Tires wear

The Ragged Edge - JK Shearon 2016
JK Shearon 2016

Not so obvious in street tires, tires wear quite a bit under the stress of racing.  Street and race tires are usually made from different mixtures of rubber that are tailored to give better wear, better traction, less edge tearing (shear) or other properties.  This is a motorcycle rear race tire.  Notice the characteristic wear pattern from racing.

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