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Tag Archives: non-studded tyres
Major Test: What to Think About When Choosing Winter Tyres
A major debate is underway as to which winter tyres are best, studded or non-studded. But there is more to making a decision as a consumer than just that question. On ice and snow, non-studded tyres made for Nordic conditions differ greatly from those produced for Central European conditions....
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New Test Method for Bicycle Tyres Shows the Benefits of Studded Tyres
Traffic safety during cycling is as timely as it is important. Several cycling-related research projects are underway at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), and one group of researchers recently developed a method for testing the grip of various bicycle tyres on ice....
Posted in Safety, Vehicles Tagged bicycle, fricton, ice grip, non-studded tyres, studded, studded tyres, test method, winter cyclists Comments Off on New Test Method for Bicycle Tyres Shows the Benefits of Studded Tyres
Comparison of Winter and Summer Tyres on Bare Roads Summer Time
To examine possible safety risks from the use of winter tyres during summer time tests of road grip have been conducted for a group of non-studded winter tyres and a group of summer tyres. One non-studded winter tyre of Nordic type, and one summer tyre was chosen from five different tyre...
Posted in Safety, Vehicles Tagged braking, braking distance, braking performance, non-studded tyres, road grip, steering performance, summer tyres, winter tyres Comments Off on Comparison of Winter and Summer Tyres on Bare Roads Summer Time