Front tyre
Sidcar
Posted 4/27/2015 3:09 AM (#84107)
Subject: Front tyre


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Hi folks
I'm running an Austone taxi tyre on the rear of my GL1500/Oxford outfit so now that the front tyre is nearly worn out what do I replace it with?

Sid
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VLAD
Posted 4/27/2015 9:02 AM (#84110 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: RE: Front tyre



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I use pilot active rear tire 130/70-18.
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AJ1200
Posted 4/27/2015 9:52 AM (#84112 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: Re: Front tyre



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Same here and I'm very happy with the performance
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SidehackRalf
Posted 4/27/2015 10:50 AM (#84121 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: Re: Front tyre


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That's what I use, good tyre.
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Sidcar
Posted 8/13/2015 3:54 AM (#85802 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: Re: Front tyre


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Hi, I'm just about to part with some of my hard earned cash for Pilot Active tyre when I'm told that Avon make a Cobra Trike tyre. Has anyone used one if so are they any good. The tyre needs to be VERY good as it's twice the price!

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fastjoe
Posted 8/13/2015 6:23 AM (#85803 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: RE: Front tyre



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When you run a rear on the front which way to you have the rotation arrow? Same as it would be if it was on the rear? or backwards?
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Hack'n
Posted 8/13/2015 1:17 PM (#85817 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: Re: Front tyre



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Reverse the directional arrow. A front tire uses the tread design for braking. A rear use it for traction. Reversing the arrow allows more braking traction on the front wheel.

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fastjoe
Posted 8/13/2015 3:17 PM (#85820 - in reply to #85817)
Subject: Re: Front tyre



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Thank you.
Does it still work well in the rain? Have you noticed any issues?
My apologies for the hijack.

Edited by fastjoe 8/13/2015 3:18 PM
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Hack'n
Posted 8/13/2015 6:25 PM (#85823 - in reply to #84107)
Subject: Re: Front tyre



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Might be a bit better in the rain since the front tire does the brunt of the braking.

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