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post #1 of 5 Old 02-11-2014, 11:17 AM Thread Starter
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hi this is my first post,i need some info on tires.do i need tube or tubeless tires and what kind work best.thankyou for your feed back
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-11-2014, 12:00 PM
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Tube-type.

Those that work best depend upon your application. Treads vary from the pavement-friendly, to the "50-50" (half road and half off-road), to the off-road centric "knobbies."

You can ask a knowledgeable motorcycle tire dealer, research tire manufacturers' literature, or surf tire reviews on the Internet to find appropriate tires for your application.
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-11-2014, 06:21 PM
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Many tires will be designated "Tubeless" but it's okay to run a tube in a tubeless tire.
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-11-2014, 07:19 PM
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Do a search here on the forums. You'll find lots of tire info.

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post #5 of 5 Old 02-14-2014, 06:08 PM
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I just ordered a Shinko 244 rear from JC Whitney. $54 bucks, to my door.
I like the 244, because, well...you just never can tell when you might go off the asphalt, and the 244 is there if you need it!
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