Tire Help


12 replies to this topic
  • desert-rat660

Posted August 10, 2008 - 04:32 PM

#1

anybody know of a good tire to use for the desert? Its really rocky where i live and the tires are always ripping the knobs off??? just curious of waht would be a durable tire. I dont race it i just like to trail ride it.
Thanks:ride:

  • grayracer513

Posted August 10, 2008 - 04:56 PM

#2

Try a Dunlop D952. My favorite.

  • Kent Rathgeber

Posted August 11, 2008 - 05:33 PM

#3

Try a Dunlop D952. My favorite.


An excellent gripping, long-lasting tire. If you ride in intermediate terrain with a hard underbase, it's almost like cheating. I run D952's front and rear on my 07 YZ450F.

  • desert-rat660

Posted August 11, 2008 - 05:35 PM

#4

im running a d756, guess i will change it

  • BlackT5

Posted August 11, 2008 - 05:47 PM

#5

I only got 3 rides out of my stock 756 rear. 952's for me.

  • desert-rat660

Posted August 11, 2008 - 05:48 PM

#6

i got it for free, so the next will be the 952, thanks guys

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  • 3strokemoe

Posted August 11, 2008 - 05:49 PM

#7

An excellent gripping, long-lasting tire. If you ride in intermediate terrain with a hard underbase, it's almost like cheating. I run D952's front and rear on my 07 YZ450F.


Ditto!

  • grayracer513

Posted August 11, 2008 - 06:17 PM

#8

My recommendation is based on use in the SoCal desert; hard pack to gravel to sand to rock to DG. The rear will out last 4 756's and bite better in the sand. The front is excellent, too, although I currently favor a 755.

  • tnl

Posted August 11, 2008 - 07:17 PM

#9

Try the Maxis dessert IT. About $75 at Cycle Zone. Eventually the rocks out here will eat anything up no matter what your running.

  • grayracer513

Posted August 11, 2008 - 07:39 PM

#10

I used to run Maxxis IT's for their durability, but the 952 costs less, performs better, is much lighter, and actually lasts longer, although the max might be a little tougher in rocks.

  • desert-rat660

Posted August 11, 2008 - 08:36 PM

#11

where in az do u live? i live in lake havasu

  • Slinkyman16

Posted August 11, 2008 - 09:16 PM

#12

yeah.. the maxxis is alittle to heavy for my liking.. i used to run them all the time... and not to mention they are a bi-otch to install. super stiff sidewall. go with the 952 and you will be really happy..

  • tnl

Posted August 12, 2008 - 06:39 AM

#13

where in az do u live? i live in lake havasu


Phoenix area.





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