When should bike tires be replaced?

How often should you replace bike tires?

Most bike tires wear out after a few thousand miles, depending on the brand and model. Some manufacturers make tires that will last upwards of 6,000 miles, but more often they will need to be replaced closer to ever 2,000 miles.

Do bicycle tires go bad?

So since rubber does go bad sitting on the self, it is safe to say that yes bike tires go bad with time, whether they are used or not.

Do tires go bad if not used?

If not used, tires last for 6-10 years, depending on the storage and environmental conditions. … The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and official manufacturers suggest a tire is only 100% safe to use until it turns 5-6 years old.

Do bike tires deteriorate in storage?

From Specialized: Tires and tubes should be stored in a dark, cool, ventilated area. Heat, UV light, Ozone, and time degrade the rubber compound. The tires keep their performance level for about three years.

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