Re: 26F and a Sram S7
- Talking of tires, any opinions on what are the most thorn & glass
resistant tires out there?
Being in high desert, and in a state without a beverage bottle
recycling program, lots of both on the roads.
--- In Geared_hub_bikes@yahoogroups.com, Mark Stonich <mark@...>
> At 07:50 AM 11/25/2008, Mike Bullis wrote:
> >26F this morning on the ride into work and nary a shifting issue
> >the Sram S7. My knees and lungs should work as well at these temps39F
> >first thing in the morning.
> >I bet it's colder up by Mark, though.
> 14F this morning but I've been too busy to ride. Supposed to hit
> Wed. and Thur. so I hope to get some miles in.is
> Last year I did find out that, at -11F, a Sturmey S5 shifts OK but
> A LOT more efficient in direct gear. I also discovered thatBrooks'
> claim that leather saddles are cooler than padded ones really isit
> true. Ordered a sheepskin cover that evening.
> I was planning on putting Mobil 1 in that hub for winter but now
> looks like I won't be ridding a hub gear this season. After 42stiff
> winters on a bike I finally broke down and got a set of Schwalbe
> studded tires for one of my recumbents. Much lighter and less
> than Nokians.
> Mark Stonich;
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