I'd rent winter rubber for under 300 euro and enjoy your new ride. I've done several winter ED's, including a great romp in Scotland, and in some ways preferred the winter trips.
Taking the DE .50 with you is not advised
'13 X5M - carbon black over black • BBS SV • "it's our truck"
'12 650 vert - alpine white over cinnamon • 6 speed manual • Münich delivery
'11 Z4 - mojave over beige • 6 speed manual • Münich delivery
...and a bunch of old English motorcycles
Last edited by dkreidel; 11-21-2012 at 03:37 AM.