Welcome to NESR! Most features of this site require registration, including replying to threads, sending private messages, starting new threads, and uploading files. Click here to register.

Page 12 of 12 FirstFirst ... 23456789101112
Results 276 to 292 of 292

Bumpy tires again

  1. #276
    Posting Freak Jewcati's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    967

    Re: Bumpy tires again


    I don't love the MT16 front, feels like it gets overwhelmed by the grip of the rear

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!

  2. #277
    Posting Freak OneCheekRider's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    LA
    Posts
    959

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by black View Post
    Need to order some new sneakers for the wr250f.
    typical new england trails but.....
    figure I need some DOT legal sticker on em so I can pass inspection.

    Any thoughts?
    Quote Originally Posted by OreoGaborio View Post
    This has recently become relevant to my interests
    For my recent 650+ mile dual sport ride throughout Baja, I spooned on a Kenda Washougal II Front (DOT rated) and Kenda Trackmaster II rear (also DOT) per recommendations. Baja is unique in that you hit every type of terrain: mud, deep sand, rock, etc. If you hit a variety of surfaces and want to maintain DOT compliance, I highly recommend the setup.

    4 Not allowed! Not allowed!

  3. #278
    Rookie Rada's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Granville, NY
    Age
    50
    Posts
    1,975

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Just picked up yet another MT16 this weekend and will be taking the 2 year old Ibex off for good. Honestly the Ibex lasted a long time. Two week long trips to WV. Some new england work. Not bad life for my money. I'd run one again for the right ride. For me the MT16 just does more for me in more places. I'm trying to break in some new trails at the new property and I need a bit stiffer knobs to help cut into the side hills.

    BTW. I'm in heaven having great riding right out side the door.

    3 Not allowed! Not allowed!

  4. #279
    Super Moderator OreoGaborio's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    MA
    Age
    41
    Posts
    37,609

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by OneCheekRider View Post
    For my recent 650+ mile dual sport ride throughout Baja, I spooned on a Kenda Washougal II Front (DOT rated) and Kenda Trackmaster II rear (also DOT) per recommendations. Baja is unique in that you hit every type of terrain: mud, deep sand, rock, etc. If you hit a variety of surfaces and want to maintain DOT compliance, I highly recommend the setup.
    Word, spanks!

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    -Pete LRRS/CCS #82 - ECK Racing, TonysTrackDays, Ironstone Ventures
    GMD Computrack Boston | Pine Motorparts/PBE Specialists | Phoenix Graphics | Woodcraft | Street & Competition | MTag-Pirelli | OnTrack Media

    The Garage: '03 Tuono | '06 SV650

  5. #280
    Soul Rider Paul_E_D's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    western, MA
    Age
    51
    Posts
    14,831

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by Rada View Post
    Just picked up yet another MT16 this weekend and will be taking the 2 year old Ibex off for good. Honestly the Ibex lasted a long time. Two week long trips to WV. Some new england work. Not bad life for my money. I'd run one again for the right ride. For me the MT16 just does more for me in more places. I'm trying to break in some new trails at the new property and I need a bit stiffer knobs to help cut into the side hills.

    BTW. I'm in heaven having great riding right out side the door.
    It's the shit, eh?

    Sent from my SM-G991U using Tapatalk

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Paul_E_D


  6. #281
    Rookie Rada's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Granville, NY
    Age
    50
    Posts
    1,975

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    It's the shit, eh?

    Sent from my SM-G991U using Tapatalk
    It very much is.

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!

  7. #282
    Lifer typeone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central MA
    Age
    48
    Posts
    7,201

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    regarding DOT, in addition to the Kenda recommendations, check out the offerings from Motoz as well.

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Beta 200RR

  8. #283
    suburban ghetto living... black's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Wilmington, MA
    Age
    46
    Posts
    1,874

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Anyone know if the mt 16 front is DOT?
    I see some people say yes.. some say no

    Either way. I think... I'll just spoon some super cheap DOT used tires for the inspection and then swap on the the MT16 and M59 on the rear. Bike will be 99.5% on dirt

    The HF tire changer should come in handy now

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    hmmmm......

  9. #284
    Lifer typeone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central MA
    Age
    48
    Posts
    7,201

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by black View Post
    Anyone know if the mt 16 front is DOT?
    I see some people say yes.. some say no

    Either way. I think... I'll just spoon some super cheap DOT used tires for the inspection and then swap on the the MT16 and M59 on the rear. Bike will be 99.5% on dirt

    The HF tire changer should come in handy now
    yes, the front is DOT, rear is not.

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Beta 200RR

  10. #285
    Senior Member MHenry600's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Concord NH
    Age
    33
    Posts
    601

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by black View Post
    Anyone know if the mt 16 front is DOT?
    I see some people say yes.. some say no

    Either way. I think... I'll just spoon some super cheap DOT used tires for the inspection and then swap on the the MT16 and M59 on the rear. Bike will be 99.5% on dirt

    The HF tire changer should come in handy now
    Maybe it's just the way I read your comment, but it's usually the other way around here in the NE....
    MT16 rear
    M59 front

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!

  11. #286
    suburban ghetto living... black's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Wilmington, MA
    Age
    46
    Posts
    1,874

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by MHenry600 View Post
    Maybe it's just the way I read your comment, but it's usually the other way around here in the NE....
    MT16 rear
    M59 front
    Read your comment and I was " Did I order the wrong sizes at 1am last night?
    nope
    MT16 rear
    M59 front

    So my question on the 16 being DOT is moot

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    hmmmm......

  12. #287
    Lifer typeone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central MA
    Age
    48
    Posts
    7,201

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by black View Post
    Read your comment and I was " Did I order the wrong sizes at 1am last night?
    hmm, i see nothing wrong here


    2 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Beta 200RR

  13. #288
    Soul Rider Paul_E_D's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2003
    Location
    western, MA
    Age
    51
    Posts
    14,831

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by typeone View Post
    hmm, i see nothing wrong here

    My brain just melted a little.

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Paul_E_D


  14. #289
    Lifer typeone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central MA
    Age
    48
    Posts
    7,201

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    My brain just melted a little.
    old skool BMX style with the fatty front

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Beta 200RR

  15. #290
    Super Moderator OreoGaborio's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2004
    Location
    MA
    Age
    41
    Posts
    37,609

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    It's got FWD. I BET IT'S AWESOME IN THE SNOW!

    1 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    -Pete LRRS/CCS #82 - ECK Racing, TonysTrackDays, Ironstone Ventures
    GMD Computrack Boston | Pine Motorparts/PBE Specialists | Phoenix Graphics | Woodcraft | Street & Competition | MTag-Pirelli | OnTrack Media

    The Garage: '03 Tuono | '06 SV650

  16. #291
    Your Father csmutty's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Pomfret Center, CT
    Age
    30
    Posts
    11,337

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by typeone View Post
    hmm, i see nothing wrong here

    It took me longer than I care to admit to realize what was wrong there....

    Quote Originally Posted by OreoGaborio View Post
    It's got FWD. I BET IT'S AWESOME IN THE SNOW!
    What ever happened to Christini?!

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    -Christian LRRS/CCS HasBeen ECK Racing
    2011 Pit Bike Race CHAMPION!

  17. #292
    Lifer typeone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    central MA
    Age
    48
    Posts
    7,201

    Re: Bumpy tires again

    Quote Originally Posted by csmutty View Post
    What ever happened to Christini?!
    i think they're still alive and well'ish ... saw one at HVD last season or so, was wack

    0 Not allowed! Not allowed!
    Beta 200RR

Page 12 of 12 FirstFirst ... 23456789101112

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •