Cutting Maxxis Minions for wet/loose

Some of you have asked about custom-cutting Maxxis Minion downhill tires. Here’s a trick for your next East Coast national.

A pair of Maxxis Minions will take you far and fast on most dirt — hard, medium or loose. If you find yourself facing an extra-muddy or extra-dusty course, try opening up the tread by removing these shoulder knobs:

A while back, Decline magazine ran a detailed story on this topic. Check through that pile of mags in your bathroom.

Have fun,

— Lee

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