Maxxis Minion DHR II Tubeless Mountain Tire (Black) (Folding) (29") (2.3") (3C MaxxTerra/DD)

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Maxxis Minion DHR II Tubeless Mountain Tire (Black) (Folding) (29") (2.3") (3C MaxxTerra/DD)

Maxxis Minion DHR II Tire Description:

With side knobs borrowed from the legendary Minion DHF, but widened to provide more support, the Maxxis Minion 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.


  • The DHR is optimized for rear tire use. Pair it with a DHF Tire for the ultimate mountain bike setup
  • Dual: Dual Compound for lower rolling resistance and increased cornering grip
  • 3C MaxxTerra: An intermediate compound with great rolling a grip properties
  • 3C MaxxGrip: Combines Maxxis’ softest rubber compounds for the best grip and slow rebound properties for unparalleled traction in DH use
  • EXO: Extremely cut-resistant and abrasion resistant material layer added to sidewalls (60 TPI)
  • EXO+: EXO cut-resistant sidewall protection + SilkShield bead-to-bead protection (120 TPI)
  • DD: DoubleDown provides two 120 TPI casing layers reinforced with a butyl insert for downhill protection at a lower weight
  • DH: Dual-ply casing with butyl insert and wire bead adds support in downhill application (60 TPI)
  • WT: Tires that range from 2.4-2.6" in width utilize a Wide Trail casing that is optimized for use on rims with an internal width ranging from 30-35mm 
  • TR: Tubeless Ready for increased traction and lower rolling resistance (on all models)


  • Tire Type: Tubeless (Clincher)
  • Bead: Folding
  • TPI (Threads Per Inch): 60 or 120 TPI
  • Puncture Protection: Yes
  • Inflation: 35 PSI (2.8"), 40 PSI (2.6"), 50 PSI (2.5"), 60 PSI (2.3")
  • Color: Black
  • Weight:
    • 945g (27.5" | 2.6" | Dual/EXO)
    • 980g (27.5" | 2.8" | 3C MaxxTerra/EXO)
    • 1005g (27.5" | 2.3" | 3C MaxxTerra/DD)
    • 1190g (27.5" | 2.4" | 3C MaxxGrip/DH)

This product was added to our catalog on March 5, 2019

esteban ronquillo
Verified Owner
Monday, Jun 15 2015 (about 9 years ago)
Maxxis Minion DHR II Tubeless Mountain Tire (Black) (Folding) (27.5") (2.3") (3C MaxxTerra/EXO)
This tire in the rear, paired with the Maxxis DHF in the front, is my favorite combo I have ever run. A true trifecta of tire performance...light, fast rolling, killer traction. This tire should make the other tire companies very nervous. I have used a bunch of different tires over the years, and the DHF/DHR II combo just cannot be matched when it comes to all around aggressive riding performance. Are there lighter tires? Sure, but they don't last and tend to go flat at the worst times. Are there faster tires? Sure, but they don't hook up. Are there tires that make more traction? Sure, but they don't roll as well and usually weigh a ton. Hardpack, rocks, loose over hard and loamy, the DHF/DHR II just seems to work everywhere. Comparing to other tires in the Maxxis lineup, I would say this tire grips like a High Roller II, but without the vague transition into the side knobs, and pedals almost as fast an Ardent. Lifespan is excellent too, after almost 200 miles in a variety of conditions (including pavement) the tire shows little to no signs of wear.

Tire Size Chart

Inch SizingISO / ETRTO
16" BMX / Kids305
16" Recumbent349
18" BMX / Kids355
20" BMX / Kids406
20 x 1-3/4"419
20 x 1-3/8", 20 x 1-1/8"451
22" Wheel Chair501
24" BMX / Kids507
24" BMX Race (Fractional)
24" Road
24" Old Schwinn S-7 Size521
24" Wheel Chair540
24" Old Schwinn S-5 Size547
26" Mountain559
650c Small Road Bike571
27.5 / 650b584
26 x 1-3/8590
26" Old Schwinn S-6597
700c / 29" / 28"622
27" Road (Fractional)630
28" Track Tubular635
36" Big Bike787