Maxxis Ignitor Tire
Designed for professional racers, the Ignitor has already claimed several World Cup victories. Well-spaced tread pattern provides low rolling resistance on the straights, ramped pentagon knobs at the outside edge provide excellent traction in the corners and in soil.
A good choice for riders with an eye on weight who need a bit more grip than some popular minimally-treaded hardpack tires provide. Both sizes have folding beads for weight savings and lightweight single-ply casings. The tread rolls well and grips on hardpack, medium soil, and loose-over-hardpack terrain.
- Tire Type: Clincher
- Tire Bead: Folding
- ETRTO: 26X2.35 ( 52-559 ), 29X2.10 ( 52/52-622 )
- TPI: 60
- PSI: 35 - 65
- Weight: 690-695g
I paid the LBS to do a tubeless conversion. They said the Hutchinson front popped right in but the Maxxis gave them fits and then leaked down a couple times before eventually sealing after I picked up the bike and took it on a trail ride.
PROS: Good Traction, Fast
PROS: Good Rear Better Front, Durable, Lightweight, Easy To Install, Good Grip On Loose Rock
CONS: Loads Up In Mud
BEST USES: Mountain Biking, Upgrade
PROS: Attractive Design, Durable, Lightweight, Easy To Install
BEST USES: Mountain Biking, Racing
PROS: Attractive Design, Easy To Install
PROS: Lightweight, Rolls Fast For Tread, Grippy
CONS: Difficult To Install
PROS: Attractive Design, Durable, Easy To Install
PROS: Durable, Attractive Design, Easy To Install
Excellent traction, deep knobs, fast rolling, very good perfomance in wet or dry conditions (I've used in mud roads).
No cons by the moment.
PROS: Maxxis DH Traction
PROS: Traction, Rolls Fast
PROS: Easy To Install, Lightweight, Attractive Design, Durable
BEST USES: Racing, Mountain Biking
I listed rolling resistance as a con but honestly that is a con for almost any tire with a deeper agressive tread. There is often times some degree of tradeoff between rolling resistance and all around grip.
Probably the best way to describe these tires is...all the traction of a Kenda Nevegal without the extreme rolling resistance losses.
PROS: Cornering Traction, Wet Condition Traction, Performance In Rocks
CONS: Rolling resistance
BEST USES: Am, XC
Very easy to mount tubeless with a Stan no tubes conversion kit/
PROS: Ease Of Mounting Tubeless, Significantly Improved Gr
PROS: Attractive Design, Durable, Easy To Install, Lightweight
BEST USES: Racing, Mountain Biking, Upgrade
I did just have it on the front, when my old rear tire wore out I moved the Ignitor back and bought another for the front. I'm very pleased with performance on both wheels.
**Note that a Maxxis 2.35" is narrower than you might expect
PROS: Fairly durable, Traction, Corner well, Not too heavy, Roll well
PROS: Easy To Install, Attractive Design, Durable
BEST USES: Racing, Mountain Biking
PROS: Roll Fast, Corner Great, Tacky
CONS: Not Good In Thick Mud
10 months ago
6 months ago
PROS: Traction, durability, Cornering, All Conditions
CONS: Not Tubeless
BEST USES: all mountain, Loose Conditions
PROS: Good Volume, Attractive Design
CONS: Heavy, Difficult To Install
PROS: Light, Good Traction
BEST USES: Trail, XC
PROS: Durable, Light, Grip
PROS: Easy To Install
PROS: Low Rolling Resistance, Good Side Slope Traction
CONS: Wore out quickly
PROS: Front tire
CONS: none known
PROS: Good all mountain
CONS: More expensive than other
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