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Protek Cross Max 26 Inch Tire

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Max protection.

Michelin's Protek Cross Max 26 Inch Tire offers a 5 mm thick puncture protection layer for maximum insurance against flats. The fast rolling tread pattern features a 3D cut tread pattern for optimum grip on and off road, and reflective sidewalls increase visibility for safety. Wire bead.

26" x 1.85" and 26" x 1.6". Claimed weight for 1.85" size is 1250 g.

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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%.


Threads Per Inch: 22 


Tire Type: Clincher-WireBead 


Wheel Size: 26" (ISO 559) 


RimSize: 559 mm


Width: 47 mm


ISO (ETRTO) Size: 47-559 


Max Pressure: 87 PSI


Min Pressure: 37 PSI

26 x 1.85 Inch

Weight: 1285 grams

Tire Width: 47mm (1.9in) 

26 x 1.6 Inch

Weight: 1150 grams

Tire Width: 40mm (1.6in) 

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looking for a sturdy gravel / road tire for ebike
by Olly

Great wet contact on pavement. Little heavier than expected, but puncture resistance is worth it. Pretty much a daily commuter, last Michelin tires I had lasted quite a while. These look like they will as well. Great price, quick shipping.

Reviewed 5/17/2021
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Excellent tire that works well for my hybrid bike
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Holmdel, NJ

I replaced my front tire on my Diamondback Citi Hybrid bike with this tire and it has worked great so far. I have used it both on the road, hardpack, and some gravel and it holds up nicely.

Reviewed 11/9/2020
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Daily 26� Tire
by Ty
central Texas

Great tire for commuting and social rides...

Converted an older a MTB to a city bike

Reviewed 9/10/2020
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I love my Michelin Protek because their rubber is very good.
by Anonymous
Daily Commuter

I can get 1,500 to 2,500 Miles out of a set of tires.

Reviewed 8/1/2019
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Tough tire, excellent wear, bulletproof! and great all around tire..
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Greensboro, NC
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

Put these tires on a 1997 Gary Fisher Marlin....hey are a bit heavy but they do all things amazingly well....they ride city streets with ease, ride is great as compared with the knobbies that were on it. I have accidentially run over things that would have flattened just about every other tire and they keep going. I can go from city streets to bike paths to some moderate rough terrain seamlessly and the ride is just a great blend of a mountain tire and city street tire.....like I mentioned a great blend of both worlds for sure.

A bit pricy also, but overall....well worth the money if you want an excellent tire that will take you from the city to the woods with reliability and relative comfort, this is your tire....is it mine from now on...

Reviewed 10/3/2018
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No worry tires for commuting
by Dann the mann
Cycling Enthusiast
Burlington Vermont
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Needed a bullet proof tire for commuting so chose this. Like the flexibility of changing air pressure for different applications and having the stability of a fatter tire.

Reviewed 3/18/2018
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Nice tire for our tandem
by Anonymous
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Put these on our tandem and really like the ride. These tires are thicker and stiffer than prior tires we have used. They provide a stable ride and stable cornering. Prior tires could get a little squirrelly. I like that they are higher pressure than most.

Reviewed 2/8/2018
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The best heavyweight champion with great look! No FLATS What more?
by LA daily commuter
Daily Commuter
Orange County, CA
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

I feel like I'm riding a tank with this tire. I was sold to the offering of 5 mm thick puncture protection layer of this tire tread but I also noticed the thick and strong side wall too. I'm commuting 30 miles every day so No Flat is my number 1 priority among all things. I was experiencing a flats average every 250 miles in my route with the previous Continental MTB tires, No flats so far over 1500 miles now with this Cross Max tire. I am happily enjoying a lot safer and comfortable riding now with a peace of mind higher air pressure (65 PSI). Little heavier weight than other regular tires is not an issue for me, anyway I'm riding a bike for exercise purpose and to reduce the weight. Strong Recommend!

Reviewed 8/25/2017
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FitComfort is a Pleasure with this seat,Milessmilesno bother going farther.
by Mike,65age
Cycling Enthusiast
Vancouver Wash.
4 of 5 customers found this review helpful.

Great Mountain bike replacement for summer,snowIce riding. Maximum Tread sticks well, Comfort level high. Great for Mud,dirt,hardpack,snow.I use em on a electric drive and they don't bust bead runnin in the snow45lbs.Pump em up in the dry for Hybrid, commuters go.Flat protection, never had one w these. Easy to finger on w.out a lever. Tread runs tall when inflated to the 80lbs.Check your frame widthkickstand brace in frame.These run 1.6mm Large in Diameterwidth.Great Tire 6800mi on rear,no flats 70% left.There soft treads a plus for MuckMudgreat in snow !

Reviewed 3/29/2017
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