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post #9 of (permalink) Old 10th October 2008
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Broader tyres don't always mean better grip. Tyre traction can be a very fine balance between the area of surface contact and ground pressure - this can be especially noticable in the wet as the risk of aquaplaning can increase. Also in my experience broader tyres can upset the steering and suspension geometry and as a general rule road noise increases.
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