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Old 03-12-2013, 04:27 AM   #14 (permalink)
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For what tires? From some of the data I've seen, the contact patch size remains fairly constant at regular pressures (as opposed to woefully underinflated) for tires of similar construction but differing widths.

I'm willing to accept that a wider tire might put more rubber down on the road due to differences in construction, but I have never come across any hard data for it. I'd genuinely like to find out why (part of why I signed on this site) because I hate not knowing. I'd rather not be spreading false information in my writing if I'm wrong.
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