Maxxis Shorty 27.5" Tire
The DH version of the Maxxis Shorty was an instant favorite among Maxxis' World Cup DH racers. The single-ply version offers trail riders the same traction in a much lighter package.
All trail versions of the Shorty feature Tubeless Ready casing and 3C MaxxTerra compound. EXO sidewall protection is available as an option for each size. The downhill version features a dual ply casing, a non-folding wire bead, and the 3C MaxxGrip compound.
Compound and Construction Information:
WT - Wide Trail construction optimizes the tire’s tread layout and profile on today’s modern, wider rims. Traditional tires are designed around older, narrower rims and can create an overly square tire profile, leading to less than optimal performance. WT tires are optimized for a 35mm inner rim width but are proven to work over a range from 30-35mm inner rim widths, depending on the rider’s preference.
DC - Two compounds (Dual Compound) used within the tread of select tires to offer lower rolling resistance and increased cornering grip.
TR - Tubeless downhill set-ups are a great way to shave some weight and spend more time in the bike park or shuttling hot laps on your local runs. Sealant-compatible rubber is used with the familiar Maxxis dual-ply 60 TPI downhill construction and butyl insert for support and rim protection in order to offer the benefits of increased grip and reliability. A Tubeless Ready bead securely locks to the rim and the foldable bead provides additional weight savings.
EXO - An extremely cut-resistant and abrasion-resistant material added to the sidewalls of select mountain tires. This densely woven fabric is also lightweight and highly flexible, ensuring that the performance of the tire remains unaffected. Choose EXO Protection for exceptionally rocky, treacherous trails where the chance of sidewall cuts and abrasions is high.
EXO+ - The EXO+ construction combines two of Maxxis' best puncture protection materials: SilkShield and EXO. The SilkShield layer runs from bead-to-bead with a layer of EXO along the sidewalls. Combined, these two materials create EXO+ which improves tread puncture protection by 27%; sidewall durability by 51%; and resistance to pinch flats by 28%.
3C MT - An intermediate compound configuration used in select mountain tires. 3C MaxxTerra is softer and offers more traction than 3C MaxxSpeed, yet provides better treadwear and less rolling resistance than MaxxGrip.
3C MG - 3C MaxxGrip uses the softest rubber compounds to offer the ultimate in grip and slow rebound properties for unparalleled traction in downhill applications.
- Diameter: 27.5"
- Tubeless Ready: TR models only
- Bead: Kevlar folding or steel wire (DH)
- Intended Use: AM/Enduro/DH
- Ideal for Conditions: Loose, loam, wet, mud
Specs subject to change without notice. Please check with manufacturer for the most up-to-date information.