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Winter tires, female commuter

Old 12-09-21, 06:49 AM
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Winter tires, female commuter

Hi my not so sporty girlfriend needs a new set of tyres for winter commuting.

she rides her classic old school bicycle (shopper cycle ?) with a front engine.

Mostly on paved roads but often in wet and slippery conditions with leaves mud or a bit of snow. (Small roads that connects two small towns)

she does not want studs and puncture resistance is of great importance.

since it is a classic bicycle with 28 wheels and fenders I thought about g-one from Schwalbe or another gravel tyre.

any good ideas or experiences I need to hear before I decide?

best regards Jesper - Denmark.
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Old 12-09-21, 01:18 PM
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I switched over to the G-One Bite to try out for winter. Not good in thick muddy conditions, which I encountered only off-road. Had no issues so far in the rain on wet leaves on bike trails. I run tubeless.
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Old 12-10-21, 07:59 AM
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I would not ride G ones for a commuter of any kind. they suck on leaves, mud, snow, ice puncture protection is weak, and they wear pretty fast. they are a fast rolling tire though.

continental snow contact, schwalbe marathons
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Continental Top Contact Winter would be the normal choice for these requirements.
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