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Old 10-20-2013, 01:23 AM   #207
Tripped1
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Originally Posted by Turder View Post
Cue Garry McCoy.

Remember him, he used to slide it all day long and still run softer compound (or softest excluding qualifier) than any other rider. Others suffered with harder compounds. Theory was that when McCoy's rear tire was sliding, only the top part of the rubber layer got hot, not the carcass, which kept colder. This kept the tire intact as there was not that much stress to it. Others riding conventionally caused too much stress (equals heat) to carcass and the tire started acting loose, which caused more heat and more issues. Like a vicious cycle.

Yup, somewhere Garry is reading all of the hoopla about tires laughing.
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