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Tire Bulge

Old 07-22-12, 08:04 PM
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Tire Bulge

I have been cycling for over 20 years and have never had this to happen. I had purchased some new Schwalbe Lugano gumwall tires, for a trip over the weekend. Well after my ride I put the bike in the car as I have always done, it was hot but never had issues before with extreme heat in car. Today I went to pump up the tires and inspected the front and back as usual and the rear tire was in a S shape and bulging. The front tire was as normal, I have never had this to happen and I have had many brands of tires. So any of you ever heard a tire doing this before, or did I just get a defected tire.
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Old 07-22-12, 10:48 PM
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Tread delamination. Some models of Schwalbe have this problem occasionally. If you contact the manufacturer they can send you a free replacement
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Old 07-23-12, 04:22 AM
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It could also simply be that the tire was not seated properly, and the heat in the car incresed the pressure in the tire and pushed it out of shape. When I first used 650B x 38 tires I had a hard time getting them on properly.
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