Maxxis’ casing options are designed for a range of riding applications with varying characteristics for grip, stiffness, protection and damping. So, depending on the type of riding you do, one casing is more favorable than another. Luckily, the most common ones are 60 and 120 TPI, with DH and DD only available for tough gravity tires.
When you think of off-road tires, Maxxis comes to mind as one of the top manufacturers. They have a reputation of being among the highest-quality mountain bike tires available. Maxxis MTB tires feature the latest technologies in tire manufacturing, and that can be seen in the tire compounds they use. Maxxis mountain bike tires come…
ADDIX is Schwalbe’s current line of four mountain bike tire compound options: Speed (red), Speedgrip (blue), Soft (orange), and Ultrasoft (purple). These rubber compounds are designed for specific types of riding like Cross Country, All-Mountain, Trail, Enduro, or Downhill.
There is an extremely simple, yet effective formula for both the front and rear tires using only your weight as a rider including all your gear. Here it is:
front tire psi = rider weight lbs ÷ 7
rear tire psi = front tire psi + 3 psi
Flat bike tires can happen for four main reasons:
Pinch flat (or snakebites).
There is no clear right or wrong tire, nor is there an ultimate best tire ever. There are just lots of different options out there for you to dig through to find the perfect package for you. The technologies, sizes, and rubber compounds you can choose from are so niched down that there is something…