Motorcycle Design

the appearance, function and engineering of motorcycles

From the Ground Up.

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I’ve been reading a bit too much Carroll Smith and Tony Foale recently.  And have focused most of my early attention on learning more about the current crop of motorcycle tires.  There are only two small patches of rubber connecting a race bike to the pavement.

I found a nice PDF on the Bridgestone site that explains the basics of motorcycle tires.

Bridgestone Tire Guide


Written by Michael

15 May 2008 at 12:29 am

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  1. I’ve got Tony’s book too. Great fundamentals.

    Tom Clasen

    21 August 2008 at 8:35 pm

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