Maxxis Ardent Folding Tyre with an aggressive tread on a high-volume casing, the Ardent was 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. With a wide variety of size offerings, the Ardent captures every trail rider’s needs.
Foldable beads also keep the tire secured to the rim but are lighter weight and easily transported. The bead is made of spun aramid or Kevlar Fibers.
A rigid metal wire is utilized as bead material in applications where ultimate strength is needed and transportability is not a factor
One compound throughout the tread optimized for longevity and performance.
Two compounds used within the tread of select tires to offer lower rolling resistance and increased cornering grip.
An extremely cut-resistant and abrasion-resistant material added to the sidewalls of select mountain tires. This densely woven fabric is also lightweight and highly flexible, ensuring that the performance of the tire remains unaffected.
Tubeless Ready (TR)
Tubeless Tires Provide The Rider With Many Benefits: The Ability To Run Lower Air Pressures, Which Improves Traction; Lower Rolling Resistance When Compared To A Tube-type Tire; And Less Chance Of Flatting Since There Is No Tube. Liquid Sealants Should Only Be Used In The Following Types Of Tires: Tubeless Road, Tubular, And Tubeless Ready. The Use Of Liquid
SilkShield offers protection from bead-tobead whereas Silkworm is found under the tread only. SilkShield provides an additional level of protection for sidewalls as well as under the tread.
Threads Per Inch (TPI)
The number of threads that cross through one square inch of a single ply of the tire’s casing. Lower TPI gives better puncture, cut and abrasion resistance but is heavier. Higher TPI conforms better to the terrain, offering a smoother, more comfortable ride while reducing the weight of the tire. Maxxis TPI ratings are the threads-per-inch of a single casing ply, as compared to some competitor TPI ratings.
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