Is it safe to ride in snow/rain?

by Anonymous

I am moving to Provo, Utah to go to school, so most of the time I will be there will be during the winter.

Do you think that I would be able to use it much? After it rains/snows, or during the rain/ snow, would I be able to use it? I don't want to buy one and then not be able to use it all school year. Thanks!


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Jun 08, 2010
Foul Weather
by: Ron Goldwyn, Milford CT

I'm a bit past the age of feeling immortal. I live along Long Island Sound and get snowed upon regularly. The one major factor is how clean are the roads. During the snow, rain or other foul weather my scooter stays home. After the storm it depends on how desperate I am to venture out. I would then only go on roads with a high volume of traffic so that the roadway is clear.
But then there are the immortals who will take any risk...

Jun 07, 2010
Can Be Done...
by: Kathi

According to Daren Johnson, you can ride through the worst of winter weather. He says he rode his Piaggio MP3 (3-wheeler) through a Minnesota winter... I wouldn't think Provo could be much worse. Here's his story:

Personally, I won't ride on wet or icy roads, but then I don't need to go out on those days most of the time. I wouldn't ride my bicycle in weather like that either, but I used to see bicyclists riding on snow-packed roads through the Missoula streets when I lived there.

So I guess if you're careful, you can do just about whatever you set your mind to!


Jun 07, 2010
67kneil and the snow
by: Anonymous

Look at 67kneil's youtube channel and you will see him riding in the snow in NH, MA. I am subscribed to his videos because he is so funny.

Jun 07, 2010
Riding in the snow
by: Izzy

I live in North Carolina. We don't get much snow here, but when it does snow I still ride my scooter. I had a set of all season tires put on mine. Plus I had a friend make me a set of snow chains too. If I was you, I would try it first, but go slow and take your time.

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