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How best to scrub in new tyres

Q. I'd just got a set of new tyres fitted and was taking things as easy as I could when the rear just slipped away so fast and without warning, I wanted to talk to someone at the importer to better understand what I had done wrong or if this was I common thing with new tyres. I was told by...

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Aug 02

Posts: 22

TwoBrosBlade says:

Tyre warmers

Tip given by a club racer instructing at a track day. Put tyre warmers on new tyres for a good hour before going out. Dunno if it burns off the release agent or heats it up so that it gets left on the road quicker. But it works for me. Been using this method on the road for the last 3 years.

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Oct 10

Posts: 5

NieljohnUK says:

I use a rubber safe solvent and wipe the working surface (tread area) with it until no more comes off on the white cloth's (it shows up by darkening the cloth more than the solvent) I use it with. Then ride gently for a few miles until the surface is showing micro roughness accross all the useable tread (I expect to leave 10mm unworn on the outer edges).

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