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Old 02-28-07, 11:01 PM   #1
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Dang!

wow, i am looking out my window wishing my mtb was finished...its snowing like crazy out and it would be fun to spin around in the snow!!!
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Old 03-01-07, 07:13 AM   #2
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Riding in snow is fun but you have to dress for it...no bike shorts
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If you have some really wide/ mud tires they'll help. Oh and lower the pressure a little, too.

And of course, watch out for the idiots in the SUVs who think just because they have all wheel drive they brake better in the snow, too. I am always amazed after the first big storm how many new SUVs you see off the side of the road on the highways...
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Here it has bypassed "fun" and went straight to "ridiculous". I almost ALMOST took the MTB today, but was glad I didn't when I almost got my pickup stuck leaving the driveway.

There's like a foot of snow. Suck suck suckage.
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Here it has bypassed "fun" and went straight to "ridiculous". I almost ALMOST took the MTB today, but was glad I didn't when I almost got my pickup stuck leaving the driveway.

There's like a foot of snow. Suck suck suckage.
as the gatekeeper at Oz said, "Why didn't you say so? That is a horse of an entirely different color."

Have you ever tried cross country skiing? Much less impact than running, good clyde sport.
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Oh man, that's all I need, another expensive hobby... LOL!

Not enough snow here to warrant that. We only get days like this a couple times a year, but man, when we get them they sure are a PITA.
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And of course, watch out for the idiots in the SUVs who think just because they have all wheel drive they brake better in the snow, too. I am always amazed after the first big storm how many new SUVs you see off the side of the road on the highways
I have five acres of flat pasture..no SUVs there, just a few llamas, the occasional coyote, deer, bobcat and cougar!
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And of course, watch out for the idiots in the SUVs who think just because they have all wheel drive they brake better in the snow, too. I am always amazed after the first big storm how many new SUVs you see off the side of the road on the highways...
I always find that funny
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