110-80-19 tire on a yz 450 good or bad?

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Posted July 03, 2012 - 01:56 AM


[color=#000080]about to change my tire for winter rideing. from a 120-90-19.want to try diff size tires WHAT DO YOU THINK????[/color]

  • grayracer513

Posted July 03, 2012 - 06:31 AM


I think a 120/90 is too big and a 110/80 is too small. The bike should have either a 120/80 or a 110/90. I prefer the 110/90.


Posted July 03, 2012 - 11:47 AM


My 773 dunlop 110 is almost identical to my 404 120 . Carcass on the Dunlop is slightly wider while knob width on Stone is barely bigger. Tire height is much taller on the 120/90.

You'll never know unless you try. I prefer the 120/90 for offroad because of the bigger sidewall. Moto only i'd run a smaller tire.

Edited by LILBIT, July 03, 2012 - 11:48 AM.


Posted July 03, 2012 - 08:53 PM


thanks have ordered a 110-80-19 already for moto-x this weekend so will see how she goes.have set sag on bike and lowered the forks 10mm made a big diff...cheers!!!

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  • rickallen124

Posted July 05, 2012 - 07:41 PM


110/80/19 is a 250f tire size and you probably won't get the drive/traction that you'll want. 120/80/19 and 110/90/19 are the correct sizes for a 450f.


Posted July 05, 2012 - 07:47 PM


i have put a kenda southwick 110-90-i9 on see how she goes on sunday will be soft ground..cheers..

  • Wiz636

Posted July 06, 2012 - 08:22 AM


I prefer the 110/90 over the 120. Makes the bike feel a little more nimble to me.

  • Troutman

Posted July 06, 2012 - 08:53 PM


I prefer the 110/90 over the 120. Makes the bike feel a little more nimble to me.

X2, the 110/90 made quite a noticeable difference to me, the bike seems more agile and lighter handling The 120 feels like a tractor tire back there.

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