Re: Friction Drive Encounters Oil
Thermo-nuclear heat would work better than a laser. You'd get a broader area of clean pavement.
Seriously, how much force are you using to set the roller to the tire? They need to be snug. Don't worry about compressing the tire a little. It won't hurt anything.
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