Maxxis Front Tires | Assegai vs Minion DHF vs Minion DHR vs Shorty

Maxxis Assegai Minion DHF  Minion DHR II Shorty Maxxis mountain bike front tire comparison review vs versus detail of tire tread pattern on a fern background

Maxxis Assegai vs Minion DHF vs Minion DHR II vs Shorty Gen 2

    Last Fall we compared Maxxis rear tires, which we received lots of positive feedback for. It also left people wondering about which mountain bike tire was best for them on the front of their bikes in certain conditions.

     In this video, Mike and Russ give an overview four Maxxis front mountain bike tires (even though one of them is designed for the rear) and compare them each head to head. The Assegai, Minion DHF, Minion DHR II, and the Shorty Gen 2 each excel in certain conditions, but does one tread pattern reign king?

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Maxxis Assegai Front Mountain bike tire
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Maxxis Minion DHF mountain bike front tire
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Maxxis Minion DHR2 II front mountain bike tire
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Maxxis Shorty Gen 2 front mountain bike tire
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Mike Randol



Bellingham, WA

Current Bikes:Mullet Devinci Spartan 27.5 Custom Build

Bike Size: Medium

Favorite Trails: Dirt Merchant in Whistler, Chuckanut Mountain Trails in Bellingham

About Me: I grew up hucking my bike off curbs in the suburbs of Chicago. I moved out to the PNW in 2014 and opened The Lost Co in 2016. I freaking love riding long rough descents and really pushing my body to the limit. I'll straight up ride any type of bike but really prefer long travel 27.5" bikes. However, mid-travel 29r's are growing on me...