front tire rubber snot

Ernest Montague afm199 at
Tue Aug 19 10:04:03 PDT 2008

Normal. Tires pick up rubber from the track.  After a car day your tire 
will look like it has a disease. Grab a chunk and it will peel right 

On Aug 19, 2008, at 9:53 AM, Roger Gonzalez wrote:

> After a race, my rear tire looks pretty good (smooth wear, rubber snot 
> at the very edges), but my front tire is always covered with a mat of 
> irregular pea-sized to bean-sized rubber blobs down the center third.
> Is this normal?  If not, is it due to the fact that I'm a wuss and 
> overbrake for most turns?  Suspension or tire pressure issue?  It 
> looks to me like the result of some sort of high frequency chatter 
> under braking, but its nothing I feel while riding.
> I'm 225# with gear, and I have 5mm of (OEM/K3) tube above the triple, 
> .95kg/mm springs w/ RaceTech, and a Diablo SuperCorsa DOT at 29lbs 
> cold.
> -rg

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