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Maxxis Ikon 3C/EXO/TR Tire- 29in

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    Low profile tires might roll fast in the right circumstances, but the one constant in mountain biking is that conditions constantly change. That's where this race-ready, 2.2in-wide Maxxis Ikon EXO Tubeless Ready Tire comes into play.

    It's a lightweight, tubeless-ready tire that mixes biting knobs with three rubber compounds to create a truly versatile tire. The Ikon uses a 120tpi casing with EXO protection. What's this? Well, EXO protection consists of added pinch flat and abrasion protection at the sidewall for an enhanced resistance to cuts. Even better, it does this with overloading the tire with bulk.

    The casing is then wrapped in a tread pattern that favors both buff and loamy conditions. This is possible due to the spacing between the center lugs and the raised side knobs. Those center lugs are also ramped to resist folding under braking and acceleration. However, the 3C compound is what really allows this tire to bridge the traction gap from packed to loose.

    Maxxis made the center knobs from a harder compound. So, it resists wear and flex in the knobs. The supple casing, however, allows it to conform to irregularities, and it also permits the softer side compound to grab. As a result, you gain a positive traction over wet roots and rocks. Also, as a three compound tire, the transitions from straightaways to turns are utterly seamless.

    The Maxxis Ikon EXO Tubeless Ready 29in Tire is UST compatible and is available in a 2.2-inch width.

    • Item #MXX000L

    Tech Specs

    Compound
    triple compound
    Size
    29 in x 2.2 in
    Type
    tubeless
    Protection
    EXO
    TPI
    120
    Bead
    folding
    Recommended Use
    all mountain
    Manufacturer Warranty
    limited

    Tech Specs

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    Sidewalls made of paper mache

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I love the tread pattern on this tire. The first one I bought got pierced by a stick - first time ever for me, but I conceded it could happen if hit just right, so I bought another. After a few weeks a riding - the tread still looks new, I notice a bulge/slash in the sidewall. Now I'm convinced the sidewalls are made of paper-mache. Time to move on to a new tire - in fact, probably a new brand.

    Great all around tire

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    Riding 2.2s front/rear on a 29r hardtail on the SLC and PC Utah trails. These work well in dry to tacky (aka, hero dirt) conditions. I was able to set them up tubeless with a floor pump. The rubber wears down fast though (within 3 months of 2-3 days/week of riding)....especially pavement to trail head. Would buy again.

    worked well

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I am just back from riding the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route. These tires were fantastic for most every terrain we crossed. My complaint is that after 1500 miles I started to get flats and more flats. So, rotate them a little sooner than you think they need it and then change them out after the first flat as that seems to be the single that they are wearing thin.

    Great cross country tires

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    I run the 2.35 in the front and 2.2 in the back of my Tallboy. Perfect tire for everything from dirt roads to technical singletrack. Fast rolling with good cornering. A little slick when the trails dry out but you get used to it.

    Faaaaast amd grippy

    • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

    As low rolling resistance and light weight tires usually suck, this is an definite exception to the rule. Its no minion but it is a ton lighter and hooks up great in cross country and light all mountain use

    Low Rolling Resistance

      I would disagree with other comments that this a great front tire. I only run this as a rear tire on my Pivot 429. It offers low rolling resistance but can be a bit loose when cornering hard. I run it in a 2.35 with a Ardent 2.4 in the front. It gives pretty solid corning abilities for the Salt Lake and Park City riding conditions.

      Great front tire

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      I bought these a couple of weeks ago on the advice of a friend. They are probably the easiest to set up tubeless tires that I've ever used. They have nice traction for the somewhat loose trails in SE michigan. Compared to the schwalbe racing ralphs that I previously used the sidewalls are a bit stiffer - I'm not sure if that's inherent to the tire or because I went tubeless with the Ikon's while I was using tubes with racing ralphs.

      Chucked after a few rides

      • Familiarity: I've used it several times

      These tires came stock on my SC Highball, and I was not impressed. I felt they didn't corner well, especially in loose dirt over hardpack, and just didn't feel confident with them. I swapped them for a set of Racing Ralphs and haven't looked back. Now they hang sadly in a corner of my garage.

      Chucked after a few rides

      These are the bomb and bomb-proof!

      • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

      Raced these at Leadville and Barn Burner with no issues. Trained on them for months. I've cut one sidewall in a couple thousand miles of riding, mostly on Southern California's very rocky trails. I tried Conti's and Schwalbe, both of which seriously disappointed. Maxxis is money.