Commuting to work or school on black ice just got faster and easier with the Xerxes. 140 studs provide unrivaled control on those morning rides where ice patches threaten your commute. When a layer of snow conceals black ice, the ultra-narrow profile easily slices through the fluff and gets straight to business providing extreme traction in these extreme conditions.
140 lightweight aluminum carbide studs
Tight center treads for fast rolling
Ultra-narrow profile cuts through deep snow and slush
Fits most bikes with side-pull and cantilever brakes
5.0 GEARS 1 review
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Okay, it hasn't really snowed a whole lot, but it has snowed a few times. I put these on my daily urban commuter bike. The near-continuous rubber down the centerline, and skinny 30mm width, means that these ride like road tires most of the time. You can hear the studs going around corners. When it snows, I just let some air out, and then I can just plow right through the snow and slush without sliding around. They aren't cheap, but without these I'm not sure I'd feel comfortable riding on the snowy days.