new Schwalbe marathon winter studded tire

Step 1 For Studded Tires, Ride 25 Miles to Seat The Studs

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According to Peter White cycles, Nokian studded tires required riding for 25-30 miles on pavement to seat the studs because they have poor quality control. I bought a set of Schwalbe tires and they now have the same recommendation. Anyway,…

Can I Install Schwalbe Marathon Studded Tires As Tubeless?

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Since I just got my cyclocross bike with tubeless setup I wanted to mount some Schwalbe Marathon Winter Studded tires on the Stan's Alpha 340 ZTR rims as tubeless. The studded tires are a little heavier than normal tires and I was hoping for…

What Studded Tires to Buy for Cyclocross?

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Now that I have a nice cyclocross bike for my winter riding, the question comes up of studded tires. It didn't take much research to decide that I needed studded tires. From what I've read, there are no tires that will keep you upright without…

Winter Riding Preparations

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My road bike is great in the summer and fall but when winter comes I usually quit riding for a few months. A little south of Denver we get enough snow and ice to make riding on slick road tires treacherous. My commute is 13 miles each way on…