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What do you run and why? What kind of terrain? I'm in Mid western ohio,

140,000 members probably have 140,000 differnt combinations of tire choice!

Haven't tried it out yet but my research led me to get the Scorpian Pro Front / Maxxis IT Rear.

I ride mud, woods, rocks and hardpack.

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I like Dunlop 739's since they seem to work well in hard terrain. I've also used soft-terrain Dunlops (756?) and they worked great, but wore quickly.

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I figured there would be a million choices. I just hate to change tires I'm broke and i need somethin that will be pretty universal and last long. I would like to get a nother wheel set so i thought i could have a mud set with my old factory rims sincethey are kinda rough and a hard to intermediate set with my new ones?

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Maxxis IT desert rear and Dunlop 756 race replica front. Sand, decomposed granite, hardpack clay and loose rock. I've used the standard Maxxis IT in the Sierra Nevada mountain forest were I encounted mud and the traction was just fine. The IT wears very, very well and it's a great all around tire.

Send a PM to DROB. He's the team manager for TT Off-Road Racing in Athens Ohio. He knows a thing or two about tires for your neck of the woods.

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What type of riding are you doing? MX track, harescrambles, trail riding? The public trail systems such as Wayne like a good intermediate to hard terrain tire since they are clay that get's packed down hard and even when they are wet, it's still hard with just a layer of slime and soft terrain tires can't bite. If you are riding private single track that isn't ridden a lot and packed, then you can't beat Mich S-12s front and back. BB's combo of an IT in the back and 756 up front is a good combo for trail riding and Dunlop 952s work pretty good too for all around use here in Ohio.

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What kinda terrain? I ride a lot of hardpack, muddy, soft, rocky, sandy, grassy, whatever you can think of terrain. There's a really good mix up here that I ride. Dwight Rudder (check in the Offroad Riding forum) suggested MT16's for me. I got an MT16 rear, and have an MT32 front (got 2 of 'em on closeout, they're gonna be my spring-time (wet) tires), and Scorpion Pro front (for when it dries up).

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I just bought a pair of Kenda Millvilles for $80 off of Motosport Outlet. Trying them out this weekend at Raceway Park in New Jersey. They're soft/ intermediate.

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Yeah i should have mentioned it. I ride MX with some trails. But i'm just worried about MX cause thats where i'll spend most of the time.

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OK. I'm not an MX guy, and I certainly don't know the tracks you are going to, so I would say talk to the guys who are quick at the tracks you go to and see what they are running.

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our tracks here in colorado always start the day nice and loamy but are usually really hard packed by the 2nd motos. I use the michelin ms3 front and rear, and seems to work really well on my yz250. I am going to try to find something cheaper for the yz125 i am picking up soon.

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So i'm lookin at the Kenda Millville for the rear and the Washougal for the front. I may change i was just wondering what the difference is between the sticky and the regular tire? These are fairly inexpensive alot of people like them and they look sick.

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