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Old 06-06-2008, 06:25 AM   #95 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
Capri:

Slightly off topic, but: do you have any insights as to tire sizing for minimum R.R.? It is a popular notion to think narrower tires would have lower R.R., but I'm not sure about that.
Read this:

http://www.geocities.com/barrystiretech/rrandfe.html

What this says is that it is a lot more complex than just width, but tread volume is a factor - more being worse - and generally wider tires have wider tread. The trick would be to use the same or more load carrying capacity due to the tire size or you will negate any improvements you might receive.
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