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Old 12-28-2012, 06:26 AM   #4142
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Originally Posted by twinrider View Post
Back slides can be controlled but if the front washes out you usually crash. That said, I prefer knobbies on both ends for offroading.
True. On a large trailie the front is most important. The rear though, wears twice as fast as a front knobbie, so a standard GS style tire will last about the same as a knobby front, meaning you can get close to 10K miles from a set, and still do plenty of pavement.

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