bias-ply tire

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bi·as-ply tire

A pneumatic tire having crossed layers of ply cord running diagonally to the tread.

bi′as-ply` tire′

a vehicle tire in which the main plies or cords run across the bead.
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St205 15" Bias-ply Tire Load Range C With Silver Mod Wheels Etc.
On more even terrain, the radial design provides a quieter, smoother ride than a conventional bias-ply tire, treading over small and large bumps with ease.
bias-ply tire value proposition shows a price advantage in favor of the bias-ply, sources say.
The radial-ply tire has widely replaced the bias-ply tire in developed countries, due to its higher cornering properties, greater tread mileage, and better wet grip.
Avoid mixing tires on a vehicle - for example, pairing a normal tread depth with a deep tread depth or a bias-ply tire with a radial.
2] essentially stumbled onto the magnitude of this effect as it pertained to the then prevalent bias-ply tires in use, which resulted in their recommendation that for their test purposes the "tires were initially worn in by repeated running at limit cornering levels such that a stabilized side force performance was attained".
The 994K can accept the same selection of radial and bias-ply tires available for the H version, with 58/85-57's fitted as standard equipment.