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A Guide to Selecting Premier MX Tires

A Guide to Selecting Premier MX Tires

A Guide to Selecting Premier MX Tires,

Before you head out on your bike, you need to make sure that you’re all ready to go to ensure that you have the best - and safest - ride possible. You should perform all of your normal safety checks, check the brakes and gas, and (most importantly) make sure that you’ve got the right tires for the job. 

Making sure that you have the proper tires on your bike is paramount to having a good ride. When you’re purchasing tires for your bike, you’re not going to be looking at them in the same way that you’d look at tires for your everyday vehicle. Instead, you need to consider a wide range of factors, like the style of tire, the terrain you’ll be riding on, what your goals for the ride are, and most importantly, your personal preference.  

Fortunately, MXPN has a wide range of tires from Dunlop Tires to ensure that your riding experience is the best that it can possibly be, but that’s only if you choose the right tire.

Terrain

Terrain is one of the most important factors to consider when choosing the perfect tire for your bike. Depending on what terrain you’re going to be riding on, your bike tires will need to suit your trail.

Hard Terrain Bike Tires

Hard terrain bike tires aren’t particularly common sights on actual motocross tracks, though they do occur every now and then. Instead, hard terrain bike tires are ideal for going on mountain trails or other dry, rocky terrain.  

These tires are built to be tough and durable enough to stand up to riding over jagged surfaces like rocks, roots, sticks, and more. They’re a perfect tire for those who love off-roading in more mountainous terrain. These tires are also a great option for off-roading because they’re able to provide the traction needed for you to keep moving when the ground is loose. They won’t work well on soft terrain like sand or mud, but they’ll work well when trying to navigate over gravel or rock.  

MXPN offers a variety of hard terrain Dunlop Tires like these Enduro Tire AT81 models. This model provides great stability and flexibility and helps give you greater comfort and traction when off-roading.

Medium or Intermediate Bike Tires

Soft terrain bike tires are perfectly suited for soft surfaces like sand, mud, and other surfaces that can leave you with a difficult time getting traction. Usually, these tires have much wider treads with strong, firm knobs that dig into the surface to help you keep moving forward. If you’ve ever been in a regular street car and you happen to find yourself caught in the mud, you know how frustrating it is to try and get out. These tires prevent the same frustration with your motorbike

Medium terrain tires have their treads spread out a little more than hard terrain tires, but not quite as far apart as soft terrain tires. The reasoning behind this is that if you’re using a medium terrain tire, the terrain you’re expecting to be driving on has some grip, so you won’t need as much traction.  

MXPN’s Dunlop Tires selection has a wide variety of medium terrain tires as well, like the Dunlop dirt bike tires MXXNUMX soft terrain tires. This Motocross tire has the option of choosing sand terrain, soft terrain, or medium terrain tread and is a fantastic addition to your motocross toolkit.

Soft Terrain Bike Tires

Soft terrain bike tires are perfectly suited for soft surfaces like sand, mud, and other surfaces that can leave you with a difficult time getting traction. Usually, these tires have much wider treads with strong, firm knobs that dig into the surface to help you keep moving forward. If you’ve ever been in a regular street car and you happen to find yourself caught in the mud, you know how frustrating it is to try and get out. These tires prevent the same frustration with your motorbike 

MXPN’s Dunlop Tires add so much value to your motocross gear kit because they are a high-quality but affordable tire for your bike, like these MXXNUMX soft terrain tires. The Dunlop dirt bike tires are ready to take on the challenge of your chosen terrain!

What Tire is Best for What?

When you’re tire shopping, you might not know what kind of terrain you’re about to encounter, but you likely have an idea of where you’re going to be riding. Sometimes, that’s all you need!

Motocross

If you know you’re going to be riding motocross, then you’re almost guaranteed to be riding on a closed dirt track. Closed dirt tracks are well-maintained and pretty uniform across the entirety of the track, and all of the obstacles are man-made and also generally well-maintained.  

When you’re trying to decide what kind of tire might be the best for this type of track, then your best choice is likely going to be a medium or intermediate tire. They’re strong enough to withstand some of the more rough terrain you may face like rocks or gravel, but have enough grip to get you through some of the softer parts of the course.

Of course, not all motocross tracks are created equal. Some will be rockier than others and some will be softer. The biggest issue that you may come across is the cost of tires, as having three sets of tires depending on the course can get expensive.  

Do you want to store extra tires year after year? If not, then the best choice for your average motocross track is a medium or intermediate tire. They’re generally well-suited for any type of terrain. Unless you know you’ll be heading to a specific type of hard or soft terrain, then a medium tire is the perfect choice.

Off-roading

When you’re going off-roading, it’s important to determine what type of terrain you want to ride on. For example, you’re not going to need the same type of tires for a ride along the beach that you will when tackling a treacherous mountain trail. 

While medium terrain tires are a safe bet in general, going off-roading requires you to be cognizant of where you’re going and what your plan to cross that terrain is, or else you might find yourself stuck. For sandy beaches, deserts, mud, or other slippery, soft terrain, then you’ll need soft terrain tires, or else you won’t be doing much riding at all. For mountainous terrain, hard terrain tires will be best for your bike.

Be sure to research the area before you go. You’d hate to be caught unaware and use the wrong tires because you didn’t know the terrain!

MXPN Tires

MXPN is proud to offer a wide array of tires for any and all of your motocross needs. Whether it be for off-roading, motocross, or just a joyride on your bike, then Dunlop Tires here at MXPN are just what you need. Check out our amazing tire selection for your next motocross trip today!

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