front tire rubber snot

zoran zv30 at
Tue Aug 19 12:04:52 PDT 2008

yep,mostly when you pulling of the track and of the race line.
tire is hot and picks all junk. 

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ernest Montague" <afm199 at>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 10:04 AM
Subject: Re: front tire rubber snot

> 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 
> off.
> 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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