Maxxis Ardent Race 27.5 Tires

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $63.00


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Maxxis Ardent Race K tire, 650b (27.5


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by targnik a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: January 28, 2015

Strengths:    Fast rolling, Grip (on anything but DH trails), pretty solid when damp/wet, durability

Weaknesses:    Full on mud, $$$ Pricey at RRP, rear tyre only

Bottom Line:   
Using the AR for last 4 months or so. It's a solid performer despite it's svelte diameter (it's a little narrow for AM riding).

More of an XC type tyre, but you can get away with riding one on most trails [rear tyre to be safe].

I've even taken it down a couple of DH tracks for S&G's!

If speed is what you want stick one of these weapons on the back and let it rip!!

It's also pretty grippy considering the low profile of knubs ^^

Thing shows hardly any wear and tear either. Despite many treks through rock gardens (more like forests) over the summer.

A little pricey (@RRP)... but again, if you shop around (like I did/do) it can be found on special (somewhere).

I paid $56NZD -=or=- $41USD

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Favorite Trail:   Next one I hit

Duration Product Used:   4 months

Price Paid:    $41.00

Purchased At:   Pushys(dot)com(dot)a

Bike Setup:   Kona Process 134

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