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Old 07-29-2009, 08:40 PM   #1
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Wash out the front end?

I heard from a pretty reliable source that running 2 diff. tires are bad....example. running a BT016 on front and a BT002 on rear...might cause u to washout the front end.....diff stickyness...I am riding intermediate but going to be at the slower end.....whatcha ya'll think....
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:42 PM   #2
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IMHO those two tires will be fine at a intermediate pace. Now mixing extremely different profiles is bad example: Michelin front & Pirelli rear.
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I'd prefer to have the 002 up front and 016 rear set up.
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I know someone who is running Dunlop rears with Pirelli Fronts with good success. John you might know him also. IMHO run what feels good for you, and stick with one brand. You will be happy with what John has for tires.
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Those two tires are close enough in grip that you shouldn't have a problem at an intermediate pace.
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It has more to do w/ the carcass than the shape of the tire. Sometimes even w/ the same brand but different models you can get a strange wobble effect where the tires just don't seem to work together.
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