650Re: [rootsradicals] Mechanical Disk Brakes
- Oct 6, 2006On 2006-10-06, at 9:02 PM, Ryano wrote:
> Very beautifully done, but why on earth would you do this when youBecause I could pick up 12-gauge jack chain at the local hardware
> can buy studded bicycle tyres ... ?
store? In the US, studded tires for bikes seem to be a bit of a
I came to pretty much the same conclusion that you did (but I used
science! I ran the experiment, and got negative results), and plan to
get a 700c x 35 studded from Peter White. If that fits the rear,
then I buy another, else I just run with one in front. It'll be a
tight fit in the rear, and carbide studs would be detrimental to
anything they rubbed against.
I gather that for really thick snow, the chains might prove
worthwhile, but I am much more likely to ride in the conditions you
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