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Old 08-13-2012, 03:15 AM   #30073
jon_l
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Originally Posted by SoilSampleDave View Post
I can only tell you that I have used all kinds of non-DOT MX tires on dual sports over the years and all have performed pretty well. They all stuck much better on the street than I ever imagined. I never had one spit off a knob, although fronts tend to cup, especially if you do a lot of heavy front braking. The only complaint I have is that these non DOT tires are usually incredibly loud. They must do some design work on the DOT ones to keep the racket down. Go ahead and try them; they all wear out so fast it will be gone in no time whether you like it or not
ED-04 are DOT tires. From the look of them, they appear to be suited both for mud and dry surfaces.

Would love to hear from someone who has run them re: traction, road & trail, and tire life.
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