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Old 12-13-08, 12:49 PM   #1
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snow bike

I am having a custom frame built for snow riding and wide tires.Is there any thing I need to be aware of to help with the design.
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Old 12-13-08, 03:11 PM   #2
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Are talking road bike, mountain bike, or what? An idea of riding style and conditions would help too. And how wide is wide?
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Old 12-13-08, 03:31 PM   #3
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mnt bike snow mobile trails up to 4 inches wide
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So visually it will look like a pugsley, or maybe this thing?

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So visually it will look like a pugsley, or maybe this thing?

Are those thermoses mounted behind the forks?
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So visually it will look like a pugsley, or maybe this thing?

Are those thermoses mounted behind the forks?
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yep, those are thermos behind the fork.

I'd stick those to the leading rather than the trailing edge of the fork since snow and slush builds up on the rear of the crown...
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Or for those adding full suspension to the mix:

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Or for those adding full suspension to the mix:

Nice, but just curious. Why would someone use a suspension seat post with a full suspension setup?
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That's a Mike Curiak snow bike variation. To see more check out this thread on mtbr.com .
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So visually it will look like a pugsley, or maybe this thing?

That is freaking awesome !
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