Choosing the right tire for your specific application can be a tough process. To help with your selection, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular Maxxis ATV and motorcycle tires along with their intended application.
Maxxis ATV Tires
The Bighorn ATV Tire is one of the most popular Maxxis tires. This ATV tire features large widely spaced lugs allowing you to traverse rocky desert terrain with ease. This is a 6 ply Maxxis tire for maximum puncture resistance. Sidewall lugs also help to protect the sidewall and your wheels.
The Maxxis Mudzilla ATV Tire is (obviously) geared toward mud riding. This is also a 6 ply Maxxis ATV tire and features a unique rubber composition for longer wear. For more budget friendly mud Maxxis tires, check out the Mud Bug.
Lastly, the Maxxis Razr tire is well-suited for intermediate terrain. This is a favorite tire among racers. This tire features, smaller closer lugs for maximum traction in versatile dirt conditions. If you are looking for a high quality replacement for your OEM tires, this is it.
You can expect to spend in the neighborhood of $150 for a high quality ATV tire. Be sure to shop around for the best price as they vary quite a bit. Additionally, you can usually find good deals on Maxxis tires online.
Maxxis Motorcycle Tires
For dual sport applications, you’ll want to look at the M series Maxxis tire. These have a unique compound to give you performance both on and off-road. For an off-road use Maxxis tire, you will be choosing from the following: IT, HT, ST, and CI series tires. Of this group, the IT is the strongest tire and is designed for the varied conditions. The HT is a hart terrain Maxxis tire and the ST series Maxxis tire is designed for soft sand and mud riding.
Lastly, the CI series Maxxis tire is designed for intermediate terrain. This is the best all-around Maxxis motorcycle tire and a good OEM replacement tire.
There are 5 different types of street Maxxis motorcycle tires. The Supermaxx tires are designed for speed and performance. These are great sportbike tires. Classic and Promaxx are intermediate tires offering a good balance of wear and performance. Touring Maxxis tires are built with heavier bikes in mind. These are great for cruisers.
Although Maxxis tires are moderately priced, it is important to shop around before purchasing. You can usually find good deals on Maxxis tires online.
Lyle Dove is an avid motorcyclist who enjoys all aspects of the sport including motocross and road racing. When he’s not out riding, he spends his time writing articles on the sport he loves.
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