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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-26-2012, 08:54 PM Thread Starter
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New tire age question

A new set of Power ones just showed up at my door for the track bike. Front tire has a date code of 3611. The rear however is dated 4208. That seems a bit old to me. Maybe it wouldn't bother me for a street bike, but this is a track only bike. Makes me a bit nervous since I had a decent get off last season caused by over riding a tire, that is why I am stepping up from regular pilot powers.

Would you accept a tire that old for a track bike? Will the vendor give me a hard time if I ask for a newer one?

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Is it soft and in good condition? It was probably stored well.

I have brand new tires from '09 '10 that I'll be using this year.

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