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Maxxis Shorty Tyre

Mid spike tyre for mud, loam and dust. Ideal as a front tyre for tough conditions

Recommended Use: Enduro Downhill


What technology does it use in its construction?

The Shorty comes in a 3C Maxx Grip compound for ultimate traction, available in the Double Down compound ideal for big Enduro days on the toughest terrain, or the all out Downhill Casing for ultimate protection against puntures and tears.

What is the intended use?

The mid-spike Shorty from Maxxis, is a gravity inspired favourite when the terrain gets loose and unpredictable. With optimal performance in wet, muddy and dusty conditions, this aggressive tread brings back the confidence you need in the toughest of terrain. Better suited up front, the prominent knobs are spaced generously to help clear mud build up for consistent traction all day.

Our verdict

This is a fan favourite for multiple applications. If you have long challenging winters or just want the best traction possible in the harshest of conditions, be sure to have the Shorty in your arsenal. Perfect for a front tyre, or even as a pair for the optimal grip and cornering performance all day on the mountain.

Details & Technology

Casing (choose from the following)

  • Downhill

    The Downhill casing from Maxxis is the ultimate in protection for aggressive enduro and downhill riding. It has a butyl insert in the side of the tyre for support when the going gets rough

  • Double Down

    The Double Down casing has two 120 TPI layers with a reinforced butyl insert to provide support, and protection for enduro and some downhill riding, without the added weight of a full downhill casing


  • 3C Maxx Grip

    Three different compounds (3C), harder at the base, softer at the edges and medium in the middle. Maxx Grip uses the softest rubber for more of the tyre to prioritise grip and traction. Best used in downhill or steep trail riding where maintaining speed is not an issue

All Variations

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