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

Highlights include Race TT for XC and Tomahawk for aggressive all-mountain

27.5 29er All Mountain Trail Cross Country Enduro Eurobike Fat Bike Plus Tires
Maxxis Chronicle plus size tire.

Maxxis Chronicle plus size tire (click to enlarge).

Plus Size: Chronicle

The Chronicle tread is designed to offer grip at any angle, and the plump 3.0” casing provides a comfortable ride. Available in 27.5 x 3.0” and 29 x 3.0”. Weights starting at 910g.

Maxxis Colossus fat bike tire.

Maxxis Colossus fat bike tire (click to enlarge).

Fatbike: Colossus, Minion FBF and Minion FBR

The Colossus is a winter fat bike tire. It has a tread with numerous tall knobs that penetrate snow for enhanced grip. The open tread pattern clears out packed snow and a special rubber compound stays pliable in freezing conditions. Available in 26 x 4.8”. Weights starting at 1445g.

Maxxis Minion FBF fat bike tire.

Maxxis Minion FBF fat bike tire (click to enlarge).

The Minion FBF is a front-specific fat bike tire designed for trail riding. The FBF offers extreme cornering capability, low rolling resistance and fat-tire volume for unsurpassed grip on uneven and loose surfaces. Available in 26 x 4.8”. Weights starting at 1575g.

Maxxis Minion FBR fat bike tire.

Maxxis Minion FBR fat bike tire (click to enlarge).

The Minion FBR is a rear-specific fat bike tire designed for trail riding that shares the look of the Minion DHR II, but optimized for fat bikes. The FBR has side knobs for better cornering traction and ramped, paddle-like knobs down the middle to minimize rolling resistance and maximize traction. Available in 26 x 4.8”. Weights starting at 1550g.

Maxxis Rambler gravel tire.

Maxxis Rambler gravel tire (click to enlarge).

Gravel: Rambler

The Rambler is Maxxis‘ first gravel-specific tire. It has been designed with the volume needed for comfort and the tread needed for speed and control. Tightly packed center knobs are ramped for rolling efficiency on hard pack roads, and spaced-out side knobs provide predictable cornering in varied terrain. Available in 700 x 40C; weights starting at 390g.

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This article is part of Mtbr’s coverage of the 2015 Eurobike trade show in Freidrichschafen, Germany. For more from Eurobike CLICK HERE.

About the author: Jeroen Tiggelman

Jeroen is a contributor based in Belgium. He is expert in the field of photography and a fan of local beer.

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