I'm looking to commute to work in hot Montreal (but anyone who bikes to work in a city with temperatures above 20 degrees Celsius (68 degrees Fahrenheit) at some point of the year will be in a similar ...
I've been putting up some pounds and have a bike gathering dust at home =D I normally commute by bus or carpool, but would like an opinion from some more seasoned bikers on how you'd tackle this ...
I've already read the answers to this question and learned a lot! But my question is a bit different, I bike to work almost everyday, not a long ride, a few miles, a bit hilly a bit road side... ...
I currently use 700x25 slicks on my commuting bike, to get the easiest ride possible. I also own: 700x28 with some tread 700x35 metal studded snow tires (Purchased last year for UK snow) ...
How well do road tires perform in rain and the snow? I've heard narrow tires are better because they actually can put more weight/pressure on the road through the wet/ice. I just bought Continental ...
If it is wet, not necessarily pouring rain, it is easy to get the bottom of the pants and the shoes dirty. My tires have protective platesfenders, yet it is not enough. If there a way to avoid that?