Back in September I picked up a pair of Schwalbe Marathon Winter tyres and put them to one side while I waited for the snow and ice to arrive. I was beginning to think it wasn’t going to happen this year so I put them in the loft a couple of weeks back. That small action was enough to kick sod’s law into action and about 3 days later I was seeing forecasts for a prolonged period of brass monkey bothering climate – so I retrieved the tyres and fitted them last week.
With the temperature touching 19°C this afternoon, on a beautiful autumn day, nobody would even be thinking of buying winter tyres now, right? Yes that’s right, nobody is buying them now which is exactly the reason I just did! Continue reading “Winter Tyres – Get them while you can!”