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post #67 of (permalink) Old 07-05-2017, 02:40 PM
a little lost
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Originally Posted by gravis86 View Post
I've always wondered how people get such little mileage out of tires compared to me...

Probably tire pressure. I'm the same as you in terms of getting more mileage than others. I am around 150lbs so a little lighter than average I'm guessing but mostly I think it's because I run 32/40 (roughly, depending on ambient temp) and that keeps the profile and a smaller contact patch. I'm only guessing but I bet most other riders here run quite a bit lower pressures.
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