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Old 12-02-07, 05:55 AM   #1
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The First Heavy Snow of the Season



5am, 21F, several inches of snow and rising, during the first snowstorm of the season. For some reason I am compelled to ride a cruiser down the street to the gas station to get some ice cream. Makes perfect sense to me! And I got to leave that sweet trail in the virgin snow with the fat balloon tires. You can see a snow plow passing on the right. Winter is fun!


A surprisingly effective snow cruiser. But it was just fresh snow, I am not sure how well the balloon tires would do on ice.
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Old 12-02-07, 06:02 AM   #2
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Thats a great picture
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Thanks! I like that you can see a snow plow passing on the right. I have another version too (sans snowplow):

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Nice Shot!

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Man, that's a great pic.

I like the contrast of the quiet, darker path with one trail against the lights and 'motion' of the snow plow.

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5am, 21F, several inches of snow and rising, during the first snowstorm of the season. For some reason I am compelled to ride a cruiser down the street to the gas station to get some ice cream. Makes perfect sense to me! And I got to leave that sweet trail in the virgin snow with the fat balloon tires. You can see a snow plow passing on the right. Winter is fun!


A surprisingly effective snow cruiser. But it was just fresh snow, I am not sure how well the balloon tires would do on ice.
What a beautiful picture! I WANT SOME SNOW, TOO!!!!
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Enjoyed that little gift we sent, eh?
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Old 12-03-07, 03:45 PM   #8
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still enjoying it! It's storming right now. The ride home from work was one of the most fun commute rides I have had all year!
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another upstater here, we got our first big snow last night, and I went out today. It was beautiful. I could have done all my errands by car, but biking was just so much better, especially with the snow and slush and nice cold wind.

Love that photo!
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Snow coming my way sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooon. Can't wait!!!!

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Yup, we got that too. A real pain in the breast area to shovel (as a cyclist my upper body is not very much developed).

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