Best tire for sandy track?

I see we're all on the subject of tires tonight so I thought I would ask while Im in the market for them...My tracks very sandy, if you see the pics:

http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=394492

What would be the best tire combo for that track? Thanks!

I just read about a new tire from Pirelli in one of the magazines, that is suppossed to be "The" tire for sand only. I think it was one of the Scorpion line.

I'll have to look for the issue....they said some of the Pro's were using it at Southwick. One thing about it..is that it's for sand only; and not to be used for hardpack or you will be on your Azz. I'll find the issue, and post.

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i use a pirelli scorpioncross at southwick. its unreal but but completely useless if there is anything but sand on your track.

Michelin S12 all day long. So far that is the best sand tire that I have found. I actually run it all the time, an I ride cross country in Texas. Most tracks have a mixture of sand, loam, and hardpack. It holds up pretty well and grips pretty well in all conditions. I just changed it the other day after 6 (50 mile) races.

Michelin MS3 front and either the same rear or MT44 rear.

kenda millville is great in sand

The new pirelli scorpion sand tire or the new michelin sandcross tire are supposed to be the best.

Michelin S12 all day long. So far that is the best sand tire that I have found. I actually run it all the time, an I ride cross country in Texas. Most tracks have a mixture of sand, loam, and hardpack. It holds up pretty well and grips pretty well in all conditions. I just changed it the other day after 6 (50 mile) races.

Ditto, the S-12 is an awesome all around tire. The star cross tire is also very good.

If you ride the S12 in anything besides sand all it does is rip entire side knobs off.

If you ride the S12 in anything besides sand all it does is rip entire side knobs off.

I have been using the tires in enduro races were there is a lot of rock riding and I don't see anymore wear on the s-12's than anyother tire.

I'm going to go out on a limb and say a paddle tire.

Thanks for all the responses people, so the Michelin S12 would be the best for me?

If you are going to ride terrain that has both dirt and sand, yes, the S-12 is the way to go. If you are going to just ride dunes like Pismo or Glamis the paddle tire would be best.

After riding with a 756 for two weekends and then going to an S-12. I am for now in favor of the S-12. It stuck to the trail. All sandy conditions with an occasional hard pack trail. First time using S-12 and am very impressed.

Alright, S12 it is!

Thanks everyone.

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