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Maxxis Lopes Bling Bling Dual Tire

4/5 (7 Reviews)
Weight : 830 grams MSRP : $37.00


Product Description

  • M302 square semi-knob design
  • Front or rear, direction specific
  • Three compounds available: Slow Reezay 40a, Super Tackey 42a, or MaxxPro 60a
  • Hardpack, loose-over-hardpack, medium soil


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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by jake a Downhiller from windham, maine usa

Date Reviewed: October 1, 2007

Strengths:    very grippy, light, very fast

Weaknesses:    i got about 5 flats in two weeks. really week tire. awesome for whistler if that was near me. What? gazzaladi dual discontinued? what am i supposed to do?

Bottom Line:   
nice tires i guess. mostly what they have for them is a low tread with sticky rubber. not worth the dough. nokians are ao much better

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Similar Products Used:   gazz dual. wtb weirwolf, hutinson octypus, maxxis high roller and mobster

Bike Setup:   turner rail with dorado

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Rob C from Phoenix, AZ

Date Reviewed: April 15, 2006

Strengths:    Corners on rails, can recover from washout, good roller.

Weaknesses:    Heavy

Bottom Line:   
Get them while you can as word on the street says since BLopes is back over at Kenda, once they're gone, they're gone. The little bird says Maxxis will no longer make 'em. Overall, good tire. As sand is part of life in the desert, washing out in turns is always a possibility. Based on the lug design, once they find something to bite on, highly likely you will be able to recover the front wheel. I oersonally think it's a great front mount however would blow aXX in the rear. Not enough lugs to hook up with. If you want a solid tire to ride mud, this isn't it. With the cut down knobs in the center and the tight lugs on the sidewall edge, she's built to roll and corner, not slip though the wet stuff.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $35.00

Similar Products Used:   Panaracer, Hutchison, Kenda

Bike Setup:   Moment, SRAM, King, Ringle, Syncros (gotta have a little old school)

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Harry Thaung a Weekend Warrior from Pleasanton

Date Reviewed: April 14, 2006

Strengths:    Street traction, street manners, really quiet, smooth, good in mud(only when brand new), good in all xc conditions,looks.

Weaknesses:    BAD BAD BAD BAD BAD BAD BAD TREADWEAR AND I BOUGHT THE 60a compound. Rolling resistence is alright but if you move from a 2.1 you can tell the difference but the handling increase and the looks.

Bottom Line:   
This is my 1-2 month update on these tires.First of all these tires were not abused in anyway just used in Xc conditions i rarely ever skidded with them. After about 1 1/2 months they're are pretty much served their purpose and done. When i first took this tires 'muddin' they were great but after two months of a normal commute to school and hitting the trails on the weekends they have little to no tractions in slippery conditions PERIOD. I just went to Taranchula trail and i was spinning realy badly in 1,5!!! they did manage to clean themselves quite well but if you slowly prance through the mud they wont clean. YOu need to spin the tires hard and fast for them to clean, didn't matter though i was still slipping like crazy. To sum it up i was only about .5 miles into the trail and when i went about 1/4 mile in the muddy section i was exhausted and the extreme traction loss got old real fast. They were really cheap so im satisfied.

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Favorite Trail:   waterdog

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $6.00

Purchased At:   Jenson Usa

Similar Products Used:   Kenda Klaw

Bike Setup:   Diamondback Coil Ex,Manitou QRL rear schock, worn down bling bling duals soon to be replaced with Maxxis swamp things.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Harry Thaung a Weekend Warrior from Pleasanton Ca, USA

Date Reviewed: March 6, 2006

Strengths:    Grippy, good mud traction, looks, quite,and the fact Brian Lopes designed it =)

Weaknesses:    BAD BAD BAD TREADWEAR, rolling resistence

Bottom Line:   
When i first got the the tire and took it trail riding it was awesome and the grip and performance was great. IMO the compound was is a little soft(hence the grippyness) so the treadwear suffers. THe Mud traction is still awesome and if you ride this thing good it'll ford every stream and mud pit. If you following close to someone who has these tires, beware cuz they do fling big big chuncks of mud.

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Favorite Trail:   lake chabot

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $6.00

Purchased At:   Jenson Usa

Similar Products Used:   Kenda Klaw

Bike Setup:   Diamondback Coil Ex stock except for Bling Blings

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Tris bonner-murphy a Weekend Warrior from Hawkhurst, Kent, England

Date Reviewed: January 22, 2006

Strengths:    Very good traction around corners. Look well rude.

Weaknesses:    Tires wear very fast. Mine are bald at the moment. Dreadfull in deep mud, wheelspin like crazy!! Fairly heavy so brakes are less effective.

Bottom Line:   
Good overall tyres. Rubbish for wet mud. Wear very fast.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   eBay (£20 for two)

Similar Products Used:   Kenda tyres, Panaraer fire DH pro.

Bike Setup:   Marin Shoreline Trail 2003. Clim8 6 pot on front.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rob a Weekend Warrior from Sydney Australia

Date Reviewed: October 17, 2005

Strengths:    GRIP!
stable


Weaknesses:    fast wearing (I got the 42a)


Bottom Line:   
What a tyre! Grippy, stable, absorbs bumps nicely.... better than anything I've used

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Favorite Trail:   Oakes

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $40.00

Similar Products Used:   Tioga Psycho
Hutchinson Scorpion


Bike Setup:   Giant VT3

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Simon Davis a Cross Country Rider from Yackandandah Australia

Date Reviewed: December 2, 2004

Strengths:    I have the ST supertacky as a front tyre.
Awesome braking+ steering at slow speeds for northshore + tracking due to grip + flat profile.Side knobs are well supported.Good volume for landing jumps.


Weaknesses:    Not fast rolling -it is 2.35 inch.Not for nontechnical xc racing.
Dont ride on sealed roads if you want them to last.


Bottom Line:   
Perfect for freeride steeps.

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Favorite Trail:   rowdy flat of course

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   Rock + road

Similar Products Used:   Specialized Enduro pro. Conti verticals- excellent.Velociraptors last forever but too hard to grip.Psychos.Tioga factory downhills IMHO crap- knobs flex too much on hardpack.

Bike Setup:   Specialized Enduro Sherman fork, coilover rear shock.Wide front rim.

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