Lincolnshire Young Farmers Agricultural Tyre Evening at Bush Tyres

Bush Tyres, Horncastle, held an Agricultural Tyre Evening for Lincolnshire Young Farmers on Thursday (17/10/19)

Lincolnshire Young Farmers at Bush Tyres Agricultural night aided by Michelin

The evening started off with a welcome message from Brett Mayhew (Bush Tyres) before introducing Michelin's representative, Ian Whitwell, who did a stirling job explaining the following tyre related subjects:

  • tyre sidewall markings & dimensions,
  • choosing the right tyre to match the power of a tractor,
  • Michelin's Very High Flexion (VF) tyres,
  • Soil protection,
  • Tractor load balancing calculations,
  • How to set tyre pressures without the use of a tyre pressure gauge.
Everyone who attended were given an 8 page booklet to accompany the evening & to act as a reminder of what was discussed during the event. there was a buffet too wwhich was very popular too.

Ian Whitwell (Michelin) giving a talk to Lincolnshire Young Farmers  about all aspects of Agricultural tyres at Bush Tyres

Chris Kelly & Matt Smith (both from Bush Tyres) along with Ian demonstrated
what is involved with a tractor wheel alignment as well as explaining the benefits
of an alignment.

Tractor wheel alignment demonstration for Lincolnshire Young Farmers at Bush Tyres

Quick fact:  Did you know that if your tractor wheel alignmnet is out by only 5% you could have a decrease in fuel economy by up to 12%

Matt Smith (Bush Tyres) demonstrating a Tractor wheel alignment for Lincolnshire Young Farmers at Bush Tyres Horncastle

This event turned out to be a very successful evening for all involved & Bush Tyres would like to thank Ian, from Michelin, who kindly donated his time to help, & everyone from LYF who came to make this one of the best attended nights so far.

Lincs Young Farmers representatives, Bush Tyres staff & Ian Whitwell in front of the LYF trailer sponsored by Bush Tyres

If you would like us to arrange a similar event in your area please contact your nearest centre

Event topics could be:

Car:  tyres, wheel alignment, inspection & servicing.
As detailed in this article.
Commercial tyres:
How to maintain & prolong the life of commercial tyres.


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