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    Tire choice 85 bigred

    I知 looking at two tire options for the big red I just bought and wanting opinions on these tires. It値l be mostly trail ridden where it痴 hard to escape the mud so I知 thinking the d930 would be best, but I like the looks of the d929 knobby tire better. Thoughts?

    https://simpletire.com/deestone-25-12-9-ds7350-tires

    https://simpletire.com/deestone-25-12.00-9-ds7325-tires

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    Cheng shin dimpled knobbys are really nice. They hook up really well and are price comparable.

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    I put a Kenda Scorpion K290 on the front of my 84 Big Red and couldn't be happier. I paid a little more that those deestones but you get what you pay for. Traction is great and I haven't had to adjust pressure in my front tire in 5 years.

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    I’d go with the 929 those look pretty sweet
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    Quote Originally Posted by schlepp29 View Post
    Cheng shin dimpled knobbys are really nice. They hook up really well and are price comparable.
    I second these tires. I have a pair of C829's on the back of my 85 250ES and love them. The D929s look like the C827s that I bought for my 85 250SX, but they are four ply tires, while the C827s are two ply. It does make a difference in the way that your trike rides.

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    Knobbies are your best choice, by far.

    I'd also check on the Cheng Shin like Shlepp suggested. Two ply = less unsprung weight, which is helpful.

    9 times out of 10, knobby is the right choice for a trike trail tire. Those D930s look like they belong on a Blaster.

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    I decided to go with the c829 I’ve got two on order hope to get them soon.

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    Be sure to let us know how you like them. When I mounted them (and the c827's on the back of a SX) they were a real SOB to get to take air. Then they took A LOT of air to bet the beads to seat (enough to make me really nervous). They seemed to need less air if I aired then up to get the beads to almost seat and then let the air back out. Once I did that a couple of times, they seemed to seat fairly easily.

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