Originally Posted by ibafran
ALL: Ok, school me on the bald front tire? My thinking (poor that it may be) is that the baldness in not an issue on a dry road. More important is the transition over the 'step' between the flat center section and the curved profile of the rubber closer to the edge. I watched the video and noted the front washing away. School me as to how the 'baldness' caused this?
IIRC, heat cycling has a lot to do with tire life (traction). A bald tire is likely to have more heat cycles than a tire with more tread.