need a rear supermoto tire 150/50/17

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  1. TheSumoBear

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    I'll be doing some shopping around today but have a feeling I'm not going to find the contiforce sm I really want. So if anybody has something with any decent enough tread for one long ride on the cheap please message or text me. Numbers in profile.
     
  2. TheSumoBear

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    Found a set on CL for a hundred bucks. But the rear was a 160 that was trimmed to fit the guys bike. Says its about a 150 now. My gut says don't do it. But maybe I'm being over cautious on this and its fine? Need opinions pleeease.
     
  3. mehoff636

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    i have seen some people run a 160... with some chain rubbing on the tire
     
  4. TheSumoBear

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    I have too. But this was cut to fit witj a razor blade...
     
  5. TheSumoBear

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    Oh never mind. I just saw a pic of his hack job. Yikes.
     
  6. Sideways1

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    I run a 160 Michelin no rubbing issues
     
  7. TheSumoBear

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    Oh seriously? I thought for sure a 160 would rub.
     
  8. TheSumoBear

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    I just measured the clearance. I really don't believe a 160 would fit. According to my tape measure it would come out to the middle of the chain
     
  9. TheSumoBear

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    Re measured and I'm a dummy. It would fit. But I just read 160s don't fit quite the way that they are supposed to on a 4.5" rim
     
  10. Grantizzle

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    i run a 160 on a 4.5" rim. came stock that way on my SMC.

    also, i had an old distanzia that was a 150. i threw it away on saturday. bummer dude.
     
  11. theJrod

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    I have a Power One 160 rear that I ran on my DRZ. I personally didn't care much for the profile on the DRZ, but it's cheap if you want to come pick it up.
     
  12. yard sale

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    my drz currently has a pilot power 160 and it rubs but just slightly.
    not a fan of the profile either & have a 150 on order.
     
  13. Debi

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    150/60 fits perfect on the DRZ ;)


    Hey Grant.. isn't your rear wheel a 5" ???
     
  14. Grantizzle

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    is it? i dunno.
     
  15. Debi

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    If it's the OEM Berh wheel then it should be a 5" ;) both my Berh rear wheels are 5" ;) .. .do you have the Cush drive hub Grant?
     
  16. Debi

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    Don't forget.. I have that Michy front for ya ;)
     
  17. Grantizzle

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    yes.
     
  18. Debi

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    You should be good and have the 5" ;) I so love the cush drive on mine :mfclap:
     
  19. Grantizzle

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    me tooo? maybe?

    i tried to install the vapor last night. speedo cable is a dick.
     
  20. Debi

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    Should be easy... the pick up should be mounted on the fork guard;) and swap a rotor bolt with the magnetic rotor bolt and there ya go (oh... make sure pick up is same height when rotor is near guard ;) ).. Easiest way to get your tire size is put a mark on the floor and a mark on the tire and go forward one full revolution make a mark, measure and convert to mm ;)
     
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