Great Rear Tire
- Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
After running the DHR II in the rear for ages, and a lack of inventory in them this year, I decided to run the Aggressor in the rear at the start of this season. I am super impressed with this tire!
The grip is amazing and the transition is seamless. When descending this tire rides the line perfectly of being grippy but allowing you to comfortably push beyond that grip to get a little slide (or roost) if you want. Rolling resistance vs the DHR II is noticeably lower, too. On straights while descending I have noticed the bike moving faster without any effort on my part.
I went 4/5 stars for a couple of reasons. First and foremost, without the EXO+ the durability is not as good. I punctured this tire twice in as many days. The second being a sidewall hit that did not seal. Thank you Cush Core for letting me finish my ride. Second reason the grip in less than hardpack conditions isn't as good as the DHR II. Here in Utah we get deep moon dust by mid-season and this thing has not handled the moon dust that well. Going to swap this out for a Dissector or go back to the DHR II now that trails are getting blown out.
Overall- this is an amazing tire for hardpack to slightly loose conditions. This will be my tire of choice for early season riding from here on out.