The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #72:

A Web Log about pothole season from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity

Pothole season is coming.  That phrase sends chills down the spine of this Phantom Tire Buyer with a secret identity.  Most people consider the greatest pothole-caused mayhem to be a flat tire or bent rim/wheel that results after a dramatic ka-thunk.  BUT.  For people like me, cursed with an obsession for vehicle safety, the true damage is far more insidious – for it hides itself as it lurks in the vehicle.  

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The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #68:

A Web Log about locations from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity

Wow, just wow.  I was perusing tirediscounters.com this morning and saw the news.  As I may have mentioned, I am a close personal friend of the founder and chairman, Chip Wood.  I’ve also had the honor of meeting Steven, Chip’s son and his daughter Anna.  They are both intensely involved in the family business.  It’s such a comfort to know that my favorite company is set to prosper for generations to come!  

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The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #64:

A Web Log about a poll from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity

The other day I decided to conduct a poll of people I met on the street.  I’m not sure if my results can be considered “scientific” or not, but I’ll bet I spoke with upwards of 15 different people.  8 of whom continued speaking with me after I identified myself as a Phantom Tire with a secret identity.  I couldn’t have them thinking I was just some random stranger with a cape on.  

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The Diary of the Phantom Tire Buyer #62:

A Web Log about gift cards from A Phantom Tire Buyer with a Secret Identity

The season of giving is upon us once again!  And, once again, I need to dispel a rumor that always crops up among those receiving gifts from me.  Yes, I AM a Phantom Tire Buyer with a secret identity; and yes, I am a close personal friend of Chip Wood.  But no, those delightful gift cards from Tire Discounters are NOT given to me for free.  

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