Outline of tires

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Automobile tires
Studded winter tire
Formula One racing slicks
Large tires
Airless tires
Aircraft tire
Motorcycle tire
Mountain bike tires
Spiked tire
Tractor tire

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to tires:

A tire (in American and Canadian English) or tyre (in British and Commonwealth English such as UK, Australia and New Zealand), is a ring-shaped covering that fits around a wheel rim to protect it and enable better vehicle performance by providing a flexible cushion that absorbs shock while keeping the wheel in close contact with the ground.

Types[edit]

By construction[edit]

By tread[edit]

By material[edit]

By appearance[edit]

Vehicle specific[edit]

Use specific[edit]

Components[edit]

Attributes[edit]

Behaviors[edit]

Maintenance[edit]

Inflation[edit]

Tools[edit]

Life cycle[edit]

Failure[edit]

Organizations[edit]

Identification[edit]

  • UTQG Uniform Tire Quality Grading

Related[edit]

See also[edit]