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Old 05-03-2011, 01:38 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nemo View Post
it causes the tires to wear unevenly."

But did the do any testing to prove this statement?
I guess not! Nor even looked at the tyres to see them bulging in the centre (or not!) It's easier to simply recycle the old 'received wisdom' which, as stated, is no longer true. Radial tyre treads don't deform in that way, instead the sidewalls stiffen up with higher pressures. That is what reduces rolling resistance!
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