Best Desert Tire
Posted April 30, 2003 - 05:26 AM
Posted April 30, 2003 - 07:26 AM
Posted April 30, 2003 - 05:20 PM
Posted April 30, 2003 - 05:44 PM
We gotta get you on some real tires, my man!
I went from the stock D739's (average grip, very little chunking, decent wear) to D756's (excellent grip, no chunking, less than average life). The 756 front was awesome for performance. 756 Rear wants to skate on hardpack, but works great in deep sand.
Then I tried Maxxis IT's. These perform like D756, but no skate on hardpack, no chunking, and wear like iron. They are a little less money than Dunlops, but every bit as good IMHO.
Try some of these and then tell me you don't rule your 'hood down there in TX.
Posted April 30, 2003 - 05:46 PM
Posted May 01, 2003 - 07:08 AM
We gotta get you on some real tires, my man! I went from the stock D739's (average grip, very little chunking, decent wear) to D756's...
No no no no no.
Not a 739. A 739 AT. Totally different animal, although it does share the same tread design.
For a rear tire it is passable in sand. The main benefit is its durability. Any good sand tire is going to get cooked in a long desert race. The 756 may be an exception, I would be tempted to run it in a race, but I'll stick with the tried and true, and almost flat-proof, Dunlop AT.
Posted May 05, 2003 - 09:58 AM
I used D707 and they ended the race in very good conditions, I mean I'll use them for the next 2 month for weekend riding