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Winter Wheels: 10 Best Snow Tires

American drivers are starting to learn something Europeans have known for a long time: winter tires do wonders for traction in snow, slush and ice. The extra edge in slippery acceleration, braking and steering is worth the hassle of swapping rubber with the seasons. We researched top performing winter tires for various types of vehicles to compile this ultimate list of winter treads for your car, truck, SUV or sports car.

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Lezyne Alloy Floor Drive

Some floor pumps ensure the only workout you get is an exercise in frustration. Leaky chucks, short reach tubes, shoddy construction — they take up space and don’t put air in tires. Lezyne’s Alloy Floor Drive ($80) floor pump is the old Silca Track Pump reincarnate, plus. The well made Floor Drive features a 7000…

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Design Spotlight: The Airless Tire

Sometimes, we get so used to a certain product that no true changes are ever really made for years, decades even. Toilet paper comes to mind. Another is the pneumatic tire. Sure, the modern tire is a wealth of technology and high grade materials such as synthetic rubber, sulfur, carbon, steel, etc. Heck, recent years…

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Rubber Meet Road

BFGoodrich g-Force Super Sport A/S

Tires are tires, not gear, right? Wrong. You may have a nice ride, loaded with goodies and posh to the nines, but none of that will mean stink if you blow your car into the weeds thinking you can apex a fast turn without grip and handling. And where do you think that comes from,…