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I have 4300 miles on trike and amdisappointed in the wear to the front tire (Bridgestone 130/70R 18 m/c). It's wearing even all around.Should something be done to front end? Trike has Power Trac 4.5 Deg Rake Kit. Would greatly appreciate any help you can provide.Perhaps I need to buy another brand tire that would wear better.THANKS FOR YOUR HELP! Dan :stumped: (Danny Boy)
 

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Try talking to the trike mfgr. to see what tires most people use. Another brand tire may do the trick.When you add the added weight of a trike when stopping I would think you would want the biggest footprint you can find.,,
 

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The more expensive, harder compounds are better. I run Dunlops on my front(MotorTrike), seems to be a pretty hard compound and is wearing even.I have put about 3,000 miles on em. A word of advise, warm the tire up a bit when you first head out to ride, I noticed the cold tire doesn't hold the road as well as when warm. jimsjinx
 

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I have heard the tire of choice on a trike is a Michelin pilot active 130/70 rear tire for something or other. I saw one on a trike and it's a good looking tire with lots of tread.
 

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I have the exact same problem.What tire did you go to and how has it done. I'm getting ready to buy a front tire but Bridgestone is not on my list.
 

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GLAD to be of help. I purchased a DUNLOP ELITE 3 and carry 44 lbs. of air. It has outlasted the original tire. Hope I have been of assistance.
DAN
 
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