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    Maxxis Mammoth fat tyre

    Could`nt find a ref to this on here so here it is
    a new tyre for Fat fans to try out



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    Looks good... any weight mumblings ?
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    Finally...


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    Here is another thread about that tire.

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    you can see why it may have been overlooked!!!

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    so now they have more space for big FAT ugly maxxis logo

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    How is it ugly, its the name.... and Maxxis, IMO makes the best tires.

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    What's cool, at least to me, about Maxxis getting into fat tires, is CST will likely have some more budget friendly options as well (given that CST is the parent company of Maxxis). I run CST Ousters (for wet) and Cheyennes (for dry) on my Fuel EX and am beyond happy with them even though they aren't weight weenie tires. Bang for buck is hard to beat. Now, if Maxxis/CST do this with fat tires, we'll probably have some really good options across a few price ranges.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sickmtbnutcase View Post
    What's cool, at least to me, about Maxxis getting into fat tires, is CST will likely have some more budget friendly options as well (given that CST is the parent company of Maxxis). I run CST Ousters (for wet) and Cheyennes (for dry) on my Fuel EX and am beyond happy with them even though they aren't weight weenie tires. Bang for buck is hard to beat. Now, if Maxxis/CST do this with fat tires, we'll probably have some really good options across a few price ranges.
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    29+ as well, Maxxis "Chronicle"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drew Diller View Post
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    WOW! Everybody's feelin' fat these days! What could be next... Fat susp. forks I hope...

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    Maxxis makes a wide variety of sand specific ATV & buggy tires... they know what to do. Would be cool if they'd put out a sand specific fat bike tire(s) for us sand-heads...

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    Quote Originally Posted by neil.beltchenko View Post
    How is it ugly, its the name.... and Maxxis, IMO makes the best tires.
    Mehbhe bhecause that huge yellow lettering looks really ghey!. (Not that there's anything inherently wrong with that).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ward View Post
    Maxxis makes a wide variety of sand specific ATV & buggy tires... they know what to do. Would be cool if they'd put out a sand specific fat bike tire(s) for us sand-heads...
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    Quote Originally Posted by ward View Post
    WOW! Everybody's feelin' fat these days! What could be next... Fat susp. forks I hope...

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    Here's what looks to be another angle of the Mammoth from Fartbook:
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    Hopefully that link works.

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    Looks like Larry's brother.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ward View Post
    Maxxis makes a wide variety of sand specific ATV & buggy tires... they know what to do. Would be cool if they'd put out a sand specific fat bike tire(s) for us sand-heads...
    I'm not sure if I know doodly squat from dudley doright, but this looks like a decent sand tire (when aired down) that will work to ride a short distance on the road to the beach (with more air in it). I'm just not into screaming yellow brand zonking.

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    I say the more options the better, but I'm really interested in the Chronicle.

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    Re: Maxxis Mammoth fat tyre

    And I thought the Vee Rubber tires had ugly graphics...

    Tread design makes it seem like a good all season tire that will roll decently with that continuous center tread.

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    Mmm, look like the Chronicle will give me an excuse to build a wheel using the Velocity Dually 45mm...

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlutonicPlague View Post
    Mehbhe bhecause that huge yellow lettering looks really ghey!. (Not that there's anything inherently wrong with that).
    Not the wisest description to use in open forum these days.

    I like the lettering, will match my carbon wheels that are in the pipeline.
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    Larry is not my kinda guy either... but he has his place. The Simpson Desert race here in Oz, Larry is popular guy.

    Really soft sand and straight runs between dunes doesn't call for knobs, the winner last year ran black floyds.

    Will be interesting to see how these weigh in, my choice for the race this year so far is semi worn HuDu's, and my spare set of wheels with bald buds.
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    want fat maxxlite 285/310
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    While I get the resemblance to larry, that tire is a world away from him and looks way more aggressive!

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    Maxxis Mammoth fat tyre

    Quote Originally Posted by ward View Post
    Maxxis makes a wide variety of sand specific ATV & buggy tires... they know what to do. Would be cool if they'd put out a sand specific fat bike tire(s) for us sand-heads...
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    Bike Rumor has pictures up of the new Maxxis fat bike tires...

    Taipei Cycle Show First Look: Maxxis Mammoth and Chronicle Fat Bike and 29+ Tires





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    Mammoth looks like a fat version of Ardent, and I like Ardent. I'll try a pair if the price isn't outrageous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by duggus View Post
    I'm liking the looks of the Chronicle. Funny name though.
    Better to have and not need it, than to need it and not have it.

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    I managed to get a pair of pre productions samples of the Mammoth from the local dealer here in Finland: Hi5bikes.

    I have had time to take only one ride on them, so here is a short initial review with pictures: MAXXIS MAMMOTH by Erik Plankton

    First impression: awesome

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    ps. Also got a pair of Chronicle 29+ and mounting them soon...

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    Those look great! Nice write up , cant wait to hear more of your experience with this tire. Anybody know of when these are supposed to be available in the states?

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    They should be available by the end of july if production goes smoothly. This is only my secondhand knowledge, nothing confirmed from Maxxis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ErikPlankton View Post
    They should be available by the end of july if production goes smoothly. This is only my secondhand knowledge, nothing confirmed from Maxxis.
    Is there a "Made in..." label on the tires? Curious if Maxxis stepped up and installed new equipment or are farming out the production.
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    It says "Made in Taiwan"

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    It says "Made in Taiwan"
    Thank you. Most likely produced in house.
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    ErikPlankton can you post up some pics of the Chronicle ? What are you mounting them to?

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    I have the Chronicles already mounted to Rabbit Holes. The problem is that they are laced to Salsa Fat Conversion hubs that have a different front spacing than the Kona Wo fork. Just ordered a Carver carbon fork, but it will take a week or so for shipping here. I will take pictures though and do a short test ride without the front brake soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ErikPlankton View Post
    I have the Chronicles already mounted to Rabbit Holes. The problem is that they are laced to Salsa Fat Conversion hubs that have a different front spacing than the Kona Wo fork. Just ordered a Carver carbon fork, but it will take a week or so for shipping here. I will take pictures though and do a short test ride without the front brake soon.
    Is the rotor too close to, or too far away from, the caliper?
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    The rotor is too close to the caliper. And now that you asked I got nervous if I ordered the correct fork for the Salsa hub

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    Quote Originally Posted by ErikPlankton View Post
    The rotor is too close to the caliper. And now that you asked I got nervous if I ordered the correct fork for the Salsa hub
    That is always confusing.

    When I built up my Puffin the rotor was too far from the caliper. Used spacers on the fork mount.
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    The fattie looks interesting. Has anyone heard anything about pricing?

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    I am also interested in it for a sand tyre.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ErikPlankton View Post
    The rotor is too close to the caliper. And now that you asked I got nervous if I ordered the correct fork for the Salsa hub
    Just take your spacer to the local machine shop and have them mill 4 mm off where it contacts the fork. Worked great for me and only cost $20.
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    Any updates on this tire?

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    bumpity bump bump

    Looking for something with better grip on loose (sand) over hardpack than the On-One Floaters which are crap in these conditions.
    I see hills.

    I want to climb them.

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    Still waiting for word on these tires

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    I got to see some at Speedway on a demo Fatback in Anchorage. Only feed back from staff at the shop was that they have not made it out of the parking lot much. Thinking about these when the HUDUs get worn out.

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    they seemed to work well for Akkrig
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    Hopefully they will release them for purchase soon.

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    Maxxis Chronicle and Mammoth up on their site!

    ...looks like the new tires are up on the Maxxis site, but you can't browse for them. You gotta have the exact url. Looks like the Chronicle will have an EXO/tubeless ready version! Here ya go!

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    curious as to what the weight will be for the 120tpi version.

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    Maxxis website says 1050g for the 120tpi TR EXO

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    Has anyone ridden this tire yet? (Maxxis Mammouth) I saw a pair on a new Fatback at my local dealers.

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    I am taking a set of Mammoth's (120tpi EXO) off my Charge for the winter and fitting a Bud and a Spec GC.

    The Mammoths roll really well on pavement/ hard pack. I will look at putting them back on after the winter. Just not enough tread for winter mud etc. I think they might make a decent sand tyre, but haven't tried them as such.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul4be View Post
    I am taking a set of Mammoth's (120tpi EXO) off my Charge for the winter and fitting a Bud and a Spec GC.

    The Mammoths roll really well on pavement/ hard pack. I will look at putting them back on after the winter. Just not enough tread for winter mud etc. I think they might make a decent sand tyre, but haven't tried them as such.
    Mind throwing those on a scale for us so we can have some actual real world weight on these new tires?

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    Re: Maxxis Mammoth fat tyre

    Rode them briefly on cement and dirt. Super impressed with the smooth and fast rolling tread, but definitely not a snow tread. The center tread blocks are minimally raised, with a bit more profile on the edge.

    Unlike any other tread on the market. I'd consider them for dirt use.

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    Just put them on the scales, pretty close together, average of 1252g for my Mammoths

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    Pics of them on a scale or your bike or it didn't happen.

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    I did not see this mentioned in this thread, but going tubeless will not be possible as using liquid sealants voids the warranty on these tires. I have seen that mention elsewhere on the on sites.

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    Don't be an a$$, that may have been true 5 years ago when Maxxis did not have TR=Tubeless Ready tyres, but once it says TR, that's what they are and are designed to be used with sealant. FYI, I've used Maxxis tyres tubeless long before they offered the TR and warranty was void and I never had an issue except for having to get the sidewalls to stop leaking sealant, which just takes a bit of time of adjustment to the sealant brew.

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    I did not see this mentioned in this thread, but going tubeless will not be possible as using liquid sealants voids the warranty on these tires. I have seen that mention elsewhere on the on sites.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LyNx View Post
    Don't be an a$$, ....
    Hey now...that's not needed. Why is that being an ass? I saw this on two current websites where they were selling them. Thanks for your info though, even if you need to be a jerk.

    Oh...this is not a TR tire, and I am right...you cannot use sealant in it without voiding the warranty. That disclaimer is on many sites sell THIS tire. Look...I know people are devoted to certain products and that's cool. I actually want this tire! So I sent an email to Maxxiss and will post their response when I get it.

    Nuff said....
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    Hey, you're right, sorry, grumpy on the first day of the new year Was actually on the Chronicle page when I referenced that, it is offered in TR, surprised that the Mamoth is not with all who are going fat tubeless these days and Maxxis rep for easy tubeless setup. I'll also check with who I deal with at Maxxis and see what they say on this issue, but AFAIk since they started offering TR, the whole sealant thing was no longer - I sure tested several non TR tyres for them with sealant without issue.

    Quote Originally Posted by OldschoolReloaded View Post
    Hey now...that's not needed. Why is that being an ass? I saw this on two current websites where they were selling them. Thanks for your info though, even if you need to be a jerk.

    Oh...this is not a TR tire, and I am right...you cannot use sealant in it without voiding the warranty. That disclaimer is on many sites sell THIS tire. Look...I know people are devoted to certain products and that's cool. I actually want this tire! So I sent an email to Maxxiss and will post their response when I get it.

    Nuff said....
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    And the Mammoth only comes in a 4.0"...which, if we use typical Maxxis width measurements, should be a real world 2.8".







    BTW I love and use Maxxis tires almost exclusively. They just need to get their measurements true and standardized.

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    Quote Originally Posted by iscariot View Post
    And the Mammoth only comes in a 4.0"...which, if we use typical Maxxis width measurements, should be a real world 2.8".


    BTW I love and use Maxxis tires almost exclusively. They just need to get their measurements true and standardized.
    Nope, both of mine measured 100mm on 80mm rims

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    Anyone have experience with the EXO protection? I bet these mammoth's are tough...

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    Quote Originally Posted by OldschoolReloaded View Post
    Anyone have experience with the EXO protection? I bet these mammoth's are tough...
    I run Ardent EXOs on both of my skinny MTBs and (knock on wood) I love them. almost 1000 miles on a set of Ardent EXOs on my 29'er, through all sorts of rocky/rooty New England terrain and no sidewall rips at all. They're awesome.

    I'd love to run a set of these but 4.0 only kinda stinks.
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    Have to concur with S-777, have run EXO casing on tyres from the Ikon, to Ardent, to HR2 and all have held up fantastic against our local coral-stone. Currently have an EXO Chronicle and it feels no different, but no time on it yet with being sick for most of December, but set up tubeless easy on a Dually45.

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    Anyone have experience with the EXO protection? I bet these mammoth's are tough...
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    I run Ardent EXOs on both of my skinny MTBs and (knock on wood) I love them. almost 1000 miles on a set of Ardent EXOs on my 29'er, through all sorts of rocky/rooty New England terrain and no sidewall rips at all. They're awesome.

    I'd love to run a set of these but 4.0 only kinda stinks.
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    Iíve been riding the 120-TPI EXOís for the past month on snow and ice and have been very happy with them.

    Iíve put >200 miles on what could be called groomed trails (by snowmobiles and skiers) and >50 miles on pavement (getting to/from the trail head). The trail conditions have varied from ice/gravel, hard and soft packed snow, to a few inches of powder. I donít normally ride on technical or ungroomed trails so I canít comment on the ďoff-pisteĒ performance.

    For my first few rides I had the tires at 8 psi and they were slow and quite bouncy (probably thanks to those EXO sidewalls). I bumped the pressures up, to 20 PSI on the rear and 12 PSI for the front, and the performance improved dramatically. They still smooth out the trail and get the traction I want but now roll much more efficiently.

    The float is really good (I make the same dent in the trail as the XC skiers). They donít seem to be bothered by the depth of the loose snow (as long as the base is firm). I find they have good grip (no slippage) but they still shed the snow/slush). They track really well so riding in snowmobile ski tracks or backtracking isnít a problem.

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