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I've searched and read the stickies, but everyone is going to 12" rims or 17" rims and I'm simply not interested in doing that right now.

Currently I have a yz85 that i'm trying to put on the track and really want to stay with my stock 14" and 17" rims.
I've heard that the Bridgestone BT45's are proven and good on the track, but they don't seem to offer a 14" rear that I can find.

Another option is to run IRC NR77's which are super skinny
http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/5/32/404/20925/ITEM/IRC-NR77-Rear-Scooter-Tire.aspx

A final option is to get a pilot sport SC 14" for the rear and then get a different 17" tire up front.

I'm really stumped here- would love to get the NR77's on a super budget, but don't want to regret them on the first couple of laps!

Can anyone comment?
Thanks from NH
 

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HaHa! Thats awesome, at least now I know what I can do in the interim. Now to find an YZ85 for the right price.
 

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Just wondering if these are still working out or you? Might throw some on my sons yz for shits and giggles.
 

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They work great!
I ran a couple races up here in New England, I usually placed in the 1-3 positions when running against guys w/ 17" excels and slicks. The tires do REALLY well for being only $20 each! The only hesitation is when under hard throttle in a high lean condition- they tend to want to loop out on yah- but you just modulate the throttle and you'll be fine.
Best bang for buck, period.
 

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They work great!
I ran a couple races up here in New England, I usually placed in the 1-3 positions when running against guys w/ 17" excels and slicks. The tires do REALLY well for being only $20 each! The only hesitation is when under hard throttle in a high lean condition- they tend to want to loop out on yah- but you just modulate the throttle and you'll be fine.
Best bang for buck, period.
I keep reading that the hubs fail with sumo set ups, yours holding up? Really want to get my boy on the track.
 

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Sorry for the delay!
My wheels are stock.
I weigh 200lbs, 6'1" tall and was jumping table tops- landing flat ground, i was jumping onto pavement, etc- no issues with reliability there!

also, i don't remember the tire sizes, i think the rear was a 90 and the front was a 100?
they're pitiful looking, but they go good!
i bought off from amazon for $18-$20 each
 
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