Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2004 08:10:47 +0000 (UTC)
From: Craig Ian Dewick <>
Subject: Re: have a set of Ronal Minilite's now (nice black-painted ones!).

Retro Bob <> writes: >On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 22:52:16 +0000 (UTC), Craig's C900 Site ><> wrote: >>I'm looking at Goodyear Eagle F1's, or something similar from Dunlop. Not >>sure if Dunlop tyres are sold in the US or Europe though. Something which >>complements the sports nature of the Minilite's is what I'm aiming for. >Dunlops are popular here (USA). I like Michelins except when it rains >(some will argue that they are past those problems but some still >argue the other side even with newer Mich's, so make your own choice). >I'm not really fond of Goodyear. Lately Continental has been making >some nice tires at very reasonable prices. Our Mitsibishi L300 van has Continental tyres but I'm sure they're re-treads so they don't have the original tread moulding anymore. 8-) >Even if you can't order from them, is a good place >to read reviews of specific tires by buyers. Find a tire, click >"Reviews", check the summary chart as well as the individual comments. Thanks for the tip Bob. I have visited the Tirerack site before, though as you say it's difficult to justify ordering from them once shipping to Australia makes anything more pricey than buying via a local dealer. We don't have anything quite like it here in Australia (much smaller market I suppose), but I'll definitely check the reviews out some more. I like Dunlop because they used to be a wholly Australian company. 8-) Not really anymore but they still have a strong local presence here through motor racing connections. My tax refund cheque should clear in a few days then it's off to find tyres. We have one really good tyre place that I know of from past experience called Regards, Craig. -- Craig Dewick - - Founder/maintainer of the SunShack at - Operator of Jedi (an APANA Sydney PoP) - please visit or for more detailed information Lover of SpamAssassin - high quality open-source spam killing for the masses!

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