[CR]Re: Preserving Vintage Tires

Example: Production Builders:Cinelli:Laser

Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 19:26:58 -0400 (EDT)
From: <cjscheiner@pol.net>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: [CR]Re: Preserving Vintage Tires

In auto shops I see various products that claim to revitalize and preserve auto tires. Would these be safe for bike tires?

I personally have been keeping the removed tires from a 1930s Schwinn "in shape" by stuffing them with acid free paper to maintain their shape and then having them hang from a wooden hook that does not actually touch the rubber. C.J. Scheiner Brooklyn, NY USA =================== Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 06:14:38 -0400 From: "Rob Weiser" <miawahlum@comcast.net> To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Subject: [CR]Preserving Vintage Tires Hello, Just looking for a reliable way to preserve and store vintage tires. I bought some Saturae rims that came with some really nice Specialized Gumwall Turbos. I would give the tires a usage rating of under 10% as they still have some of the little rubber pieces sticking up on the side of the tires. Anyways I will use these tires for exhibition/photo shoots only for my Early Allez and want to keep them from drying out and cracking. Any good ideas?
Rob Weiser
Miami, Florida USA