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Spikes-Spider Easy SPORT - size SPES1

RRP: £455.00
Code: SPES1-S

These are outstanding snow chains. The Easy SPORT clips onto two wheel bolt mounted studs, providing much better reliability and safety than systems that only clip to a single wheel bolt stud. It’s cheaper than the standard SPORT, and shares the same D-shaped Nirosta stainless steel links and ability to be resized by at least 220mm, with all parts available as spares, making it outstanding long term value.

If you don't like the idea of travelling around with a pre-fitted hub kit, then this Easy SPORT should be your "Best snow chains on the market"; if you don't mind the hub kit then our advice is to buy a standard SPORT.

The Spikes-Spider ‘Easy SPORT’ is a development of the SPORT; the SPORT is widely acknowledged to be the most complete snow chain system available – fastest to fit and remove, suitable for limited clearances (both behind and above the wheel), resizable, rust free, and of course with outstanding performance.

The Easy SPORT has all the same features but, instead of being attached to a pre-fitted hub plate, it's fitted to two unobtrusive fix clips. There are only 4 different sizes and, with at least 220mm of adjustability, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to take these chains from vehicle to vehicle, making them exceptional long term value. Unlike any other chain system, all Spikes-Spider parts are available as spare parts, and worn components are easily replaced.

We want to emphasise two aspects of Spikes-Spider Easy chains that really make a difference when compared to competitor chains. The first is reliability, which means safety, which is where the Spikes-Spider twin fix-clip system is really important. The weakness of all the other brands of ladder track chain is the single wheel bolt fix-clip fixing (the Swiss manufacturer of Spikes-Spider created this whole product group and patented the use of more than one fix-clip fixing point) – it stands to reason that two or more fixings are fundamentally stronger than one. The second is a relatively minor matter, but one that matters in real life usage; it's to do with user friendliness. Spikes-Spider SPORT chains are always rust free. The chain links are made from D-section Nirosta stainless steel, a stainless steel developed for use in salt water. If you’ve used any other snow chains you’ll know that, unless you are very scrupulous about washing and drying your chains after every use - which rarely happens in real life - the shiny rust proofing coating will soon be ground off by tarmac and then they always rust – so you’ll get rust on your hands and, if you're not very careful, you'll get rust on your clothes.

Product summary:

  • Swiss engineering, Swiss quality, suitable for all rims and for all vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes laden weight
  • Fits on the outside of the wheel – suitable for conventional snow chain “No fits” as well as where there is insufficient space in the wheel arch to fit conventional chains
  • Innovative fast fitting two wheel bolt fastening system for reliability
  • 4 sizes cover all wheel sizes; each size has a minimum 220mm of adjustability
  • 17mm, 19mm and 21mm fix clips are included; 22mm and 24mm fix clips are available as accessories
  • The tungsten carbide ice studs make easy work of ice, and the outward facing square edges of the D shaped chain links really grip well
  • Good for temperatures as low as -35℃
  • Supplied in a smart carrying bag, with all tools included
  • Approved by the German TÜV and Austrian ÖNORM

Summary: The Easy SPORT is not in fact quite as quick or easy to fit as the SPORT, but you don't need a pre-fitted hub plate. The Easy SPORT is cheaper than the SPORT, and for sure the Easy SPORT is a better all round chain than any of its competitors. We're so confident about Easy SPORT that we'll even exchange used Easy SPORT for any other brand of ladder track chain that we sell! (We also sell Maggi TRAK and Thule K-Summit; the usual terms of our 90 day exchange scheme will apply.)

Delivery charges and arrangements:

Free delivery offer for snow chains!   As part of our Snow chains offer this season we have added a free delivery option for all orders including snow chains, except for orders which also include a roof box. It covers all UK addresses except for any delivery address that includes a sea crossing.

See below for our normal delivery arrangements:

We charge a contribution towards delivery costs, depending on what you order, where you live, and how quickly you want the goods.

For most UK addresses, the charge for our Standard three to five day service is £6.50 (£14.50 for orders including a roof box) and our charge for Express Delivery (one or three days) is £9.50 (£19.50 for orders involving a roof box). AutoSock, shoe chains, RUD i-Sock, and small spare parts, are charged £3.95 (Royal Mail Tracked), £4.95 (Royal Mail Express Tracked) or £5.95 (courier, usually Express Delivery).

There are different charges for any delivery including a sea crossing, and deliveries to Skye - we will contact you with a quote on receipt of order.

Orders for Next Working Day delivery need to be received by 4.00pm.

There are no deliveries on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays, except for postable items where Royal Mail has a Saturday delivery. Next Working Day orders placed on a Friday will be delivered on the Monday, Next Working Day orders placed on a Saturday will be delivered on the Tuesday.

We are very flexible with our deliveries and will aim to deliver on a day and at an address which suits you. Goods can usually be left without signature - we prefer this with roof boxes. There's a "Special Delivery Instructions" box in the checkout area where we'll ask you to choose a typical instruction and then amend it to suit your particular requirements.

No retailer or courier company can ever "guarantee" a Next Working Day delivery. All courier companies occasionally have the same transport problems as can happen to everyone else, including snow blocked roads, closed roads, traffic jams, mechanical breakdown, an inability to find the delivery address, or to gain access to it if, for example, it's in a block of flats. We work with some of the best couriers in the business, and overall they provide an outstanding service.

Payment options:

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There are three parts to our snow chains offer this year:

(1) Clearance prices on many top branded snow chains, including RUD and Thule - an amazing opportunity for those who are quick off the mark! Thule (who are the biggest brand in the car racks market) have sold their snow chains division; the same chains are now being sold under the König brand. Thule branded chains have the same specifications as the König branded versions - all that has changed is the name on the chain and the name on the box.

(2)   A free UK mainland delivery option for any snow chain order except any orders including a roof box or a sea crossing.

(3)   Multibuy discounts - significant discounts if you buy two pairs of snow chains at the same time, or one pair of chains and one pair of AutoSock: If you do either of these things, we will discount the snow chains as follows:

  • König, Polaire and Spikes-Spider snow chains - at least 10% off!
  • INNO, Maggi, RUD and Thule snow chains - at least 20% off! Up to 30% off where we have large overstocks.

As usual, you change the quantities in the Shopping Basket.

Snow chain recommendations

We are snow chain specialists, so we stock a large number of brands, and many different types of chain. Regular chain users usually know what they're looking for, and we hope they find it on this site, but many customers ask for further guidance about what they should buy. So here goes:

(1) Please use the filters on the previous page to narrow your choice, and also check out the Basic snow chain information links at the top of the previous page. Note that this year we are aiming to clear our overstocks, offering premium brand chains, including Thule and RUD, at massive discounts, with some at less than cost price. There’s a Clearance filter – it’s worth a look!

(2) The big differences between the European branded chains and most of the Chinese chains are (a) steel quality and (b) attention to manufacturing details. There is a market for cheaper chains than the ones we offer, but it’s not a market we want to be in, especially as the price differences between questionable and good are often only about £20.

(3) These are our recommendations for different types of snow chain, based on many years’ experience of testing and using chains:

Chains for cars / small vans

  • Traditional basic chains: Look for Thule CB series chains being sold off cheap. They have the same specifications as the latest König version, just a different brand name, so this is a great opportunity to grab a bargain. (Thule have sold their snow chains business to König.) Otherwise, the Polaire XP9 (cars) are good value at under £50.
  • Traditional self-tensioning chains: Thule CG-9, Thule CL-10, Thule CS-10 if available - see above. If they've sold out, choose the RUD easy2go, because easy2go are strong, well made, and the bungee type of self-tensioning system is the most reliable. If these are also sold out, the König CG-9 chains really are good, with a clever self-tensioning system.

Chains for SUVs / heavy 4x4s / medium and large vans

  • Traditional basic chains: Check Clearance for Thule XB-16, Maggi RAPID-MATIC V5, RUD Grip V. If sold out, then without hesitation we recommend the Polaire XP16 – a really well specified chain at an excellent price, with innovative packaging.
  • Traditional self-tensioning chains: Thule XG-Pro, or the König XG-Pro if the Thule are not listed.
  • Ladder track chains / front-fixing chains: look at both the Polaire GRIP and the Spikes-Spider systems. The GRIP has many unique features, most obviously their polyurethane tread which allows them to be driven (at low speed) on tarmac - customers who are basically dressed for office work will really appreciate this. The Spikes-Spider SPORT (vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes) are the fastest to fit and remove, and can be resized. Both models are ideal for quick and easy fitting to vehicles which don’t have enough space in the wheel arch to get your hands in to fit traditional chains. The Polaire GRIP are at the leading edge of snow chain design; they’re outstanding.

    Drivers of very heavy 4x4s and large vans should check out the equally fast-fitting Spikes-Spider ALPINE Pro, choice (for example) of many emergency services in Germany and Switzerland, effectively turning tyres into tracks.

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Item: Description: Our price (each): RRP:
Core components:
Spikes-Spiders: £379.95 (rrp. £455.00)
Fix clips - larger sizes: £24.95 (rrp. )
Fix clips - larger sizes: £24.95 (rrp. )
Core components:
Useful tips - SPORT: £0.10 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £44.95 (rrp. £50.00)
Winter driving stuff: £7.50 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £9.95 (rrp. )
Safety stuff: £14.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £2.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £3.95 (rrp. )
Safety stuff: £17.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £4.95 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £2.50 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £1.50 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £2.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £3.95 (rrp. )
Winter driving stuff: £7.50 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £6.25 (rrp. )
Safety accessories: £2.95 (rrp. )
Safety stuff: £24.95 (rrp. £28.00)
Safety stuff: £24.95 (rrp. £28.00)

All our prices include VAT at 20% Total: £379.95
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