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How to make your own studded winter tyres

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Robin Wallner’s step-by-step picture guide on how to create the ultimate grip this winter.
Written by Hanna JonssonPublished on
How does Robin Wallner keep things rubber side down even in the midst of Swedish winter? Well, apart for some top notch riding skills, he also makes his own studded tyres. For the last decade he has been perfecting his homemade invention to create the ultimate grip for the snowy winter conditions on his doorstep.
Want to make your own? No worries - apart from some patience, strong coffee and a few hours of your day all you need are some worn tyres, a drill and a box of screws. Check out Robin Wallner’s step-by-step picture guide below and get all the ins and outs on how to create the ultimate grip this winter.
Robin Wallner knows how to conquer the white pow on two wheels.
Robin Wallner knows how to conquer the white pow on two wheels.
Quick Facts:
  • Tubeless compatible.
  • Downhill use only.
  • Ads about 500 grams per tyre.
How to make your own studded tyres.
How to make your own studded tyres.
Step 1.
Step 1.
Step 2.
Step 2.
Step 3.
Step 3.
Keep at it!
Keep at it!
Coffee breaks are important too.
Coffee breaks are important too.
Step 5.
Step 5.
Use the correct screws.
Use the correct screws.
Step 6.
Step 6.
Almost there...
Almost there...
Time to shred the white pow!
Time to shred the white pow!
Good luck! And make sure to follow @robinwallner on Instagram for all his latest tips and tricks.
Want to check out Robin Wallner's full winter bike setup? Check out the article below:
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Keep up to date with all things bike this winter over on Red Bull Bike Facebook and Red Bull Sweden Instagram.