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Old 11-22-2015, 08:08 PM
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Default Re: what did you do to your motorized bicycle today?

Yes, mogollonmonster, my road conditions do change. I ride on some decent pavement. But I also ride gravel shoulders and surfaces that aren't far short of 'cross country'.

I have a couple of sets of manufactured studded tires for my pedal bike.

And for my motored bike, I'm making a set of studded tires right now. The studs are outside enough that they're at nearly a 45 deg angle from the centerline. I'm passing them through the lugs for strength. And I'll be cutting them off something a bit less than 1/8 inch from the surface of the lug. No doubt I'll lose a stud from time to time.

But if I lose enough to worry myself, then I'll just pull the tire and replace missing studs. That'll be easy enough.
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