Tire dating code
AB509 amended and reassigned California Assembly Bill 509, passed the Senate Environmental Quality Committee 5-2 on July 5 and has been assigned to the Senate Appropriations committee.AB 509, sponsored by Assembly Member Jim Frazier, would change the current state tire recycling grant program into an incentive program to help expand the use of tire-derived material.Everybody knows to replace tires when the tread gets down to the wear bar, but what about when they get too old?The rubber in tires deteriorates over time due to UV and environmental exposure.[Atom] [Brooks] [Campagnolo] [Dia-Compe and Weinmann] [Huret] [Maillard] [Normandy] [Nitto] [SR (Sakae)] [Sachs-Huret] [Shimano] [Strong] [Sansin] [Sunshine] [Sun Tour (Maeda)] [Sugino] [Tange] [Williams] [Dancing Chain] [Saddles]The date of manufacture of a bicycle's components can often be used to determine the date of manufacture of the bike itself.Some bike parts have a date code cast or stamped into the piece.I turned on my mobile phone today and received some text message saying "Call me ok" from a number in area code 289.
At least it would be the earliest date that the bike could have been made.
Tires are just about the most important part of your car.
If they're in bad shape, the car's ability to accelerate, stop, and turn in all conditions is greatly compromised.
The measure also includes a provision to give Cal Recycle authority to impose an additional tire fee on tire dealers to cover program administrative costs.
The measure is moving forward with the support of the U. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), which successfully sought changes to the measure.