Sometimes examples from outside the bike world help some shed light on the importance of using right piece of equipment. Tires are easy to overlook especially when trying to budget do you. After all They’re just some random design made out of a rubber compound they can’t make that much of a difference right? Here’s a great example of why tire choice matters, and a also PSA to all of our readers living in the colder regions.
This video does a great job demonstrating how big of a difference the right tire tread, and tire compound can actually make. I will admit, I did not expect such a dramatic outcome as shown in the video. So next time you’re about to put some new rubber on your bike, try not to skimp tires. Tires are the only contact you have with the ground, make them count.