Shorty Gen 1

    Shorty Gen 1

    • Mud
    • Loose
    • Wet
    • 3C MaxxTerra, 3C MaxxGrip, and Super Tacky available on select models
    • High-volume casing
    • Mid-spike tread design
    • Single-ply, DoubleDown, and DH casings available
    • Wide trail (WT) casing specs are optimized for 30-35mm inner width rims

    Our pro athletes needed a mid-spike tire that could handle dry, loose, blown-out corners as well as a bit of mud. The Shorty is that tire. A high-volume casing makes the Shorty a more versatile option than a dedicated mud spike like our Wet Scream. Large, tall and slightly staggered side knobs penetrate loose soil to provide predictable, stable cornering at warp speeds. The Shorty is available in trail, enduro, and downhill specs.

    Specs

    Part #
    Size
    Etrto
    Tpi
    Bead
    Weight (g)
    Compound
    Max Psi
    Tech
    Color
    Application
    26"
    26X2.40WT
    TB72911000
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    WIRE
    1,215
    3C MAXX GRIP
    65
    3CG/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    26X2.40WT
    TB72911100
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    WIRE
    1,215
    SUPER TACKY
    65
    ST/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    26X2.30
    TB73309000
    26X2.30
    58-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    780
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3C/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.30
    TB73309100
    26X2.30
    58-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    825
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.50WT
    TB74296000
    26X2.50WT
    63-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    925
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5"
    27.5X2.30
    TB85924000
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    815
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3C/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.30
    TB85924100
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    865
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3C/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85979000
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    965
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85979100
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,170
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3C/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85979200
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/TR
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB91056000
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    WIRE
    1,270
    3C MAXX GRIP
    65
    3CG/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB91056100
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    WIRE
    1,270
    SUPER TACKY
    65
    ST/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    29"
    29X2.50WT
    TB00020900
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/TR
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    29X2.50WT
    TB00211000
    29X2.50WT
    65-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3C/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.30
    TB96772000
    29X2.30
    58-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    860
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3C/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.30
    TB96772100
    29X2.30
    58-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    910
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB96804000
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGIES

    AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGIES

    3C MaxxTerra

    Maxxis’ 3C MaxxTerra is an intermediate triple compound configuration used across our mountain tire line. The 3C MaxxTerra compound offers more traction than 3C MaxxSpeed, yet provides better treadwear and less rolling resistance than MaxxGrip, which makes it ideal for trail riding in all conditions.

    Diagram of Maxxis 3C MaxxTerra technology

    3C MaxxGrip

    Maxxis’ 3C MaxxGrip compound uses the stickiest, slowest rebounding rubber we offer in a mountain bike tire. This high traction compound is the same one used by our top World Cup Downhill and Enduro World Series athletes and is now available in a variety of casing configurations to cover all riders.

    • 3C MaxxGrip + EXO casing = Light duty trail riding in wet/slick conditions
    • 3C MaxxGrip + EXO+ casing = All-around trail riding in wet/slick conditions
    • 3C MaxxGrip + DoubleDown casing = Enduro racing and e-bikes
    • 3C MaxxGrip + Downhill casing = Downhill racing and long travel e-bikes
    Diagram of Maxxis' 3C MaxxGrip technology

    Super Tacky (ST)

    Super Tacky (ST) is a special low-rebound, high-traction compound used in select mountain tires.

    Diagram of Maxxis Super Tacky bicycle tire compound.

    Double Down (DD)

    DoubleDown (DD) is our casing solution for enduro racing and e-bike use. Two layers of our lightweight 120 TPI casing material are combined with a butyl sidewall insert to create a highly durable tire with more trail feedback than a Downhill casing tire. DoubleDown tires are marginally lighter than their Downhill counterparts, but it’s really the difference in “trail feel” that sets the two apart. Some riders may prefer the highly damped ride provided by a Downhill casing tire.

    Diagram of Maxxis' Double Down protection

    Downhill (DH)

    As the name implies, Maxxis’ Downhill casing tires are designed for extreme use in all gravity applications from downhill racing to bike park riding to free riding to long travel e-bikes. A Maxxis Downhill tire is made with two layers of our durable 60 TPI casing material along with a large butyl rubber insert that extends from each bead into the sidewall. The butyl insert helps prevent pinch flats, protects the rim from impacts, and provides additional sidewall stability.

    Diagram of Maxxis' butyl insert for bicycle tires

    Wide Trail

    Wide Trail (WT) 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.

    Maxxis Wide Trail XC tires are optimized for use with 30mm internal width rims, but they will perform well on rims as narrow as 25mm. Maxxis does not recommend rims wider than 30mm or narrower than 25mm

    Diagram of Maxxis' Wide Trail construction for trail, enduro, and downhill

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