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Old 10-03-11, 01:48 PM
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Never put a worn rear tyre on the front... it is a dangerous practice and really has little to do with tread or grip as a slick tyre will hold the road better than one with a tread.

Issue is that if the rear is badly worn it can be subject to punctures or blowouts and having that happen on the front is bad with a capital B.

If you like matching tyres and can buy replacements, replace your tyres as they wear out.

Considering that a decent tyre can last 10,000 plus km on the rear, that front tyre can probably be run for 20,000 km or more.

This does not apply to racing tyres which usually do not get the same mileage life.
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