Needed a bullet proof tire for commuting so chose this. Like the flexibility of changing air pressure for different applications and having the stability of a fatter tire.
Put these on our tandem and really like the ride. These tires are thicker and stiffer than prior tires we have used. They provide a stable ride and stable cornering. Prior tires could get a little squirrelly. I like that they are higher pressure than most.
I feel like I'm riding a tank with this tire. I was sold to the offering of 5 mm thick puncture protection layer of this tire tread but I also noticed the thick and strong side wall too. I'm commuting 30 miles every day so No Flat is my number 1 priority among all things. I was experiencing a flats average every 250 miles in my route with the previous Continental MTB tires, No flats so far over 1500 miles now with this Cross Max tire. I am happily enjoying a lot safer and comfortable riding now with a peace of mind higher air pressure (65 PSI). Little heavier weight than other regular tires is not an issue for me, anyway I'm riding a bike for exercise purpose and to reduce the weight. Strong Recommend!
Great Mountain bike replacement for summer,snowIce riding. Maximum Tread sticks well, Comfort level high. Great for Mud,dirt,hardpack,snow.I use em on a electric drive and they don't bust bead runnin in the snow45lbs.Pump em up in the dry for Hybrid, commuters go.Flat protection, never had one w these. Easy to finger on w.out a lever. Tread runs tall when inflated to the 80lbs.Check your frame widthkickstand brace in frame.These run 1.6mm Large in Diameterwidth.Great Tire 6800mi on rear,no flats 70% left.There soft treads a plus for MuckMudgreat in snow !