Old 08-06-07, 11:04 AM
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Originally Posted by johnny99 View Post
2 and 3 are obviously false. Harshness is mostly determined by tire pressure and casing stiffness. Durability depends mostly on the thickness (and weight) of the rubber. Published rolling resistance tests have shown that some grippy tires also have low rolling resistance, so I guess 1 is also false.
Thanks for your input,

Perhaps I should have phrased the questions as "what is the relationship between?" (the different factors). Now rereading, the questions look biased in one direction.

I'd tend to agree w/ you on #'s 2,3. Not sure about #1. How accurate are these published reports?
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