Site Information

Blog

BRIDJIT vs Pyle Curb Ramps

If you're looking for a set of curb ramps and you happen to be on Amazon, you might see a set of Pyle brand curb ramps.


At first glance, these ramps seem comparable to BRIDJIT curb ramps. However, as we'll explain below, BRIDJIT curb ramps are a better choice for most consumers.

Comparing Pyle and BRIDJIT Curb Ramp Features

A strict comparison of features and specs shows that there are a lot of important differences between the Pyle and BRIDJIT curb ramps:

  BRIDJIT      Pyle  
Fits most rolled curbs?                 Yes Yes
Expandable, with additional single sections available? Yes Yes
Included hardware that joins all sections together? Yes No
Tapered edges on "end" pieces? Yes No
Rough/textured surface for traction? Yes Yes
Holes for that allow for drilling holes into concrete curb? No Yes
Warrantied for 5 years? Yes No
Made from recycled materials? Yes Unknown
Made in the USA? Yes Unknown

In terms of dimensions and basic design, the Pyle and BRIDJIT curb ramps are similar. Both products are sold in approximately 4' long sections, with each section having roughly the same width and shape. However, beyond that basic similarity, there are a lot of differences:

  • BRIDJIT ramps are designed to be joined together, with hardware included. Joining sections together is important in terms of making sure they stay in place. While each section is fairly heavy (about 50 lbs), they can "creep" when you drive over them every day. Connecting each section together helps them stay put.
  • BRIDJIT ramps are tapered at the ends. Tapering the sides of the ramps makes a big difference to anyone that's driving across the ramps "long" ways. Like the US postal service delivery person. Or the UPS truck. Or the FedEx truck. Or guests that visit your home and park in the street. Not to mention, tapering each end of the ramp set makes them less of a tripping hazard for pedestrians.
  • BRIDJIT ramps don't have holes through them. Putting holes through a ramp section might seem like a good idea, as it allows for bolting the ramp set into the concrete curb below. But there are a couple of problems with this idea. First, most cities have rules against homeowners drilling into the curb. Second, in our experience, holes like this are a structural weak point.
  • BRIDJIT ramps are warrantied for 5 years. As a manufacturer, we pride ourselves on our quality. We've formulated our ramps to last a long time, and we back our product five times longer than this particular competitor.

BRIDJIT Ramps Are Made In The USA From Recycled Materials

BRIDJIT ramps are made in the USA because we care about the American worker. We could probably save a few dollars manufacturing our ramps in Mexico or China or some other foreign country, but we don't want to. We are committed to being a 100% US company.

Tier pile
BRIDJIT Curb Ramps are made from recycled materials; specifically, used tires.

We're also committed to using recycled material in our ramps, and we're particularly proud of the fact that our products are made primarily from recycled tires. Millions of tires are discarded annually, and far too many of them end up in landfills. At BRIDJIT, we're doing our part to re-purpose these tires, saving them from the landfill.

When researching Pyle brand ramps, we were unable to determine where these ramps were made. We were also unable to determine whether or not they are made from recycled materials. So, we have no idea where they're made, and we have no idea if they're made from recycled materials. We certainly hope they are, and we'll be happy to update this article if Pyle provides information about manufacturing and materials.

Summing Up


BRIDJIT curb ramps are highly rated, and we've been around for a long time. We have carefully developed our products, and we manufacture them in the USA from recycled materials. We also stand behind our ramps for five years.

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Still, as flattered as we are, we don't think anyone should settle for an imitation of a BRIDJIT curb ramp.

A Buyer’s Guide to Rubber Ramps For Rolled Curb Driveway Entries

Rubber driveway ramps are the latest innovation to hit the market for homeowners with a rolled curb at the end of their driveway. These ramps serve an important purpose. They bridge the gap between the driveway and the road. This prevents your vehicle from bottoming out and suffering scrapes on its underside. Why Get a Rubber [...]

Read More »


Will Scraping the Bottom of My Car on a Curb Cause Any Damage?

You know that jarring feeling you get when your car scrapes on a curb or speed bump? You freeze, cringe, and then panic, wondering if you've just damaged your car. Pretty much every owner of a low ground clearance car can relate. It’s not a fun feeling, So what really happens when the bottom of your car [...]

Read More »


3 Things To Keep In Mind Before Building A DIY Concrete Driveway Ramp

Now that we’ve established that building an asphalt ramp at the end of your driveway isn’t a great idea, let’s talk about DIY concrete ramps. Image Credit: CastleDIY A lot of people like the idea of installing a concrete ramp to bridge the gap between their driveway and the road. It’s a cheap and easy project, but [...]

Read More »


What The Heck Is A Rolled Curb?

Did you know that there are several different types of curbs? Barrier curbs, integral curbs, and rolled curbs, to name a few. Let’s talk about rolled curbs. Most driveway curbs have a flatter design to allow a car to easily drive over them. A rolled curb isn't one of them. Rolled curbs maintain the same height as [...]

Read More »


Who Sells BRIDJIT Curb Ramps?

BRIDJIT is a popular brand of curb ramps. In fact, BRIDJIT curb ramps are sold all over the U.S.. There’s a high chance you’ll see one “in the wild” by driving around your neighborhood. If you’re wondering where you can get your very own BRIDJIT curb ramp, you came to the right place. The short answer [...]

Read More »


Why All Trailer Owners Should Consider Getting a Curb Ramp

There are many different types of trailers out there. Boat trailers, campers, car haulers, utility trailers, and equipment trailers, to name a few. Most of them have one thing in common: a terrible suspension system. Many don't even have shock absorbers. Even a small curb can really jostle whatever is loaded on the trailer. Image Credit:  RoyB When [...]

Read More »


Why You Need a Curb Ramp for Your RV

RVs and rolled curbs don’t go well together. However, this doesn’t mean that people with rolled curbs shouldn’t own RVs. Curb ramps make it possible for RVs to go over rolled curbs without any issues. A curb ramp is a removable ramp meant to serve as a bridge between the driveway and the street. It removes [...]

Read More »


3 Alarming Reasons Not to Build an Asphalt Curb Ramp

There’s a DIY project popping up everywhere: building your very own asphalt curb ramp. Perhaps you are toying with this idea to give your car an easy way to drive over the curb in front of your driveway. Continually bumping into and forcing your car over a curb will eventually wreck your alignment. If your car [...]

Read More »


The Hidden Costs of a Bad Wheel Alignment

Having your wheels realigned at a shop can be pretty pricey, so we don’t blame you for putting it off as long as you can. Still, your car's bad wheel alignment is actually costing you more money in the long run because: 1. It decreases your fuel economy. Think about what it feels like to push around [...]

Read More »