Maxxis Detonator Tires - Clincher

3.08/5 (36 Reviews)
MSRP : $44.00


Product Description

With its reliable grip durable tread and affordable price tag the Detonator is well suited for Winter training Summer racing and all your rides in between. The Maxxis dual compound tread uses M-shaped grooves to offer a great combination of traction and speed with great water dispersal. Silkworm puncture barrier provides bead to bead protection. 700c x 23mm. 60 TPI casing. 120 max PSI. Folding bead. Available in a various colors. 235g.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Randy Snelling a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: March 2, 2016

Strengths:    I have had two sets of these and am completely satisfied having put over 2000 miles on each set. No problems with punctures until later on in the tires life.

Weaknesses:    none really to speak of

Bottom Line:   
have had two sets of these and am completely satisfied having put over 2000 miles on each set. No problems with punctures until later on in the tires life. I would recommend these tires to the recreational rider with no reservations.

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Bike Setup:   Absolute 1.1


Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Stephanie Boartight a Commuter

Date Reviewed: December 2, 2014

Strengths:    Look pretty, roll well, reasonable grip

Weaknesses:    Cut easily and puncture easily, not suitable for urban riding or on sharp gravel.

Bottom Line:   
I got these on my brand new 2015 Whyte bike just 7 weeks ago and in that time I have had 5 punctures, they seem to be OK in the dry and actually roll really well but in the wet you can almost guarantee a puncture. When I took them off today to replace them with Gatorskins the tread was full of cuts - I can't have cycled more than around 100 miles in the time I have had the bike but they were in very poor condition.

I would not recommend these, buy something more robust.

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Purchased At:   Cycle Surgery

Similar Products Used:   Continental Gatorskin 700cx23

Bike Setup:   Whyte Pimlico Hybrid 2015 model


Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by vic

Date Reviewed: January 8, 2014

Strengths:    Price

Weaknesses:    I have had 5 flats with these tires in about 200 miles of riding.

Bottom Line:   
Not recommended.


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by yone

Date Reviewed: April 4, 2013

Strengths:    Good grip

Weaknesses:    hard to put on rims, worn up fast comparing with other tyres I used.

Bottom Line:   
I have this tyres for 2 months (around 300 miles). No punctures at all. But, they worn up fast, especially rear tyre.


Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by JOSH a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: July 10, 2012

Strengths:    cool colours.... good grip

Weaknesses:    fitst ride 35kms 3 puncture flats

Bottom Line:   
DO NOT BUY THESE TIRES.

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Price Paid:    $55.00

Purchased At:   SPECIAL ORDER

Bike Setup:   FIXIE



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