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Which direction of rotation do you mount your front tire?

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For those of you that are running a moto tire, intended as a rear tire for another model of bike, on the front of your wing, which direction do you mount the tire? Forward rotation of Bassackwards?

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I want to thank all that have responded so far. I don't run double dark but realize that many do or want to, and they will certainly find the info helpful.

Thanks for sharing guys.:thumbup:
 

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For those of you that are running a moto tire, intended as a rear tire for another model of bike, on the front of your wing, which direction do you mount the tire? Forward rotation of Bassackwards?

 

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I have mine mounted reverse,but the next change I will try it forward.
The way it is wearing,that might be awhile;)
 

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I'll watch!:thumbup:
 

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Richard, could we have a third option?

My first was forward rotation, I got 13,000 miles before I replaced it due to pothole incident earlier this summer. It had 6/32 left on it but I would not trust it.

The replacement, I mounted reverse. Right at 10,000 miles on it but did not measure it yet.

IIRR, I notice a slight bumping at slow speed with the reverse rotation, that I don't remember with the forward rotation.

Anybody else notice that?
 

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Richard, could we have a third option?

My first was forward rotation, I got 13,000 miles before I replaced it due to pothole incident earlier this summer. It had 6/32 left on it but I would not trust it.

The replacement, I mounted reverse. Right at 10,000 miles on it but did not measure it yet.

IIRR, I notice a slight bumping at slow speed with the reverse rotation, that I don't remember with the forward rotation.

Anybody else notice that?
Curtis, a good idea but I wouldn't know how to phrase the poll questions. Hopefully people will see your post and chime in. The point you raise would be quite interesting.
 

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This is my first BT-45, forward rotation, about 5000 miles so far...I love it!
 

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For those interested in how the voting turned out, this poll closes tonight.

27 for forward rotation; 17 for bassackward rotation.
 

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Thanks for posting this. I just bought the rear tire for the front and was in limbo on which way to run the tread:shrug: But the numbers says it all. Thanks:thumbup: Im goin to the darkside come spring and I figured , GO BIG OR GO HOME!!! So Im goin double dark:thumbup:
 
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