Does Tire Width Affect Braking Distance?

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In this featured video, GCN (Global Cycling Network) is going to answer the question, does tire width affect braking distance?

Here’s what GCN has to say about, does tire width affect braking distance?

How much does tire width affect braking distance on a road bike? One of the biggest advantages to wider tires that has made the cycling world adopt then, are lower rolling resistances.

But does that mean they negatively affect braking distances? To find out Jeremy loaded a bunch of spare tires, some brake pads and rode up and down the steep hill to see if a narrower tire stops faster than a wider one.

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