Join Date: May 2008
Bikes: one road bike, one cruiser, one fisher mtb, one track bike, one shogun mtb with studded tires for the winter
Hi, Ive been reading some of the threads in the winter cycling forum, and got inspired to take out my winter bike. so I was cruising across a lake in town. It was very windy today so there was no snow on it. there was also no snow on it because it all melted in the last 2 days (shouldve been a sign). that being said, i get to the sunny side of the lake and the ice starts cracking. go figure. so i shift into a higher gear and start booking it towards the shore. almost all the ice along the shore is gone. I headed for the nearest spot where there was ice touching the shore. when i got there, I tried to wheelie so that i could get onto the shore, the rise was about a foot. after my front wheel is up, all the ice around me cracks. luckily, im only up to my knees in water. anyway, on my ride home I was wondering if anything similar has happened to any of you.