Gravity vs. KO2 Tires

Tires-Easy All-Terrain Tires, Tire Technology

Most tire companies test out the durability of a tire by driving them on extreme off road conditions. BF Goodrich decided to test the endurance of the tires with an unorthodox method. They took their new KO2 off-road tire skydiving with no parachute. The makers of the BF Goodrich KO2 tires took one up into the air. The airplane was …

Gravity vs. KO2 Tires was last modified: April 7th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Your Tires are Getting Smarter Thanks to Continental

Tires-Easy Continental Tires, Tire Safety, Tire Technology

 New technology will soon help your tires talk to you. Question: Which of the following is most likely to damage your tires: Potholes Nails and tacks You You guessed it. Most tire damage is caused by under-inflation and poor maintenance by their owners. That may be changing as tires get a little smarter. They already send dashboard warnings to drivers …

Your Tires are Getting Smarter Thanks to Continental was last modified: May 17th, 2017 by Tires-Easy

Tires

Braking is All About Tires

Tires-Easy Michelin Tires, Tire Buying Guide, Tire Technology

When you apply the brakes in your vehicle, tires are a big part of the equation, add water and they become even more critical in deceleration. As the tread wears down over time, a tires ability to perform becomes diminished from treadwear. Michelin has a response to this with the Premier A/S tire, which made a debut this year at …

Braking is All About Tires was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Winter tire usage

Siping Your Tires for Better Traction?

Tires-Easy Snow Tires, Tire Safety, Tire Technology

Modern tire design includes tiny sipe cuts in the tread pattern. These small slits significantly enhance traction, and they are especially important on all-season and winter tires. Once upon a time, it was a somewhat common practice for people in areas with severe winter conditions to cut sipes themselves into their tires to prepare for ice and snow. Those times …

Siping Your Tires for Better Traction? was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy

Tire Sipes – A Thousand Cuts

Tires-Easy Tire Technology

Sipes are tiny cuts in your tire tread that are positioned to improve traction in snowy, wet and slippery conditions. Take a close look and you will find thousands of sipes on your winter tires to enhance traction. Studies show that properly placed sipes on tires significantly improves stopping distance and traction, even on ice. Tire Traction and Sipes Go Hand …

Tire Sipes – A Thousand Cuts was last modified: April 7th, 2016 by Tires-Easy