Maxxis 16 Ardent Mountain Bike Tyre
- Brand: Maxxis
- Product Code: max001
- 2 or more $56.00
MAXXIS ARDENT MOUNTAIN BIKE TYRE
An aggressive tread in high-volume casing, designed with great traction in mind. The Ardent doesn't forget the racer with large block-style side knobs offering numerous edges for high-speed cornering. The center tread, while ideal for braking and accelerating traction, also features ramped knobs to minimize rolling resistance. With a wide variety of size offerings, the Ardent captures every mountain rider's needs. at capital cycles we sell more ardent tryes for wellington trail riding than any other tyre, this is our jack of all trades.
Understanding Maxxis Tyre Options
Maxxis tyres come in an enormous range of options; single ply, tripple compound, exo sidewall, skinwall, tubeless ready, supertacky, 60a, to name but a few... this can be confusing as not all options are available in all sizes. some of these terms are explained below, but if you are unsure about what tyre you need, please dont hesitate to give us a call on (04) 385 6752
3C hard compound base layer for lug support, high traction middle and optomized side lug compounds providing excellent control.
42a Super Tacky rubber compound, provides awesome grip yet stable knobs prevent squirm on hard pack.
60a MaxxPro, great traction yet minimal impact on tread life, Maxxis standard rubber compound.
LUST, UST certified tubeless tyres, 15% lighter, better air retention, and increased sidewall puncture resistance.
EXO Protection, proprietary woven material based sidewall, increased abrasion and cut resistance, integrated exterior design.
2Ply, the nylon of the casing is folded over to provide two layers of protection for extra puncture resistance.
1Ply, a single layer of nylon casing providing the most supple tyre available.
Butyl insert, extra layer of butyl rubber wrapped around the bead of a Downhill tire, helps prevent pinch flats and protects the rim.
WT, wide tread casing is for tyres optimised for 35mm+ wide rims.
Maxxgrip, A new name for the downhill 3C compound configuration that you have come to know and trust. 3C Maxx Grip offers the ultimate in grip and slow rebound properties for unparalleled traction in downhill applications.
Maxxterra, An intermediate compound configuration used in select mountain tires. 3C Maxx Terra is softer and offers more traction than 3C Maxx Speed, yet provides better treadwear and less rolling resistance than Maxx Grip.
Maxxspeed, Used primarily in cross country and enduro tires, the two compounds in the outer layer are specially formulated to reduce rolling resistance and optimize treadwear and traction.
Maxxprotect, A poly-fiber material positioned between the tire tread and the casing. With varying thicknesses of 0.9mm - 1.5mm, MaxxProtect is designed to maximize puncture resistance in select hybrid models.
Silkworm, an exclusive casing material providing increased puncture and tear resistance.
TR, Tubeless ready tyre, designed for use with sealand, and tubeless ready rims.
Kevlar, A Kevlar? material positioned between the tire tread and the casing. Similar to MaxxProtect technology, Kevlar? Inside varies in thickness and provides optimal puncture protection.