I have used inner tubes for quite a few hacks over the years but I have never used a tire for a hack. We have featured a few tire hacks including tires made into belts, both tires and tubes made into a seat bag, and tires made into sculptures.
If you possess the ability to cut and punch holes in rubber, you can create a pretty cool set of custom grips for your steed. Reader Jo sent in a link to his blog, Coventry Recycle Cycles, where he shows how you can go from this . . .
Full a full breakdown, including a disclaimer for those challenged by sharp objects, check out Coventry Recycle Cycles. And if you have found a use for old tires please consider submitting it to us for posting.