Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 02:36:26 GMT
From: Nutmegger<Menopsamcretroadagain.com>
Subject: Re: Winter vs all season tires on 900SE???


davehinznopsamcop.net says... >>>: Winter tires have less grip that >>>: all seasons in all conditions except snow covered roads. >>> >>>They do? > >> That has been my experience using them, maybe different brands are different. > >...that winter tires have less grip on ice? Wet? I wished I remembered what they were, I was hydroplaning all over the highway, I had a fit and insisted they be taken off. Someone else bought them and loved them so....it is probably just me. >Odd, my experience is exactly opposite. Hmmm....I never liked any of the ones I had. >Then again, I only drive on Nokia/Nokian snow tires, so >my experience is limited to them. I've never tried them. > > >>>I don't believe >>>that you have a very good understanding of the current technology of >>>snow tires. > >> What is the *current* technology? > > >Well, their site is kind of hard to navigate, but *somewhere* on >www.nokian.com they talk about the sorts of compounds & siping that >they use, and why it works the way it does. Can't find it right >now, though. > >It's good reading, if it's still there, though. Well....I'm not up to searching a site right now anyway, but I know where to go when I want the info. ~J~

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