Originally Posted by JDK111
From someone who, for nearly 40 yrs, has driven in snow/ice/winter conditions 6-7 months per year on 4 wheels, .......my advice is there's a lot of TERRIBLE advice in this thread, and if you're caught in snow / packed snow or ice .... you need to be fearful of staying upright AND the other guy on the road..It's one thing if your playing around off road, but personally, I'd never ride any bike in traffic.
Hm, maybe you should get some experience on two wheels as well before handing out bad advice?
If you are caught in snow and ice, you are ill prepared and it is your own fault. If you are prepared, all is well and it just takes longer to get home.