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Old 08-18-12, 07:56 PM   #1
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Wire bead, went from an inch exposed to....aah crap.

Was trying to remove the tire from the wheel to find a puncture in my tube and this happened.



Is it okay to use these tires anymore? the tread on them is wearing anyways, but I still want to know.

I've seen a similar thread but I felt that this case was somewhat different.
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Old 08-18-12, 08:00 PM   #2
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Is it okay to use these tires anymore? the tread on them is wearing anyways, but I still want to know.
In a word ----- NO.

The wrapping of the plies around the bead is what holds a tire together. Once that breaks down the tire is toast.
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Old 08-18-12, 08:15 PM   #3
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In a word ----- NO.

The wrapping of the plies around the bead is what holds a tire together. Once that breaks down the tire is toast.
Welp, new tires it is.
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