Minion DHR II

    Minion DHR II

    • Trail
    • Enduro
    • Downhill
    • Fat/Plus
    With side knobs borrowed from the legendary Minion DHF, but widened to provide more support, the DHR II corners like no other. The center tread features ramped leading edges to improve acceleration and sipes to create a smooth transition when leaning the bike. Paddle-like knobs on the center tread dig in under hard braking and help keep the bike under control.
    Pair it with a Minion DHF up front for the ultimate aggressive trail riding tire combo! The Minion DHF is available in trail, enduro, and downhill specs.
    • Single, dual compound, 3C MaxxTerra, 3C MaxxGrip, or Super Tacky options
    • EXO, EXO+, DoubleDown (2×120 TPI), or Downhill (2×60 TPI) casing options
    • Wide Trail (WT) sizes optimized for 35mm inner width rims
    • Select specs are Tubeless Ready (TR), confirm in table below

    Category: Trail, Enduro, Downhill

    Recommended use: All trail conditions

    Recommended installation: Rear

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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"
    20X2.30
    TB00327500
    20X2.30
    58-406
    60
    FOLDABLE
    571
    SINGLE
    65
    NULL
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    20X2.30
    TB00327400
    20X2.30
    58-406
    60
    WIRE
    631
    SINGLE
    65
    NULL
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    24"
    24X2.30
    TB00153300
    24X2.30
    58-507
    60
    FOLDABLE
    682
    DUAL
    65
    NULL
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    24X2.30
    TB00143500
    24X2.30
    58-507
    60
    FOLDABLE
    756
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26"
    26X2.30
    TB73303100
    26X2.30
    58-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    846
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.30
    TB73303000
    26X2.30
    58-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    848
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.40WT
    TB72907000
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    WIRE
    1,296
    SINGLE
    65
    DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    26X2.40WT
    TB72907100
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    WIRE
    1,265
    3C MAXX GRIP
    65
    3CG
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    26X2.40WT
    TB72907200
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    WIRE
    1,319
    SUPER TACKY
    65
    ST/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    26X2.40WT
    TB72910100
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    924
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    26X2.40WT
    TB72910000
    26X2.40WT
    61-559
    60
    FOLDABLE
    930
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5"
    27.5X2.30
    TB85927000
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    878
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.30
    TB85927200
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    880
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.30
    TB85927400
    27.5X2.30
    58-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,101
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB00112300
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,025
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40
    TB85962600
    27.5X2.40
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,186
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB85962700
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,294
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/TR/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB91051000
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    WIRE
    1,315
    3C MAXX GRIP
    65
    3CG/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB91051100
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    WIRE
    1,365
    SUPER TACKY
    65
    ST/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB00220200
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    949
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB85962100
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    960
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB85962000
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    965
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40
    TB00354300
    27.5X2.40
    61-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    980
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.40WT
    TB00132400
    27.5X2.40WT
    61-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,195
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.60
    TB00093900
    27.5X2.60
    66-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,095
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.60
    TB91149100
    27.5X2.60
    66-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    957
    DUAL
    40
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.60
    TB91149000
    27.5X2.60
    66-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    980
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    27.5X2.80
    TB00113800
    27.5X2.80
    71-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,196
    3C MAXX TERRA
    35
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES
    27.5X2.80
    TB96909100
    27.5X2.80
    71-584
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,110
    DUAL
    35
    EXO/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES
    27.5X2.80
    TB96909000
    27.5X2.80
    71-584
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,081
    3C MAXX TERRA
    35
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    FAT BIKE/PLUS TIRES
    29"
    29X2.30
    TB96776100
    29X2.30
    58-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    945
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.30
    TB96776000
    29X2.30
    58-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    947
    DUAL
    60
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.30
    TB96776400
    29X2.30
    58-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,173
    3C MAXX TERRA
    60
    3CT/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB00112200
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,101
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB00143900
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,056
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB00220400
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,022
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB00368500
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    WIRE
    1,462
    DUAL
    110
    DH/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB96797000
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,040
    DUAL
    50
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB96797100
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,035
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB96797500
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,379
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/TR/DH
    Black
    DOWNHILL
    29X2.40WT
    TB00087500
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,267
    3C MAXX GRIP
    50
    3CG/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.40WT
    TB00307900
    29X2.40WT
    61-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,236
    3C MAXX TERRA
    50
    3CT/TR/DD
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00073200
    29X2.60
    66-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,026
    DUAL
    40
    EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00096300
    29X2.60
    66-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,174
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO+/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00220300
    29X2.60
    66-622
    60
    FOLDABLE
    1,008
    DUAL
    40
    EXO/TR
    Tan Wall
    MOUNTAIN
    29X2.60
    TB00073100
    29X2.60
    66-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,050
    3C MAXX TERRA
    40
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    29X3.00
    TB96835200
    29X3.00
    76-622
    120
    FOLDABLE
    1,286
    3C MAXX TERRA
    30
    3CT/EXO/TR
    Black
    MOUNTAIN
    Available Tech

    Available Tech

    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 technology diagram

    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 Plus technology diagram

    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.

    Diagram of Maxxis' Double Down protection

    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.

    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

    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.

    Diagram of Maxxis' butyl insert for bicycle tires

    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.

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