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    On One floaters

    I have read that vee rubber manufactured the On One floater tires. Are the floaters using the same casing as the vee rubber offerings, or is the whole tire custom?

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    On One floaters

    I THINK I found the answer to my question.


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    So share what you found with the rest of us...

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    On One floaters

    Looking at this posters review of the BFLs compared to the floater, I'll wager it's a vee rubber casing. The poster mentions the casing being of harder compounds than the BFL. I would also speculate that since the floater has pretty tall and wide siped knobbies, it mimics the handling of the Nate. You can see what I am talking about in my other vee rubber v8 post. Basically, with higher and siped knobbies, less tire is on the ground creating less drag and/or self steer. It is also referred to as auto steer or radial pull. All vee rubber offerings seem to have a flattish profile with short, solid knobbies. I think both these issues are causing the poor steering on these tires, IMHO.

    Review of BFL vs floater:

    Floaters vs Bf Larry's my review

    My post:

    Vee rubber vee8

    I have no hard facts that what I claim is true, but no one answered the post. By researching and reading riders accounts, this is my conclusion.


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