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Charles Morin

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Goodbye Hakkas

It's been a hell of winter to have studded winter tires.  They've proven themselves all winter long, keeping me out of several potential accidents.  But alas, the winter is gone, the last mountain of s…

"Snowmaggedon" Part 2?

Monday morning, February 2nd, there was approximately 4" of snow on the side streets as I made my way to work at 7:30am.  Lucky for me, most people decided to stay home and wait out the storm so the ro…

Q: Who needs snow tires in Boston? A: Everyone!!!

Hello everyone, Due to some recent issues with our previous blog site, I haven't been able to post in a while.  But don't worry, I plan to catch everyone up on my historic winter storms that have bee…

Snowmageddon

It was a beautiful Monday morning with clear skies as I drove into work.  All weekend the news had talked-up this mega-storm, "SNOWMAGGEDON", that would be visiting Boston beginning on Monday, January…

First Snow in Boston!

On Wednesday 26 November the Boston area got our first snow that has actually stuck around for a few days and I finally got to test out my new tires a little.  As I was leaving work there was about an…

New Tires!!!

My tires arrived and were installed on November 23rd.  As soon as I saw them I couldn't wait to test them out in the snow.  Unfortunately that day happened to be about 50 degrees and sunny... The first…

Driving a Hybrid in Winter without Snow Tires

I'm a still a few days away from receiving my 16" Studded Hakkapeliitta snow tires and getting them mounted on my car, so I thought I'd take a moment to describe how my car handles in the winter, with…