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Maxxis Desert IT Tire

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Overview of Maxxis Desert IT Tire

  • Rated for speeds up to 106mph
  • For sandy and rocky conditions
  • The latest addition to Maxxis' off-road motorcycle tire line
  • Specially designed compound increases durability in rocky or desert conditions by reducing chipping and cutting
  • Stiffer carcass design minimizes flex, reducing the chance of pinched tubes
  • Tall knob design improves traction when tracing in sandy conditions

Specs for Maxxis Desert IT Tire

Tire Construction Bias
Units Each
Tire Classification Soft to Intermediate Terrain
Speed Rating R(106 MPH)
Type Tube
Type Tires - Dirt Bike
Inflation Pressure 32 psi
DOT Approved for Road Use No
Balance Dot No
Directional Arrow No
5.0 / 5.0
18 Reviews
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Adhesion/Grip
5.0 / 5
Mileage/Wear
5.0 / 5
Performance
4.9 / 5
Value
4.9 / 5
Wet Weather Performance
5.0 / 5
Would you recommend this product?
Yes (2)
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Excellent tire
I ride in Yuma az a lot of trails tracks and desert terrain. Awesome tire haven't had it long enough to see how the wear will be bit overall excellent purchase. If you are on the fence on which tire to buy make the right choice and buy this tire. Doesn't disappoint!
September 28, 2010
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Awesome
I put ICE RACING SCREWS in the Dessert IT and they are standing up incredibly well. The hard compound of the knobbys has great strength holding the screws in place.
I will be using the same set from last season so this year will be the real test for milage with screws.
October 20, 2009
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Nothin better IMO
I am strictly a desert rider. Honda 450r. I have tried others. Nothing has even come close to the Maxxis Desert IT for dirt, sand, rocks, all of it!. My tire for years now. If it works, don't fix it.......:)
September 9, 2010
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Great tires!!!!
These tires rock!!

Iv tried almost every tire and i can honestly say that the desert its are the longest lasting and the best value availiable. Iv raced plenty of enduros, grand prixs and cross country events and i love them. They do not chip in the sharp rocky conditions and like i said before, they take forever to wear. Which comes in handy for a poor racer. People complain about the stiffness of the tire, Just run a few lbs less pressure and they are great. Totally recommend them!!

Plus Dennis Kirk has the best prices out there.
June 29, 2011
Performance
4 / 5
Value
4 / 5
Good in the desert
This is my 2nd desert IT.
Grips good and lasts pretty long.
Bike is an '02 XR650R.
Used in sandy / rocky terrain in NW NM.
Last one lasted almost 2 years!! ;-)
May 18, 2010
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
Maxxis Desert IT
Best tire that i have found! I ride all over the deserts of Southern California and this tire handles great in everything from rocky trails and technical terrain to sandy washes. On top of that, it last a long time! Great tire for the money...will never go back to the dunlops i used to run.
March 1, 2011
Adhesion/Grip
5 / 5
Mileage/Wear
5 / 5
Wet Weather Performance
5 / 5
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
good product
August 12, 2016
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Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
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May 28, 2010
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
exactly what i wanted
i have used this tire before, i am very impressed! made for the desert... but worked pretty well in the muddy jungles of maui
March 17, 2016
Performance
5 / 5
Value
5 / 5
gonna try this tire
i have always used the desert rear with great results, this will be my first time with the front!
March 17, 2016
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How many plies?
A shopper on Aug 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Don't know how many plies. But I do know that it is the toughest tire you can get for desert type riding. I've burned through at least a half dozen running The Baja. Never had an issue with any of them, and after routes that generally run about 1,200 - 1,600 miles, they still look pretty darn new!

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