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Online KildareMan

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Re: Physics of cornering with a 21" wheel
« Reply #10 on: October 11, 2018, 07:06:57 AM »
You're wrong. The 21 is a skinny tyre at a 90 section so has a small(er) contact area.
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Re: Physics of cornering with a 21" wheel
« Reply #11 on: October 11, 2018, 09:23:00 AM »
Yes. And it would be good if they made a 100 section but there is very little choice for the tubed 21".
I have mitas 100/80/21 on my KTM and it works well.

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Re: Physics of cornering with a 21" wheel
« Reply #12 on: October 11, 2018, 12:53:14 PM »
As Rtwo a 21" wheel just makes it turn in slower, so requires a little more thought and a bit more effort, saying that the same gyroscopic forces will snap you back upright in a flash when accelerating out of a corner, this was my favourite trick coming off the M6 at Thelwall J21 northbound slip road on an old Africa Twin 650cc  :001:

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Re: Physics of cornering with a 21" wheel
« Reply #13 on: October 11, 2018, 09:32:02 PM »
Sounds cool !
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Re: Physics of cornering with a 21" wheel
« Reply #14 on: Yesterday at 01:47:23 PM »
Just this past week I completed a swap from XCx spoke wheels > XR cast wheels. Between the 19" front and new Bridgestone A41 tires, the change in feel is dramatic. The 19"/A41 combo has much smoother turning. I'm also running a 100/90-19 tire and not a 110/80R-19.

 


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