Instead of buying studded snow tires, I'm curious if anyone has tried a cheapo alternative putting a strip (or patches) of shoe-goo or rubber-cement down the center of the tire, and putting a layer of sand or grit on the strip (or patches) and letting it dry?
Call me stupid. No really, please just call me stupid! but it seems like this method could get one around town for a day before all the grit wears off, and give one some traction on ice or hard-packed snow. Has anyone tried a penurious penny-pinching "my life is worth less than my pocketbook" approach like this?
I was wondering, since it's spitting snow outside at the moment, and I need to do some grocery shopping.