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  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …Not that big considering the weight and movement that those contact patches must support. Contact patches are dependent on a tire’s aspect ratio (profile) -- low profile or high profile. For example, low profile tires (at left) have a short and wide contact patch that translates to very…

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  • Tire Tech Information - Contact Patch

  • …those big Reeboks do. The shape of a tire's contact patch or "footprint" greatly influences its performance and is dependent on its profile or "aspect ratio". Low profile tires (most performance tires) have a short and wide contact patch that is effective in converting the driver's input into very…


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