any good front tires?



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  • bonez34

Posted May 01, 2001 - 07:01 PM

#1

I'm tired of bustin my a$$ because of the front tire washing out! On a track I was just putting around, hit some sand/loose dirt and almost ate it. PUTTING!!! I know the faster you ride, the easier it is and I'll agree with that but this thing won't stay planted to anything! I have a yz tank/seat and that helped but I think the stock front is junk. Any good ones for soft terrain? I was lookin at the dunlop 756. thanks

  • trikmik

Posted May 01, 2001 - 07:21 PM

#2

The Dunlop 756 is an excellent choice. It is what I am currently useing and I love it. The other tire to check out is the Mich S 12. I have ran this is the past with similiar results as the 756. Ride hard, ride often!!!

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  • Harry_in_Oz

Posted May 02, 2001 - 01:50 AM

#3

Mitchy Enduro Comp iv!! sticks like **** to a blanket.

  • Bryan Bosch

Posted May 02, 2001 - 04:08 AM

#4

Dunlop 756 for the front rails. Mucho better for me. Mostly mud, soft soil, and sand is what I ride. This tire is skinny and bites very well.

  • Ynahg

Posted May 02, 2001 - 04:17 AM

#5

Have you tried to setup yor front suspension.

Try a little softer on soft tracks, i may help.

In every case the more you gas it, the less you'll have to worry about the front end.

:)
~Yn@hg~



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  • Dan_Lorenze

Posted May 02, 2001 - 05:00 AM

#6

Bonez, IMO the Pirelli MT44 on the front is the best tire I have ever tried, I was really amazed on how this tire performed. I can't say enough about it, this thing sticks!!! I havnt tried the Michelin's but I have heard they're good too. Dan

  • GNCCYZ400

Posted May 02, 2001 - 12:52 PM

#7

S12's are the way to go in the soft stuff. You cant lose with them.
fyi,
Jeff

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  • bonez34

Posted May 04, 2001 - 05:11 AM

#8

Thanks for the replys. I have the suspension as soft as I can get it without bottoming on the jumps. I have been getting increasingly faster on the track and now I am at the limit of the tires. Those all sound like good tires and I feel anyone of them work excellent!! I guess you guys noticed that the stocker is a POS too? thanks again

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted May 04, 2001 - 05:41 AM

#9

The Gugeinheim T4 Dogbites grab like no other. It's like riding on rails. T4F front and T4R rear.

  • Dan_Lorenze

Posted May 04, 2001 - 05:49 AM

#10

The Gugeinheim T4 Dogbites grab like no other.

Oh my god!! I tried those bad boys once on my Can-Am MX6 400, Gugeinheim???? Those tires are the worst!! especially the T4's, The T3 on the other hand are great. :)

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted May 04, 2001 - 06:00 AM

#11

Dan
You must not ride hard enough to handle the T4's. :)

  • bonez34

Posted May 04, 2001 - 06:13 AM

#12

Sorry, gugenheim? sounds like a german food, dance, or body part. kinda rhymes with cheng-shin doesn't it? :)

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted May 04, 2001 - 06:15 AM

#13

These are special, hand made in germany. Each knobby is crafted within .0005
You will never crash again! :)

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted May 04, 2001 - 08:18 AM

#14

Mike , where do you get them?
Dennis

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted May 04, 2001 - 08:33 AM

#15

I get them at bike dreams. They have strange hours. They open around 9pm and close around 5 am. It's a really cool store. It is like ANYTHING is possible when you are there. It sucks when you leave becuase it's like Buzz Buzz Buzz, back to reality. Coffee anyone? :) :D :D




 
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