Originally Posted by davidturnedge
A once in a decade bolt in a tyre, rendering it unrepairable, didn't stop this BMW from driving to school, driving home and then driving to the local tyre place (when it was open and convenient).
Given that my BMW is the daily drive and stopping on the side of the road, let alone being rendered immobile, is a blow to the daily routine, the RFTs worked a treat. I am starting to imagine the benefits of having a flat at highway speeds and then being able to drive calmly out of trouble.
My tyres have a couple of years left (one has about four years left now) but I'm starting to think RFTs might be the sensible replacement tyre if not seeking track day performance.
Poor kids hahaha
But yeh, RFTs make sense for reasons like this (and high speed blow-outs etc..)
Most people however can't justify the $/Performance/Comfort trade off though. But that has been discussed many times before anyway.