YZ 426 street tires on stock rims?


5 replies to this topic
  • jeeper33

Posted June 13, 2007 - 06:47 PM

#1

Anyone know if there are any out there that would work? I'm finding the 19" rear a very difficult size to fit. If anyone can offer any solutions on how to get street tires (80/20 or 90/10%) please help me out!

Thanks in advance
Jeep

  • TWICEBIT

Posted June 14, 2007 - 01:54 PM

#2

I recently bought a street legal '01 426f. It has Avon Distanza tires that are dot rated. They are the same size as the knobby tires but look much smaller without the treads. I have ridden off road with them a bit and they do ok but don't expect near the traction of knobby's. On the street they have excellent grip. I am getting more comfortable with them every ride and am amazed how far you can lean a motorcross bke on the street. Hope this helps.

Bryan

  • Goosedog

Posted June 14, 2007 - 05:52 PM

#3

Some tire manufacturers make 19" fronts for older BMW's, there might be one wide enuf to suit as a rear for your YZ.

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  • grayracer513

Posted June 14, 2007 - 06:04 PM

#4

19" wheels were common on British bikes 40 years ago. Might troll through the classic bikes on the web and see where the tires come from.

  • TeamPrecisionIT

Posted June 14, 2007 - 06:35 PM

#5

Avon Distanzias will fit.

  • whalerboy

Posted June 14, 2007 - 07:55 PM

#6

Motostrano would be your best bet. They sell a "sportsman" kit, which is basically what it looks like your doing. Just throwing some street rubber and rippin' around.

They sell the tires indivdually as well.


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