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Old 09-08-18, 03:53 AM
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Extra stability (winter)?

Does anyone has some insight to share (as a have zero experience) about:
the effect of a e.g. Burley FLATBED bike cargo trailer has on riding in winter when it may be slippery and snows?

I would think not much, as the cargo tires are not studded. However, your bike may be. And the trailer appears to give you at least some extra stability to start with. Perhaps cargo weight plays a factor too etc.
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Old 09-09-18, 01:21 PM
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My winter/ice bike has studded tires .. From Finland..

if well below 0C the hitch connection elastomer may not be as supple .

but ask the company.

dragging it behind you it should follow, will it pull you over? IDK ..

I'm on the coast we don't have such severe temperatures
(A week of snow once every 3 years)

swap the wheels for skis or hockey skates?

Flying to the Poles they built Ski-Wheels on the aircraft ..




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Thanks. Was simply wondering. I guess in the end it may prove to be more of an inconvenience.

Studded tires from Finland? How does that look like? How’d you buy those?
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30+ years ago they shipped them direct, to our shop, bundles of 10...

now you buy them from one of many retailers ..

Suomi is Finnish , in Finnish..

USA? https://www.peterwhitecycles.com/studdedtires.php




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