Everybody knows to replace tires when the tread gets down to the wear bar, but what about when they get too old?
The rubber in tires deteriorates over time due to UV and environmental exposure.
One change would force Cal Recycle to spend down the current million surplus in the Waste Tire Fund before imposing a new fee.
Another would require the agency to thoroughly document and report how the incentive program is improving tire-recycling rates.
Ever wonder what all those numbers on the sidewall of your tire actually mean? Here’s a primer on tire size and other sidewall markings that can give you valuable information about your tires.(Click here to see the larger image.)Width in millimeters – The first of the tire size numbers gives you the width of the tire from sidewall to sidewall in millimeters.
At least it would be the earliest date that the bike could have been made.
I turned on my mobile phone today and received some text message saying "Call me ok" from a number in area code 289.
Supposedly it is within Ontario but I have no idea whose number this is and I am wondering if it could be one of those lines that charges you hundreds of dollars per is an overlay new area code.
Aspect Ratio – The aspect ratio designates the height of the tire, measured from the top edge of the rim to the top of the tire, as a percentage of the width.
What this means is that the upper sidewall of the rim in this picture has a height of 65% of the 225 millimeter width, or 146.25 millimeters.