TIRES



5 replies to this topic
  • TORCH

Posted August 12, 2001 - 07:49 AM

#1

Which tire combos have you
guys found to work best for
dry hardpack conditions?
im running the dunlop 756 front
and the 739 rear both @ 14 psi.
the rear seems to hookup pretty good
but the front end feels
a little bit loose.
anyone have any suggestions?

  • yzernie

Posted August 12, 2001 - 08:52 AM

#2

The 756 is a intermediate to soft tire. If is really hard and dry, the bridgestone M23 works great.

For anything less that blue groove hardpack, I use the Dunlop 755 which is a great all around tire. It works well on the hard stuff and still works good in the softer stuff.

Ernie

  • motoman393

Posted August 12, 2001 - 11:36 AM

#3

Dunlop 755 front and Bridgestone M78 (120/90) rear this combo works really well in the hard stuff and crosses over really well in the soft stuff as well! This is the only set up I run now!

Garrett

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  • motojunkie

Posted August 13, 2001 - 01:26 PM

#4

I use Michelin MH2's front and rear with good results. Also, try reducing pressure in your tires a little. I was running 14 psi, dropped to 12-12.5, and noticed a big improvement.

  • elroyona426

Posted August 13, 2001 - 06:36 PM

#5

I've been having good luck with the Maxxis Maxxcross HT...not only do they last quite awhile but they're pretty cheap

  • forloop

Posted August 14, 2001 - 05:08 AM

#6

I want to second Motoman393 sugestion. I ran this setup on my KX250. It works very well. As soon as the Texas heat cools down I will be switching mine to this combo.

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