studding tires for winter!!

6 replies to this topic
  • Shane_Bettin

Posted September 29, 2004 - 06:27 PM


im gonna be starting my winter tires soon. i use just regular ice screws about 3/4" long and drill them into an old tire. who else rides in snow and do you have any good patterns that worked the best.

  • yz426onNOS

Posted September 29, 2004 - 08:34 PM


Talk to T.T. member frostbite.

  • icemachines

Posted September 29, 2004 - 11:54 PM


Just about to get ready for the upcoming season :cry:
If your serious about ice these are the tires for you
check out the link rock central
There's even a description on how their built.
I have some used tires if you want to give it a try.
and seeing your from alberta :cry:, get into racing, it's a hoot
here's the web site. AEIRA and if anyone else is interested in racing, feel free to send me a post.
Feburary 19/20 2005 is the 24hr World Endurance Ice Race known as the "Numb Bum" all are welcome

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  • SureBlue

Posted September 30, 2004 - 03:01 AM



My new spiketires! Front Bridge Gritty ED661, Rear Trelleborg WinterFriction 454, spikes acid-treated and glued on drilled tires. These are for MX-track. Spiketires for trails do not have spikes pointing out to the sides. Spikes for real icetracks on frozen lakes are even much longer!
edited, link was not working

  • Shane_Bettin

Posted September 30, 2004 - 07:55 PM


oh right on, thats my birthday to. where is it being held?
i couldn't get that 2nd one to load.

  • icemachines

Posted October 01, 2004 - 03:35 AM


Here's the actual http address. Click on the Home Page when you enter, Don't know why it doesn't work.
It has some good pics and a cool Telford lake video

Alberta Endurance Ice Racing Association

There is a complete race season with 5 or so races. All races are 6 hours plus the big 24hr event.
This will total about 3000kms of riding if you complete the season.
Ft.Mac did host a race in previous years during your winter carnival. :cry:

  • SureBlue

Posted October 03, 2004 - 10:10 AM


Here's a link to 250F forum where the issue is also discussed, I have updated my post with spike installation information.

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