Boyd's Tire & Service Participates in All About Autism Cruise-In

July 31st, 2016

At Boyd's Tire & Service, we're proud members of the Columbus, OH community. We're proud to be engaged in good causes here in our town, and that includes Cruise In Columbus OHthe 10th Annual All About Autism Car, Truck and Motorcycle Cruise-In, coming up on August 20. 

The Cruise-In will be kicking off at 11:00 a.m. and run until 5:00 p.m., with music, T-shirts, dash plaques for the first 100 entries, food & drink activities, kids' events, raffle items, People's Choice judging and much more. It's a fun event for the whole family, and of course the $20 entry fee goes to autism-related charities to help with educational equipment, camps, therapy and other autism-related causes. 

The Cruise-In will be held at Quaker Steak & Lube, 8500 Lyra Drive in Columbus; rain date will be August 21. ...[more]

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A Brief History of the Tire

July 28th, 2016
The tire is such a commonplace item -- it's on every car, every truck, every bicycle, every aircraft. It's easy to not give the tire a second thought, but like every other technology, the tire has an interesting history of advances and failures. 
 
In the 19th century, carriages and wagons used steel strips for "tires" on their wheels, with the punishing sort of ride that you'd expect. In later years, they were shod with strips of natural rubber, which was an improvement but was still problematic. Solid rubber still rode pretty rough, and the natural, uncured rubber would get gummy in hot weather and shrink and harden in cold temperatures. Charles Goodyear was able to help with the invention of vu ...[more]
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Boyd's Tire & Service Kicks In on Ohio Ride for Autism

July 7th, 2016

On July 30, 2016, the Make It Fit Foundation and C & A Harley Davidson will be hosting the 7th Annual Ohio Ride for Autism, and Boyd's Tire & Service is happyRide for Autism in Columbus OH to announce their support for this event. 

Bikes will leave C & A Harley Davidson, 7610 Commerce Place in Plain City at 10:30 a.m., with the last bike leaving at 12 noon; same-day registration starts at 9:00 a.m. Riders' registrations are $20, and passengers $10. The ride will conclude at Quaker Steak & Lube, 8500 Lyra Drive in Columbus. As usual, the Ohio Ride for Autism will feature music, raffles, a 50/50 drawing, auctions and much more. 

The mission of the Make It Fit Foundation is to make life a bit better for those affected by autism -- not only people with a ...[more]

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