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Old 03-17-04, 10:18 PM   #1
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So I wake up this morning and we have 5" of snow, Bummer. I just got the new bike... umm trike. Guess theres no rush to get it built up eh? Winter is getting old.
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So I wake up this morning and we have 5" of snow, Bummer. I just got the new bike... umm trike. Guess theres no rush to get it built up eh? Winter is getting old.
When all you have are lemons you make lemonade. A trike won't fall over on slick ice or snow, so slap on some studded tires on that puppy and let her rip! From pictures I've seen, that's what the folks in Minnesota do.
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Old 03-18-04, 09:12 AM   #3
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When we get snow he first thing I do is go out in it, its great fun and really makes you ride much more smoothly
Otherwise you fall on your arse.
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Old 03-18-04, 10:33 AM   #4
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When all you have are lemons you make lemonade. A trike won't fall over on slick ice or snow, so slap on some studded tires on that puppy and let her rip! From pictures I've seen, that's what the folks in Minnesota do.
That's right, there are a bunch of us that have done that all winter, it's a hoot!
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Old 03-18-04, 05:09 PM   #5
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Its not the snow, I ride in the snow. It's the SO that wants to keep the bike nice and shinny.
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Old 03-18-04, 05:20 PM   #6
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When all you have are lemons you make lemonade. A trike won't fall over on slick ice or snow, so slap on some studded tires on that puppy and let her rip! From pictures I've seen, that's what the folks in Minnesota do.
that's true but when your tail end is only 4 inches off the ground.... em... COLD COLD COLD!!!

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Old 03-22-04, 11:11 AM   #7
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that's true but when your tail end is only 4 inches off the ground.... em... COLD COLD COLD!!!

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