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Old 07-28-2019, 02:42 PM   #81 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post

Technically,at 49-miles,you'd just be warmed up enough to 'begin' testing.It takes that much distance for all the lubricants and temperature-dependent rolling components to reach their ambient-condition stabilization.Without pre-warming,there's so much thermally-related 'noise',you'll never be able to 'see' the 'signal' you're looking for.
Also remember that road temperature effects a lot to the rolling resistance of the tire. So you should also pay attention to the outside temps if you are doing testing in different days. Warmup time goes also for the tires.

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