Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Beaverton, OR
Bikes: 2013 Kona Jake, 2015 Kona Jake the Snake, 2008 Kona Major Jake, 2013 Kona Jake the Snake, 2006 Kona Kula, 2012 Ridley Excalibur, 2001 LeMond Buenos Aires, 1984 Pinarello Gran Turismo, 1982 Trek 614, 1979 Austro-Daimler, 1974 Steyr Clubman
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Sparing your tread from the road
I know there are a few other people here who use their cross bikes for both commuting and cross racing.
Question: how do you keep from wearing down the tread on your cross tires? Or do you just not worry about it?
I use road tires on my bike most of the year, but when cross season comes around, I swap on the knobbies. I've got two sets of wheels, but it turns out the rims are different widths, so it's not a quick change. Plus there are some mid-week cross activities I have been and will be going to straight from work.