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    meaculpa
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    29r for winter?

    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?

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    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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