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Old 02-15-21, 03:01 PM
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Originally Posted by xyz View Post
With studs it would be no problem. With studs you would have better traction than you would on dry pavement as long as there wasn't a thick layer of snow on top of the ice. Studs rule.
I admit, there is a temptation to over-rely on technology like studded snow tires.

https://abcnews.go.com/Travel/video/...essee-75900098

Consider, for example, the following:

https://www.bikeforums.net/winter-cycling/1161182-first-wipeout-season-video.html

Post from the same thread:

Originally Posted by Daniel4 View Post
It probably won't be your last spill. Studs definately decrease your risk but you might take a turn somewhere too quickly and with too much confidence or you might accidentally hit an ice bank of 45degrees.

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