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    William Weiler
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    I have a tire question.

    For Evinco Blues on an LO206 Kart, is there a guideline for how many heat cycles the tires can endure before they drop off in performance?

    For practicing, is it better to do more laps in a session, to reduce heat cycles, than to do many sessions with fewer laps?

    TonyKart 401s LO206
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    Morgan Hill, CA

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    TJ Koyen
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    Generally, all tires will drop off after the first heat cycle and for every heat cycle after. Some more than others. I don’t have experience with the Evinco Blues but even tires on the harder end of the spectrum tend to lose a bit of performance after the first heat cycle.

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