GL1200 front tire

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GL1200 front tire

Post by robertlunn » Fri Mar 06, 2015 12:38 pm

I am converting by 1984 GL1200 Aspencade into a trike.
What is the best front tire for a trike?

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Re: GL1200 front tire

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Mar 09, 2015 10:26 am

Many people use a car tire, with its wider contact patch, to help with lateral grip. You may have trouble finding one that will fit between the forks however.

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Re: GL1200 front tire

Post by Kimber45 » Tue Mar 17, 2015 10:23 am

I run a Battle Ax 45 on mine.
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