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Old 10-10-2012, 10:36 AM   #54025
sc-razor
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Originally Posted by terrascout View Post
Steve, I have run many pairs on the 990. For you I would think the rear tire would be just fine. The only thought is the front will definitely have less bite in the loose gravel and sand. That is what I had on that day we rode Panell rd and it was muddy. Hence the little bit of napping I did in one of those big mud channels. I would try one on the back first. If you like and find a good deal on a front you can try that later. I would recommend a 606 or TKC front if you find them cheap since you like the dirt a little more and don't usually get to stupid on the pavement.

As I recall that day in the mud is the only time I ever saw you open that 950 up and play. You may like the fact that the back will break loose a little sooner on the loose gravel.
I may just be better off to keep the MT21 combo because when I ride it will always be with you guys or in Colorado and the pace is always quick enough traction for the front tire is pretty important. Problem solved.
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