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Track day tire wear question

Just did my second track day on the R6 yesterday, and got the suspension feeling much better. However, I had some excessive boogering of the rubber making ridges on the leading edge of the tread toward the middle, and then the trailing edge further out toward the sidewalls. My friend actually had this on the trailing edge across the whole tire. I remember seeing this had something to do with rebound damping. Anything you gurus can tell from the pic (aside from the fact I get on the gas too late)?



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totally normal. looks good.

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That's fine - like Melk said.

Next track day, try adjusting the point coming out of the turn where you roll on the throttle. Typically, once I get my students over their fear of losing traction while on the throttle, they nearly instantly become better racetrack riders.

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Re: Track day tire wear question

Has the suspension been set at all? I see a small compression issue and a small rebound issue, but possibly not worth adjusting for.


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clean up that chain...

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there's nothing wrong with that tire. normal track day wear.


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Good source of info. I discuss tire wear with Dave frequently. Learn a lot from him each year.

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clean up that chain...
Possibly adjust it also. The triangles I see come from too much compression damping or too tight a chain (limiting suspension travel).


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Good source of info. I discuss tire wear with Dave frequently. Learn a lot from him each year.



Possibly adjust it also. The triangles I see come from too much compression damping or too tight a chain (limiting suspension travel).
Can you elaborate... triangles?
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The pic I posted is ideal tire wear according to Dave Moss. This is after my last 2 day TD.

Yours looks almost good. I would like to point out the small amount of wear on the thread groove. Im not 100% positive on how to fix that.


On my first TD I wasnt working the throttle hard enough and I was actually picking up rubber from the track. Try to peel it off to make sure if its your rubber or rubber you lifted off the track

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