Winters grip is slowly loosening its hold... and maybe this 40 degree weather has made you think of playing outdoors again. Well as our stock of 2011 Gear rolls our way, we decided to share with you some info on Tires. The right tire in the Chicago area, almost always, is a punture resistant type. If most of your riding is pavement and traveling, we recommend the Bontrager line of Hard Case Tires. Here are a few specs and differences between the flat resistant models.