What Is the Minnesota Law for Studded Car Tires?

Answer Studded tires have small metal studs inserted into them to improve friction on snowy or icy roads. Using these tires damage roads, causing wear, removing pavement markings, and creating ruts that f... Read More »

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How to Convert Bicycle Tires Into Studded Snow Tires?

To deal with that pesky ice and snow on your bike, you'll need traction. If your wallet is tight, then it's time for some real "MacGyver" style craftiness.

What are studded snow tires?

Studded snow tires are designed to increase traction on snow and ice. Modern studded snow tires typically have between 60 and 120 small metal studs protruding from them. These studs may cause incre... Read More »

What is the maximum speed studded tires can drive?

Studded tires can travel at the maximum speed limit allowed by law. During the first 62 miles of use, tire-makers recommend a maximum speed of 31 mph. High-speed driving could cause the studs to ej... Read More »

Can I use studded tires in California?

Section 27454 of the California Vehicle Code permits the use of studded snow tires between November 1 and April 30. Studded snow tires are designed to be used only in icy conditions. Using studded ... Read More »