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01-28-23, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By Steve B.

Winter boots are indeed a luxury, but you hit a...

Winter boots are indeed a luxury, but you hit a point of being tired of adding special socks, plus neoprene, plus shoe covers, etc.... all my riding in winter is mt. bike mostly and its often 15-20...
01-28-23, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By GrainBrain

I have the same shoes I think. Mine were marked...

I have the same shoes I think. Mine were marked mw7 and I've ridden down to zero and up to 55°F. They are extremely versatile! Totally worth the investment.
01-28-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By cyccommute

Agreed. My boots (Lake MKZ303) are over 10 years...

Agreed. My boots (Lake MKZ303) are over 10 years old now and still going strong. If anything they are too hot for much above 20°F. I have a pair of lighter boots for those days.

I used neoprene...
01-28-23, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Shimagnolo

All the wear put on winter shoes, is wear that is...

All the wear put on winter shoes, is wear that is avoided on the summer shoes.
So assuming the price is similar, in the long run, it does not cost anymore to have the winter shoes.

I tried the...
01-28-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By scottfsmith

Winter shoes is "a bridge too far" for me, I have...

Winter shoes is "a bridge too far" for me, I have way too much specialized bike gear and I feel that will push me over the edge. I am now using double shoe covers, stretchy neoprene ones over heavy...
01-27-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 181
Posted By Steve B.

Those look like the 702's, I've the older model...

Those look like the 702's, I've the older model 701, I dont get them wet, but they do keep my feet warm down to 25F or so. They fit better than the Lakes I used.
01-27-23, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By Daniel4

Took my first fat bike ride of the year yesterday.

Took my first fat bike ride of the year yesterday.
01-26-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By MNBikeCommuter

More power to those of you addicted to winter...

More power to those of you addicted to winter biking. :) Each winter feels a little more challenging after starting winter biking 30 years ago. The logistics have been wearing, and fretting about...
01-22-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By rumrunn6

synchronicity

what more could a guy ask for? it was daytime so no lights were needed, had a free day, a bike was ready, the weather cooperated, I didn't crash, the snow slowed me down, so I sped up a few of the...
01-22-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By rumrunn6

gorgeous, those are framers! more fun to...

gorgeous, those are framers!

more fun to come this week I think. I'd ride again today but gotta run to work. have fun!
01-22-23, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By rumrunn6

who can resist an easy trail w/ a light coating...

who can resist an easy trail w/ a light coating of snow? riding is waaay better than staying inside
...
01-21-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By Chuck Naill

Two from your state came here to escape Winter....

Two from your state came here to escape Winter. He was going to do some mountain biking and paddling. His name is John. Do you know him?? Just kidding.
01-21-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By rumrunn6

that is a huge parking lot! wow those trails...

that is a huge parking lot!

wow those trails are pretty narrow w/ all that snow on the trees. so fun that you got out in active snow. no one can go on that lake right now, that's for sure, eh? wow...
01-21-23, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 185
Posted By rumrunn6

indeed it has ...

indeed it has

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01-21-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By rumrunn6

you keeping your toes dry? :D ...

you keeping your toes dry? :D

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01-20-23, 07:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By rumrunn6

got the 2.25" ice spikers mounted up. 30psi front...

got the 2.25" ice spikers mounted up. 30psi front 35psi rear. but then got them down to 22psi front 27psi? rear
...
01-17-23, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 178
Posted By rumrunn6

your 1/2 day Friday this week looks promising! or...

your 1/2 day Friday this week looks promising! or maybe Saturday morning will be ...
01-14-23, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By GrainBrain

I love winter riding, but only now after a decade...

I love winter riding, but only now after a decade of semi serious cycling. Takes a bit of $$ in gear to enjoyably tackle anything over an hour in sub freezing, ice-snow. Dedicated snow bike, good...
01-11-23, 05:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By rumrunn6

absolutely! I got out last nite. pretty dry &...

absolutely! I got out last nite. pretty dry & quiet, but I got some miles in
01-09-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By rumrunn6

OK wait a minute, I'll be right there! ...

OK wait a minute, I'll be right there!

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gorgeous video! & during active...
01-09-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By rumrunn6

uh huh

uh huh
01-09-23, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By rumrunn6

bike doctor says I have to keep my bottom bracket...

bike doctor says I have to keep my bottom bracket dry :innocent:
01-04-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By rumrunn6

a trace of snow, makes nite rides, a little...

a trace of snow, makes nite rides, a little brighter. haven't enjoyed that combo yet this year. there was a cold drizzle last night & squashed any thought of going out after getting home from work
...
01-03-23, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By wolfchild

I've been addicted to winter cycling since 2007....

I've been addicted to winter cycling since 2007. It never gets old, it's always exciting especially when there is a lot of ice.
01-03-23, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By Noonievut

Addicted to Winter Cycling!

I live an hour outside Toronto and winter weather is generally all over the place. If we consistently had snow for 3+ months I would get a fatbike, but that doesn’t happen. So I rent occasionally.
...
01-03-23, 09:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,578
Posted By parkbrav

I've been living in Southern New England for 6...

I've been living in Southern New England for 6 going on 7 years. My experience is that winter does not kick in until late January.

Late January - frost
last week of January into the first full...
12-30-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By rumrunn6

forgot about this thread. I had the itch one day...

forgot about this thread. I had the itch one day so I found these, but have yet to mount them up. 58F degrees right now, so I think I'm OK ...

Schwalbe Ice Spiker Pro Hs379...
12-27-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By Trakhak

Great video! (And thanks for the real-time...

Great video! (And thanks for the real-time no-music sound track!) I was twisting around here on the couch to avoid those trees you kept almost running into.
12-27-22, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By freeranger

Wouldn't mind riding the trails around a few...

Wouldn't mind riding the trails around a few reservoirs and parks in my old haunts. Very similar to your video. But 600 miles makes it a bit of a drive. Moving back doesn't seem to be in the cards.
12-27-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By freeranger

Looks like a good time indeed! Like that trail...

Looks like a good time indeed! Like that trail and scenery.
12-27-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 322
Posted By BobbyG

Busy is good...but so is biking.

Busy is good...but so is biking.
12-26-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By rumrunn6

hehe yup. Would have been nice if it was just a...

hehe yup. Would have been nice if it was just a few inches deep
12-26-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By rumrunn6

S.C.U.B.A. much? Oh my! Couldn’t listen to the...

S.C.U.B.A. much? Oh my! Couldn’t listen to the audio just now but when you turned around I thought good smart man. Not entirely like the old risk taker I’m used to watching but then you turned again...
12-24-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By rumrunn6

the dirt was good riding today. nothing like...

the dirt was good riding today. nothing like flypaper or quicksand
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12-24-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By rumrunn6

9 degrees at sunrise. the dirt out back looks...

9 degrees at sunrise. the dirt out back looks perfect. nice & hard w/ a dusting of snow. just enough to add ambiance. too bad there's too much to do today
...
12-23-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By gecho

I'm sitting at 3 rides in all of December. It...

I'm sitting at 3 rides in all of December. It will have been 2 week since I rode by the time the weather is decent enough to ride again. Way too much -30C in December, January better be nice to make...
12-09-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By UnCruel

Somewhere on the web there must be a dog forum,...

Somewhere on the web there must be a dog forum, and on it is a thread about this same trail, with people posting that they walk their dogs on it because lots of other people do, and because mountain...
12-09-22, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Steve B.

Yeah, I'd check on who actually owns the...

Yeah, I'd check on who actually owns the property. A local hiking club installed similar signs on a local trail that is state park, stating "no bikes". I know thats not official state policy so I...
12-09-22, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Bald Paul

Mass Audubon Society posted those signs. I don't...

Mass Audubon Society posted those signs. I don't know if they own the land or not, but they are not a state agency. I don't know who would be enforcing the rules, unless you ran into some irate bird...
12-09-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By Tomm Willians

So you’ve decided to ignore the posted rules...

So you’ve decided to ignore the posted rules simply because others have? That should certainly cause them to open it back up to bikes……..
12-08-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 737
Posted By rumrunn6

omg you are looney tunes & I love that about you...

omg you are looney tunes & I love that about you man
11-26-22, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Jumpski

I do miss the ever changing weather of New...

I do miss the ever changing weather of New England - on occasion:). Have fun and stay safe cycling this winter.
Forum: Northeast
11-21-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By rumrunn6

Lol

Lol
11-20-22, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By sam21fire

I pretty much ride the same bike (Bacchetta A20...

I pretty much ride the same bike (Bacchetta A20 recumbent) just swap to studs when the snow/ice shows up, but there's room for them where you probably don't on other road bikes.
Sam
11-18-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Bald Paul

Only the bravest of souls would ride through...

Only the bravest of souls would ride through Kelly Square! :D
11-18-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By 55murray

I'm with you. The Miyata gets hung up about Dec...

I'm with you. The Miyata gets hung up about Dec 1 to mid March. The Trek FX3 is about to rule...
11-18-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By staehpj1

Nicer here in winter than summer IMO. It was 35F...

Nicer here in winter than summer IMO. It was 35F when I went out for a ride this morning, but I like this weather better than the relentless summer heat.
11-18-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By skidder

I live/ride in Southern California. 45F this...

I live/ride in Southern California. 45F this morning. 'Nuff said. :D
11-18-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By Bald Paul

Oh, come on! I used to live near Woostah (you...

Oh, come on! I used to live near Woostah (you know, Worchester.) You mean you don't like the challenge of snowbanks on either side of the road that narrow the roads to a lane and a half? Salt that...
11-15-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By gecho

The local fat bike crew got our trail loop...

The local fat bike crew got our trail loop snowshoed out last week. Its broken into 8 segments and we throw about 20 people at it in parallel and get it groomed in about an hour. We had enough snow...
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