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An unsolicited plug for Tire Alert

Old 07-15-16, 06:07 PM
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An unsolicited plug for Tire Alert

So I got a set of 3 Dugast Pipistrello 34mm tires off of ebay for $76 all in. 1 was brand new, 2 used. I couldn't tell from the pictures, the other 2 looked good, but glued. I personally think that $75 for one of the tires is a good deal.

I received the tires. The other 2 have nearly 0 miles on the tread, great condition, but the previous owner used a pound of glue on each tire. As a matter of fact, there was some carbon fiber stuck to glue from the rim. In some places the glue was at least a quarter inch thick.

I tried for 30 minutes to remove the glue. I got nowhere. I'd also like to use them for a fire road ride next week. I asked Tire Alert if they could finish in time. They said sure. I got them today. Brand new base tape, $28 for 2 tires, which includes the $6.50 for shipping to me. I have no idea how they make any money.

So I'm $112 all in for 3 essentially brand new Dugast tires. Tire Alert enabled me to have a great deal instead of a good deal. Kudos to them!
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Great to hear. I've been wanting an excuse to try out their service, but I'm swimming in spare tubulars and tend to do my own repairs. Still nice to know they've served you well. I understand they have some kind of machine that has automated the process which is why all repairs are done with a new base tape and replacement tube (rather than traditional hand stitch & patch method).
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Thanks for the review, I need to get them bookmarked, and when its time I can be ready. Appreciate this one!

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Interesting, I got a warning from Google that their site might have been hacked. No issues with it were found, checks out fine with my security software, not saying much though.
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