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How do I know when to replace my tires?

The surface of my rear tire has become flattened as opposed to its original convex shape. I have about 2,000 miles on it. "It" is a 23 Vittorio Rubino Pro.

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marked as duplicate by zenbike Aug 11 '12 at 14:10

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It only needs to be replaced when the rubber wears down to where cord is threatening to show through or you're getting a lot of flats. – Daniel R Hicks Aug 10 '12 at 22:32

Probably getting close. As you experience more flats than normal or really begin to notice the ledge of that tire corner when you lean into a curve its probably time. Some people wait till the fabric is showing, but i dont like the amount of flats that i start getting.

2000 miles is a great life span for any tire, I say time for a new one.

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