to try out tires that do well in mud and rain. I tested the 29 x 2.00 Maxxis Beaver tires on a Santa Cruz Tallboy. Given that I’m not racing

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Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain Ends – Rocky Mountain Shifts Focus to U23 Development


October 25, 2011 – It is with mixed emotions that Rocky Mountain Bicycles announces the end of the Maxxis-Rocky Mountain World Cup race team. The team raced for three seasons (2009, 2010, and 2011) and achieved phenomenal results and exposure for both brands. The team was one of the only teams in the last decade […]

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Three Top Tens for Maxxis-Rocky Mountain at Mont St. Anne


July 4, 2011 – Mont St. Anne, Quebec – After an up and down first half of the 2011 season, Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain’s Geoff Kabush reasserted himself as a top contender in the World Cup series with a strong 7th place finish at Mont St. Anne. The Courtenay B.C. native was well poised for strong […]

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Lezyne News: Maxxis-RM Resigned/HTC's Van Dijk Secures Qatar Overall


Lezyne Renews Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain Sponsorship San Luis Obispo, CA  – Lezyne is proud to annouce the continued partnership with the MTB powerhouse Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain. The team is one of the top professional mountain bike race teams in the world. Comprised of top tier cross country and downhill World Cup racers, like Geoff Kabush, Sabrina […]

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Cameron Cole Withdraws from 2010 MTB World Championships


After an amazing start to the season with two podiums and a top ten finish in three races, Cameron Cole has decided to withdraw from this weekend’s World Cup in Windham, New York and next weekend’s World Championships at Mont St Anne. Cameron broke his scaphoid at the Champery round of the World Cup and […]

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Team Maxxis-Rocky Mountain – Offenburg World Cup Race Report


Premont 4th, Kabush 15th at Offenburg World Cup Offenburg, Germany After a three week break from competition, the UCI XC World Cup made its annual stop in Offenburg, Germany last weekend. The Offenburg track is a rider favorite, especially for the Canadian contingent, as it’s extremely rugged and technical like the tracks in Bromont and […]

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Whistler Mountain Bike Park Opens May 15


Welcome to Maxxis and Dakine as New Park Sponsors The 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games have come and gone and although the snow keeps falling the opening day for the Whistler Mountain Bike Park is less than two months away. The upcoming Bike Park season, which is scheduled to begin May 15, 2010, will […]

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Rocky Mountain Bicycles and Maxxis USA form new World Cup MTB team.


Vancouver BC,- Rocky Mountain Bicycles (RMB) is proud to announce an agreement with Maxxis USA to field the new Maxxis-Rocky Mountain UCI MTB Trade Team. “Maxxis is excited to partner with a company like Rocky Mountain, a company that is as passionate about racing as we are. Rocky Mountain Bicycles is a leader in performance […]

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MaxxDaddy Monthly


February 2009 Volume 1 Issue 52 Table of Contents Maxxis Rolls to Indy Show with Cutting Edge Products OUCH presented by Maxxis Ready to Top Podiums Again in 2009 John Wagner Tackles Formula D on Maxxis Fite Sets Record with 4 WORCS Titles Maxxis to Sponsor Dodgers and White Sox in 2009 Product Highlight MA-Z4S […]

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Maxxis Ardent 29er Tire Pro Review


by Rob Sutton from Mountain Biking by 198 http://www.mtbtrailreview.com The second ride on the Ardents changed my opinion on their performance due to a critical change in air pressure. I lowered the front another couple psi to the 26 lbs. range and the tire performed so well that I had to re-write this review. I […]

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