Ask the Expert Bike Tech: Flat Spots on Tires
This week’s question to the mighty bicycle expert, Victor actually comes from me. A few months ago my road bike tires sort of flattened out…you might even say they turned square. I had no clue what caused it, but they’ve since been switched out and I’ve got nice round tires once again. But I was still curious as to what caused the tires to get that way, so I came to Victor for advice.
Here is Victor’s response to what causes flat spots, or squared tires: