When to change tire (was Re: Rotating Tires)

My tire has been completely bald/smooth for a few months now. I haven’t
experienced any problems yet, but should I worry? What effect does the bald tire
have on the inner tube?

Thanks, Alex

Malabarista man Vassar College

Re: When to change tire (was Re: Rotating Tires)

In a message dated 7/25/98 5:00:22 PM, aldoug38@aol.com wrote:

>My tire has been completely bald/smooth for a few months now. I haven’t
>experienced any problems yet, but should I worry? What effect does the bald
>tire have on the inner tube?

If you let the tire bald to the extent that the intertube shows through a sharp
object is bound to penetrate the tube (especially if you can almost see the
tube); if you continue to rotate your tire (if it is balding in one area from
spinning, idling or sharp turns) this will conserve it.

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