Originally Posted by remmib
No, I believe the stiffer tire sidewalls tranfers more of the force onto the wheel.
But RFTs offer safety features.
besides the original design of being able to drive without any air pressure (getting a flat)
But how about going 60 mph? the fact that the tire can stay in form at 60 when hitting a nail vs a non RFT can be your life. RFT are a safe route, but more expensive, rougher ride, weighs more, and lowers "gas mileage".
I ditched mine!