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    tire direction

    I want to make sure I got my tires on the right way the tires have arrows {------rear front ------** does the front point to the front when it is on the top or the bottom or the tire if that makes any sense? thanks

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    direction of rotation... so top
    i won't deny it i'm a straight ridah

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    Quote Originally Posted by tFUnK
    direction of rotation... so top
    What he said...

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    Tread chevrons pointed the same direction the bike is. >>
    I see many mtb with them reversed.
    The rear is sometimes reversed if worn and downhillin'

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    Does it usually really matter? Seems to me tire tread patterns are mostly marketing hocus pocus anyway.

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    My set of specialized hemisphere's have a thread pattern that seems to channel water away from the contact patch better if aligned properly.

    Then again I've seen tires that are nearly slick that are directional too...

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