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Old 04-19-2003, 02:43 AM   #1
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Angry Wheel and Tire question

What are the difference between 24mm and 26mm? Most people use 24mm. Why?
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Old 04-19-2003, 03:42 AM   #2
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24mm is now the most popular width for racing tyres, they have less rolling resistance than a 26mm tyre, and they normally grip better as well (because the rubber is more heavily loaded).

26mm tyres are still common on "sport" tyres.

Then theres a whole branch of tyre "science" where people combine 24 and 26mm wheels, tyres and inserts to fine tune the cars handling and performance.
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from my experiecne 24mm's are better for turning. i normally use my 26mm's on the street because my car sometimes flips when u slide on the street....or the one way gear falls off (happened twice)
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