Here in Oregon we've been struck be what some have called the "snowpacalypse" and as an avid bike commuter I have found myself needing some extra traction to make it the 9 miles to work. I have seen a number of instructables and tutorials involving screws and nails and the like, however since I dont have those things and they all seem to have the problem of puncturing the tire frequently, this is my solution.

Step 1: Step one - gather supplies

For this instructable you will need an old bike tire of the size to fit your bike(or at least one you dont mind losing regular use of) and a good length of heavy gauge wire

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