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Is it bad running 1 take off rear and 1 street tire front?
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Is it bad running 1 take off rear and 1 street tire front? - August 28, 2008, 02:42 PM

For street riding?
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August 28, 2008, 02:44 PM

I am sure that will make you crash.

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August 28, 2008, 02:54 PM

Why not just put the front take off on also?
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August 28, 2008, 02:56 PM

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Why not just put the front take off on also?
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August 28, 2008, 02:57 PM

no...i did it and am still doing it...*thanks Sree for the rear

...however...i do crash a lot - meh...whatev
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August 28, 2008, 03:01 PM

just do a lot of wheelies. you be aight.


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August 29, 2008, 01:49 PM

This is just my take and could be completely wrong like everything else I say but here goes.
Tire profile is one thing to consider. Is one like a Pilot with a V type profile and the other like a M3 very round? If so I could see these fight each other.
Also the tread pattern for water displacement if one patterns interferes with the other.

Traction however if the profiles are the same I can't see how 2 different brands would be that incredibly different but that is from lack of knowledge and why i buy 2 of the same Ha Ha!


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http://www.canyonchasers.net/shop/generic/tires.php

I like this article, two point specifically.

But whatever you do, do not mix and match tires, particularly tires of differenc construction (radial vs. bias) and even tires of the same construction from two different manufacturers. You never know what handling result you will end up. We realize that sometimes you have to do what you have to do, and when out on the road getting a flat tire means you run whatever tire you can find. So at the very least, avoid at all costs putting on a stickier/grippier rear tire than the front tire. To do otherwise and you could easily find yourself in a situation where the traction of the rear tire overwhelms the traction of the front tire.

It also talks about race take offs for street riding. These tires could be used up from outgassing!


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August 29, 2008, 02:07 PM

Ask me .. I have it .. some fucking sports touring in the front and dunlop qualifiers in the rear .. but dont blame em completely for crash


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August 29, 2008, 02:12 PM

havent had a problem on mine doing that


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August 29, 2008, 02:14 PM

i ran 1 take off and 1 street no problem.

Currently i have a sport front tire, and a sport touring rear tire


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August 29, 2008, 02:15 PM

good question -

friend just put a brand new sticky dunlop qualifier on the rear - without even thinking about it he took off in first and wheelied right away - surprised him, lol
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They say smoking and drinking is bad also but we rarely listen!


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August 29, 2008, 02:44 PM

i got that setup on mine.. no problems here.


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August 29, 2008, 04:41 PM

Is it working for you? I mean, that's really all that matters after all.

It's possible to get some odd handling with mis-matched tires and it will always show up when we least like to have odd things show up, while leaned over... But it's not the end of the world.

Hell, at the moment I have an old school bias ply sport tire on the rear and a freakin touring radial on the front of my Big Ass Concours battle wagon. Can I feel any wierd handling? You betcha, but it's not so bad that I can't keep the avg sportbike rider in sight if I'm inclined to.

My point is that there is no hard and fast rules. Regardless of how perfect or how screwed up your tires choices are if you listen to the bike and your tires you'll stay out of trouble.

If you want the safe answer here it is: Buy matched sets of tires specifically designed for your bike and replace them as soon as the rear starts to flat spot or they are more than one year old. (But you still have to listen to your bike and your tires....)

Speaking of listening to your tires in your situation. If I were running a (new to me) set of track take-off I would run them for 5 miles or so and check to see how they feel. If they aren't soft and sticky then you know you'll want to be listening REALLY careful to what they are sayin. It might be that they are shagged, it might be that they are resistant to warming quickly, it might be that the only time they really hook up is when you've been railing on them for a bit. The problem with the last one is that if they are hard as rocks under regular riding you may forget that and throw the bike into a corner with a hard rear tire and say bye-bye... quicker than you can blink.
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