Technical FAQ: Winter commuter tires and 29er downsizing

A reader in Minnesota is running a studded double tire formula for his iciness travel. Snapshot: Caley Fretz | VeloNews.com

The holiday season has passed and I'm hoping you had a merry and white Christmas, and a comfortable New Year. In the event you had a white one, or a black ice one, as many inside the Northeast skilled, here’s a studded-tire tip a reader despatched me that appeared most excellent for the season:


We now have icy roads in Minnesota, and grip is an issue on a bike, in spite of studded tires.

I take an historic highway tire, seven hundred








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