Shorty

    Shorty

    • Trail
    • Enduro
    • Downhill

    After gathering years of data and feedback from our World Cup Downhill and Enduro World Series athletes, the Shorty is completely new for 2021. The knob layout has been altered to improve wet traction, cornering performance, and mud shedding abilities. The narrower 2.40″ casing improves frame and fork clearance for when things get really sloppy and reduces weight.

    • 3C MaxxTerra and 3C MaxxGrip compound options
    • Trail, enduro, and downhill specs available
    • Tubeless ready (TR) casing
    • Wide Trail (WT) casing optimized for 30-35mm wide rims

    Category: Trail, Enduro, Downhill

    Recommended use: Dry and loose, wet and sloppy

    Recommended installation: Front and Rear

    Performance Ratings

    Rolling Speed

    Cornering Control

    Braking Traction

    Specs

    Part #
    Size
    ETRTO
    TPI
    Bead
    Weight (g)
    Compound
    Max PSI
    Tech
    Color
    Application
    27.5"
    27.5X2.40
    TB00325000
    27.5X2.40
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,208
    3C MAXX GRIP
    40
    3CG/TR/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.40
    TB00325200
    27.5X2.40
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    929
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40
    TB00325100
    27.5X2.40
    61-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,136
    3C MAXX GRIP
    40
    3CG/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29"
    29X2.40
    TB00265900
    29X2.40
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,286
    3C MAXX GRIP
    40
    3CG/TR/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    29X2.40
    TB00311800
    29X2.40
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    994
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40
    TB00312200
    29X2.40
    61-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,209
    3C MAXX GRIP
    40
    3CG/TR/DD
    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

    EXO

    EXO is a cut- and abrasion-resistant material added to the sidewalls of many Maxxis mountain bike and gravel tires. This densely woven fabric is lightweight and highly flexible, ensuring that the performance of the tire remains unaffected. Choose EXO Protection for enhanced durability for gravel, XC, and light-duty trail riding.

    EXO technology diagram

    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

    Tubeless Ready

    Tubeless ready tires provide the rider with many benefits: the ability to run lower air pressures, which improves traction; lower rolling resistance when compared to a tube-type tire; and less chance of flatting because there is no tube. Tubeless ready tires are denoted by the letters “TR” on the sidewall.
    Tubeless ready tires must be mounted to tubeless compatible rims and require the use of a liquid sealant to maintain pressure. Liquid sealants have the added benefit of sealing small punctures. Be sure to check your sealant regularly and refresh as needed as it will dry out over time.
    Liquid sealants should only be used in the following types of tires: tubeless road, tubular, and tubeless ready. The use of liquid sealants in any other Maxxis tire will void the warranty.
    Tubeless Ready Maxxis Shorty bicycle tire.

    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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