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Old 02-25-04, 11:21 PM   #1
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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
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direction of rotation... so top
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Old 02-26-04, 12:02 PM   #4
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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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