Shred with confidence.
When you're hurtling down the mountain at white-knuckle speeds, you need to be confident that you've got the traction you need. Introducing the Maxxis Minion DHR II 29 inch tire. Taking their DHF tire as the starting point, Maxxis gave it a complete redesign to optimize it for rear traction, including beefing up the shoulder knobs and redesigning the center tread to provide the optimal mix of fast rolling and superglue-like grip. Maxxis' 3C rubber compound makes up the bulk of this tire, providing a long lasting and tacky rubber that won't give up. Of course, with the EXO casing backing you up, you can rest assured that no mere root or rock will give you a hard time, this durable casing will keep you rolling through the worst the mountain can throw at you. To take things to the next level, Maxxis made this tire tubeless ready for an extra bit of weight savings and traction.
The Maxxis Minion DHR II 29 Inch is available in 29 x 2.3 Inch (58-662 ISO), or 27.5 x 2.3 inch (60-584 ISO). Claimed weight: 825 grams. Optimized for use as a rear tire. Tubeless ready.
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Really great, grippy tires. DHF and DHR both. Not the greatest rolling, but what downhill tire is? On about my 10th set of these. I just wish they would be less expensive ($75tire is what you can pay for some car tires, with 10x the amount of rubber, steel and nylon!). But it's still my only tire of choice for my Yeti SB5.5 29er running tubeless. Cheers!
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