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Forum: Fatbikes
03-12-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

Chisholm is home to the Redhead Mt. Bike Park and...

Chisholm is home to the Redhead Mt. Bike Park and Grand Rapids has Tioga. Check 'em out when you're in the area.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-12-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

Hey Quadna71, if you're asking me about the sign...

Hey Quadna71, if you're asking me about the sign I posted it's on the Lookout Mountain/Laurentian Divide trail system north of Virginia, MN
02-07-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,663
Posted By tilsover

Never considered shaving my legs, but if I did I...

Never considered shaving my legs, but if I did I wonder if my long-johns would slide on easier.
Forum: Fatbikes
09-14-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,541
Posted By tilsover

I'm a big guy also, and run my tubed tires around...

I'm a big guy also, and run my tubed tires around 5psi on winter snow and about 10psi, give or take, in summer. No problem so far.
08-20-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,272
Posted By tilsover

At a recent trip to a bike shop I saw high dollar...

At a recent trip to a bike shop I saw high dollar bikes running a mullet set-up (which seems weird to me, shouldn't a true "mullet" have the larger wheel on the back?) so I'm thinking 27.5 tires will...
08-19-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 15,490
Posted By tilsover

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Still have it, still rides like new.
Forum: Fatbikes
08-04-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,241
Posted By tilsover

If the shirt fits, wear it.

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Forum: Fatbikes
07-01-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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Forum: Fatbikes
05-07-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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05-05-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,474
Posted By tilsover

Years ago I put a new stem and bars on my old...

Years ago I put a new stem and bars on my old Trek 930. Got rid of the thru-stem cable routing and added this for a cable stop. Original cable was easily long enough. Maybe you could try something...
04-25-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 5,736
Posted By tilsover

Bells are cool, but this is more my style. Good...

Bells are cool, but this is more my style. Good riding!...
04-13-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,261
Posted By tilsover

[/b] "I bought my wife a diamond ring for...

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"I bought my wife a diamond ring for her birthday!"
"I thought she wanted a new car."
"Now where would I find a fake car?"
Forum: Fatbikes
03-24-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,186
Posted By tilsover

Spring has sprung for sure, though there's still...

Spring has sprung for sure, though there's still a lot of snow in my area. The early morning trails are a combination of frozen dirt, crunchy snow, and glare ice. By afternoon it's mud and water. The...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-24-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,722
Posted By tilsover

I assumed my Steger Mukluks would be too soft for...

I assumed my Steger Mukluks would be too soft for pedaling, until I tried them. Now they're my favorite cold weather biking boot. Warm and super lightweight.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-22-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,189
Posted By tilsover

A buddy of mine has been riding a Reid Hercules...

A buddy of mine has been riding a Reid Hercules for a couple of years and is happy as heck with it. Said it cost less than a grand, new. Might be something to check out.
Forum: Fatbikes
03-11-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,698
Posted By tilsover

I also was thinking of winter riding when I...

I also was thinking of winter riding when I bought my fat bike, but my poor old mountain bike sits lonely in the garage 'cause the fat is so fun year 'round. My skis are a little sad, too.
...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-02-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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Forum: Fatbikes
03-01-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,435
Posted By tilsover

As you earlier pointed out, the rule states MOST...

As you earlier pointed out, the rule states MOST trails, not all. We obviously ride different areas. So far this winter while riding my bike I've seen a grand total of 2 snowmobiles. One was coming...
02-26-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 14,770
Posted By tilsover

I can hardly run out to the garage to get my...

I can hardly run out to the garage to get my bike, but once on the bike I can get somewhere. Good riding!
Forum: Fatbikes
02-24-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-22-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,435
Posted By tilsover

Took awhile but that's some good police work....

Took awhile but that's some good police work. However, within 5 miles of my home the state snowmobile trail joins a public Forest Service road at two intersects to avoid private land and a river...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-20-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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Forum: Fatbikes
02-17-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,435
Posted By tilsover

Most of the trails I ride are traveled by local...

Most of the trails I ride are traveled by local wildlife. Deer, mostly, and it's common to see them. After a snowfall fox tracks and occasional wolf tracks are found on the packed trails. Today I...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-16-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,435
Posted By tilsover

Here in northern MN the trails are great, too....

Here in northern MN the trails are great, too. We've just finished a 10 day stretch where the temps never reached zero. Trails are frozen hard and fun riding. I ride the snow covered gravel roads,...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-12-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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I think I'll wait for a little while.
02-04-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,401
Posted By tilsover

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I made this to park my fat bike in the garage. Scrap wood and conduit. Wide...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-03-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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02-02-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 26,189
Posted By tilsover

I often ride too fast downhill, seldom fast...

I often ride too fast downhill, seldom fast enough uphill. Last time my tires came off the ground I was putting my bike in the truck. Good riding!
01-29-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 85,694
Posted By tilsover

Now, during this pandemic, I've never looked...

Now, during this pandemic, I've never looked better. The mask helps.:)
01-28-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,819
Posted By tilsover

That's good info, subgrade. Thanks.

That's good info, subgrade. Thanks.
01-25-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,819
Posted By tilsover

It was 2 degrees F when I rode my fat bike this...

It was 2 degrees F when I rode my fat bike this morning. I do wonder how cold it has to get to affect bike components/ frame, etc. -- Good riding.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-25-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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01-22-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 18,907
Posted By tilsover

I always use a headlight on my helmet when I...

I always use a headlight on my helmet when I trail ride at night, but I had this flashlight so I mounted it with an old bike tube. Very easy and it sheds some light. No worries of blinding anyone...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-22-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 63,641
Posted By tilsover

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01-21-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,801
Posted By tilsover

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To each their own. Cheers!
01-21-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By tilsover

50+? Enjoy it, 'cause pushing 60 is a...

50+? Enjoy it, 'cause pushing 60 is a hell-of-a-lot easier than pulling it! Good riding.
01-19-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,605
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 577,376
Posted By tilsover

I've never been this age before so I'm not sure...

I've never been this age before so I'm not sure how it's supposed to be, but I'm still pedaling under my own power. Friends have asked me about E Bikes but I know nothing about them. If and when the...
01-19-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,801
Posted By tilsover

Beer after a ride? Yes, please. And perhaps a...

Beer after a ride? Yes, please. And perhaps a bourbon a little later. Thank you, and good riding!
01-15-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,361
Posted By tilsover

I never nap! Except during the evening TV news....

I never nap! Except during the evening TV news. Am I missing anything? Good riding to you!
01-15-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,643
Posted By tilsover

Snow shoveling is exercise for sure, but...

Snow shoveling is exercise for sure, but different than bike riding. One is fun, the other, not so much. A good snow has me using my ATV/plow, a snowblower, and a shovel. It takes hours. I live in...
01-13-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,985
Posted By tilsover

Never spent much time being "cool", I rode a bike...

Never spent much time being "cool", I rode a bike to school and various part-time jobs until high school & drivers license. 1st car a 1960 Chevy ($175) then came motorcycles and motocross. 2nd...
01-10-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3,605
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 577,376
Posted By tilsover

Some days are warmer than others. Some days are...

Some days are warmer than others. Some days are windier than others. Some days gravity is stronger than others.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-05-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,722
Posted By tilsover

When it's really cold I'll stick a couple of...

When it's really cold I'll stick a couple of those toe warmer packets into my boots. I get 'em at the fleet store. I'd post a photo but I haven't been on this forum long enough to do so.
01-05-21, 01:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,320
Posted By tilsover

I finally got tired of unstrapping my pack/cooler...

I finally got tired of unstrapping my pack/cooler from the rear rack when I had to lay 'er down. After many years I added a kickstand to my old Trek and it's great. I know, kickstands aren't cool....
01-04-21, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3,605
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 577,376
Posted By tilsover

65?! Heck, I was something back then!

65?! Heck, I was something back then!
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