hard terrian tires

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  • PerrymanRacing

Posted July 03, 2006 - 10:09 PM


where i ride its mostly hard terrian a lot like hard packed clay. i usually run dunlope 756 but it gets chewed up too much and doesnt hook up like i would like. i recent bought the kenda carlsbad and that didnt do anyting for me either. does anyone know of a good hard terrian tire that gets good traction?


Posted July 04, 2006 - 04:51 AM


Bridgestone 602 Rear. You should love it in hard pack. Wears ok too, far better than a 756.

  • DPW

Posted July 04, 2006 - 05:42 AM


Bridgestone M22 is pretty good on the concrete stuff!

  • Butta

Posted July 04, 2006 - 06:44 AM


I'm using the new D952's, and ride on a lot of hardpack south Texas clay. They are wearing rather well, and provide surprisingly good traction and handling. Might wanna try 'em out.

  • oldskooldave

Posted July 04, 2006 - 06:54 AM


Michellin MH3

  • Ga426owner

Posted July 04, 2006 - 07:09 AM


Michellin MH3

the absolute longest lasting tire out there.....

  • elcamino76

Posted July 04, 2006 - 11:53 AM


yup, MH3

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  • 642MX

Posted July 04, 2006 - 01:57 PM


Dunlop 952's. They perform almost as well as a 756 and last almost as long as a 739. :ride:

  • Matt96xr6

Posted July 04, 2006 - 02:09 PM


the 756 is not a HT tire. you will wear them out in just a few rides.

the 952s are really good. Work well in the rocks and clay. use a 742 up front

  • PerrymanRacing

Posted July 04, 2006 - 03:02 PM


thanks a lot for all that posted, helps a lot. im definatly going to look into those tires.

  • blue450frider

Posted July 04, 2006 - 06:20 PM


sorry buddy but u will never keep a rear tire for any lengh of time with a 450

  • PerrymanRacing

Posted July 05, 2006 - 12:19 AM


im not looking for durablity as much as i am traction.

  • 450_rider

Posted July 05, 2006 - 05:46 PM


I have had my Michelin MH3 since last Christmas riding on everything from gravel to asphalt well worth the money. :ride:

  • jocolo

Posted July 05, 2006 - 10:07 PM


Brigstone M22 the best hardpak tire made

  • flintlock28

Posted July 06, 2006 - 05:19 PM


I run a Maxxis IT on the rear, and a Dunlop 756 up front. THis combo was recommended by a number of TT rider's, and it's worked very well for me. I ride track/trails, and also sometimes rocks, and it's held up very well. I don't think 756's up front wear too much, only on the back.

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