Grippy all round and all-year / winter tyres for scooters. The rubber compound and profile are ideally adapted to year-round use and the demands of cold weather use, just like a car tyre. Cold outside temperatures (6 degrees and over) place particular demands on scooter tyres, which is why winter tyres use a significantly softer compound. The extremely high proportion of silica allows the tyre to flex properly, even in cold temperatures. The specialist media note: in comparison to conventional scooter tyres, the new Urban Snow from IRC offers a range of advantages. Increased road handling in the dry, high water dispersion and optimal grip in the cold and wet, the best possible traction and side grip on snow and ice, combined with great riding comfort and excellent tyre life. The Urban Snow is therefore the ideal scooter tyre for year-round use. World of Bike, September 2011. Since 04.12.2010 M+S tyres (mud and snow) are a requirement in Germany for slushy or snowy conditions. For those who want to ride all year round, these M+S tyres are a must have!Tyres stamped with M+S.