Not unusual. Seen some blisters even without sealant, but mostly when used with sealants.Climbing Dog said:I couldn't find anything on this in the archives, maybe it is well known already?
In the last two seasons, using Stan's and various Maxxis UST tires, I find the tires
start to get bubbles or bumps in between the treads after 900 miles or so. The bulges
start small, usually one or two on a tire, but after a while the area of tread lifting up
can approach 1-2 inches X 0.5 inch. The bubbles have never burst (I don't know if the
tire would go flat), but they make so much rolling noise I usually get new ones.
The riding here is a LOT of gravel roads and broken pavement, and I run 55-65 lbs in the
tires, it says max of 65 on the tire. Very little singletrack/rocky riding. UST wheels.
My question - is this the Maxxis tires, should I try a different brand? Does the Stan's