Minion DHF

    Minion DHF

    • Trail
    • Enduro
    • Downhill
    • Fat/Plus
    With a tread design that deftly balances rolling speed with braking and cornering traction, it’s no wonder why the Minion DHF is one of the most imitated tires in mountain biking. Whether riding local trails, a backcountry epic, racing enduro or World Cup downhill, there’s a Minion DHF spec to meet your needs.
    • Rubber:
      • Single compound (best for dry, hard conditions)
      • Dual compound (best for dry, hard conditions)
      • 3C MaxxTerra (best for mixed conditions)
      • 3C MaxxGrip (best for soft, wet conditions)
    •  Casings:
      • 60 TPI + EXO (general trail use)
      • EXO+ (heavy duty trail use)
      • DoubleDown (enduro use)
      • Downhill (DH race, bike park, gravity)
    • Wide Trail (WT) sizes are optimized for 30-35mm inner width rims
    • Tubeless Ready specs are denoted with a “TR” in the tables below
    • Bicycle technology explainer

    Category: Trail, Enduro, Downhill

    Recommended use: All trail conditions

    Recommended installation: Front

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    Performance Ratings

    Rolling Speed

    Cornering Control

    Braking Traction

    Specs

    Part #
    Size
    ETRTO
    TPI
    Bead
    Weight (g)
    Compound
    Max PSI
    Tech
    Color
    Application
    20"
    20X2.40
    TB00327300
    20X2.40
    61-406
    60
    FOLDABLE
    634
    DUAL
    65
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    20X2.40
    TB00327200
    20X2.40
    61-406
    60
    WIRE
    694
    DUAL
    65
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    24"
    24X2.40
    TB50614000
    24X2.40
    61-507
    60
    WIRE
    1,158
    65
    3CG/DH
    Black
    24X2.40
    TB00153100
    24X2.40
    61-507
    60
    FOLDABLE
    743
    DUAL
    65
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    24X2.40
    TB00139500
    24X2.40
    61-507
    60
    FOLDABLE
    796
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    24X2.40
    TB00017600
    24X2.40
    61-507
    120
    FOLDABLE
    764
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26"
    26X2.35
    TB73550800
    26X2.35
    52-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    699
    SINGLE
    65
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.50WT
    TB74265700
    26X2.50WT
    55-559
    60
    WIRE
    1,184
    SINGLE
    65
    DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    26X2.30
    TB73305200
    26X2.30
    58-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    872
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.30
    TB73305100
    26X2.30
    58-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    886
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.50WT
    TB74284000
    26X2.50WT
    63-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    887
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.50WT
    TB74284100
    26X2.50WT
    63-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    903
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5"
    27.5X2.30
    TB85925100
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    873
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.30
    TB00333300
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    903
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.30
    TB85925400
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    923
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85975700
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,243
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/DH/TR
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB00472900
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,335
    3C MAXX GRIP
    3CG/DH/TR/E50
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB00447200
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,085
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85975100
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    925
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85975000
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    941
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85975200
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    960
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB00112100
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    969
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB85975300
    27.5X2.50WT
    63-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,188
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3Cg/DD/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.50WT
    TB00219900
    27.5X2.50WT
    64-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    953
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.60
    TB91146200
    27.5X2.60
    66-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    937
    DUAL
    40
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.60
    TB00093700
    27.5X2.60
    66-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    975
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.60
    TB91146300
    27.5X2.60
    66-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    925
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.80
    TB96908100
    27.5X2.80
    71-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,018
    DUAL
    35
    EXO/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES
    27.5X2.80
    TB00093800
    27.5X2.80
    71-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,081
    3C MAXX TERRA
    35
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES
    27.5X2.80
    TB96908000
    27.5X2.80
    71-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    922
    3C MAXX TERRA
    35
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES
    29"
    29X2.30
    TB96785100
    29X2.30
    58-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    973
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.30
    TB96785000
    29X2.30
    58-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    989
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.30
    TB96785400
    29X2.30
    58-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,173
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/DD/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB00447300
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,162
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB96800000
    29X2.50WT
    63-662
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,018
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB00472800
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,423
    3C MAXX GRIP
    3CG/DH/TR/E50
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB96800700
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,423
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/DH/TR
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    29X2.50WT
    TB00112000
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,037
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB00144000
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,026
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB00435600
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    WIRE
    1,521
    DUAL
    60
    BIKEPARK/DH/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB96800300
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    990
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB00132600
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,244
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3Cg/DD/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB96800600
    29X2.50WT
    63-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,233
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/DD/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.50WT
    TB00220100
    29X2.50WT
    64-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,009
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00032800
    29X2.60
    66-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,008
    DUAL
    40
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00096400
    29X2.60
    66-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,043
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00220000
    29X2.60
    66-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,003
    DUAL
    40
    EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00032600
    29X2.60
    66-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    955
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X3.00
    TB96834000
    29X3.00
    76-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,110
    3C MAXX TERRA
    30
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES

    3C MaxxTerra

    Maxxis’ 3C MaxxTerra is an intermediate triple compound configuration used across our mountain tire line. The 3C MaxxTerra compound offers more traction than 3C MaxxSpeed, yet provides better treadwear and less rolling resistance than MaxxGrip, which makes it ideal for trail riding in all conditions.

    Diagram of Maxxis 3C MaxxTerra technology

    3C MaxxGrip

    Maxxis’ 3C MaxxGrip compound uses the stickiest, slowest rebounding rubber we offer in a mountain bike tire. This high traction compound is the same one used by our top World Cup Downhill and Enduro World Series athletes and is now available in a variety of casing configurations to cover all riders.

    • 3C MaxxGrip + EXO casing = Light duty trail riding in wet/slick conditions
    • 3C MaxxGrip + EXO+ casing = All-around trail riding in wet/slick conditions
    • 3C MaxxGrip + DoubleDown casing = Enduro racing and e-bikes
    • 3C MaxxGrip + Downhill casing = Downhill racing and long travel e-bikes
    Diagram of Maxxis' 3C MaxxGrip technology

    EXO

    EXO is a cut- and abrasion-resistant material added to the sidewalls of many Maxxis mountain bike and gravel tires. This densely woven fabric is lightweight and highly flexible, ensuring that the performance of the tire remains unaffected. Choose EXO Protection for enhanced durability for gravel, XC, and light-duty trail riding.

    EXO Cutaway for web

    EXO+

    EXO+ is Maxxis’ medium-duty puncture protection option suitable for all-around trail riding and light weight e-bikes. We begin with a durable 60 TPI casing, add in our legendary EXO puncture protection layer in the sidewalls, and top it off with a small butyl insert around the bead. The tough casing and EXO material ward off damage from rocks and roots, while the butyl insert protects the tire from pinch flats and helps prevent rim damage.

    EXO+ Cutaway for web

    Double Down (DD)

    DoubleDown (DD) is our casing solution for enduro racing and e-bike use. Two layers of our lightweight 120 TPI casing material are combined with a butyl sidewall insert to create a highly durable tire with more trail feedback than a Downhill casing tire. DoubleDown tires are marginally lighter than their Downhill counterparts, but it’s really the difference in “trail feel” that sets the two apart. Some riders may prefer the highly damped ride provided by a Downhill casing tire.

    DoubleDown Cutaway for web

    Wide Trail

    Wide Trail (WT) construction optimizes the tire’s tread layout and profile on today’s modern, wider rims. Traditional tires are designed around older, narrower rims and can create an overly square tire profile, leading to less than optimal performance. WT tires are optimized for a 35mm inner rim width but are proven to work over a range from 30-35mm inner rim widths, depending on the rider’s preference.

    Maxxis Wide Trail XC tires are optimized for use with 30mm internal width rims, but they will perform well on rims as narrow as 25mm. Maxxis does not recommend rims wider than 30mm or narrower than 25mm

    Diagram of Maxxis' Wide Trail construction for trail, enduro, and downhill

    Tubeless Ready

    Tubeless ready tires provide the rider with many benefits: the ability to run lower air pressures, which improves traction; lower rolling resistance when compared to a tube-type tire; and less chance of flatting because there is no tube. Tubeless ready tires are denoted by the letters “TR” on the sidewall.
    Tubeless ready tires must be mounted to tubeless compatible rims and require the use of a liquid sealant to maintain pressure. Liquid sealants have the added benefit of sealing small punctures. Be sure to check your sealant regularly and refresh as needed as it will dry out over time.
    Liquid sealants should only be used in the following types of tires: tubeless road, tubular, and tubeless ready. The use of liquid sealants in any other Maxxis tire will void the warranty.
    Tubeless Ready Maxxis Shorty bicycle tire.

    Super Tacky (ST)

    Super Tacky (ST) is a special low-rebound, high-traction compound used in select mountain tires.

    Diagram of Maxxis Super Tacky bicycle tire compound.

    Downhill (DH)

    As the name implies, Maxxis’ Downhill casing tires are designed for extreme use in all gravity applications from downhill racing to bike park riding to free riding to long travel e-bikes. A Maxxis Downhill tire is made with two layers of our durable 60 TPI casing material along with a large butyl rubber insert that extends from each bead into the sidewall. The butyl insert helps prevent pinch flats, protects the rim from impacts, and provides additional sidewall stability.

    DH Cutaway for web

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