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Old 12-16-2013, 04:42 PM
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Talking Re: Success on 7 deg F motorized bicycle work commute!

Originally Posted by curtisfox View Post
Not true a tall skinny tire will cut through way more snow then any wide tire. Back when i had my Modeel A with 19" nobbys i could got through 2 feet of snow. and i do remember the fun it was to be able to do that as a kid.............Curt
Try maneuvering and stopping in the snow and or ice at a speed greater than 10 MPH on bicycle tires and you will literally be taking your life in your hands. Especially if approaching a stop light or stop sign on a motor powered bicycle with bicycle tires on it. That's not a rumor. It's just simple physics. LOL

The contact patch with the road from a bicycle tire will get you killed at speed in adverse road conditions. It's not a matter of if, but only when. The faster you go, the wider that patch has to be, especially when stopping. That applies to anything with tires on it.
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