Jump to content

We're all fair weather riders


OhJay
 Share

Recommended Posts

We don't have real winters.. so when the snow comes, if it comes.. we're never prepared for it. but.. look at bikers in northern scandinavia. many just like here will ride through the winter but on roads that are untreated.. so unlike the video... no tarmac visible. how do they manage? simple.. they swap over tyres and use ones with steel spikes in them. and just get on with it. same as the car drivers who do the same thing but use 'winter tyres' usually with chains fitted.


here we had no snow at all last year. Ive lived in this house for 14 years now and only been snowed in 4 times... and the longest, a fortnight. a real rarity. By snowed in i mean I can get the bike down the hill.. but no way on earth can I get it up again. made that mistake once. so.. when the snow comes, if it comes.. the bike has to stay put. If heavy snow was a normal thing here.. then obviously i would be inclined to do something about it.. the idea of not being able to ride the bike for months on end is a pure horror.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I crashed my car once in November!

At the time I was working in Halewood near Liverpool (Ford).

I commuted on my VFR750 for about 5 weeks!

Snow,Ice, Fog the lot. I was working 12:00 till 00:00 or even longer!


I bought myself another car for Christmas! :lol:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Sign up now

    Registration is quick and easy 

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Guidelines We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.

Please Sign In or Sign Up