Tubliss with Maxxis MAXXCROSS DESERT IT

This article is about using Tubliss system with Maxxis Maxxcross Desert IT tire.

The Maxxis Maxxcross Desert IT tire is a solid all around performer, that wears well and can take a beating.

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The very first set of Tubliss I mounted I also mounted front and rear the Maxxis Maxxcross Desert IT tire.

Maxxis Desert IT

I had been using the Desert IT tire for a few years because of the value that it provided.

It has good grip (not great) in most conditions and the real reason I was running it was of how long the tire would wear….

The Maxxis Desert IT comes with a stiffer side wall and a rubber compound that holds up against chucking or chipping.

Having a stiffer side wall helps protect against pinched flats if you are using standard tubes.

Because of how stiff the sidewall I have had buddies run their tires during races at ZERO PSI.

Here is what you get with the Maxxcross Desert IT

  • Long lasting dirtbike tire
  • Stiffer sidewalls and carcass
  • Taller knobby’s for desert conditions
  • Do it all tire

Tubliss pressure

Maxxis Desert IT with TUbliss

The Maxxis Maxxcross Desert IT works really well with the Tubliss system.

The Desert IT has a really stiff carcass which means you can run this tire at a really low pressure…

In fact one of my buddies runs the Maxxis Desert IT with NO AIR on his KX450 when desert racing….

This allows you to have a ton of traction but the tire still is stiff enough that you really don’t get a ton of tire roll.

I personally like running a Maxxis Desert IT with Tubliss because it is a really tough tire and last longer then comparable tires.

If you are thinking about getting the Maxxis IT…you should do it.




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