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Flat Tire Prevention Tips

Flat Tire Prevention Tips

Experiencing a flat tire can be one of the most significant nuisances for any driver. Not only is it troublesome and requires repairs, but it also puts a stop to your entire day. If you ever encounter a flat tire, we want you to know that our team at River City Tire has your back! Our team will do everything to keep your costs low and get you back on track right away.   Signs of a Flat Tire Some flat tires are more pronounced than others, which is why it may take hours or days to notice them. On the other hand, your tire can also blow out, which is what it sounds like. Besides a deflated look, a flat tire has other noticeable symptoms (and side effects).  You may notice your vehicle handling feels off You may hear a loud sound or rumble You might feel vibrations or shakiness when picking up speed You may see poor tread You may see bulging or blistering spots on the affected tire Significantly low tire pressure As soon as you remark one or more of these warning traits ... read more

Fall Follage

Fall Follage

The beauty of Fall makes us all remember the days of running through the leaves, road trips to look at the beautiful colors of the season and getting ready to watch as little ones spook up for Halloween.  We tend to run through each day forgetting to take a moment to enjoy the beautiful sunrise or sunset we are blessed to receive.  We rush to work and forget to see the beauty of the Fall Colors, the smell of a fire, and the opportunity to spend the last few cool nights outside around a fire sharing stories or just take that brisk walk with a friend or loved one. Taking that moment to say "How was your day" and quietly listen . Fall is our gift before winter, before the chill of our Midwestern snow storms begin. So take that drive - drive to Scott County par, Duck Creek Park, Coralville Lake, Mississippi Palisades, and more.  Pack the cooler with some water, some snacks, the camera and make some memories.  Always remember to make sure those tires ... read more

Let’s get out and take a ROAD TRIP

Let’s get out and take a ROAD TRIP

Let’s get out and take a ROAD TRIP River City Tire wants you and your family to safely have fun and what better way than a great road trip. With great by-ways and highways take a day this fall and plan a day trip. Pack a lunch, pack some snacks, and pick a spot to go enjoy. Cities like Decorah, Iowa City, Solon, and more. Check out the website QCMoms part one and two for great spots to visit with your children like the Wilton Candy Kitchen in Wilton Iowa. Have that vehicle checked out before you go and sign up for our ROAD TRIP basket give away. A basket full of snacks, games, water, sanitizers and more will be given out each week in September. Let’s be safe both with your vehicle, your family, and COVID

Road Tripping Idea: September

Road Tripping Idea: September River City Tire is continuing to promote “Family Road Trip Days” with our basket give-away each week. We are also promoting having your vehicle inspected after it has been “sheltered-in-place” these past months to ensure you and your family have a safe and fun road trip. So check out the vehicle before you go at River City Tire – look for our Road Trip Special. Today we recommend a short trip up Highway 61 to Dubuque Iowa. What was once a small mining town has grown into a community with 3 colleges, an airport, numerous parks and trails for you to explore. We recommend starting at the Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium located on East 3rd street. There is a fee to explore but it has a live touch the snails’ tank, 12 aquariums, a steam boat, train depot and more to explore. Purchase tickets on-line and enjoy a few hours. The Fenelon Place Elevator is a must ride adventure while in Dubuque ... read more

Fall Road Trip Adventures

Fall Road Trip Adventures

Fall in the Midwest is the best time for FAMILY ROAD TRIPS.  Starting September 1st, River City Tire,will be giving away a ROAD TRIP BASKET each week full of goodies for you and your family to take on the road.  Each week will will also post a destination worthy of  investigating.  Take advantage of our ROAD TRIP SPECIAL  and have your vehicle serviced before your go.  We will make sure your wipers, lights, tires and more will be safe on your journey.  SO - let's travel together

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