Maxxis unveil lightweight tyre designed to be 'fast, not to last'

We've got a set in the Cycling Weekly office and we're keen to see how many rides we get in before the first puncture

(Image credit: Michelle Arthurs Brennan)

Maxxis has released a new lighter weight version of its Maxxis High Road tyre - the Maxxis High Road SL.

The High Road tyre was already designed for racing, it was ridden by the Canyon Eisberg team in 2018 and received a 9/10 in our Cycling Weekly review. 

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.