What do you all think about Dunlop 739G ?

5 replies to this topic
  • humbertob

Posted May 03, 2002 - 05:45 AM


Any advice with this particular tire.....? Dunlop 739G, it appears to be the only brand name tire made specially for 4 strokes bikes, well, at least the manufacturer says that ! Is it a good tire compared with bridgestones, maxxis, cheng shings, etc........?


  • John_Lorenz

Posted May 03, 2002 - 05:49 AM


These are stock on the US bikes, I had no worries about them while they were on, I just fitted mine with 756's Front / Rear and so far I dont like the wear. but they handle as good I believe for were I ride at as the 739g. Dif is the costs 30 bucks more.

So there is your Gimmick

Made for thumpers cost 30 bucks more. :)

  • Hootna

Posted May 03, 2002 - 08:43 AM


All of the tire manufacturers are very lcose as long as you stick with the big names DUNLOP, BRIDGESTONE, MAXXIS, MICHELIN etc.

I have used ChengShins a long time ago but they werent all that great. Bought to save money.

The 739G is a good tire at least if you ride a lot of hard pack and I actually bought 739 front and rear for my CR. But they really suck when it gets sloppy.

I agree with EGO on the 756s they are a great tire. But as always it just dependso nthe conditions that you are riding in.

My pics are:
soft - Dunlop 773
Medium - Dunlop 756
Hard - Dunlop 739

But I do hear a lot of good things about the Maxxis intermediate rear and they are only like $39.

If you want cheap tires go to Rockymountain MCs website they are around $50 apiece for Dunlops.

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  • John_Lorenz

Posted May 03, 2002 - 08:48 AM



I will most likly go back to the 739's once the 756's are gone.

Although I have been looking at the perrili's

  • bassr_#186

Posted May 03, 2002 - 08:53 AM


The 739s work great on hard pack, but you lose a lot on soft dirt, loam and wet conditions. I swapped to the 756s, which is the most versatile tire I have ever used. It is not quite as good as the 739 on true hard pack, but is far superior in most other conditions.

  • Fireballsocal

Posted May 03, 2002 - 09:06 PM


I've only ran 739's on my bike. They outlasted my buddies bridgestone on his KX250 by half. I ride hardpack unless I use a paddle tire so I couldn't comment on them in loam or mud. I dig em for desert riding.

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