Maxxis Assegai 3C/DD/TR/WT Folding Tire 27.5 x 2.5
World Cup Champion Greg Minnaar's signature tire
3CG MaxxGrip rubber compound available
Wide Trail casing optimized for 30-35mm rims
The Assegai tire is designed primarily for downhill racing and aggressive trail riding in mixed conditions
-Knob height falls between the Minion DHR II and the Shorty
-Center knobs are heavily ramped on the leading edge to reduce rolling resistance
-Small knob located between the center tread and side knobs provides a smooth transition while cornering
-Predictable traction, even over slippery roots and rocks
-Wide Trail casing optimized for 30mm-35mm rims
-3C MaxxGrip rubber compound for unparalleled traction
-DoubleDown (DD) is the next step in the evolution of the dual-ply tire casing for enduro racing. Two 120 TPI casing layers reinforced with a butyl insert provide the support and protection of a downhill tire, but in a lighter package
-ISO Diameter: 584 / 650b / 27.5"
-All Maxxis tires 2.40" and up are considered WT according to Maxxis whether or not they are labeled WT
Compound: 3c MaxxGrip
Casing: Double Down (DD)
Type: Tubeless Ready
Tire Bead: Folding
ISO Diameter: 584
UPC code : 4717784034492
Manufacturer # : TB00097500
3C MaxxGrip uses the softest rubber compounds to offer the ultimate in grip and slow rebound properties for unparalleled traction in downhill applications.
Double Down (DD)
DoubleDown (DD) is the next step in the evolution of the dual-ply tire casing for enduro racing. Two 120 TPI casing layers reinforced with a butyl insert provide the enduro racer with the support and protection of a downhill tire, but in a lighter package.
Wide Trail Casing (WT)
Wide Trail (WT) construction optimizes tread layout and tyre shape on today's wider rims. Traditional tires are designed for narrow rims and are too angular on wide rims for optimal performance.
WT tyres are optimised for an inner rim width of 35 mm, but function perfectly on all rims with an inner dimension between 30 and 40 mm.
Tubeless Ready (TR)
Tubeless tires have many advantages: You can drive with less air pressure. This provides better traction and rolling resistance decreases. And where there is no hose, also decreases the risk of punctures. MAXXIS TR tires are better prepared for the assembly with sealing milk than others "Tubeless Ready" tires. The bulge of our TR tire is completely covered like a real UST tubeless tires with a rubber layer.
Foldable beads also keep the tire secured to the rim but are lighter weight and easily transported. The bead is made of spun aramid or Kevlar® fibers.
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