Just as we started to get some hints of snow in Flagstaff, Arizona (yes it snows here!) this winter I called up a friend of mine and said I need a pair of those Schwalbe Winter Marathon studded snow tires so I can keep riding! He had ridden them in previous winters and he said he was able to continue riding despite the snow and ice.
When I was young we built our own studded snow tires at the bike shop that I worked at with mountain bike tires and sheet metal screws. These days there are a couple of studded bike tires to [Read more…]