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Old 06-24-21, 09:45 AM
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Originally Posted by chaadster View Post
I don’t think getting a flat with a lightweight road racing tire— particularly one billed as race-day specific as the Corsa Speed is— is a deficiency either. Flats are random occurrences caused by debris on the road, and unless specific and extreme steps are taken to guard against them, they’re going to happen, no matter what, if you hit the right kind of debris in the right way. You can reduce them with thicker, heavier tread and more materials, but it’s silly to think that a tire billed as the lightest and fastest in its category, as the Corsa Speed is, is “deficient” if it flats on public roadways.
Actually you're absolutely right. I didn't have the Speeds, just regular Corsa G(+), where its deficiency is notable as it's in the aame performance category as far sturdier tires like the GP4/5K.
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