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Originally Posted by Phantoj View Post
I would say that #3 is generally correct. Soft tires that grip well will wear faster. Yeah, thicker tires will last longer, but is one tire really much thicker than another?
Yes, some tires have much thicker rubber than others. Those are usually advertised as training tires vs. race tires which are thinner and lighter. Also, some tires use 2 different rubbers, softer on the sides for grip and harder in the center for durability.
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