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Sunday, August 8, 2010

Optimizing Your Tire Pressure for Your Weight - Bicycle Quarterly

Inflating your tires to achieve 15% tire drop will optimize your bicycle’s performance, comfort and handling. Our tests of tire resistance have shown that tire resistance is high at very low pres- sures. As pressures increase, tires roll faster, but the performance levels off at a certain pressure. Beyond this point, higher inflation brings only negligible performance improvements.1


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