Get Plus & Get Rowdy
The well-loved Minion DHF inspired an upgrade, and Maxxis jumped on the plus tire train to offer up the rear-specific Minion DHR II Plus in a 27.5". How cool is that?
The DHR II Plus is constructed to improve acceleration and, with its increased width, provide additional support. But, that's not all that improves the speed and nimble handling we've come to expect from Maxxis tires. Ramped and siped tread rolls fast and digs in under braking, along with strategically placed knobs that decorate the center tread.
Cornering, thankfully, becomes a breeze and that added traction inspires confidence on our rides. Further grip comes from running tubeless tires at a lower pressure so we can ride loose surfaces and rainy days without issue. Maxxis' EXO casing guards against punctures and potholes and Dual Compound rubber keeps faster roller in straight lines with less resistance, increasing control while we're riding trails or downhill laps..
- 27.5 x 2.8" folding bead rear-specific MTB tire
- 2.8" plus tire adds extra volume for a cushier ride
- The right tire for loose to medium, wet and dry trails
- Ramped and siped tread track straight under braking
- A wider tire increases ruggedness and the ability to handle rough trails
- Paddle-like knobs are optimally placed on the center tread for control
- Available in EXO or EXO+ protection for extra durability
- 60/120 TPI
- Weight: 980/1065g
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Wheel Size: 650B (ISO 584)
Tire Width: 71mm (2.8in)
Tire Type: Tubeless Ready
ISO (ETRTO) Size: 71-584
27.5 x 2.8 - 3C/EXO/TR
Weight: 980 grams
Threads Per Inch: 120
Mfg PartNum: TB96909000
27.5 x2.8 - 3C/EXO+/TR
Weight: 1065 grams
Mfg PartNum: TB00113800
Threads Per Inch: 60
Rear tire on a 27.5 x 2.8" winter hardtail. With a more limited plus sized tire collection these days, I'm happy this is still available with the better EXO+ casing. It replaces a DHR II that unfortunately only had EXO (not the "+" casing which cut easily on a sharp impact). This casing is holding up well so far. (Keep in mind that the EXO+ casing has nothing to do with this being a "plus" sized tire...). Great grip, predictable cornering, not too draggy slow with the 3C compound.
I had a problem with a magic mary tearing knobs off on a really rocky section of my trail. There has been no problem with the Maxxis Minion and the traction is awesome climbing up and shredding down.
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