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Old 12-28-2012, 10:46 PM   #1
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Does anyone ride their F8 in the snow?

Just curious. My bike should be finished at the dealer soon. There isn't too much snow in Spokane, but I would like to see how often other people do. Going to try TKC 80s for the first time.
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:23 PM   #2
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I do, just be careful. I run the same tires also. Ice on the other hand
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Old 12-28-2012, 11:26 PM   #3
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Snow??

Absolfreakinlutely!!
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:13 AM   #4
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I would, afraid of the salt though. It ruins everything.
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Old 12-29-2012, 10:21 AM   #5
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Your already trying to put your bike back into the shop, and it hasn't even left yet.
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Old 12-29-2012, 10:52 AM   #6
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Well yeeeessssssssss.....

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Old 12-29-2012, 11:39 AM   #7
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My main goal is to just head south and then I don't have to deal with snow at all!
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Old 12-29-2012, 01:43 PM   #8
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My main goal is to just head south and then I don't have to deal with snow at all!
That's what I did for Xmas
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:01 PM   #9
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Joe did...

Check out this short series.

Joe rode his in the "snow".

http://curbsyde.com/?p=2828

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Old 12-29-2012, 02:19 PM   #10
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For those of you who do ride in the snow, what tires do you feel work best? I'm thinking the K60s but I'd like to hear if there is a better winter tire.

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Old 12-29-2012, 03:01 PM   #11
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For those of you who do ride in the snow, what tires do you feel work best? I'm thinking the K60s but I'd like to hear if there is a better winter tire.

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TKC80 - can't think of anything better. I ride them year-long, and the only down-side is the 3,500 or so miles on the rear tire. It gives me the best edge off-road (and in the snow), and I don't feel compromised on the road - even when it rains.






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Old 12-29-2012, 03:27 PM   #12
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TKC's in the snow and slush work great. TKCs on hard packed snow and ice will kill you. Stay frosty!
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:01 PM   #13
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For those of you who do ride in the snow, what tires do you feel work best? I'm thinking the K60s but I'd like to hear if there is a better winter tire.

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I had a karoo T worn out with 3500 miles on it in the video above... Now rides a K60, in 18 inch... Life is good.
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:31 PM   #14
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You need to get some sheet metal screws or snow rivets in those tires! That was funny watching you slide backwards!
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:11 PM   #15
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I would, afraid of the salt though. It ruins everything.
Exactly. Here in Michigan they dump tons of salt when it snows. It destroys everything. But being "The Motor City", they want the cars to fall apart so they can sell more.
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