Tag Archives: tires

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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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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Kenda Kwicker Tire Review

I recently bought some Kenda Kwicker 700×32 tires to try out for cyclocross this season. This will be my second time racing and my first time with a road-style bike with 700C tires. I will attempt to review these tires … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Season is Approaching

Last year, I found out about cyclocross. It defies description, but is basically a race in which a group of typically road-cyclists get together to abuse themselves on grass, mud, gravel, loose rocks, sand, hills, obstacles, stairs, etc., on somewhat … Continue reading

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