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Winter Cycling Don't let snow and ice discourage you this winter. The key element to year-round cycling is proper attire! Check out this winter cycling forum to chat with other ice bike fanatics.

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Old 10-16-12, 12:41 PM   #1
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Bought my first set of studded tires today!

and it felt great. Now I hope to be ready for some snow sometime.

I got the w240 aggressive all purpose tire

http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/studdedtires.asp
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Old 10-16-12, 09:20 PM   #2
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woo hoo, just got my first "real" studded tires this year too, last year I made a set of DIY ones that worked well so I thought it was worth giving the real thing a shot. Now I am just hoping for ice and snow!
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Old 10-16-12, 09:34 PM   #3
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good pick for the tires, Nokians are really a top of the line tire...I have used my Nokians for the last 6 years, not one problem and they are still ready for another year

make sure you break them in properly, and they will last a long time which will justify the cost when the $ is spread over many years

get ready for some fun, the studs will make winter riding extra fun....also after riding the studs for a winter, next spring when you swap out you'll feel like superman when riding your regular tires

have fun
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Old 10-19-12, 10:55 AM   #4
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I have those on my ss winter set up, great all purpose tire.
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Old 10-22-12, 01:15 AM   #5
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I got a pair of Nokian studded tires a few weeks ago, too. I went with A10 700x32. We don't get a lot of snow here in Springfield, IL, but I want to be prepared, especially for when precipitation might be freezing on the way home, etc. I haven't put them on the bike yet, but will do so a couple of days before we are forecast for icy stuff.

My regular tires are kevlar-reinforced Kenda 700x32 that I run at 100 psi. The Nokians I bought are rated for 58 psi. I know I will have more rolling resistance to work against. Should I be worried about more frequent flats than with my kevlar tires? Does the knobbier tread on the Nokians help any with that?

Last edited by Bluish Green; 10-22-12 at 01:43 AM. Reason: had inflation pressure of Nokians wrong & have corrected it
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