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Retreads 101

Let’s set the story straight

The whole retread tire story needs some serious retelling. They’re dependable, better on budgets and environmentally-friendly. Those are the facts. So let’s smash some myths and set the record straight about retread tires.

What is a retread?

Retread tires, or “recap tires” are the best way to get more out of one of your fleet’s most important investments. They’re such a successful way of managing fleet and truck tires that nearly half of all North American replacement truck tires are retreads.

Retread Tire Myths

Get a load of some of these road-tested whoppers. Gators, cost, bad weather, safety, mileage and more. Learn the truth. The rest is pure nonsense.* We put eight common retreading myths to the test. They all failed.

BANDAG. THERE’S NO BIGGER NAME IN RETREADS.

Building greener retreads. Saving fleets money. More innovative technology. Maximizing fuel efficiency. We’ll never stop improving what’s already a better tire solution. That’s why more fleets come to us for leading products, expert advice, and unrivaled service.