Trying a Bridgestone DriveGuard

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Trying a Bridgestone DriveGuard

Post  skullsession on Mon May 18, 2015 1:09 pm

Just by way of sharing.....

I'm on tire #4 in my quest to find the right balance between handling and longevity.  I got only about 12k on the Goodyear Excellence I just took off.  I wore about 1/32 more in the center than the outside edges, at 30 psi.

So, over the weekend, we mounted a Bridgestone DriveGuard.  Going to run it at 28 psi unless it feels funny.  Interesting thing about this tire is that it has 12/32 tread instead of the 10 or 10.5 of the other tires I've tried and it has the same diameter.  Bridgestone also claims this tire has a "softer" sidewall than normal run flats.  I don't know...seemed pretty darn stiff to me when we put it on.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Bridgestone&tireModel=DriveGuard&tab=Sizes
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Re: Trying a Bridgestone DriveGuard

Post  skullsession on Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:57 am

There it is...double-dark on the dragon. Obviously, I'm posting this from beyond the grave...because I died a flaming death.





The DriveGuard handled everything the Appalachian mountains threw my way...no issues. 28 lbs the whole time. I never felt like I needed to adjust. The only time it got squirrely on me was when I got absent minded and dumped the clutch a little hard into second gear as I was downshifting into a tight turn. I think any tire would have...just a very short-lived slip and it grabbed right away.
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