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

Maxxis Fatbike 29 plus tires (2)

Vee Tire Co. might be crushing it with options, but Maxxis isn’t about to let other tire companies have all the heavyweight fun. Ever wished you could have a tire similar to the Ardent for your fat bike or 29+? With the new Chronicle and Mammoth, that will become a reality.

Maxxis Fatbike 29 plus tires (3)

Entering into the world of fat bikes, Maxxis gave us a look at their new Mammoth which clocks in at 4″ wide. Made with either a 60 or 120 tpi dual compound casing, the tire uses closely spaced center knobs for low rolling resistance. From there the tire runs connected tread blocks to act as scoops in deep snow, followed by aggressive shoulder knobs for cornering traction.

Maxxis Fatbike 29 plus tires (4)

The Mammoth runs Maxxis’ new Silk Shield puncture protection which is a bead to bead kevlar layer. Designed to be an all purpose fat bike tire, the Mammoth will be right at home on bikes with 135 offset or 170mm rear ends.

Maxxis Fatbike 29 plus tires (5)

In a parallel world of fatness, Maxxis is also joining in on the 29+ game with the all new Chronicle.

Maxxis Fatbike 29 plus tires (1)

Also availablein 60 or 120 tpi casing, the Chronicle is a 29 x 3.0 tire that is designed to be fast rolling but still provide plenty of traction in the corners thanks to the taller side knobs on an otherwise shallow tread. Both tires are expected this fall.



Karla Leavelle - 03/06/14 - 10:35am

WOW! Can’t wait to try out the new Maxxis Chronicle.

fatlip - 03/06/14 - 10:45am

Woot! Woot! More 29+ options for my Krampus… it’s a beautiful thing.

martini - 03/06/14 - 11:56am

So yeah. That Chronicle is going to make my Krampus very happy.

Diego - 03/06/14 - 12:07pm

Simply great news!!

Surly Shawn - 03/06/14 - 1:34pm

I want a pair of Mammoths, but I wonder how they will look on the Moonlander (Clown Shoes).

slim - 03/06/14 - 2:19pm

Tubeless ready?

Jamesh - 03/06/14 - 4:02pm

Fantastic News. Maxxis tires have a reputation for hooking up well tubeless. My Knards should wear out by Christmas, and by then there will be much more data on these new offerings…IF I can wait that long. That 120tpi EXO Chronicle looks fantastic!

haromania - 03/06/14 - 7:46pm


ron erez - 03/07/14 - 12:04pm

look to get them , great idea for 29

Mike - 03/07/14 - 5:18pm

Finally! 29+ fat tires with sidewall protection!

Little Fat Calf - 03/09/14 - 4:28am

yum yum yum tires so tasty. only natural rubber though. vegan diet for speed

r1Gel - 03/16/14 - 9:31pm

The Chronicle looks really good. Funny name though.
Surly might lose out if they don’t release the Dirt Wizard 29×2.75 soon.

b.a. billy - 07/18/14 - 12:59pm

Send. Tires. Now.

Post a comment:

Comment sections can be a beautiful source of knowledge, conversation and comedy. They can also get pretty ugly, which is why we've updated our Comments Policy. If your comment isn't showing up or suddenly disappears, you might want to check it out.