Tire Selection
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    Tire Selection

    by djh65 » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:19 pm

    Bike type:
    Front tire:
    Front tire psi:
    Rear tire:
    Rear tire psi:
    Location:
    Type of terrain:
    Comments:
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    by djh65 » Sun Jul 01, 2007 9:21 pm

    Bike type: 450X
    Front tire: Dunlop 742
    Front tire psi:19
    Rear tire: Dunlop 803-07/03/2007 Maxxis IT
    Rear tire psi:14
    Location: Nor Cal
    Type of terrain: Rocky, shale, sand
    Comments: 742 washes easy, 803 too much throttle equals not much life. No comment on the new tire./ Maxxis has had great traction and has lasted very well. Ordered the Terraflex 150/100/18. Will have it next week.
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    Re: Tire Selection

    by JAWS » Sun Jul 01, 2007 10:42 pm

    Bike type: 05 450X
    Front tire: Maxxis IT
    Front tire psi: 15
    Rear tire: Dunlop 739AT
    Rear tire psi: 16
    Location: Semi desert
    Type of terrain: Desert, mountain, rocks
    Comments: 739AT is not so good in loam. It rocks in rocks.
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    by nedirtbikr » Mon Jul 02, 2007 6:25 am

    Bike type: 2006 450R
    Front tire: D756
    Front tire psi: 12-14 (depends on riding location)
    Rear tire: D952
    Rear tire psi: 12-14 (depends on riding location)
    Location: Midwest
    Type of terrain: Hardpack/River Sand/Farm Dirt
    Comments: Both tires have been good. Rear has some chunking, but still holds pretty good. Will probably give the Maxxis a try next. Satisfied with both tires.
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    by HKE PUK » Mon Jul 02, 2007 12:32 pm

    Bike type: '05 450X & '04 230F
    Front tire: Dunlop 756
    Front tire psi: 15-16 psi
    Rear tire: Dunlop 803 Trials
    Rear tire psi: 15 psi
    Location: So. Oregon
    Type of terrain: Mountain NW - Hard pack, soft pack, loam, rocks, roots, sand, gravel roads
    Comments: XHD Maxxis Tubes front & rear

    756 is a good rear knobby tire for riding conditions in So. Oregon.
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    by nminus1 » Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:38 pm

    Bike type: 2005 450X
    Front tire: Pirelli MT-18 HD HD tube
    Front tire psi: 15
    Rear tire: Dunlop 739AT HD tube
    Rear tire psi: 15
    Location: So cal dez, mountains
    Type of terrain: Rocks, sand, rocks, hard pack, rocks
    Comments: Best combo so far, the stock front 742 was junk, the Pirelli sticks better, stiffer sidewall.
    I shreddded the stock 756 on rocks, although it still stayed beaded, The 739AT is stiffer also, good wearing.
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    by Danny » Wed Aug 08, 2007 9:34 pm

    Bike type: 2005 450 R
    Front tire: Dunlop 952
    Front tire psi: 13
    Rear tire: Dunlop 952
    Rear tire psi: 13
    Location: Southern Ca
    Type of terrain:MX
    Comments I like these tires for everything except deep loam.long lasting and not expensive
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    by mikey526 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 7:52 am

    Bike type: 2007 CRF150R
    Front tire: Dunlop 756 w/ kenda tuff tube
    Front tire psi: 13.5-14.5
    Rear tire: Dunlop 756 w/ kenda tuff tube
    Rear tire psi: 13.5-14.5
    Location: Souther Wisconsin
    Type of terrain: Mud, Hard Pack, rough/choppy
    Comments: Since the track I ride on can be super muddy, very hard pack, or rough and choppy after the races, the 756 is a pretty good tire. With approximatly 70 hours on these, both tires are becoming very worn. I'm planning to try the D745's since about 90% of the time the track is hard pack. The 756's wear pretty evenly, no big chunks but some little chunks.
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    by krisrtch » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:27 am

    Bike type: 2006 CR250R
    Front tire: Stock Dunlops
    Front tire psi: 10-12 PSI
    Rear tire: Stock Dunlops
    Rear tire psi: 8-10 PSI
    Location: Florida
    Type of terrain: MX (sand and very loose clay)
    Comments: Going to upgrading very soon to either the Pirelli MXS or the Michelin Starcross Sand 4 in the rear. The front sticks pretty good on this loose stuff for now.
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    by ship_killer6666 » Sat Sep 15, 2007 7:45 am

    Bike type: crf150f 2004
    Front tire: michelin starcross mh-3
    Front tire psi: 17
    Rear tire: michelin starcross mh-3
    Rear tire psi: 12
    Location:
    Type of terrain: muddy/sand
    Comments:
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    by RedRider713 » Sat Sep 15, 2007 4:57 pm

    Bike type: 2006 CRF250R
    Front tire: Pirelli Scorpion MX
    Front tire psi: 13-16
    Rear tire: Dunlop 739
    Rear tire psi: 14-16
    Location: PA
    Type of terrain: Soft-Hard pack, rocks, some sand, mud
    Comments: Pirelli Scorpion + most small, fairly pointed rocks = flatter than the great plains
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    Tire Selection

    by sc409 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:31 pm

    Ready to buy tires for an 06 450x, ride Mexico, hard pack and rocks in the summer, mud in the winter. From the threads, see alot of Maxis, etc.

    Question: We get lots of flats, 3 to 4 in 500 miles, too many broken beer bottles on the side of the roads, which tire is easier to change if such a thing exist? The bead on the stock tire is a little tough, and I'm tired or riding out on flats for 20 miles. thanks for any input. :D
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    by sc409 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:57 pm

    Thanks for the suggestion, I'll go with these, and I get the stiff sidewalls and bead problems. thanks again, Looks like riding out on a flat front is still an option until I perfect the 20 min tire change. I'll zip tie the back on the rim.
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    by woodsman » Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:50 am

    Ok I'm looking for a rear tire for my 450r.I ride mostly in the woods with a mixture of mud, logs, rocks and sand. I'm not so much wanting good traction as I am wanting a tire that will almost never where out.
    Question: is the Dunlop739AT a good choice, and what should I put up front?
    Soon a 450X fingers crossed...
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    by YUMA450X » Sun Sep 30, 2007 9:44 pm

    Bike type: 450X
    Front tire: Dunlop 952F
    Front tire psi: 14
    Rear tire: Dulop 739AT
    Rear tire psi: 14
    Location: Desert
    Type of terrain: Sands, Rocks, Silt
    Comments:
    UHD tubes. Cheng Shin 4mm tubes are very good and cheaper.

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