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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020

29 Jun 2020 15:03
Williamdor
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #1
The manuals that I've seen say Front: 3.25-18, Rear: 3.50-18 I've not found current knobby tires (don't apparently know the right search string?) that I believe will fit well on my bike except new, old stock. I was told that the front is 80mm and rear is 90mm. I've been looking through blindly at some of these online.

What is a good set of suitable tires for fun, non-competitve trail riding? I will never ride it much on the street (mile here, mile there).

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29 Jun 2020 18:58
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #2
The question is any mud or not? In all honesty the trials style like the Shinko 241 get my nod over a newer dot legal knobby like the tusk dsport...as long as it's not mud or snow, where I lean to the modern tire. If it's dirt, rock, gravel and what not the trials style are really timeless.

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30 Jun 2020 09:20
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #3
Darin,

Thanks for the prompt reply and advice -- I am following it.

Regards,
Bill

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30 Jun 2020 16:45
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #4

darinm wrote: The question is any mud or not? In all honesty the trials style like the Shinko 241 get my nod over a newer dot legal knobby like the tusk dsport...as long as it's not mud or snow, where I lean to the modern tire. If it's dirt, rock, gravel and what not the trials style are really timeless


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30 Jun 2020 18:13
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #5
You could also do a Kenda 270 for something with a more modern look if that's what you want. Some visuals here: www.yamaha-enduros.com/index.php/forums/...6-master-tire-thread

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30 Jun 2020 20:49 30 Jun 2020 20:50 by YZBill. Reason: Error correction
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #6
If you ride in mud, sand or soft loam I recommend the Shinko 546. These tires are a copy of the Michelin S12 soft terrain tire, but around half the price. The 80/100-21 F and 100/100-18 R are close to the original sizes. If you’re in rocky terrain it’s hard to beat a radial trials tire.

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01 Jul 2020 15:25
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CT1 tires for dirt bike riding 2020 #7
T-Bone, definitely not going to be using in snow or mud. I'll be doing much more fair weather riding, so the Shinko 241 is appealing. A better looking tire is not a consideration, but thanks for talking about both alternatives.

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