Join Date: Mar 2004
Bikes: Lemond Alpe d´Huez, Scott Sub 10, homemade mtb, Radlbauer adler (old city bike), Dahon impulse (folder with 20 inch wheels), haibike eq xduro
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I find that the extra width helps a lot with stability. You will never float on uncompacted snow whatever width of tire you have on a mountain bike. But the Freddie´s turns a trip which is a bit hairy into one which is quite stress-free and routine. Of course there is a price to pay in speed and efficiency. I commute in a city environment between cars and buses and staying upright is more important than arriving a couple of minutes earlier.
only the dead have seen the end of mass motorized stupidity
(well if he was alive today he would have written it)