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Old 08-03-22, 06:16 PM
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tires for winter

I'm guessing thicker tires are better for winter?
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Old 08-03-22, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Azriel View Post
I'm guessing thicker tires are better for winter?
Well, that'll keep the air warmer.

Actually I read that a tire like the Continental Grand Prix 4 Season uses a different rubber compound then their 5000, specifically for off season and winter conditions. I know that some winter specific auto tires use a softer rubber for ice. Ive no idea if the Conti winter tires work better, I use the 4 Seasons year round as they are durable.
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Old 08-04-22, 10:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Azriel View Post
I'm guessing thicker tires are better for winter?
Much depends on your location and the winter conditions. It's hard to answer without that info.
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Old 08-08-22, 02:01 AM
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Choice for Winter mountain bike tire

1, choose the tire with a large amount of rubber, the better the rubber, the better its anti-slip performance, very suitable for cold winter.
2. Choose as wide a tire as your mountain bike's rear fork allows. That you still don't believe, the more wide tyre, the greater the contact area of tire body and the ground, so you even in wet rain and snow weather ride, it's slippery ability must be better than the narrow tire
3, choose spend relatively coarse tires, especially tire internal fine grain, coarser tires, tire flower edge texture among this kind of tyre can quickly cut loose pavement surface, Let the tires reach the hard surface quickly.
Our bikes can also be like cars, with two sets of tires, the winter with anti-skid tires, other seasons with small pattern fuel-saving tires.
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