Cold,sleet,snow,dry road tires????
i live in minneapolis and want to ride the whole year through. been riding since last february but never through the snow, slush, wet, and dry cold of the winter. i ride on city streets, and my ride is about 20 minutes. i would tend to think that 80% of my riding will be on dry or wet pavement, but there will be snowy days and icy days. i'm not sure if i should go with studs for fear that they will wear out quickly or will be like spikes on pavement - slippery. however, as many of you know a patch of ice can send you to your hit like a lightning bolt and that ain't cool. i also don't want to even deal with changes tires. one set to do the whole trick. (oh, btw i ride a s-works stumpjumper with specialized numbus III.) any suggestions?