Winter Tyres - not so impressive! (Added a couple of short videos)

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Re: Winter Tyres - not so impressive! (Added a couple of short videos)

Post by alexdm » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:18 pm

Had my new Continental 850P tyres fitted this morning and the garage confirmed the rubber has severely hardened on my old Pirelli Sottozero Serie II tyres. I compared my old Pirelli winters (6mm left on rear and 7mm on front) to a new set and there was a night and day difference in the rubber softness.

So if anyone wants a winter tyre which can last longer than just 2 winters, avoid the Pirellis!
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Re: Winter Tyres - not so impressive! (Added a couple of short videos)

Post by MontegoBlue » Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:47 pm

My 3er has worn it's Riken Snow boots since October, worn very little and grip has been great!

Done around 10k since October aswell.

Had Pirelli winters few years back, never rated them either tbh...

No one else rock the "au naturale/continental look"? :)

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Re: Winter Tyres - not so impressive! (Added a couple of short videos)

Post by midlifecrisis » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:44 pm

Try what this guy does ..... as one of the comments suggests ..... brilliant watching natural selection at work :lol:

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