The Leki Fitness Studded Traction Tip features a new tread pattern with six integrated carbide spikes for maximum traction on slick surfaces. The Leki Studded Rubber Walking Tip has a lifespan four times longer than conventional rubber tips and is sold as a pair.
I do a great deal of Nordic Walking and go through rubber tips like crazy. I decided to spend the extra cash and try the studded tips. They have have a different feel than do the regular tips, but once you get the hang of new feel... its no sweat. You do have to apply a bit more pressure to get a firm grip on asphalt, but you can reap the rewards of a better upper body workout. After several weeks... minimal wear and tear on the tips. Regular tips would be half gone by this time. So far so good.
Can someone tell me if the Leki Rubber tips will work on a different set of poles by Alpine Design?