hey 12, u like avons that much more than metzeler? why?? what about a Michelin?Had same thing happen on a trip to an AVON with appox 2000 miles. I'm not one that will plug/patch and use still on a trip with over 4000 miles to go. If near home I would have kept and used for local rides, but didn't feel like paying for shipping home. Only positive IMHO was that the only tire they had was a Metzler, finished trip and first thing I did was get that POS off and back to an AVON. Next years trip with 6000 miles on the AVON, got SCREWED again. Still have the E4 on because again only tire dealer had, which I only like on nice roads, mostly straight and expressways...other then then that, IMHO, another POS. Back to an AVON before next long trip. NOT to be screwed on another inferior tire again IMHO. (and checking next AVON to see if magnetic :rofl3
Ummmm... Is that in the center of the tire?Rear E4 shot and I didn't have that many miles on it. Yeah, I'm whining.
I'm sure you've checked to see if it was leaking. I had same issue with a new tire but closer to sidewall than yours. This is what I pulled out... put a little spit where the nail came out no leakage and it has been holding air ever since. I'm not sure if it's the bias ply that saved me or just luck.