Get a grip on the world of tyres at the BK Tyres blog. It’s where we share our latest top tips, news and views, as well as keeping you updated on all things tyre-related. Happy browsing!

Company focus: spotlight on Michelin

Michelin Man poster

BK Tyres  supply around 600 different Michelin tyres, one of the world’s most enduring and famous brands. In this post, we’ll take a peek at the company behind the iconic Michelin Man. Company statistics Founded in 1889, Michelin currently employs… read more

What’s next for tyres – the promise of graphene


OK, we may be a little biased, but we think that tyre compounds are pretty amazing. We blogged recently about how modern tyres utilise over 200 raw materials. Now they look set to become even more incredible as manufacturers start… read more

The bald facts about worn tyres

A little while back, we blogged about the dangers of buying part worn tyres. Our view was (and is) pretty blunt: they’re dangerous and they don’t represent any sort of saving. But in researching that post, we came across some… read more

BK Tyres’ guide to the anatomy of a tyre

Bridgestone run flat tyres

Although we’ve blogged about different types of tyres – for example, run-flats, unidirectional tyres, and even part-worn tyres – it suddenly occurred to us that we hadn’t really looked at the basic question of what’s inside a typical tyre. So… read more

Steer away from part worn tyres

Tyre related accident

Let’s cut to the chase: part worn tyres are often downright dangerous and buying them is a false economy. That’s the view of many industry experts and it’s ours too. Is it really so black and white as that? We… read more

What are run flat tyres?

Bridgestone run flat tyres

In our first post of 2017, we’re looking at run flat tyres – what they are, their advantages and disadvantages and whether they’re right for you. Run flat tyres are ones designed to be driven on, for a limited distance,… read more

Visual signs that your tyres need replacing

How do you know that your tyres need replacing? In our last blog post, we pointed out four early warning signs that your tyres are past their best. However, the more obvious way is to take a look at them…. read more

Can I change just one tyre at a time?

You’ve got a nail through a tyre, or the tyre is really worn, and it definitely needs replacing. Can you get away with changing just the one tyre? Some claim this just isn’t a safe option – but are they… read more

Simple autumn driving tips for hassle-free motoring

Autumn driving tips BKTyres

Parts of the UK are having an Indian summer at the moment, but never fear – autumn conditions will soon be with us. It only seems five minutes since we posted our summer driving tips, and now it’s time to… read more