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Old 11-06-2012, 12:54 PM   #152
crofrog
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Originally Posted by Mambo Dave View Post
And I respect that, but I also don't understand how it can be relied upon in states like Ohio and Florida where old oil/coolant/cargo leaking vehicles are too common (or in Pennsylvania where chip seal road corners accumulate gravel), and traction in corners too unpredictable. Could I get away with it for a year? Probably. Year after year? Not worth the price to bet on.

Trail braking and being near the limits of tire adhesion are 2 different things, and sliding the front doesn't mean you're crashing.
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