Originally Posted By: Jim Moore
Btw, look at the shape of your tire. The contach patch does not get smaller as you lean. Depending on the particular tire it will actually get bigger.

And has been so - for some tyres - since days of yore . . .

[screen goes all wibbly-wobbly, eyes go all misty]




And may still be true now!

I've tried those links twice - no joy. First showed the TT100 'pointy' profile, the other was a 1978 Dunlop poster

Last edited by Horse; 01/19/12 12:45 PM.