Mitas 19 inch trilas tire, where?

Ok I have heard that they exist but where can you find one? the Mitas 19 inch trials tire that is.

Thank you

if you use the search button you can find info. But they wont perform like a normal 18 inch trials tire.

I did try the search several times before starting this thread. I have read on TT about them but do they really exist?

As far as performing better or worse that was not really the point of the thread but thank you.

Still searching for one?? anybody??

This is the one people always mention, and the link that's included.

http://www.xtremespeedwayaction.com/codyparts/codyparts3.htm

This isn't a trials tire, it's a speedway tire. I'd have to imagine it's properties are quite different, as it's designed to do the one thing trials tires are known to be bad at - slide around flat corners.

Can also be found at these places

http://www.ityre.com/en/tyres/catalog/mitas/category/moto/

http://www.motorcycletyres.net.au/shop/product.php?productid=16263

Again, not a trials tire. It's made for this

motorcycle-speedway.jpg

Not this

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I ran a 19" speedway tyre once because I thoguht it would work like a 18" trials tyre... wasn't even close :p

That's a bad Ass picture.

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get an 18" wheel going if you must have a trials tire on your MX bike.................

Interesting that a guy from Arkansas posted a trials bike photo shot at Lake Louise in the middle of Donner Ski Ranch in the California Sierras. Donner Ski Ranch is one of the premiere trials event locations in the country and has hosted 3 World Round events, plus several Nationals. They used to have 3-4 amateur events there each year too. Glaciers scrapped the ground down to granite bedrock and left a trials wonderland.

Donner Ski Ranch has also hosted D-36 hare scrambles, supermotos, pocket bike (YSR 50's) road race events, highway motorcycle "hillclimbs" on Old Highway 40, and a several NAHA dirt National Hillclimbs. The former owner, Norm Saylor, coached former World Trials champ Bernie Schrieber and former National trials Champ Scott Head.

The amateur trials events used to have a "trailbike" class that I rode many times back in the 80's. I was riding a Can-Am 250 at the time and I had Sprocket Specialists make me a 74 tooth rear sprocket for these events, and did pretty well with it. Eventually, the event promoters told me they weren't going to give me any more trophies in the trailbike class, so I bought a Bultaco Sherpa T trials bike Trials is GREAT for improving balance and throttle/clutch/brake control, and these skills transfer well for regular racing/riding.

The funny thing is I never dreamed of using a trials tire on my Can-Am back then and didn't try that until the late 90's. Man, I would have totally KILLED the trail bike class with a trials tire!!!

Interesting that a guy from Arkansas posted a trials bike photo shot at Lake Louise in the middle of Donner Ski Ranch in the California Sierras. Donner Ski Ranch is one of the premiere trials event locations in the country and has hosted 3 World Round events, plus several Nationals. They used to have 3-4 amateur events there each year too. Glaciers scrapped the ground down to granite bedrock and left a trials wonderland.

Donner Ski Ranch has also hosted D-36 hare scrambles, supermotos, pocket bike (YSR 50's) road race events, highway motorcycle "hillclimbs" on Old Highway 40, and a several NAHA dirt National Hillclimbs. The former owner, Norm Saylor, coached former World Trials champ Bernie Schrieber and former National trials Champ Scott Head.

The amateur trials events used to have a "trailbike" class that I rode many times back in the 80's. I was riding a Can-Am 250 at the time and I had Sprocket Specialists make me a 74 tooth rear sprocket for these events, and did pretty well with it. Eventually, the event promoters told me they weren't going to give me any more trophies in the trailbike class, so I bought a Bultaco Sherpa T trials bike Trials is GREAT for improving balance and throttle/clutch/brake control, and these skills transfer well for regular racing/riding.

The funny thing is I never dreamed of using a trials tire on my Can-Am back then and didn't try that until the late 90's. Man, I would have totally KILLED the trail bike class with a trials tire!!!

I just did a "Google Images" search for trials and came up with that picture. And I was living in Arizona when this thread was originally posted, 9 months ago!

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