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The biggest risk is some sort of sudden tire failure, either a "blowout" or the tire actually coming apart. On a smooth, level roadway with no traffic a simple blowout is usually not too hazardous, but if it happens on a tight turn you could be sent into a nasty slide, if it happens on a fast downhill you could lose control and crash, and if it ...


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This answer is from the OP, I don't like the fact stack exchange doesn't seem to show it clearly. Also, for now it's just a stub for an answer, written on a mobile, I hope to extend it when time permits. The question has become a lot less important to me since I started working from home due to covid, but I have been looking into this occasionally. There ...


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Do wider tires wear better? Joining the consensus that All Things Being Equal wider tires will last longer than a narrow tire. My contribution to the discussion is a badly drawn diagram that attempts to illustrate how it is that a wider tire is able to last longer. If I had made the drawing to scale the two tire patches would have the same area - just a ...


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