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    Are these BFL's worn?

    Just noticed the side walls of my BFL's. I notice some belts showing. Are they worn?


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    Are these BFL's worn?

    Should be good to go for awhile longer. I got a set of well used endo's that look worse that still hold my fat arse up fine on rocks and trails. I just didn't like how much they darted around in the front. How are they BFL's in regards to steering and the front end darting around?


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    I love my Larry 3.8 in front. It shows all threads on the sides and is fine. Low roll resistance and enuf traction for summer.
    V-8 on rear rolls great also on tar and trail. Did not like v8 on front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dudeist View Post
    I love my Larry 3.8 in front. It shows all threads on the sides and is fine. Low roll resistance and enuf traction for summer.
    V-8 on rear rolls great also on tar and trail. Did not like v8 on front.
    What was the issue with the vee 8 in front? Have you tried knards?

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    Wrong thread oooooopppppps
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    Re: Are these BFL's worn?

    Quote Originally Posted by thecanoe View Post
    Just noticed the side walls of my BFL's. I notice some belts showing. Are they worn?


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    Entirely normal and not an issue unless the casing threads are delaminating, which I do not see.
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    Are these BFL's worn?

    Quote Originally Posted by bdundee View Post
    The bfl does not have self steer problems, actually prolly the least of them all.
    Cool so maybe a BFL and knard or vee8 for the rear on my mukluk. Or one of the tweeter sizes. Nates are awesome for everything but pavement. But even that is only a rolling resistance/noise issue. I set them up tubeless the other day and that made it feel better. I don't think it is my imagination. It really feels like I can stay in a higher gear longer. I wish I could find out for sure what fits. The last mukluk what fits thread was a mixed bag. I am not gonna order 100 plus dollar tires and experiment.


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    Are these BFL's worn?

    What has the same tread pattern as the Knard but in 4.8? I know a lot of people run Bud/Lou combo, but, BFL's just roll so good.


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    I think the closest thing is gonna be one of the vee rubber tires.

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    BFL's on Marge Lites fit Mukluk's with alternator dropouts just fine. It was an awesome combo for anything but wet, slippery conditions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tundratrader View Post
    What was the issue with the vee 8 in front? Have you tried knards?
    The v8 did have some self-steer on the front, though I don't really remember how bad. I have Larry 27tpi and really like so put that back on right away. Larry has more grip that prevents side-slip, good braking grip, and low rolling resistance, plus a somewhat pinheaded shape that means less tire contact and drag when upright, and more contact and traction when leaned over. Not enough tread for winter though. I'm thinking Gnard rear would be great. Have slipped on wet rock climbs with the v8 and I'm sure the Gnard would have better traction.

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