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Maxxis Rekon Race 29" EXO/TR MTB Tire

MaxxisRekon Race 29" EXO/TR MTB Tire(Return to Product Page)

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Reviewed 11/16/2020
by parkrider7
Competitive Racer
Park City, UT
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
super grippy but fast!

well, basically these tires improve the bike handling and the riders ability. go figure....how could that happen you say.......the volume helped my hardtail 29r over the rocky stuff and the super good tread helped in the loose crap in the turns. so i got better !......because of these dang tires! i have beat the crap out of these and they seem to like it. they may be a bit heavier than others out there, but good luck with that weight weeny! save it elsewhere! not on the main part of you bike that actually touches the ground. ......or you will.

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Reviewed 9/25/2020
by Moby
Competitive Racer
Seattle, WA/Bend, OR
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4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Pretty good

I like these OK. I typically run a Rekon 2.4 up front with Ikon 2.35 rear for training and marathon/ultra races. I picked these up in 2.35 as a faster rear option. I didn't notice much of a speed pick up. Maybe a little but nothing definitive even with a power meter. They do, however, break loose much earlier than the Ikons on the l. At least for my riding, the tradeoff isn't worth it - there isn't enough of a speed increase. I think next year I'll stick with Ikons rear for more consistent traction and try Aspens for when I need a faster rear option now that they offer a wide trail version.

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Reviewed 8/19/2020
by NICACoach
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Utah
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2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Bad Luck with Rekon Race Tires - Multiple Failures

I'm wondering if anyone else has had the same bad luck with Rekon Race tires as me. I've had four flats/failures of Rekon Race tires within the last 4 months, two while XC riding/training, and an unfortunate double flat in a local XC race where I ended up needing to run across the finish line to finish. I've switched back to Ardent Race tires which I'd been running prior to using Rekon Race tires. My experience with the Ardent Race tires is that while they are a bit heavier and have more rolling resistance, they have a fraction of the failures and have been much more durable/less failure prone which, to me, more than compensates for the their comparative slight disadvantage in weight and rolling resistance.

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Reviewed 12/28/2020
by CDNBiker
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NE Texas
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1 of 1 customers found this review helpful.
Great tire

2.25 on the rear. Nice roll, good grip.

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Reviewed 12/10/2018
by Doward
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Orange County
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7 of 8 customers found this review helpful.
I am loving it as an Ikon replacement. RekonRekon Race, frontrear.

I've been toying with the whole Maxxis line of XC tires this year. OEM Ignitor, then Ardent, Ikon, Rekon, Rekon Race.

SoCal hardpack, loose over hard, minimal sandmud.

I really liked the RekonIkon setup, but killed the rear Ikon sidewall on a sharp rock. Rekon Race replaced it and I love it. Even more grip when climbing and braking. Feels similar in cornering.

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