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Maxxis Minion DHF PLUS 29+ 3C/EXO/TR MTB Tire
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Minion DHF PLUS 29+ 3C/EXO/TR MTB Tire

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Maxxis Minion's DHF PLUS 29+ EXO/TR MTB Tire is tubeless ready with a front-specific tread pattern, Dual compound, and EXO puncture protection. EXO Protection is a densely woven cut- and abrasion-resistant material added to the sidewalls of the tire.

Features & Specs:

  • Dual Compound.
  • EXO Protection.
  • Front-specific tread pattern.
  • Tubeless ready.
  • Foladable bead.
  • 120 TPI.
  • Max PSI: 30.
  • weight: 1,160g.

B-Stock - This product has one or more B-Stock units available. These units can be purchased at a discount (see option select). B-Stock units were returned from other customers and may have missing or damaged packaging materials. These units are otherwise as new. The full manufacturer warranty applies. Click Here for more information.

The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.


Weight: 1262 grams


Mfg PartNum: TB96834000 


Wheel Size: 700C/29" (ISO 622) 


Tire Width: 76mm (3.0in) 


Tire Type: Tubeless Ready 


Threads Per Inch: 60 

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Maximum grip Plus tires
by Anonymous
8 of 8 customers found this review helpful.

I was using Bontrager XR4 29x3.0 when I decided to give Maxxis DHF/DHR combo a try. This setup is for a rigid single speed ridden in the mid-Atlantic area on mostly XC single track.The Maxxis tires have a bit more durability on the sidewall compared to Bontrager XR4. The DHF/DHR are meant for aggressive riders, with the DHF really wanting you to lean the bike in corners before it bites. There's a little void when leaning with the DHF before it hooks up again that I couldn't get comfortable at times (no longer fearless). The Maxxis tires have better traction on the damp earthy single track I ride but they also drag more than the XR4. I noticed the drag during climbs but not as much on flatter terrain. These tires also dampen the ride a little better than Bontrager.

I'd recommend the DHF/DHR 29x3 for maximum traction conditions. This is a great fall/winter tire when leaves cover the trails and the trails never drying out. These Maxxis tires are true to size at 29x3.0.

Reviewed 1/21/2021
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Get both front DHF & rear DHR!
by Kris
Cycling Enthusiast
Wrightwood, CA
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

What a difference! Upgraded to DHF & DHR PLUS 29+ 3C/EXO/TR MTB Tires. Probably one of the best made tires I've seen. Mounted up tubeless fast with a compressor. What a difference in the chunky, cornering and over the rough. They also ride smooth, pretty quiet, and steady on the asphalt. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 11/11/2021
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Yes it's huge and it's not exactly lite ; But it has incredible grip in all of my New England conditions.
by Mattbyke
4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.

Used with tubes (front and rear) for 3 days . Then aired up easily without . Added sealant .

Going strong . Large . Frightening. Fantastic grip.

Using tire on a Trek Stache. Excellent pairing. The EXO sidewall is trusted around here.

Good purchase from this site.

Reviewed 5/2/2021
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Made my Trek Stache one mean machine!
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

Got these to replace my stock Chupacabras on my Trek Stache 5. I ride a lot of more technical trails that are either dry and sandy or muddy as heck. I noticed a difference immediately vs the stock tires in regards cornering and overall handling. I can really duck into corners now without feeling any slipping and I feel like the whole bike sticks to the ground a little better. In the mud, they keep me upright most of the time. If I hit a curve with some thick mud, they give me an extra second or two to catch myself before I eat it. With my Chupas, I would be on my face before I could get a foot out. They do get HEAVY in mud as they really cake and hold it. Overall, love the tire. Pump it up for mud and keep it squishy for dryer conditions and rocks. It also makes my bike look MEAN!

Reviewed 12/18/2018
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Easy tubeless set up
by Dave in E WA
Cycling Enthusiast
Eastern Washington
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

These are by FAR the easiest tires to set up tubeless. No tricks, or hacks involved! setup in minutes. Didn't even need levers to get the tire on the rim.

I'll post some ride reviews after a few rides but super impressed by the setup!

Reviewed 4/30/2021
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A pair of 29x3 Maxxis DHF / DHR tires are solid as a rock!
by Jet Diesel
Competitive Racer
Phoenix AZ
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

I use it primarily for my bike packing rig a TREK 1120. It is a perfect tire combination for our desert condition. My course includes packed and loose gravel, single path, technical mountain trails and occasionally road and pathways. With a bike load of 50-60 lbs + myself, a 3-inch tire width is perfect to tackle the course.

Reviewed 12/3/2020
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More Confidence On Turns Like Velcro
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Bought this tire to replace the Chupacabra on the front of my Stache. Game changer! I always felt that the Chupacabra felt loose on the front end. This tire provides plenty of traction and has given me much more confidence on fast turns - Mud, dry and loose. I wish I would've bought this tire years ago.

Reviewed 8/5/2020
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On a scale from 1-10, I would give the tires a 10
by Brent
2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.

The tires enable me to go faster and give me better performance on the trail.

Reviewed 6/11/2021
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Maxxis wins!!!
by Jonathan
3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.

Love this tire!!! I put a set for back and front on my Salsa Deadwood!! 29 3 wide goodness!!!

Reviewed 2/25/2019
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