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Old 10-18-04, 09:47 AM
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Help - Need Canadian source for Nokians

We just got a good dump of snow (Saskatoon SK Canada) over the weekend & the forcast calls for snow right through to Friday! The snow on my deck is about a foot deep - deeper were it's drifted in.

The highs are predicted to be hovering just above/below the freezing mark, so we've got lots of ice covered with snow/slush. So much for easing into winter cycling!

I searched all the LBSs & nobody sells the Nokians. If they sell studded tires they typically stock the Innovas which, after reading posts here & elsewere, sound like junk.

So... I've been searching on-line for a Canadian source for 700c Nokian w106s. So far no luck.
 
Old 10-18-04, 10:14 AM
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try http://www.brauns.com/ . I ordered from them a couple of times, and they are gr8. I never had to pay for custom fees, or anything like this.
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Originally Posted by BenyBen
try http://www.brauns.com/ . I ordered from them a couple of times, and they are gr8. I never had to pay for custom fees, or anything like this.
Thanks for the quick reply. They don't list the 700c size though.
 
Old 10-18-04, 10:24 AM
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It's not online but my LBS sells them.

Kelowna Cycle (

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2949 Pandosy Street 103, Kelowna, BC V1Y1W1
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Phone them and Pat will stick 'em in the mail or on the bus for you.
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Old 10-18-04, 01:25 PM
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If you need something quicker, Schwalbes get a good recommendation. MEC now also sells them in 700cx38.
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My son got them from ABC Cycle & Sports, 5584 Av du parc, Montreal. (514) 276-1305
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Thanks andrew, now I can buy this in a local shop instead of online.
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