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gnarly pics - how cold was it that evening?

i'm looking to get into winter riding (ever since getting into mtb i've started to really loathe winter here in Toronto) - are you using studded tires or just a wider-than-usual front to keep it floating?
 

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thanks for the info!

Would I have to use a wider rim with those nokian's? Right now I'm running DT Swiss X430's (I think they're 24mm wide rims) but didn't expect winter riding to mean having to fork over $ for another wheelset...I'll also have to check the rear wheel clearance, don't know if my C'dale Rush will accept too wide a rear tire...

Cheers!
 

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the nokians size a little smaller so you should be ok... most bikes nowadays can fit a 2.3 no problem... if you have the lefty get the 2.3 for the front (better to have a bigger tire out front) and use that tire to check the clearance out back. if it is to tight go to a 2.1. talk to your lbs where you bought your bike. they should know what tire sizes will fit your frame and fork... oh your rims are fine
 
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