Handy all-rounder: all-season and winter tyres for scooters. As with car tres technology, this tyre compound has been adapted to work effectively during the colder seasons. Cold outdoor temperatures (from about 6 degrees Celsius) place particular demands on scooter tyres and therefore winter tyres have a much softer rubber compound. The extremely high silica content gives a certain elasticity to the tyre, even in the cold. According to the press: Compared to conventional scooter tyres, the new Urban Snow from IRC offers numerous advantages: better handling on dry roads, excellent water displacement and optimal grip in wet and cold, optimum traction and cornering on snow and ice as well as an unprecedented driving comfort and high mileage. The Urban Snow is the ideal scooter tyre for all seasons. World of Bike, issue September 2011. For your own safety, we recommend changing over to winter tyres for use on ice, slush, packed snow and ice or slippery frost. For real rider who use their bikes all year round, we recommend fitting M + S tyres! Tyres with embossed M + S-ID (mud and snow) are, of course, also suitable as all-season tyres.