Originally Posted by Jeff Munn
...Slap a TKC on the front, and run a Tourance rear, and you can hang in 90% of the stuff most do...
yup, that's what I've been doing also out of cheapness, of course. Except cheaper still with Shinkos @ $100/pair shipped.
And it does work pretty good as long as you can avoid mud. Slip around a little but not too bad and get better road manners and mileage.
I've heard people call it (knobbyish front + road biased rear) a "mullet". So my bike has a mullet. I hereby name it Joe DRt.