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29 x 2.2 - 3C/EXO/TR Skinwall
Maxxis Ikon 3C/EXO/TR 29" MTB Tire
Maxxis Ikon 3C/EXO/TR 29" MTB Tire
29 x 2.2 - 3C/EXO/TR Black

Maxxis
Ikon 29" 3C/EXO/TR MTB Tire

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The most versatile XC tread.

Maxxis' Ikon 3C/EXO/TR 29inch MTB tire is light yet robust, tubeless-ready, and highly versatile. This tire is the go-to tool for true racers and XC aficionados.

The combination of grabby knobs with triple-compound 3C Maxx Speed delivers control and fluidity on packed or loose terrain, as well as smooth transitioning from straightaways into turns. EXO sidewall protection resists punctures and abrasions without much bulk.

Features:

  • 3C MaxxSpeed compound
  • EXO sidewall protection
  • Tubeless ready
  • Size: 29 x 2.2 or 2.35 inches
  • Weight: 633g/763g (2.2/2.35")
  • Recommended PSI: 60
  • 120 TPI
  • Knobby Tread
  • Folding bead

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.

 

Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 

 

Tire Type: Tubeless Ready 

29 x 2.2 - 3C/EXO/TR Skinwall

Weight: 685 grams

Mfg PartNum: TB96740700 

Tire Width: 57mm (2.2in) 

Threads Per Inch: 60 

29 x 2.2 - 3C/EXO/TR Black

Weight: 640 grams

Mfg PartNum: TB96740100 

Tire Width: 57mm (2.2in) 

Threads Per Inch: 120 

29 x 2.35 - 3C/EXO/TR Black

Weight: 740 grams

Mfg PartNum: TB96731100 

Tire Width: 60mm (2.4in) 

Threads Per Inch: 120 

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Great tires...I'm glad that I read the reviews prior to my purchase
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by Chocolate Thunder
Competitive Racer
Silver Spring, MD

I mounted the tires to my geared big tire BMX bike that I ride wooded trails on.

I finally took the bike and tires out for their maiden trail ride. The trail was extremely muddy and covered by leaves, far from my ideal conditions which made me cautious when leaning the bike over into turns. But to my surprise the tires offered impressive traction when accelerating, braking and turning. I can't wait to see what these tires are capable of next spring and summer when the trails are dry, uncovered and fast.

Mounting of the tires was super easy too, no issues with the bead being too tight or too loose.

Reviewed 11/9/2020
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Everything came as ordered
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by Anonymous

Tires feel good

Reviewed 10/25/2020
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Great Handling
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by Bill NV
Cycling Enthusiast
Reno, NV
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

I installed on my Specialized Levo SL. They improved the handling while riding single track trails. Bike turns quicker and has less rolling resistance.

Reviewed 8/15/2020
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Grippy XC tire
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by rsimpson
Colorado
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

This tire, at low PSI, is very grippy. Corners very well and is light and fast. I also run the Maxxis Ardent tire and I dont notice any less traction. Just faster.

Reviewed 12/31/2018
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Fast and capable tire.
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Inland SoCal

This works well for me as a go-everywhere tire in dry Southern California. Most trails are ball-bearing over concrete consistency we have here, and this works great there. It does just fine on looser or sandier patches of trail as well. Travels well on asphalt roads riding to the trailhead.

Reviewed 1/3/2021
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Great XC/Trail rear tire.
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Newbury Park, Ca.

Currently running the 29x2.35 Ikon in the rear, with a Maxxis Rekon 29x2.4 in the front. The Ikon has very low rolling resistance, with exceptional grip, for such a lightweight tire. Highly recommend it. Literally no complaints for the loose over hardpack conditions in Southern Ca.

Reviewed 11/27/2020
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Longer lived tires for my MTB
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by Bici_del_Rioba
Cycling Enthusiast
Longmont, CO

Great back tire for my MTB. It is a replacement for a Rekon. I am finding my Rekons (my favorite tire) to be shorter lived than I like to see. So I am now switched to the Ikonic Ikon in the back tire. It is a little slower, but more Grippy and definitely longer lived. A good solution.

Reviewed 11/13/2020
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Great all terrain tires!
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by beccamtnbkr333
murphy NC

I've been using the ikon from day one. I always purchased the exc with thinner sidewalls and never flatted but the last 2 tires I bought flatted! so I switched to the thicker exo and no issues anymore. great fast rolling.

Reviewed 10/30/2020
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Great traction and feel
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Seattle

I ride NW single track on a hardtail. This tires have great grip and feel even on wet surfaces. I'm a light rider and like 22 lb air pressure.

Reviewed 12/4/2020
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All Around Cross Country Tire
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by Shills
Competitive Racer
Portland, OR
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

These tires are some of the best MTB tires money can buy, endlessly grippy and lightweight. There are heavierwider tires that can bomb downhill better but at the end of the day, these win overall.

Reviewed 8/11/2019
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nice compromise between rolling resistance and traction
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by Mtn bike habit
Cycling Enthusiast
Ventura Co Ca
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I ride in So Cal sandy, rocky conditions. Majority of my ride time is rollers, folled by long climbs, then flying down the descents. Therefore I'm willing to sacrafice some traction and cornering grip for minimal rolling resitance. The Ikon serves this goal well. There are better tires for just downhilling but for an all around cross country function these work well and have a good life span.

Reviewed 7/22/2019
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Fresh tires for my MTB!
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by oletabiker
Cycling Enthusiast
Hollywood Fl
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

It was time for fresh tires on my Specialized Epic MTB, and I wanted to change up the look with these Maxxis gumwall tires, Ardent front, and Ikon rear, Great look on my bike, and most important, excellent riding tires for the terrain on our trails here

Reviewed 6/10/2019
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Purchased tires for the Baja Divide
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by JB
North Carolina
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Perfect tire for the Baja Divide. From sandy tracks to rough, rocky Jeep roads, the tires were great and held up well. Definitely robust, no flats, little abrasion. Will probably use their little brother (2.2 width) for the Great Divide.

Reviewed 4/18/2019
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Maxis Ikon 29er
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by Bp
Deep South
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

This tire is extremely fast and versatile. I have used it in mud, gravel, sand and every thing in between. The Ikon is also very durable and has held up well over many miles of racing and training.

Reviewed 3/25/2019
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Rear Tire for XC set-up
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by XC Racer
Competitive Racer
Huntsville, AL
1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.

Using this a a rear tire on my XC bike. Was able to seat tire bead with just a track pump, albeit pumping pretty fast. Have about 170 miles on the tire on hard pack, rock, leaves, and mud. Tire rolls great and has great traction. Seems pretty rugged given some of the rocky terrain it has been over with no issues.

Reviewed 2/1/2019
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Great Cornering
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by Stumpjumper
Cycling Enthusiast
NW Ohio
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I ride mostly hard pack technical single track with some loose dirtsand, the knobby 29er's that came on my Specialized Stumpjumper FSR were horrible for this, I had zero confidence in the turns and did a lot of braking to navigate them. After a lot of research and YouTube I decided to try these, they Are Awesome, I can't believe how well they perform, after a few miles I started backing off the brakes leaning into them on the turns and they just delivered, I can't believe what a difference they make. The added bonus is that they are much faster on the straights as well so it has been a win-win. I balked at the price for a pair not knowing how they would be but after the first ride I was smiling ear to ear and the price was the last thing on my mind, that doesn't happen very often. My friend wants me to put the knobby's back on because I'm smoking him now, lol

Reviewed 7/30/2018
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Telluride to Moab and no flats!
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by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
NYC
5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.

I took these on a 7 day trek, hut to hut from Telluride and ending with Porcupine Rim in Moab. Not a single flat. Setting up tubeless was easy wth a pump. In the 7 days we tackled varied terrain and these tires rocked.

Reviewed 7/20/2018
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A good all around tire when not on pavement
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by Smilinbikeguy
Cycling Enthusiast
Boise, ID
1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

I have a set of these set up tubeless on my Salsa Fargo, and so far so good. My off road riding is limited to gravel and simple single track, and these tires road plenty well, and deliver a plush and comfy ride. I like the retro browntan sidewalks. Well see how durable they are at the end of the summer.

Reviewed 5/26/2018
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