Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 8 - Think and Discuss: 108

Answer

Lightweight tires have small rotational inertia, and make it easier for riders to accelerate (i.e., it is easier for them to change the tire's rotational speed).
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