Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 01:23:25 GMT
From: Another Bob  <>
Subject: Re: Winter vs all season tires on 900SE???

On Mon, 10 Sep 2001 20:33:47 +0200, Robert Brown <> wrote: >I'd better say straight off that I don't know what an "all-season tyre" is. Well, as an example, the Pirelli P7000 comes as a summer tire or as the P7000 SuperTouring which is an 'all season'. All season tires are marked M+S, AFAIK. However, they are distinguished from a true winter tire in that the winter tires are designed to maximize winter (snow) traction at the expense of wet, dry, and summer traction. All seasons are a compromise in Winter traction, with almost 'normal' Summer, wet, and dry traction. Still, they are way ahead of a 'Summer' tire - which goes nowhere in the snow. Bob

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