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Old 12-27-04, 03:19 PM   #1
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Folding bikes in snow?

Hello! I woke up this morning to a fresh coat of snow in New Jersey. I'm ashamed to say I didn't bike in. (But I didn't take the cage -- I used public transit). I've ridden in the snow in the past on my 'cross bike, but I can't take that on the train. I'm wondering how our folders handle in the snow. Anyone commute like that? What tires do you recommend?
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I don't know... I have several thousand put into my folding bike, so I wouldn't be inclined to ride it in the snow. But if I had a walmart folder, I'd go for it. Just get the mountain bike tires and you'll be ready to go.

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Old 12-27-04, 04:58 PM   #3
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I'm looking forward to riding my folder in the snow, whenever it comes, and if it's sans ice. My bike is a 26"-wheel folding bike, so it's easy to get mountain bike tires.
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