[ba] seeking winter tire (tahoe) reccomendation from locals.. ..

Buchholz, Steven Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Tue Dec 11 18:59:11 EST 2001

... I made it to my sister in-law's cabin off the plowed roads around
Pollock Pines on a set of Gatorbacks in the urq.  I'm not so sure I'd
recommend them for general snow use though ... ;-)

Quattro Rules!
Steve Buchholz
San Jose, CA (USA)

... sorry I don't have more usable empirical data for you ...
> hey boys n girls...
> so ive been trying to decide on a set of tires for the tahoe
> commute - 99.9
> % dry highway with that .1% being VERY hairy and deep
> rain/snow/ with awful
> road conditions. anyone have somehting they've tried that
> works/doesnt work?
> i don't want to spend 600$ on snow tires (the nokian nrw's
> would be a first chouce, but WOW are they pricey)
> and wonder if you all have a good, more budget-minded recc.
> for a winter
> tire. the artic alipns dont seem to do a very good job in deep snow...
> id prefer 1st hand exp, ive done about all the empirical
> research that can be done =)

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