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Old 01-10-2013, 01:45 PM   #14
Claytonroy
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Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Oregon
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Does anyone else experiment with tire pressure for wet conditions?

On a bicycle with narrow road tires....going down from 100psi to 80psi or so makes a big difference for traction on wet pavement.

On a motorcycle, if you drop 5-7 psi you'll have a slightly larger contact patch. I don't really worry about overheating the tire since it's generally colder weather when the roads are wet.
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