I just came across a set Falken Rocky Mountain AT tires. From all the reviews and videos I've seen they are a pretty good tire. However, I have one issue with them.
If you look at the center tread depth versus the shoulder tread depth youíll notice that the shoulder tread depth isnít as deep as the center. Therefore, as the tire starts to wear it will look more like a traditional street tire versus and AT tire. BFG ATís have full tread depth through out the entire tire which makes sense.
My solution to this would be a sipe/groove out the shoulder to make it match the center tread depth. If you look at the pictures below youíll see what Iím talking about. Since LT guys tend to sipe/groove their tires more than non LT guys I figured I would post this in the section so guys with experience can chime in.
Moreover, instead of buying a tire groover or tire siper I was thinking of using a Dremel with a grinding wheel to achieve this. It sounds like a redneck idea but I think it would work. Any suggestions?
In this picture you can see the center is deaper than the should tread.
Another angle of the tread depths
Worn tires look like street tires