Maxxis Re-Fuse road tyre review

All-round training rubber

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £24.99 RRP | USD $38.94
Maxxis Re-Fuse

Our review

A reasonable all-round training tyre with colour options, at a keen price
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Also available in a heavier wire-bead version, the Re-Fuse is cheaper than most of its rivals and comes in a rainbow selection of colours. London fixie riders will no doubt love it for that feature alone.


Puncture protection comes from a Kevlar composite belt under the tread, and what Maxxis call a ‘silkworm cap ply’ casing running bead to bead. This protection bows out the tyre, so it needs a toe-strap or two to hold the tyre to the rim when fitting.


The Re-Fuse still isn’t as tough as the likes of Schwalbe’s Durano Plus, particularly through the sidewalls – but then it is £17 cheaper. Rolling performance and grip are average.

Product Specifications


Name Re-Fuse
Brand Maxxis

Weight (g) 298
Additional Features * Diamond knurled slick design * Kevlar belt and silkworm cap for maximum puncture resistance * Training tire
Tyre Sizes Available 700x23C 700x25C