Tag Archives: studded tires

Kenda Klondike Vs. DIY Studded Tire

For the past several winters I’ve been riding with some DIY studded tires. When the rubber on one of them was just too old, it split and my tube came out. So I bought a studded tire on sale the … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain Soul Winter Rebuild

I recently had the good luck of being able to attend three bike repair classes, put on by my local bike shop Bikes and Beyond. If I’m still lucky come January, I may be able to attend the remaining classes. … Continue reading

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Ready for winter again (a little late)

Well winter hit Winnipeg a few weeks ago in earnest. I managed to bomb around the neighborhood in the fresh powder but my bike really wasn’t ready for winter. NOW IT IS! I found that with tire pressures way way … Continue reading

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Studded Tire Update #2 (1 Week of Riding)

If you noticed that more than one week has passed since I built my studded tires, you are very astute. I have, sadly, only ridden one week on them. A funny thing happened after I fixed my rear tire flat … Continue reading

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Studded Tire Update (1 Week of Riding)

I thought I would give a quick update on how my DIY studded tires are doing. I’ve ridden one week with them and had one flat on the rear. Day three of riding, halfway home I got a flat tire. … Continue reading

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DIY Studded Tires, Finally!!

I’ve been waiting over a year to post this: How to make your own studded winter tires for your bike. Yes, we had winter last year and I did make studded tires in November 2011, however I did not want … Continue reading

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