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Old 13 Sep 2008
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Front tyre

Hi there mates, I need some help here.

I bought a tyre, and when I got home, I realise it was a front tyre instead the rear tyre I need, with the same size, so the question is

Can I use a front tyre as a rear tyre? It is a Continental TKV11(front) tubeless, it is for a Suzuki GN125

Any help would be great

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Sorry - no way to use this as a back tyre. Front wheel use ONLY - you will need a TKV12.

The TKV11 will fit - but the profile is developed only for front wheel use - too dangerous to use it as backtyre - please don't do this.
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Thanks Bubbla, too bad, I will have to give it back at the tyre store. I would like to fit tubeless type tyres instead tube tyres in this bike, what do you recommend, is it worth it for this cheap bike? Thanks again Bubbla
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tubeless tyres

Hej Viktor,

I just know that the GN 125 models sold in Europe between 1996 up to 1999 had spoke wheels - if your bike has this kind of wheels you'll have to stay with the tube tyres - tubeless is not possible on most spoke rims.

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Thanks again Bubbla, the rim has no spokes, it is just the bike has these tube type tyres as OEM equipment, it must be because it is a chinese Suzuki. I will look for proper tubeless tyres then.

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