tire bulge

Tire Bulge

May 16, 2011

Yesterday I found out that one of my tires had a bulge on the sidewall.

I wasn’t aware of it until somebody pointed it out to me. It’s not easy to see the bulge unless you’re looking at the tire up close.

The steel belt inside of the tire has broken causing structural damage. The tire cannot be repaired and needs to be replaced as soon as possible.

I’m sure many of you have seen this before because it mainly happens when you hit a deep pothole. Ouch.

Read more…