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Maxxis Hookworm 26x2.5 Tire
Maxxis Hookworm 26x2.5" Tire

Maxxis Hookworm 26 Inch Tire

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Urban assault! 26 x 2.5 Inch (61-559 ISO). Bead-to-bead slick tread with wavy water channels. Large air volume for comfort under abuse. Lightweight single ply casing. 60a durometer rubber for long life. Wire Bead. 1250 grams. 65 PSI Max.

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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%.

Weight: 1250 grams

Weight: 1250 grams

ISO (ETRTO) Size: 61-559 

Max Pressure: 65 psi

Applications: Training/Recreational, Pavement/Dirt Roads 

Made in: Taiwan 

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Reviewed 9/10/2020
by Beer_Bikes
Cycling Enthusiast
Austin, Texas
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Comfortable ride, transformed my 90's mountain bike to a multi-surface cruiser!

I'm loving these tires, a great way to breath new life into your 26" 90's mountain bikes. With these tires, my old Diamondback is my grab-&-go bike. Smooth riding on asphalt and plenty of cushion on gravel paths and through the woods.

A few notes: they are heavy tires, and I can feel it on climbs.

They are really wide, so make sure you have plenty of clearance

And since they're so wide, they definitely need the bigger tubes that aren't typically stocked at big-box stores.

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Reviewed 11/3/2020
by BikeBoston
Daily Commuter
Boston
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These are huge! i love them!

I put these on an old 26 inch mt bike. They reasonable well. They are huge, steering geometry is a little bit affected due to size but overall better than the knobbies they replaced.

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Reviewed 11/6/2020
by Anonymous
Central Indiana
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Great tires

These tires are really great on traction and rolling much easier than knobby tires. Couldn't be happier.

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Reviewed 9/20/2020
by Chip Fell
New Jersey
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No more flat tires

My daughter was popping tubes everyday on her 26� Haro downtown. I bought these tires from bike tires direct 3 months ago and haven�t replaced or repaired a tube since then. I highly recommend this tire and doing business with bike tires direct. I�m all the way across the country in New Jersey and they shipped the tires to me in a few days..????

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Reviewed 10/19/2020
by Anonymous
Casual Cyclist
San Jose
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Great cruiser tire with tons of grip.

Works great as a cruiser tire or asphalt downhill tire with plenty of traction.

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Reviewed 9/9/2019
by Anonymous
SoCal
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Great tire

I used these tires for a camera rig I put together. The only smooth tire I found with this extra Cush sidewall. They work so good Im going to get a set for my bike.

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Reviewed 3/18/2019
by Gus
Houston
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Fat and sticky

These tires are by far better then my previous tires. They are fat and sticky.

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Reviewed 3/7/2019
by Anonymous
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Tires are great

Will buy more stuff from u guys

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Reviewed 11/9/2018
by Anonymous
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire

Put them on my bike this summer,it's like a new bike,improved ride.

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Reviewed 6/19/2018
by Anonymous
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Great tires.

I bought these tires to put on an ebike project and I love them. They hold the road fine at 40mph and I have no worries about riding in the rain. I already bought another pair for my next project. I believe these tires are well worth the price. Obviously I would not recommend them for off road use.

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Reviewed 5/28/2018
by Willy510
Daily Commuter
Richmond,CA
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5 of 5 customers found this review helpful.
Great street tires

Very grippy and durable, not the lightest but if you want to bomb around the streets and some hard pack these are the tires to get. The extra volume helps cushion out some of the bumps too.

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Reviewed 1/3/2014
by ''Vidsu
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Norco, CA
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11 of 14 customers found this review helpful.
Nice riding tire good for training rides on bike paths or city streets.

Overall a very good tire if you are looking to replace your knobbies with a durable, smooth rolling tire. I put a pair of Hookworms on my old GT Timberline mountain bike so I could ride the many miles of concrete bike paths in my area. The Hookworms perform well for this purpose. Granted they are heavy, so don't expect the snappy feel of a high pressure, skinny tire, but for logging miles and burning calories they are great. Be sure to run a 2.50 wide tube.

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Reviewed 2/2/2018
by Anonymous
Daily Commuter
Colorado
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
I use these for commuting - super solid!

Commute on these and you'll be flat free for quite some time - solid construction and full wrap of tread makes these great for urban shredding too!

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Reviewed 10/30/2017
by Anonymous
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3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Happy with everything

I should have ordered larger tubes to go with these tires, I can't find any locally, but so far the skinny tubes are working fine, but that was my fault !

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Reviewed 10/30/2017
by Doug
montgomery Tx
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
very happy with product

I should have ordered larger tubes to go with these tires, I can't find any locally, but so far the skinny tubes are working fine, but that was my fault !

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Reviewed 6/22/2013
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Wide, rigid, excellent grip tyres.

Good amount of rubber on these making them more rigid than kevlar which is a bonus if your riding surface is less than perfect. They are fat, so portly they had to be deflated to squeeze them past the break pads so probably a better fit for a disk break setup. They are a bit on the heavy side and with all that rubber on the road it takes a lot more to get going but once your up to speed the ride is beach cruiser smooth.

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Reviewed 6/16/2013
by Jt
Cycling Enthusiast
Chicago burbs
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9 of 9 customers found this review helpful.
Great urban commuter tire.

I put these on an old mountain bike that I use with fenders for bad weather days. I use between 26 to 30 psi on them and they ride great. No flats after 250 miles of broken glass and trash strewn sidewalks. They are a little bit slower that my 700x35 tires on my hybrid bike but much more comfortable. Loose sand shoulders are no problem. Gravel no problem either. They have very good traction on grass and dirt. I was using Bontrager Hank tires but they slide all over and ride hard, even when running lower pressures. The Hookworms also ride very quiet. My commute is an hour and one half each way and I just might not switch back to my hybrid bike once the rains stop.

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Reviewed 3/21/2013
by Jack
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Chicago ''burbs
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8 of 9 customers found this review helpful.
Big, Fat and Fun

I put these on a rigid mountain bike frame to smooth out the ride. They have good traction but are a little bouncy with lower inflation pressures. I ended up adding a Rock Shox fork because they didn't improve the ride compared to my origional tires over bumps as much as I expected. They ride good over all surfaces other than sand and ice. I have not experianced any flats yet with the Hook Worms although on my long commutes I use another bike equipped with Schwalbe Marathon Plus tour 700C tires. I think using the proper inner tube is critical for these and other large volume tires. (and put alot of baby powder inside the tire to keep the tube from sticking to the tire causing tears.)

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Reviewed 1/30/2013
by Shaun
Cycling Enthusiast
Ohio
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Hooks up, not wormy

Great all around urban grip. Can run a low pressure for decent dirt traction or trials. Grips well at higher pressures for hard hits and landings. Very durable tire. Real predictable traction in all conditions. Has a good ride quality and great shock absorbing quality. Big tire so make sure you got room in frame and fork. Running it on an urban assault bike.

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Reviewed 1/4/2013
by Anonymous
Casual Cyclist
Havre, MT
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Big, Fat, and Sticky

I have a Surly Instigator that I built nine years ago. Just gave it an over all upgrade. Took off the old Dirt Jumper shock fork, knoby tires, and replaced it with a rigid instigator fork and threw on a pair of Hookworms. The bike feels very different. I feel like I'm in junior high on my old SE Assassin, looking for every curb obsticle to jump, riding wheelies and doing 180s. A great tire for tearing up the streets. Go rigid and through a pair of these tires on and you'll feel like a BMX bandit again!

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