The 24in Snyper Tire is Maxxis' nod to the BMX cyclist whose tastes skew away from the urban alley cat scene and toward the dirtier side of things. Manicured skatepark sessions are fine, but trying to snipe lines between birthday party crews on two-wheeled scooters does eventually get old. When the soccer moms and scooter groms runneth over, retiring to the dirt park is the only recourse, and no tire handles that transition better than the dual-compound Snyper. The hard center line reduces rolling resistance to gather speed between ramps, and the softer shoulders grip in turns or during sketchy landings when you don't quite complete the full rotation.
- Q & A
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
This is a pretty decent 24" tire. It's light, fast rolling and doesn't sacrifice too much in grip because of the knobs. It feels a little bit better than my K-rads when things get loose but it also rolls a little slower.
My daughter is getting started in mt. biking. She has a decent ride Cannondale hard tail, but it's hard to find light tires in 24. These were prefect for groomed trails with enough knob to giver her grip without a lot of rolling resistance. Not a mud tire, but nice all-rounder