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    Studded tires on a BMX?

    I live just outside of DC, so we don't get too much snow, but when we do it is typically nasty icy/slushy and is pretty much impossible to ride my fixed gear with 700x25 tires in. I have a crap BMX lying around that I would be willing to sacrifice to the weather: would it be wise to try to ride this in the snow/ice/rain if I took precautions such as studded tires? Can anyone recommend some 20" studded tires that may work? Recommendations on any other upgrades that would snow proof my BMX? Has anyone ever tried this before? Am I being an idiot?

    I know this is stupid but I would just like some validation for my sanity.

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    there are only two 20" studded tyres that I know of, one is the innova snow fox and the other is schwalbe marathon winter in 20"
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    i'm using the Marathon Winter.
    Amazing!
    Mu SL Gone in 10 sec!
    Matrix The perfect commuter bike for all terrain!

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    I think a small frame bike should work well in winter conditions as long as you can adapt to the low seat hight. With the ability to stand flat footed easily on a BMX bike you may not even need studded tires.

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    not having a derailleur that'll get clogged up because it's sitting really low is a bonus too.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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