I don't know about everyone else, but in my opinion there is nothing worse than not being able to stop. So let's take a minute to talk about brakes. Stopping power is derived from the friction material. Friction material is more commonly known as a brake pad. Pads create friction against the rotor which allows the vehicle to stop. This whole process creates...  Read More

Great tire...or great tire for the money?

Okay, so we all know that the economy is not at its strongest, money still does not grow on trees, and the majority of people do not want to spend money on tires. (Unless you are like me...I get excited about tires like my wife does shoes!)  But, you have to remember that there is only one thing between you and the road, between you and the car in front of...  Read More

Dashing through the snow!

     There is an always a debate on the use of winter tires versus the use of all season tires.  For many people it comes down to convenience, for others a matter of cost and for others a matter of safety.  I am going to go over the differences to at least try and help people make a truly educated decision, and know what they are sacrificing or what they can...  Read More

To Run flat or not to Run flat, that is the question.

     Run flat tires are becoming a hot topic of conversation.  With most of the new BMW, Mini, Chevrolet Corvettes, and even Toyota Sienna AWD models coming without a spare tire, it leaves owners with limited options.  While run-flat tires do provide extended mobility, there are mixed reviews on their ride quality, durability, cost, and overall value.     ...  Read More

Selecting the RIGHT new tire

             I recently had a conversation with a customer who was calling to order tires for a Honda minivan.  He was asking for the Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3.  My first response was, "that's a great tire sir, but can I ask why you want to put it on your minivan?"  He response revolved around his friend who has a Corvette and loves the tire, and he wanted to...  Read More