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Winter Cycling Don't let snow and ice discourage you this winter. The key element to year-round cycling is proper attire! Check out this winter cycling forum to chat with other ice bike fanatics.

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Old 10-30-08, 04:05 PM   #1
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Does anybody here do this race?

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Old 10-30-08, 07:42 PM   #2
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I haven't done it yet, but I have been eyeing the Susitna for years. Maybe one day!!

http://www.susitna100.com/

Are you doing it?
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Old 10-30-08, 09:18 PM   #3
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That looks cool. I've always wanted to do a winter race. Too bad I live in So Cal.
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Old 10-30-08, 09:24 PM   #4
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That looks cool. I've always wanted to do a winter race. Too bad I live in So Cal.
There's nothing that says you can travel up there!

If you haven't spent much time cycling in winter conditions, I'd recommend going with the Susitna before trying the Iditabike (http://www.alaskaultrasport.com/) The Iditabike is either 350 or 1100 miles long. The Susitna is only 100 miles.
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100 miles sounds a lot better to start with. I haven't rode in the snow or ice, so I'm sure I would suck. I've ridden in lots of rain, but that’s two extremely different environments.
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