True that. There is a mold release agent used in the manufacturing process. Do you watch any kind of motor racing? The term scrubbing in a set of sticker tires applies. New motorcycle tires need to be ridden normally (easy) until the shine goes away and there is a dull "scrubbed in" appearance. Just don't do any canyon carving or fast cornering at greater lean angles for 50 or so miles.Just had some Michelin commander 3s installed, bike shop told me to take it easy because new tires are slippery. Never heard that before. Didn't even think to ask for how long.
Folk tale or true?
If true, how long do I pussyfoot around?