Winter Cycling - 29r for winter?
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09-15-08, 12:49 AM
I am going to test-ride a friend's Kona Unit 1x9 tomorrow. Its partly to satiate my need to try trail-riding again but I am also looking for an alternative to my day-to-day touring bike/commuter...for winter?
Any ideas how a 29r handle icy snow ruts on the side of the roads? Better or worse than 26" wheeled mtbikes?
09-15-08, 10:29 PM
Everything else being equal the larger wheel should handle ruts a bit better.
Tire choice will generally play a more important role.
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