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It can mean a number of different things. Do you have a pic of it? It can be normal wear from hard riding, due to heat, cold tearing, or improper suspension setup.
Different Guy, but what do you think of this ?

This was after my first two days at Tanacross alaska. The front was fine, I think, the rear started drifting all over during my timed runs last thing yesterday.



Ohlins TTX Shock, BTW....Felt like floating on air, but shredded the freaking meat.
 

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Ask the tire guy at the track what you should run.
I appreciate the help, but thought this was funny as hell.

If you saw our "track" you'd understand why. 3.5 miles of runways full of 6" wide, 3" deep cracks filled with volleyball sized clumps of grass. The "Tire guy" is named cooter and he drives a rusty red pickup...Lives in the mobile home down dirt road past last weeks bear killed caribou carcass.

You ride fast here, and you've really accomplished something !

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Try adding PSI to reduce heat!,...... taking air out will increases heat
You're right about raising the pressure to reduce heat. however I checked the Michelin Power One website (very cool tire finder, check it out) and it recommends 1.5 bar or 21.7 PSI with my bike-tire-track. I was running 27 cold, so probably 35 hot, way too much.

http://www.michelinpowerone.com/

I think with a bigger contact patch I won't tear it up so quickly.

I already had another set of these for the next Tanacross run, so I hope they make it through the weekend for the timimg runs.

I can't get full slicks through my "sponsor", only tucker rocky and parts unlimited stock items, so I need to use these.
 
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