Best rear tyre?



11 replies to this topic
  • Jack

Posted May 20, 2001 - 06:43 AM

#1

I need a good rear tyre for my wr400 for winter conditions, what do you guys use?

  • MN_Kevin

Posted May 20, 2001 - 01:44 PM

#2

If you mean snow/ice, Trelleborg studded.

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  • vincegatcore.com

Posted May 21, 2001 - 04:19 AM

#3

I don't think trellborg is selling those tires in th U.S. if you find them post a reply here.
I would like a set.

  • Jack

Posted May 21, 2001 - 05:38 AM

#4

Sorry, I ment mud, and slippery trails, no snow yet in OZ yet.I'm thinking of using a pirrelli MT32, has anyone used one?

Jack
2000 wr400

  • WR400inOZ

Posted May 22, 2001 - 01:35 AM

#5

Jack,

Im using the Pirelli MT32.... I've had one ride on it at the Erica Rally where it was really very muddy and wet and also dry in some parts.

Verdict: Farkn awsome. How did I come across this particular tyre??? from another fellow WR400 rider of course! You won't go wrong or be dissapointed.

Is snow that white stuff?? :)
cheers
Curt

  • Darren_Santilli

Posted May 22, 2001 - 02:12 PM

#6

For mud and soft stuff I use Michelin S12 front and rear. They are very predictable and hook up well

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  • Jack

Posted May 25, 2001 - 05:27 AM

#7

Thanks WR400 in oz!
I am doing the Kenda rally this weekend with one.

Jack

[This message has been edited by Jack (edited 05-25-2001).]

  • Mike_S

Posted May 31, 2001 - 07:40 PM

#8

IRC M5B 130/80-18

  • Wayne

Posted June 01, 2001 - 02:39 AM

#9

Originally posted by Jack:
I need a good rear tyre for my wr400 for winter conditions, what do you guys use?

I use the Pirelli mt83 FIM approved enduro
tyre - good grip & it seems to last pretty good.

Wayne

  • Cambo_wr400

Posted June 01, 2001 - 04:06 AM

#10

Yea I agree with Darren, the Michelin s12 is a sweet rear. Haven't used the front YET... :)

  • Tony_Miller

Posted June 09, 2001 - 05:55 PM

#11

I have had good luck with the Michelin S12 front/rear in sand and mud. I also very much like the Barum or Mitas (Dennis Kirk has them) C-23 rear and C-26 front in similar conditions. Actually, I think the C-26 corners better than the S-12 in soft sand. I would buy the Barum if both tires wear the same rate. I just bought S12's so I have to see how they last.

  • WR400inOZ

Posted June 11, 2001 - 08:39 PM

#12

So Jack....

How did you find the Pirelli??

What nunmber were you @ the Kenda Rally? I was there as well..whats your email addy?

Cheers
Curt in Oz.




 
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