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Maxxis rising with high performance offering

Maxxis rising with high performance offering

12th June 2019 | 0 Comments

Maxxis continues to target the high performance market with a tyre portfolio designed to offer dealers a blend of quality, value and performance. The manufacturer has been particularly aggressive in its marketing for its latest range-toping car products, and with endorsements from independent test body TÜV SÜD and German motoring magazine Auto Zeitung on two of its leading tyres, it is setting new standards for its range.

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Maxxis launches nationwide MX-ST campaign

Maxxis launches nationwide MX-ST campaign

23rd May 2019 | 0 Comments

Retail customers and dealers will both benefit from a new nationwide campaign that Maxxis is launching for its new Maxxcross MX-ST tyre. MX-ST buyers have the chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the MXGP of Italy at Imola on 18 August.

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Maxxis’ high performance offering elevated with latest test results

Maxxis’ high performance offering elevated with latest test results

15th March 2019 | 0 Comments

Several positive results for Maxxis in the recent round of magazine tyre tests have been cited as “defining proof that motorists can obtain premium tyres which balance high performance and reliability at a surprisingly affordable price.” The tyre manufacturer said recommendations gained from a range of international motoring titles shows it is “bridging the technological gap on longer established European brand alternatives.”

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Maxxis tyres in extreme motorsport action in 2018

Maxxis tyres in extreme motorsport action in 2018

10th December 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis-sponsored riders across motorsport experienced success on the tyre manufacturers’ high performance tyres. Leading the way on two wheels for Maxxis was enduro athlete Brad Freeman. The British rider secured his first ever senior world title in the Maxxis FIM EnduroGP World Championship, riding to victory in the E1 class using the soft compound version of the MaxxEnduro and MaxxEnduPro tyres.

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Bickers’ top tips to prepare your motorcycle for winter hibernation

Bickers’ top tips to prepare your motorcycle for winter hibernation

22nd November 2018 | 0 Comments

Motorcycle parts and accessories distributor Bickers is reminding motorists of a few top safety tips they can employ to keep their bike in the best condition while stored during the colder months. The company’s managing director Derek McMartin listed Bickers’ tips to coincide with Road Safety Week, with winter just around the corner.

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Maxxis: size matters most in ATV sector

Maxxis: size matters most in ATV sector

8th October 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis’ original equipment portfolio in the all-terrain vehicle sector gives the manufacturer some authority when it comes to the ATV tyre market. The company says it is “in a perfect position to monitor and react” to trends in the “growing” segment.

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CST launches two new tyres for enduro and motocross segments

CST launches two new tyres for enduro and motocross segments

26th September 2018 | 0 Comments

CST has launched two new tyre patterns for the off-road motorcycle market. The company states that the two additions will add a new dimension to CST’s enduro and motorcross portfolios.

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Victra Sport 5 UHP tyre to take Maxxis ‘to the next level’

Victra Sport 5 UHP tyre to take Maxxis ‘to the next level’

14th June 2018 | 0 Comments

Maxxis’s new Victra Sport 5 received its full launch at The Tire Cologne, as the June issue of Tyres & Accessories went to press (see Tyres & Accessories' July issue for a more in-depth write-up). The new tyre is the latest in the brand’s range to target premium brand performance at a lower cost.

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Freeman rides to Euro enduro glory on Maxxis

16th March 2018 | 0 Comments

Brad Freeman ended 2017 on a high, clinching the Maxxis FIM EnduroGP Junior World Championship title in the final round with the help of Maxxis MaxxEnduro Extreme Soft tyres. 2018 is promising to be just as thrilling for the Beta Boano Racing Sport team rider, as he gears up to take on The Maxxis FIM Enduro GP and British Enduro Championship, again with the support of Maxxis.

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KTM approves Maxxis Supermaxx ST on 790 Duke

5th December 2017 | 0 Comments

Maxxis shares that it has been selected to provide original equipment tyres to the new KTM 790 Duke. The supply arrangement was announced at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan last month.

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New home for Maxxis International UK

1st December 2016 | 0 Comments

The marketing department at Maxxis International UK has moved several miles down the road to a new office in Coventry. The new, 2,598 square foot office space is located in the Mercia Business Village, near both Coventry city centre and the University of Warwick.

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Cheng Shin chairman talks Maxxis globalisation strategies on Reifen stand

Cheng Shin chairman talks Maxxis globalisation strategies on Reifen stand

5th July 2016 | 0 Comments

Maxxis exhibited at Reifen from a prominent Hall 3 stand commensurate with the brand’s global positioning, and increasingly with its focus on Europe. Robert Lo, chairman of Maxxis manufacturer Cheng Shin Rubber Ind Co and Derek McMartin, managing director of Maxxis International UK explained to Tyres & Accessories that the stand included a portfolio containing the brand’s first “dedicated European products”. The new M36+, launched at Reifen, is perhaps the most prominent example of this.

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Maxxis International bolsters 4×4 range with launch of RazR

Maxxis International bolsters 4×4 range with launch of RazR

26th February 2016 | 0 Comments

Maxxis International has launched its new RazR 4x4 tyre range. Officially unveiled at 2015’s Sema Show in Las Vegas, and featured on the brand’s stand at the Birmingham NEC’s Autosport International in January, the RazR range was developed for short course racing. The RazR name has been around for more than a decade within Maxxis’ speciality ATV tyre range, giving it plenty of off-road motorsport heritage.

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Premitra HP5 car tyre a ‘huge step forward’ for Maxxis

Premitra HP5 car tyre a ‘huge step forward’ for Maxxis

22nd January 2016 | 0 Comments

Maxxis International has enhanced its passenger tyre portfolio with the launch of the Premitra HP5 tyre. The brand states that the latest addition adds a new dimension to Maxxis’ diverse product offering.

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Maxxis all-season tyre rated fourth in Auto Express test

Maxxis all-season tyre rated fourth in Auto Express test

14th September 2015 | 0 Comments

The Maxxis AP2 all-season passenger car tyre was rated in fourth place in a series of performance tests recently carried out by Auto Express magazine. Maxxis scored an average of 95.4 per cent over a total of 14 disciplines, surpassing the score of comparative tyres from the likes of global giants Pirelli and Bridgestone.

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