Conquer Your Commute With The Kahva Studded Winter Tire
The 45Nrth Kahva 27.5" Studded Commuter Tire handles light winter trail riding to icy and snowy commuting. The Kahva allows you to carve your way through winter with steel carbide studs as well as single, double and triple siped lugs.
Siping on center and side lugs allow them to conform to terrain for increased grip in snow, ice and difficult riding conditions.
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Wheel Size: 650B (ISO 584)
Tire Width: 53mm (2.1in)
Tire Type: Clincher-WireBead
Threads Per Inch: 33
27.5 x 2.1 - 240 Steel Studs
Mfg PartNum: 11-000140
Just got these and put them on my electric assist before our first winter storm. Rode 14 km home at 35 kph on mixed terrain and around 5-10 cm of snow. These performed perfectly through the snow, some ice and dry and wet pavement. Way better than the Ice Spiker from Schwalbe I had for the past 2 winters. Great traction accelerating and braking, amazing on corners.
This is my first studded bike tire. I purchased it because I had ridden a couple of times in the early winter on the original mountain bike tire that came on my hard tail and experienced a couple of near slide-outs with my front tire. I decided that it would be an necessary upgrade to invest in a studded tire for my front, to avoid any such slide-out when on sidewalk or anywhere near vehicle traffic. I believe that anyone who rides on sidewalk/pavement in an area that experiences snow/ice should invest in a studded tire. I have found that having the studded tire gives me a boost in confidence when riding through that uncertain conditions of winter. I plan to purchase a second tire, for the rear, in the coming weeks.
This tires grips really well in all winter conditions thus far. Happy it is working with my ebike-still plenty of clearance for fenders, thankfully.
If you have a set of 650b wheels this is a combo that almost gets you into semi-fat-bike width for winter riding, very aggresive tread and studding, plush ride, no problems fitting the 2.1 width into my gbike fork and stays. Wish they were cheaper but pay-to-play.
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