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Maxxis tires?

Old 02-23-11, 02:12 PM
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Maxxis tires?

Anyone use em? I can get wholesale on them but i've never seen anyone race on them before. They will be race wheels only but they will see a wet collegiate season and then the regular season through spring/summer. Gots some opinions for me?
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Old 02-23-11, 02:28 PM
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I have used Maxxis detonators before, they came on a bike that I bought. They did not puncture over the few thousand miles I put on them, looked ok (blue sidewalls) and offered a decent ride. Pretty similar overall performance to rubino pros. If they still make those tires, I would say give em a shot if you can get them for $20 or less per tire.
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Old 02-23-11, 03:55 PM
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I got Columbieres with my Synapse back in 2009 and they're still going strong. It seems to go well with the Plush concept of the bike as I've used GP4000s tires and it was a harsher ride. I pull out the Columbieres on rainy days or when the route is especially rough. GL
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Old 02-23-11, 05:04 PM
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I've used the ReFuse tires as training tires. They last forever.

I want to get some of the Xenith Equipe Legere - they supposedly weigh like 150 grams. But I have not found anyone locally (team discount) who can get them.

I've also used Maxxis Super Fly or Fly Weight lightweight tubes. They worked well.
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Old 02-23-11, 08:36 PM
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I raced on Maxxis Courchevels for a season and had no complaints.
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A few years ago Maxxis was a team sponsor so I got good deals on their tires. A team mate told me that he used Refuse for training tires, so I bought some. They roll like crap so I moved them to my commuter bike. They have lasted forever and are very puncture resistant. For racing and training I do have to say that "refuse" is French for "garbage".
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The Refuses work great on my fixie, the Detonators are a great training/all around tire, and I have the Radiales on my race wheels. The two training tires are great - the best I've ever seen. I'm very happy with the Radiales as well, but it's Feb and I live in Utah, so I've not had much time on them yet.
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