2008 450F Tires

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  • mazzuca21366

Posted November 05, 2008 - 11:43 AM


What is the best tire to use on my 08450F? I ride on very hard packed dirt roads. There is also stones mixed in when the road is graded. Im ripping the stock tires up rather quickly. The rear tire is larger now so my choices are slim.120-80-19.

  • DPW

Posted November 05, 2008 - 12:12 PM


You can still use a 110/90 19 size tire...I have since the stocker wore out

  • KAS

Posted November 05, 2008 - 12:34 PM


Maxxis IT's work well in that kinda terrain.

They last a long time, too.

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  • Pappy141

Posted November 05, 2008 - 01:33 PM


Get ride of that 120, it'll help the cornering ever so slightly on that bike.

  • DMC707

Posted November 07, 2008 - 05:56 PM


yeah -- all the major bird cage liners (magazines - MXA and Dirt Bike) recommended trash canning the 120 when it wore out anyway -- too much rotating mass in the back aids the "push" ever so slightly

  • grayracer513

Posted November 07, 2008 - 09:16 PM


The mass of the 120/80 that the bike comes with is very little different from a typical 110/90, and considerably less than a 120/90.

  • rexbond007

Posted November 08, 2008 - 08:01 AM


i use the dunlop 952, the stock 956 are softer

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