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Old 07-19-2019, 10:03 PM
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Radial. Many times I've gone in for new track tires and Paul has said "well, these have another couple of weekends in them" (I race on RA-1s which get better with age for Summit Point, at least until they cord...). I recently bought a new (4th!) set of wheels and Paul had just the right wheels and at a great price. Worth the trip to Silver Spring.
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Old 07-20-2019, 09:04 AM
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Agree with Dr. K. Paul at Radial. Or save yourself a drive and get a tire machine to do it yourself.
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We forgot to mention that Radial Tire can be like a busy day on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Regular users develop strategies to avoid the rush. For me, dropping off and picking up wheels the next day worked.
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Old 07-20-2019, 09:35 PM
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We forgot to mention that Radial Tire can be like a busy day on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Regular users develop strategies to avoid the rush. For me, having my wife drop off and pick up wheels the next day worked.
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Old 07-20-2019, 10:19 PM
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We forgot to mention that Radial Tire can be like a busy day on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Regular users develop strategies to avoid the rush. For me, dropping off and picking up wheels the next day worked.
This. I always drop off and pick up later. Mostly worked with Paul and Eric, but they've been very good to me for the last 10+ years.
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Old 07-25-2019, 12:02 AM
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Hey there's always that little place on Brookville road.. Radial Tire!
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Does Radial tire offer any type of wheel repair service if the rim is bent from a curb?
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I think Radial send the wheel out to be fixed.
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Old 07-25-2019, 03:16 PM
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^^^
What he said last time I needed a leaking wheel repaired/welded
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....... Or save yourself a drive and get a tire machine to do it yourself.
This. Once you can DIY tires you wonder how you lived without. Any tire you want at a good price delivered to your door by the magic brown truck.
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