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Asphault or Carpet ? Whats your favorite

Asphault or Carpet ? Whats your favorite

Old 12-11-2010, 02:41 PM
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I prefer asphalt but the T3 is crap in low traction conditions so I have been doing a lot of carpet racing lately.
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Old 12-11-2010, 05:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris-s View Post
Carpet when its raining or cold outside, tarmac when its not.
This. With notes added!
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Old 12-11-2010, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Chris-s View Post
Carpet when its raining, tarmac when its not.
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Old 12-11-2010, 08:01 PM
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How about indoor asphalt? Best of both worlds?
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:21 AM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
How about indoor asphalt? Best of both worlds?
That works good too but I find racing on asphalt undecover during the day very strange. The tires neger seem to work right which I believe is.due to he track temp/surface temp being around the wrong way. The same track at night is 100 times better
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Old 12-12-2010, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by syndr0me View Post
How about indoor asphalt? Best of both worlds?
Depends on your tire budget.
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Old 12-12-2010, 03:53 PM
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Originally Posted by madone View Post
So what tires would you guys recommend for winter time running on pavement ? The cold weather makes traction harder to come by
RP24 or CS22's, at a pinch Sorex 28's might work.

On cold tarmac you will want tyre warmers and good additive.

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Old 12-13-2010, 12:11 AM
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I like carpet. I just wish they'd build bigger carpet tracks where I am.

I noticed nobody has voted for concrete. I actually prefer concrete to tarmac in some ways. Tyre wear is lower and the track condition tends to stay more consistent.
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