Dirt Bike - Offroad Motorcycle Tire Ranking

    Below are rankings of off road dirt bike tires. The terrain and tire compound make a difference, so where possible both are listed.
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    # 1 Maxxis Maxxcross SI

    The Maxxis Maxxcross SI M7311/M7312 is praised for its overall handling but especially slick conditions. One reviewer prefers the Maxxis Maxxcross SI over the Michelin S-12. One reviewer reports of chunking on the front. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad

    #2 Kenda K775 Washougal

    The Kenda Washougal K775 is rated above average compared to its peers. The Kenda K775 is recommended for soft/intermediate terrain. Fairly consistent positive reviews for use in sloppy conditions, tire has good side knobs that aid in getting through the slop. Some reports of chunking. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad

    # 3 Shinko 520

    The Shinko 520 front and rear were both highly rated. Like the tire for varied terrain. Hooks up like a soft tire but lasts well. No reports of chunking in the reviews. The Shinko 520 does not distort under high power load and is a great all around tire. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad

    # 4 Maxxis Maxxcross IT

    The Maxxis Maxxcross IT M7304/M7305 is praised as a tire that is suited for varied conditions including sand, rocks, mud, roots, ruts, hard pack, loose rocky slate. One reviewer likes the Michelin Starcross MH3 better for racing and handling in the grass. One rider reported chunking on a 525 in roots/rocks. Overall the tire has average reviews. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad

    # 5 Dunlop D803

    The Dunlop D803 hooks up well in mud. Goes through rutted and rooted areas with very little deflection. Tire also lasts a long time, up to twice as long as a motocross tire. Value is also praised. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad

    # 6 Maxxis Desert IT

    The Maxxis Maxxcross Desert IT M7304D/M7305D is specifically designed for durability in the desert. Consistenly positive reviews of the tire on single track and trails. Only complaint was the tire is a bit difficult to mount. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad

    # 7 Kenda K780 Southwick II

    The Kenda Southwick II K780 has few reviews. Consistent comments that the old version of the Southwick was superior. buy now Dirt Bike   Offroad