Originally Posted by docgonzo
The secret to winter riding is to wait till it rains and clears the salt, or the temperature is above 35 degrees, so that wet is wet, not black ice. As far as "grit" is concerned, just watch for "alternate" traction in the corners. Staying in the tire tracks usually is the ticket.
Yes, the salt can hurt the pretty bikes. That's why everyone should have a "beater" like that one you have with the stickers!
This is the reason I signed up on ADVRider Doc. I mean where else would one get insider riding tips like this ?