Originally Posted by lgray
I feel your pain; I have lost two tires on I-95 in FL. If staying with ST tires, I would go with Maxxis, if you can find them. The best I could find were Carlisle’s. LT’s are better yet. All ST tires are Chinese including Goodyear. Maxxis are made in Taiwan, but are of significantly better quality. Ask to see them, compare the thickness on the sidewalls between the Maxxis and whatever else they are trying to sell you. Remember to check manufacture dates, should be not more than a year old as they will age out in 4 to 5 years regardless of usage.
If you're some place for a few days and can accept UPS packages- you can always find Maxxis at DiscountTireDirect.com
. Free shipping and competitive prices.