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    Senior Member cabana 4 life's Avatar
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    Learned something new

    Ok this morning we got hit with a major dump of snow I work for my brother he came over early to offer me a ride to work I thought this was kinda weird because he rides his bike rain snow sleet and has for 10 plus years me this is my first real winter season so I tell him hes a sissy and IM going to ride my bike well my ride was half ride half walk and a lot of work I guess I should listen to my elder from now on I will

    P.s. hears some pics that to while walking bummer

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    How far did you have to go? What happened? It seems like it should be slow going but very doable.

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    i only had to go 2.5 miles but the rodes where not plowed yet but all cut up by cars i let a bunch of air out of my tires still it was hard

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    What kind of bike?

    Who knows, maybe I'll be singing a different tune by tomorrow. We're supposed to get a couple of feet or so overnight and I'm putting together a group ride for tomorrow afternoon. It's gonna be a small group as you might guess.

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    i ride a old gt pantara that i made single speed i rode it last night when the storm stared no problem but this morning was a whole new thing now its super windy here and i think im going to take the ride home good luck tomarrow its a good storm

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    I got out to try and ride after getting aride last night, and wound up pushing the bike more than riding, so I am grateful for the ride home, cause I'd still be out there walking the 15 miles home. Add to it the wind had kicked up. Wasn't at all fun. I was riding a 48x18 fixie with Nokians on front and back. By the time I got home there was 7-9 inches of the white stuff.
    This morning it was beautiful, but impossible, with the wind still blowing tough. Tonight would be a beaut of a ride with the Hunter's moon out.
    "I will remain the stranger who came from a faraway land." Lance Armstrong

    "The more you drive, the less intelligent you become." Miller "Repo Man"

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    Yeah, we got some snow yesterday too. In the morning with about 2~3 inches it was definitely doable. But in the afternoon I went out again with about 7~10 inches of unplowed snow. I tried it for about 40 minutes, and but got to a hill I couldn't ride up. No traction whatsoever.

    I was a trip though. The front wheel would be pointing to the side 70 degrees, but I'd still be going straight. The bike was just all over the place.
    "There'll be time for complacency when I'm six feet under. "

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