I work in a small shop. Our parts counterperson, who races, has me change tires and then asks what pressure I set them at. After explaining I set them at whatever pressure the bike manufacturer recommends, he tells me the front tire should have more pressure than the rear. If the manufacturer says 32 psi in the front and 36 psi in the rear, he says that should be reversed, telling the customer more pressure in the front is correct because that's what he uses in a race. I'd never heard of doing that on the street, and it's crazy to send a customer out on new tires with a "race setup." I tried to explain that street tires and DOT race tires are different animals, but I don't race, so I know nothing. Can you guys shed a little light on this subject?
Battle Ground, WA