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Old 06-03-2011, 07:32 AM   #65
Onederer
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The 22" tire already on the BW wrinkles a lot during turns, I could only think that a 25" tire would be a lot worse. Not that I couldn't get used to it, but this thing is a handful already and I may need some more seat time before making it harder to ride.

If swapping a Tri-Z fork onto it, raises the front any higher, then maybe the 25" tire will level it out and I will try it.

I have been using 25" radials on my ATC and they work good on it, but of course steering forces are different.

What the friend who had it told me was the tires don't get a lot of traction in mud because of the high flotation with the BW's relative light weight for such wide tires. This leaves me thinking I need a rear tire with smaller knobs/lugs so the BW can generate enough wheel speed to keep the tire cleaned and use friction pulling/traction instead of outright traction.

I'm just throwing stuff out there, since I haven't been able to work on it in a week.
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