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    TSL - is AWD in your future?

    In thinking about the winter riders amongst us I was wondering if anyone made an all wheel drive system and sure enough, they do: http://www.christinibicycles.com/tech-about.php

    I wonder how well this would work for those snowy, ice covered roads out there?

    TSL - have you got the studded tires out yet?
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    No studs yet. Forecast is for upper 60s tomorrow. Generally it's not until after Thanksgiving or thereabouts.

    I don't see a need for the AWD. In four winters, I've yet to suffer from a lack of traction. Besides, it seems to require a mountain bike. I like my roadies.
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    I wonder how heavy it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ro-monster View Post
    I wonder how heavy it is.
    +1 ???

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    The drive gear would add lots of weight, and there would be lots of mechanical resistance getting the power from the back to the front.

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    I don't think I'll be investing in that very soon. I agree, looks like it would be much heavier and would reqiure a stronger pedal stroke. Anyway, it is calling for 74 today and in the 60's the remainder of this week.

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