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Old 06-17-2008, 08:08 PM   #4
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Another question for you about speed ratings though. I have heard that the higher the rating the stiffer the sidewall. This for maintaining the hotter air in the tire/strengthen against the rotational force exerted on the tire at high speeds I would guess. But does it also help with turn responsiveness and cornering ability or is this primarily the job of the tread design and compound?
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