Mountain Bike Tires: Maxxis (Which is Best For You?)

Mountain Bike Tires: Maxxis (Which is Best For You?)

Maxxis is one of the largest if not THE largest companies in the Mountain Biking Tire Industry. Why? Because they are the best. Offering a very wide variety of tread patterns, compounds, sidewall protection and almost every size tire known to man; Maxxis has supported every discipline of Mountain biking over the years. From World Cup DH Titles to being the go-to tire for the average weekend cruiser, you will most likely see the yellow logo rolling down any trail in the world. In this video, Jeff takes us through some key differences between some of the many tires they have to offer in hopes of helping you guys know the difference between each tire. Do you know which tire in the Maxxis lineup is right for you?

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50 Comments

  1. Matt Marion on June 28, 2019 at 8:47 pm

    Would Maxxis High Roller 2 front and rear be a good idea?



  2. Chief_ Trukalot on June 28, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    Maxxis cross mark II 2.25 back/ Maxxis minion 2.3 front



  3. Tim turner on June 28, 2019 at 8:50 pm

    Hi I ride Continental X Kings and I not very happy with it so am looking for a better tyre now am not sure what.



  4. Chris Krajewski on June 28, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    Gonna slap on Ardents 29X2.40, EXO/TR skinwall both front and rear on a YT Jeffsy as soon as it arrives ๐Ÿ™‚



  5. Shaun P on June 28, 2019 at 8:53 pm

    maxis tires are too soft and mushy



  6. ast5o on June 28, 2019 at 8:55 pm

    Hey guys I want a combination of light offroad and onroad efficiency. What tires you think should I choose?



  7. MicroSaim on June 28, 2019 at 8:56 pm

    Is it possible to upgrade my 26×19.5 tire to a 26×2.2 one? Would it fit? I’m sorry if it is a stupid question, I’m new to biking.



  8. RIDE. EMTB on June 28, 2019 at 8:59 pm

    i like the magic mary ๐Ÿ‘



  9. gelo caparaz on June 28, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Is ardent race good? With white maxxis logo



  10. Hegel Canizales on June 28, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    DHF / DHR – Downhill, Ardent / Agressor – XC



  11. 2thePtBassTuT on June 28, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Ummm… they are knobbed for her pleasure… :^)



  12. STINKBUG76 ! on June 28, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Can I run 2.3 inch tyres with a 21mm internal rim width?



  13. Patrick The Trekker on June 28, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    I run both maxxis DHF rear and front and i dont know if its good or not



  14. Auderitepenguin on June 28, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    i notice mountain bikes kinda went just for noby type tires but i rode a just kinda cross country style bike for just a little bit of offroad had a really freakin good tread and it slipped a couple times on my regular run instead of my noby tires slipping and me having to walk it up some parts



  15. MrBooch66 on June 28, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    Would be curious to get your take on the best XC faster rolling tire for a Procaliber in the Florida circuit. Sand and roots galore.



  16. Chief_ Trukalot on June 28, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    What would be a good light trail/road tire?



  17. Carson Lundell on June 28, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    This is the exact video I was looking for, Thanks!!

    I just bought a bike and Iโ€™m pretty sure the guy put too small of a tire on because it doesnโ€™t seat properly on either rim and I ended up popping my tube right at the top of the trail and had to walk the rest of the way. (Of course itโ€™s the one time I didnโ€™t bring my tools on the trail) anyways thanks for the very awesome video.



  18. Chad Louis Dura on June 28, 2019 at 9:09 pm

    i have a question, whats the difference between a skinwall and a normal black sidewall tire?



  19. yuwm canadian on June 28, 2019 at 9:11 pm

    what is the "average" cost for a mountain bike tire?



  20. lpkustom on June 28, 2019 at 9:11 pm

    Had me from the opening line! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚



  21. David Hernandez on June 28, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Is there a Rekon 27.5×4.7WT in 120 TPI?



  22. doudou brahim on June 28, 2019 at 9:14 pm

    I think maxxis and schwalbe is the best



  23. Rodney Cameron on June 28, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    What is best pressure to run my 29er mountain bike while on road for commuting to work please???



  24. rox on June 28, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    is it better to have a mix of tires like one in the back and a different one in the front, thats what im doing for my bike. on the back of mine i have the forekaster and on the front i have the Bontrager connection trail tires. are those good?



  25. Leo Tapit on June 28, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    What are the advantages of skin wall tire to a normal tire???



  26. Top 10 Everything on June 28, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Ikon is the only choice (skinwall #1) lol



  27. Fortnite Go on June 28, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Wetscream maxxis



  28. Chris Orr on June 28, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    More of these tyre of videos please. Even their official websites makes it difficult to choose!



  29. Andy J on June 28, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    Looking for new tyres on my yeti asr-5, 26" but not sure which combo to get. Looking at Maxxis DHF 2.3 on the front, then an available choice on the rear between Ardent 2.25, DHR II 2.3 or High Roller II 2.3, all tubeless ready options.
    I ride in Thailand, so generally dry, dusty, loose-over-hard or occasionally muddy clay in wet season.
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated



  30. Freedom Ranger on June 28, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    I have a Trek X Caliber 8 2019 and I ride mostly street and a lot of enduro trails and I would like to know which tire is best for me?



  31. Luca Bot on June 28, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    i got the ikon maxxis on my giant tylon 3er 2019



  32. Connie Back on June 28, 2019 at 9:24 pm

    I have Maxxis Ramblers on my Giant Crossbike. Since most of my riding ends up being on pavement I think I need different tires. I’m thinking the Ikon may be what I need. I tend to ride 150 miles weekly sometimes on wet pavement and often on loose surfaces–not usually gravel, but blacktop in poor / rough condition. Any advice?



  33. mervun29 on June 28, 2019 at 9:24 pm

    question, if I will be riding on a sandy beach, or sandy trail, what tire would you prefer? TIA



  34. LittleBigBearzZz YT on June 28, 2019 at 9:24 pm

    I ride a norco storm 1 on dusty and loose but dry singletrack. Which tyre do you think is best as im choosing between maxxis ardent and maxxis DHF. All abit confusing and would really appreciate the help. PS 1st time to the channel and its epic



  35. Niko on June 28, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Minion dhf front and aggressor on the rear on a cross country bike…



  36. Ben Hammond on June 28, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    What is the best tire to run in combo with a Ti hardtail single speed w/ front suspension? Having some traction issues going up hill cranking hard with the (IKON) 2.35 on the rear and definitely a little bit of traction loss on the down hill sections running the (REKON) 2.6 on the front. Main trails are in northwest Georgia mountains. Thanks!!



  37. The outdoor Adventurer on June 28, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Maxxis aggressor in the rear and a WTB vigilante in the front



  38. Last Rpg Standing on June 28, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    What would you recommend for someone doing lots of uphill with some downhill mixed in



  39. Edward C on June 28, 2019 at 9:27 pm

    I ride a 29er trek marlin 7, I hit the trails several times a week. which tires should I get and which are durable. Edit:I live in Canada bc so the trails have quite a lot roots and mud



  40. A_k_1704 on June 28, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    For me I used aggressors on my old trail bike rolled well and still have good grip , on my DJ front and rear ikons and havenโ€™t been happier , on my freeride/DH DHF and high rollers 2



  41. JJ_ Tran07 on June 28, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    20 psi in my minions



  42. TwisT on June 28, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    I kept getting tired all the time and then I realised it was because I am such an aggressive knob… ba-dum-ptissss ๐Ÿ˜



  43. Nicolas Bozzo on June 28, 2019 at 9:31 pm

    Maxxis crossmark II on the back, ignitor up front. Its on a XC race bike. I previously run ikons but they have too thin sidewalls and not enough traction for where I ride (Chile)



  44. Lethabo Praet on June 28, 2019 at 9:35 pm

    DHF’s 29 ners
    in rear
    and front



  45. Zen G on June 28, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    Please recommend me some opinions for my trek x caliber 8 29er, this is my all around bike, but I do ride on my local single trail once a week. Thanks



  46. Solomon Johnson on June 28, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    What do you reckon about a assegai front and DHR rear combo?



  47. Trail Lady MTB on June 28, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    Where are the pedals on that beautiful blue Yeti? Whos bike is that? I want a set of those crank-condoms….oh yeah!๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜ณ



  48. Solomon Johnson on June 28, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    4:36 the yeti has xo1 cranks but yours has gx cranks how does that work?



  49. Josh Phillips on June 28, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    DHR II 2.4 up front and Aggressor 2.3 in the rear. Iโ€™m happy with it.



  50. Schwab Cob on June 28, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    What do you recommend for a hardtail on rough, rocky gravel and rough dirt and mud