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How about... Has anyone scraped the foot peg feelers on their 599? I just got a new rear meat tube. A 190, up from the stock 180. And of course, new meats means new confidence. I have found some great backroads around here (Montgomery/chester county PA) to scrub in the new tires. I've been wrackin it around some twisties and well, at what point do the feelers touch? Or do you crash first? There is about a half of an inch left on the side walls that does not appear to be scrubbed yet. But that looks like it will take some major lean angles. Safety first kids.
 

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Wider tire without wider rim mean that the profile of the tire could be changed to create different maximum lean angle.

It's likely that your 190 width tire is raising the tailend of the bike that more lean is required to get the feelers to the ground, that or run lower tire pressure.

If you are considering to ride this Sunday, the local MacPac is meeting at the Pottstown Diner at 9 AM for food then ride.
 
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