Michelin Starcross Sand 4

    Ranking: #1 Dirt Bike Sand Tire

    Michelin Starcross Sand 4 Michelin Starcross Sand 4buy now Michelin Starcross Sand 4

    Tire/Tyre Description

    The Michelin® Starcross® Sand 4 tire was developed for sandy tracks like Southwick, where conventional tires struggle for traction and cornering grip at extreme lean angles. The scoop-like knob placement of Starcross® Sand 4 tires helps provide excellent traction without digging in. Already a proven winner at the legendary Le Touquet beach race, Starcross® Sand 4 tires are available in two rear sizes for all current motocross bikes.

    • Rear motocross tire specifically for use on sandy tracks
    • Recommended for use with S12 XCT or Starcross® MS3 front tires
    • Scoop-like knob placement for traction in deep sand
    • Widely spaced rows of knobs help evacuate sand
    • Zigzag orientation of side knobs aids cornering grip
    • Rubber mixture developed to perform well even in cooler temperatures
    • Designed for low inflation pressure: Starcross® Sand 4 tires can be used at pressures as low as 12 psi
    • Specific knob pattern for 125′s or 250 4-strokes: additional side knobs on the 100/90-19 size help minimize digging in, to avoid power loss with smaller bikes.

    www.michelinmotorcycle.com

    Pros

    • Works in sand very well

    Cons

    • Not recommended for rocky terrain

    Overall Tire/Tyre Review

    The Michelin Starcross Sand 4 is a purpose-made tire for sand. If your riding is in sand dunes or sandy terrain then this is a recommended tire. The Sand 4 is preferred over the Pirelli Scorpion. No reports of lugs breaking off or chunking. OK for occasional spots of hard pack. Rated significantly better than other sand tires.

    Reviews by Source

    www.rockymountainatvmc.com

    8 reviews. 5 of 5 stars. One rider used the Pirelli Scorpion rear and prefers the Michelin Starcross Sand 4 as a better all-around tire for 90% sugar sand terrain, tires feel solid on hard ground. Another rides a lot a Jawbone Canyon with a mix of sandy and hard terrain, perfect for riding hills with loose sand. On a CR125 – works perfect on sand and soft, muddy dirt. Another used the Michelin Starcross Sand 4 at Prophetstown harescramble, shows no wear after 2 hour race through sandy woods. Another says excellent for soft terrain, used for hill climbing in soft dirt, not for use in MX unless a sand track. Another likes the Sand 4 over knobbies, paddles and the Pirelli MT410 for the dunes, lugs thick enough that they won’t break off in occasional hard pack.

    www.motorcycle-superstore.com

    2 reviews. 4.8 of 5 stars. One rider says the Michelin Starcross Sand 4 will wear down on concrete starts, but not nearly as bad as the Pirelli Scorpion, handles well and can put up with some hard track surface.

    Please purchase motorcycle tires to support this site