Where to buy tires?
Posted January 10, 2007 - 10:02 AM
Posted January 10, 2007 - 10:17 AM
Posted January 10, 2007 - 10:49 AM
One caution, ask about how old the tires are and try get ones less than a year old...i have seen new tires with date codes that are 4-5 years old. The codes are normally a 4 didgit number, the first 2 nunbers are the week of the year and the next 2 are the year. Example: 2306, made the 23rd week of 2006.
Posted January 11, 2007 - 10:04 AM
I don't think tires qualify for free shipping:thumbsdn:
You are right, they want to keep the profit center of shipping and handling charges. Most places charge $10-12 per tire. I had to send two tires back to Denver from SF. Took the tires to DHL, $8.80 for both. You do the math.
Posted January 11, 2007 - 11:16 AM
Posted January 11, 2007 - 04:11 PM
Posted January 12, 2007 - 09:45 AM
....cyclegear.com.....just ordered an AVON GRIPSTER 130/80-17 for $64 plus $5 ground shipping.
That's $20 less than any other I have found, and shipping is half the others.
....ALERT... after 15 days waiting, CYCLE GEAR has failed to produce a tire.
They say Parts Unlimited, their vendor hasn't shipped to them....even though their web site
says 2-6 day shipping???
Posted October 24, 2008 - 08:35 PM
Posted October 25, 2008 - 05:33 AM
Posted October 25, 2008 - 11:11 PM
Yeah, you can't find 'em in every part of the country..but they can get pretty close to mail-order prices, and will mount and balance your tires for a lot less money than a dealer.
I mean, when you need tires for your car or truck, you don't really go to the car dealer...do you? Of course not. You hit Pep Boys, or Firestone, or Discount Tires, or an independent tire shop. I'm just sayin....