The Tire Terminal Blog
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July 1st, 2016
Thanksgiving Traveling: Will Your Tires Be Up To The Trip?
October 12th, 2015
- Tread Depth: The minimum tread depth for tires is 2/32”, or 1.5 mm…tires that are at that tread depth are significantly worn, with compromised traction, ride and handling and are in need of replacement. You can use a tire tread depth gauge, but failing that, here’s a very easy way to get that measurement. Take a penny and insert into a tread groove, with the Queen’s head down. If you can see any part of the Queen’s head, it’s time for ...
What You Don't Know About The Goodyear Blimp
September 15th, 2015
Shop Michelin Tires in Mississauga, ON
July 15th, 2015
At The Tire Terminal, we sell a lot of Michelin tires in Mississauga, ON, and for good reason. Michelin has long been an innovator and industry leader; you can find Michelins on everything from bicycles and motorcycles to aircraft and even the Space Shuttle!
Michelin has been in operation since 1889, when they got their start with bicycle tires. Over the years, Michelin soon moved into tires for cycle racing and and automotive tires; by the 1930s, Michelin purchased automaker Citroen. Over the years, Michelin pioneered the tire industry with innovations like the first run-flat tire (1934) and the first radial tire (1946). Today, Michelin is the biggest tire manufacturer in the world, after years lagging behind Bridgestone; they now own Uniroyal and B.F. Goodrich and operate factories in North Carolina ...