Maxxis motorcycle tyres: What there is to know

By Adam White

Maxxis are one of the world's largest producers of tyres and, although founded and headquartered in Taiwan, they have a worldwide presence with their products being available in around 170 countries. They have worldwide revenues of more than $4bn and have been a leader in their sphere for more than 45 years. Maxxis have earned a reputation for delivering high-quality at an affordable price. All Maxxis products are extensively tested and evaluated at their state-of-the-art facilities.

Maxxis motorcycle tyres

When it comes to motorcycle tyres, Maxxis offer a comprehensive range of tyres for motocross, endurance, road and trail use, in addition to ranges for mopeds and scooters.

Maxxis supply the Original Equipment (OE) tyres for several models of motorcycle from major names, including Yamaha, Honda, Suzuki, and Kawasaki. This demonstrates just how highly regarded they are.

Maxxis motorcycle tyres for use on the road

When it comes to tyres for road use, Maxxis divides their range into three categories: Sport, Touring, and Classic.

The Supermaxx Sport MA-SP is a high-grip, full-silica tyre designed for fast road or track day use. The stiff tyre construction enables precise and easy to control handling, whilst the compound offers incredible grip in all weather. This tyre also offers high-mileage, impressive straight-line stability, and reliability. The Supermaxx Sport MA-SP is suitable for a range of popular motorcycles, including the Yamaha XJR1300, Honda VFR800, and Aprilia 125s.

The Supermaxx Touring M6029 is designed to provide reliable performance for longer rides in the UK and European climates. It offers excellent grip in dry or wet weather, can handle a wide range of different road surfaces and is designed with comfort in mind. Not only this, it offers excellent mileage and great value for money. The Supermaxx Touring M6029 is suitable for a range of popular bikes, including the Kawasaki ZRX1100, Honda VFR 750, and Honda CB600FA Hornet.

The Supermaxx Diamond is an eye-catching touring motorcycle tyre that offers unrivalled riding comfort, nimble handling, impressive water dispersal, and excellent wet-weather grip. The larger contact patch gives extra grip when cornering. This tyre is suitable for use on the Suzuki SFV 650, Kawasaki ER-6n, Ducati Monster 696, and Yamaha MT-07, amongst others.


When it comes to classics, the Promaxx M6102/M6103 are bias-ply tyres designed for summer use. They are a great option for commuters and offer improved handling, excellent wet grip, reliable performance, and good fuel economy. This tyre is suited to smaller bikes such as the Kawasaki GT550, Honda Trail125, and BMW G310R.

Maxxis motorcycle tyres for off-road use

When it comes to off-road motorcycle tyres, Maxxis similarly divide their offering into three categories: Motocross, Trail, and Enduro.

The Maxxcross MX-ST+ M7332 is an intermediate championship-winning motocross tyre designed to offer ultimate performance on mid-to-soft terrain. Despite being lightweight for maximum speed, it features an enhanced structure for durability/longevity and offers impressive handling responsiveness as well as incredible traction. This tyre is available for both children's and adults' bikes and is fitted as standard (OE) to a range of TM Racing MX bikes.

The Maxxcross MX-SM M7328 is an award-winning racing tyre designed to deal with sand and mud. It offers enhanced rigidity, extreme grip and superb cornering performance. It is able to operate reliably across a wide range of temperatures and features hydrophobic rubber, which encourages self-cleaning. There are also reinforced sidewalls for rider comfort.

The Maxxis Trial Maxx M7320 is a road-legal tyre that can be used on all surfaces. It offers excellent mud-clearance properties, good grip, impressive comfort and reliability and is a perfect choice for green laners or LDT riders. This is the OE tyre on the KTM Freeride but is also suitable for other bikes, such as the Montesa Cota 301RR.

The MaxxEnduro M7324 is a racing tyre that is designed to provide all-day riding comfort combined with optimum performance. This tyre is able to deal with a wide range of terrain and is also puncture-resistant.

How Protyre can help

Protyre are the largest retailer of motorcycle tyres in the UK. Our network of garages all stock a wide range of tyres for all motorbike types, including tyres from Maxxis, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Avon, and more. All Protyre garages are staffed by experienced and qualified fitters who have many years of experience when it comes to motorcycles and tyres.

If you need new tyres for your motorcycle, why not opt for Maxxis tyres and arrange for them to be fitted at your local Protyre? Protyre have over 30 specialist fitting centres in the UK. You can buy them online via our website and book a tyre fitting date that is suitable for you either online or over the phone.

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By Adam White
Adam looks to create engaging and informative content across the website that provides consumers with expert advice on MOTs, servicing, vehicle maintenance and tyre care. As a motorsport enthusiast, Adam enjoys documenting the Protyre Motorsport team’s involvement in major motorsport events across the UK.
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