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tires(6 posts)

tiresralph wiggum
May 29, 2001 9:05 PM
Is anyone else here using Continental Grand Prix Supersonics? Have one on the rear and trashed it today after getting only 600 miles or so out of it. Not sure if I ran over a piece of glass or what it was, but there is a very large hole in it now and I was wondering if anyone else has had a similar problem.
re: tiresmike mcmahon
May 29, 2001 9:24 PM
I've never used the Supersonics, but everything I recall reading about them indicates that they're really a race-only tire and not a training tire. I suppose they'd hold up well enough on a (theoretically) clean race course.

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May 29, 2001 10:07 PM
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May 29, 2001 10:18 PM
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You get no points for hitting glasscory
May 30, 2001 10:06 AM
I think those are racing-only tires, which means they're not going to go very far. Even if they weren't, though, if you ran over a piece of glass or something similar, you can't complain about the tire. They're not warranteed against stuff like that.
re: tiresIan
May 30, 2001 6:05 PM
To get 600 miles out of these tires is amazing. I have known guys who have got less than 100. Consider yourself lucky this time and switch to a different tire.