The Maxxis Assegai Wide Trail MTB Tire is an aggressive tubeless-ready tire ready to do battle on the mountain. Named after the iron-tipped spear used by the Zulu people of South Africa, the Assegai features tall knobs across the tire, finding traction in all conditions. Featuring a Wide Trail casing, the Assegai is optimized for 30-35mm inner-diameter rims. Maxxis's 3C MaxxGrip rubber compound offers the ultimate in grip and slow rebound properties, making it the ultimate choice for downhill riders looking for traction.
- 3C Maxx Grip downhill rubber compound offers unparalleled traction, grip, and rebound properties.
- Wide Trail casing optimized for 30-35mm rims.
- Dual-ply downhill casing for superior durability.
- Tubeless Ready technology for easy seating and sealing.
- Width: 2.5".
- Bead: Folding.
- Claimed weight: 1,254g.
- Also available: 29".
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