These are the Bridgestone Potenza RE050A I RFT's that came on my car. These tires grip great on warm days. Rain or shine, they're just fine. Today, however, it snowed. Which means that the otherwise perfectly fine tires were absolutely abysmal. Pathetic, really, but I still made it home perfectly safe and sound without a scratch on my car. So how did I do it?
1. Admit to your life's mistakes.
Driving on summer tires in the snow is a terrible and reckless decision. You should be ashamed of your choices, so admit that you are wrong in your wrongness and move on to the next step.
2. Take a deep breath.
Now relax, every thing is going to be just fine.
3. Slowly pull out of your spot.
See, be gentle with the throttle, use second gear if necessary, and slowly get driving.
4. Pull out onto the road.
YOU HAVE FUCKED UP, THIS WAS A TERRIBLE IDEA, WHAT THE FUCK WERE YOU THINKING!?!?!??!!?!?!?!?!? Now your sliding a bit sideways while going forward. Easy does it, gently steer into the slide and ease off the gas.
5. Be smooth and easy with the brakes.
Try not to use them. Let the engine braking slow your roll. If you have to use them, easy does it, tiger. Don't mind the brake pedal shuddering, that's just the ABS doing it's thing.
6. Repeat steps 1 through 5 until you're home.
7. Change your pants.
There was a lot of sphincter clenching, so changing your pants will feel good.
8. Admire your BALLS OF STEEL
You just proved yourself to be a bad enough dude to not Silvestro your car. Be proud of your new found BALLS OF STEEL. Now swear that you'll never do that again.