Re: Air pressure with new rims and tires
"Phil" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> The optimum way is with a tyre temperature gauge - when running at or
> near your top speed the temperature should be equal across the tread
> width. Overinflation makes the centre of the tread hotter,
> underinflation makes the edges hotter. Pressures should be increased
> slightly (5%) for extended high speed running or greater load carrying.
Humm, I think that method may be more in depth than I'm willing to go, and
it sounds like you are talking about optimum as in tyre life and tread wear.
I was thinking optimum as in braking, steering, and ride comfort, I don't
know if there is a difference between the two. Thanks for your response,