I need a set of knobby'ish tires for my DRZ 400SM. Problem is nobody seems to make a dirt tire for a front 17" rim. It looks looks I'm going to have to use a "rear" tire on the front of my bike. I would look into a new set of rims but money is an issue and I only need them for a 7 day trip in the mountains of New Mexico. My main question is , do you guys think a tire designed for the rear of a bike will work in the front? I know that front or rear they're all round and made of rubber but will it effect handling? If so how bad? Thanks for the help!