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    Best Front tire choice

    So I've been reading a lot of posts about the stock front tire referred to as the "Death Wing". Is it really that bad for off road? I've had a couple of minor crashes on the dirt that could be possibly caused by the front tire washing out. So what is the best tire out there for 90% off road use?
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    Mt43 or Shinko 241 and you wouldn't have gone down those 2 times.
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    So I've been reading a lot of posts about the stock front tire referred to as the "Death Wing". Is it really that bad for off road? I've had a couple of minor crashes on the dirt that could be possibly caused by the front tire washing out. So what is the best tire out there for 90% off road use?
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    They’re pretty much really that bad. On a happier note, they make nice flower planters or kiddie swings.
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    OK, I just ordered the Pirelli MT 21

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    Oh Crap, Now I see you said MT 43..........

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    Cancel and re-order quick...
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    Quote Originally Posted by OldSchoolbus View Post
    Oh Crap, Now I see you said MT 43..........
    I wouldn't worry about it, it's gotta be better than the stocker off road. Who knows, might be a really good tire for you.
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    MT21 works well for me. Suprisingly good on road, really good off road. It cleans itslef of mud well for a front tire too. It is probably not as good as the trials tire on road or in the rocks.
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    I would say the Pirelli MT-43 DOT Trials tire might be a very good choice for the wet roots and soils in the forests surrounding Bremerton. It is like arguing the difference between a Shinko 244 and a 241, both of which resemble the MT-41 & Mt-43. Both styles have avid fans.296572-tr-pirelli-mt43-dot-trials-rear-tire-2.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by littletommy View Post
    Cancel and re-order quick...
    AW screw it... I already changed my order once from a SHINKO 700 to the MT 21. If i change again they're really gonna think I'm nuts .......
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