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Old 02-10-23, 05:29 PM
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Change of bikes for winter

This is really a crazy winter so far. We get snow then rain and warm temps and just can't get into a winter trail riding groove. Today it's 54 degrees and half day Friday and I needed a good ride. Not wanting to do any damage to the trails I broke out the carbon belt drive single speed for some fun. Not the bike I thought I would be riding on the 10th of February, but just have to adjust, thank goodness I have extra bikes.
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depending on where I ride, using the road bike is a welcome change of pace. certainly easier to bring up the basement steps! (says this lazy old man)
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Originally Posted by rumrunn6
depending on where I ride, using the road bike is a welcome change of pace. certainly easier to bring up the basement steps! (says this lazy old man)
I hoping this isn't the end of snow and ice season yet.
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Originally Posted by ZIPP2001
I hoping this isn't the end of snow and ice season yet.
me too. saw some weather in next week's forecast but the temps don't look promising
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The street salt is still there, but it’s dry, so I can ride other bikes. I just rinse the tires and inside the fenders on return, with a spray bottle, Over the last few days, I’ve ridden my new (old) MTB and even got down the low racer.
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better get the road bike rides in now, before the nasties get any closer
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Normally we would have a good bit of snow on the ground which would last until Feb or March but this year not so much. Today’s high is 40, partially sunny with 14 MPH wind. A little challenging wind speed but still a day to go out before the white stuff gets dumped on us.
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