Spring Tire-Care Tips to Help You Stay Safe on the Road

Originally posted by Jeff S. Bartlett, via consumerreports.org, March 20, 2019 Winter is tough on tires: Road conditions can be brutal, and temperature swings can often mean your tires have become badly deflated. As spring emerges, potholes often blossom and create their own risks to your tires. That makes this a great time to spend a few… Read more »

The Best All-Season and Summer Tires for Cars in Canada for 2019

Originally posted by Éric Descarries via auto123.com, March 2019 Spring is just around the corner; in fact in your corner of the country it might already be here. And just about anywhere in Canada, whoever has winter tires on their car is looking forward to putting their summer tires back on, in many cases because… Read more »

Harper’s tire centralizes operations to offer improved customer service

Calgary’s tire guru urges drivers to pick the right tire, not the cheapest. October 3, 2018 – Calgary, AB – Harper’s Tire, which has been operating in Calgary for 87 years, is consolidating its operations at its 4th St SE location in order to create a more personalized customer experience. With 13 bays and a staff… Read more »

Winter Tires: To buy or not to buy?

Any discussion around winter tires is awash with myth and misconception. Are they really needed? If so, how many? Can one skate by with a decent set of all-seasons? If you have all-wheel drive, you don’t need winters.

Tom Harper knows these kinds of conversations better than most. As co-owner of Harper’s Tire, which opened in Calgary in 1931, he’s part of the third generation of Harpers to sit at the helm of one of the city’s oldest tire companies. Read More…