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post #1 of 3 Old Jul 9th, 2012, 8:48 am Thread Starter
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Front Tire

Do any of you trike riders use a front tire different from the one's used on regular LTs? What mileage do you get on the front tire and rear tires?

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post #2 of 3 Old Jul 9th, 2012, 1:00 pm
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Re: Front Tire

There is a rider with sidecar at rcb.org. he uses a different very wide and thick tire in the front.

Sorry I wish I could have helped a little more. But if you hang on and I meet him in Aug 4th monthly meet again, I will ask about his tires.

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Re: Front Tire

Al I have now put on a Pilot Activ 130/17/70 rear tire in reverse on the front and it rides GREAT. You can do a search for Found best Front tire for Trike there you'll find the post that John Bass posted a number of years ago. I have over 10k on mine right now, and still looks new.

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