Word has it that Maxxis
accidentally botched about a dozen sets of DH tires and accidentally put XC casings on them, which dropped the weight by a ton, especially when run tubeless. Too sketchy to use on most race courses, they're coming out for Sea Otter and possibly a few other less technical races this year. They'll be a big advantage, especially since he's racing his Santa Cruz V10 Carbon DH bike.
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