Creases on tire sidewall

Valleys, Creases, Ripples and Indentations on My Tire Sidewall

Tires-Easy Radial Tires

It is not uncommon to find creases, ripples, valleys or waves of indentations on the sidewall of your radial tires. On smaller tires, they can sometimes be very delicate and easy to miss. On larger tires, they might stand out and be quite obvious, even from a distance. These creases are known in the tire business as sidewall undulations. Sidewall …

Valleys, Creases, Ripples and Indentations on My Tire Sidewall was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

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Tires and Hydroplaning, Avoiding a Dangerous Situation

Tires-Easy Tire Safety

You’re driving down the highway, maybe in the rain, maybe not, and there on the road in front of you is a patch of water. You hit the water, and suddenly your car jerks sharply because one of your tires is skidding on water. Or you’re speeding forward, but floating above the road with no traction at all to steer …

Tires and Hydroplaning, Avoiding a Dangerous Situation was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

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Tires and Sidewall Bubbles, Why Tire Maintenance Matters

Tires-Easy Tire Safety

A sidewall bubble means that air has somehow found its way into the internal structure of your tire and that the bonded materials that hold your tire together have become compromised. If you continue to drive on that compromised tire, the bubble will enlarge which might cause the sidewall to separate. Tire separation can produce a sudden blow out and …

Tires and Sidewall Bubbles, Why Tire Maintenance Matters was last modified: October 15th, 2018 by Tires-Easy

Trailer Tires – Bias or Radial?

Tires-Easy Tire Technology, Trailer Tires

It’s time for new trailer tires and one of your decisions is whether to purchase bias or radial tires. That decision generally boils down to whether price is most important, or whether you are more concerned about how the tires handle on the road. Bias tires are less expensive. Trailer owners sometimes say that because trailer tires are followers, that …

Trailer Tires – Bias or Radial? was last modified: May 17th, 2017 by Tires-Easy

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What if the Shape of My Tires Change During Shipping?

Tires-Easy ATV Tires, Tire Safety, Tire Technology

Sometimes small tires, like wheelbarrow tires, lawnmower tires and even ATV tires, are pressed together when they are shipped. Many tire manufacturers keep their small tire pricing down by literally squeezing more tires into their trucks to reduce shipping costs. At the tire stores, you never see the tires that were crushed together during shipping. When you purchase small tires online, however, …

What if the Shape of My Tires Change During Shipping? was last modified: April 15th, 2016 by Tires-Easy