Tire Review Blog by QCBZ Media Blog

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How to Choose Bike Tires

Just as you would replace old running shoes when they wear out, you need to do the same with your bike tires when the time comes. And just as you have choices to make...

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How to put on tire chains

There are plenty of life skills a man should know. Come winter, one of them should be the ability to put snow chains on a car. If you’re wondering how to put on snow...

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What does tire size mean?

Tire size can be confusing. Some numbers on the sidewall are listed in millimeters while others are inches. Plus, the right size for your car, truck, or trailer can differ depending on where and...

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Do bigger wheels use more fuel?

There are a lot of things that can affect the gas mileage of your car. At first glance, the wheels and tires of your vehicle may not seem like they would have an impact...

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How To Choose Tires for Wet Conditions

When you’re looking for a wet-weather tire, consider these factors: Wet-weather frequency. If you drive in wet weather frequently, finding a tire that performs well in the rain might be more of a priority than...

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Best Road Bike Tires

In this piece, I’ll provide a buyer’s guide and product review. I’ve categorized the tires in four categories (all-around, racing, puncture resistance, commuting). Best All-Around Road Bike Tires: Continental Grand Prix 5000 Vittoria Rubino Pro Michelin...

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How To Choose Tires for Wet Conditions

When you’re looking for a wet-weather tire, consider these factors: Wet-weather frequency. If you drive in wet weather frequently, finding a tire that performs well in the rain might be more of a priority than...

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What should tire pressure be?

Having the correct tire pressure is extremely important for getting good gas mileage and the most life out of your tires. Your car has a specific tire pressure that will give the best gas...

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Can I mix and match tire brands?

The short answer is that, in general, manufacturers do not recommend tire mixing at all. For optimal safety and performance, it is recommended that vehicles are fitted with the same tires to every wheel...

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What are car wheels made of?

Car wheels, also known as rims, are made from different materials. The quality of the material determines the cost of the rim and each material has varying effects on the weight, durability, strength, and...

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Best Places to Buy Tires

1. Discount Tire Direct As the name implies, Discount Tire Direct focuses on offering excellent deals on tires. In fact, they’re my favorite place to shop. According to reviews on multiple websites, customers are happy to...

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How often should I rotate my tires?

ABOUT EVERY 7,500 MILES OR 6 MONTHS. Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that you get your tires rotated approximately every 7,500 miles or six months. However, some vehicles are exceptions and it’s always best to...

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How to read tire numbers

Installing the right tires on your vehicle is essential to the overall performance and safety of your vehicle. Your tire choice should reflect the conditions in which you drive and your preferences for vehicle...

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Different Wheel Types And How They’re Manufactured

Steel wheels Steelies are about as basic as wheels can get. Pressed from billets of steel using powerful hydraulic equipment, steel wheels have been standard on most low-cost vehicles for decades and dominated before...