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Old 11-08-2015, 04:07 AM   #26 (permalink)
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You mean these? The Science Behind Yokohama

Seems like the main point there is that the orange peel oil replaces the mineral oil normally used in tire production. Apparently it has better properties, so it makes the tires have lower rolling resistance and live longer without sacrificing grip.
Seems nice but who knows they might need double the dose of microplastics to keep the oranges in.
LRR and longevity is good though, mental note to self on that for my next set.
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