Old 01-24-20, 02:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Miele Man View Post
If you're replying to me then yes, I'd far rather have them if I hit standing cold water than not have them. Especially in winter when socks and pant legs don't dry quickly.

There's a park I ride through here a lot of times and a lot of times the path is completely flooded for quite some distance. Fenders and mud-flaps help keep the water off. Sometimes when i know it's flooded I take a pair of rubber wellies with me to put on before I hit the standing water.

I just went through this decision making process as the last bike I bought had the option of 29x2.80 "Slick" tires or 29x3.00 knobbies. I wrestled with it and went with the knobbies - makes detours more fun and was glad to have them in the snow this week
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