Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Cheap Bike Snow Tires

Check this out. Don't want to pay for fancy snow tires for your bike but want to be able to ride it in the winter? Thanks to Alison for sending me these do-it-yourself bike snowtires! Everyone has zip ties lying around their garage. Just strap them on your tires and you're ready to go.

Here's more on this idea from Lifehacker.

2 comments:

vanillajane said...

YAY ZIPTIES!!!!

They should be added to caulk and duct tape as the "Handy-man(person)'s secret weapon(s)"

Yep. They could practically hold a house up.

SRTC Staff said...

I also posted this item on the 'Cycling Spokane' blog- http://cyclingspokane.blogspot.com- and the commenters over there said it looks like rolling death.

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