Winter tyres

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  1. Clayton9

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    hello,

    Looking for osme advice. I am heading skiing in a few weeks and need some winter tyres before i go. I am looking at either Michelin Xice or Michelin Agilis Alpin. Anybody have any experience of these tyres, or have used others.

    Thanks in advance

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    I have the Agilis Alpin,use them all year round.No excessive wear during summer touring Spain and Portugal.What size do you need as I have 2 Conti 4 seasons for sale.
     
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    been great, no a winter tyre but an excellent M&S
    took them skiing
     
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    Did they enjoy it ?
     
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    Doesn't work for me now either. Look at the RAC website, Driving abroad in Winter.
     
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    Most counties require full snowflake marked tyres from Jan2018 so if you intend to do winter travelling not worth fitting just m&s tyres.
     
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    Good info (y)
     
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    Agree with Lenny , we had our tyres checked by the French police last year and they are looking for the Snowflake mark on the tyres. They turn lots of cars away that did not have the correct tyres on from the mountain road.

    We used Yokohama winter tyres and they were very good.
     
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    What size are they please?
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    yes they loved it
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    Our tyres are 225/75/16
     
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    Failed attempt to correct the above link. Sorry.
     
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    Most European countries require chains in the snow, at least one pair to be fitted on driven wheels when required.
     
  16. Clayton9

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    Allanm.

    Yes I know. I have chains and socks. I have been skiing in the van for the last 12 years⛷⛷
     
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    Nice to touch bases today Troy.hope you enjoy your trip.(y)
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    Yeah really good.
    Thank you for all your help. All booked in for tomorrow,

    Thanks again
     
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    Hello Brian and Jo, we have left it first stopover today in Livigno (pic attached) when previously we have been in this site we could even get on chocks with chains. We managed to not only get off the site but over the mountain with only tyres!! And there was plenty of snow. Thank you for the recommendation. Wish we had done it years ago!!

    Wanted to post this as a way of say thank you.

    Top guy!!
     

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    So what tyres did you get?

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