Tire Buying

DISPELLING RETREAD MYTHS – Facts vs Fiction – POPULARITY Misconceptions surrounding the retreading industry are very abundant. Public perception is that retread tires are less safe than new tires so confidence in the retread industry would be minimal. Retreads are not popular in any industry because of the lack of confidence in safety.  FICTION Retread… Read More


DISPELLING RETREAD MYTHS – Fact vs Fiction – SAFETY There are many misconceptions surrounding the retreading industry. Unlike retreads of many years ago, today’s retreads have strong industry requirements, sophisticated technology, demanding quality control and no manual equipment. The worn tire is buffed away and a new tread is bound to the tire body (casing)… Read More


  Mower tires are available in many different styles and tread patterns. To be sure you select the right tire products for your mowing needs, it is important to consider how the tire will be used. Here are some common scenarios for a tire’s use and some of the best products that tackle each. Is… Read More


Have you ever taken a close look at your tires? There’s quite a bit going on there besides just the name brand of the tire. Most tires come marked with a code similar to something like this: P215/65R15. These tire sidewall markings can actually tell you everything you need to know about your tires! The… Read More


Your fleet’s tires are crucial to your success. Quality tires can keep your vehicles on the road for longer, ensuring you can meet your customer’s stringent deadlines. So, when it comes time to outfit your trucks with a new set, you want to make sure they have the best tires. For fleet managers, the bottom… Read More


No tire lasts forever – especially OTR tires used for construction, mining and other industrial activities. Because of the large amount of stress and responsibility these tires take on, it’s a safe practice to have your tires’ condition evaluated by a professional about every 1-3 months, depending on your site’s typical conditions. When it comes… Read More


When tire life goes the way it is supposed to, your tires wear out all at the same time, after providing you with an optimal service life. When this happens, replacing tires is pretty straightforward – you buy a new set. Unfortunately tire life, like life in general, does not always go according to plan.… Read More


Today’s fleet manager must face serious challenges when it comes to reducing costs. Goodyear® Fuel Max™ tires provide a great way for you to save money on your fleet costs. SmartWay®-verified Goodyear Fuel Max tires can help you improve fleet fuel efficiency and lower operating costs. Raben Tire is dedicated to providing solutions for fleet… Read More


Raben Tire is proud to offer a great selection of Goodyear® commercial tires including UniCircle® retread tires. These retread tires feature a seamless design that adheres closely to the tire casing for enhanced uniformity, casing endurance, and strength. Tire retreading offers a great way for fleet managers to lower costs while promoting environmental responsibility and… Read More


At the beginning of February, Michelin released ten new sizes of MICHELIN® Defender® T+H tires. Six additional sizes will be hitting the market this month, as well as another 16 options this summer. This new line of tires replaces the previous Michelin Defender line. Michelin Defender® T+H tires are designed to be the longest-lasting tires among leading competitive tires, providing miles of uncompromised… Read More