Ask A Mechanic: Do wider tires let me carry more load?
Ever wondered what difference a slightly wider tire makes when you are touring?
Does it let you carry a heavier load? Does it help to make the ride smoother?
That’s exactly what one reader asked us, so we got Marten Gerritsen, who runs his own bike building workshop M-gineering in Holland, to answer the question.
It’s the latest article in our Ask A Mechanic series.