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A year ago had you asked me to describe snow I would’ve said it’s cold and white and gets in the top of your slippers when you’re taking the garbage out to the pavement. But it turns out that there’s a lot more to snow than meets the eye……read more
Since I bought my bike a couple months back I’ve been using the stock Vee Rubber tires, which have acquitted themselves pretty well in a fairly broad range of conditions. That ‘broad range’ however, does not include snow and ice. Here’s a review of the On-One Floater tire which hauls ass through snow and mud…read more
I ride my bike in the winter not to stand-out and impress those around me, but to perpetuate my own internal suffering. Take Sunday, for example. We’ve had some cold and snow over the past couple weeks, but Sunday was forecast to be dry and a little warmer than average. So I set out on a road ride around noon……read more
Winter cycling on a fat tire bike can be a lot of fun. Of course it’s important to be adequately insulated from the cold, particularly your head, feet and hands. If you skimp on your cycling clothing then it can make for a pretty miserable set of conditions, even dangerous.
Read this to learn more about winter riding and how to stay warm….
The low down on riding bikes in State Parks during hunting season, or – how not to get shot…read more
My first experience riding a new fat tire bike in the white and fluffy stuff. Snow bike riding is fun, isn’t it? Really? Honestly?…. learn more.read more
My destination for the first night will be plot #10 at Newport State Park. I scouted the campground last weekend and I like the looks of plot 10 as it’s closest to the Lake. That’s the big lake, Michigan…..read more – use the link belowread more