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Old 01-27-2013, 07:33 PM   #56176
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cool pics Mike, be sure the post up if there's another go at it sometime in February...I wanna try that if I get the chance. I'd have come out today, but had to work at 2.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:55 PM   #56177
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Great pics Mike! Thanks for posting! I might have to visit just to ride on the ice!
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:35 PM   #56178
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Seems like i would go through a few levers on the ice. Looks like a good time though
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Old 01-27-2013, 08:56 PM   #56179
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Meredith loves that movie and I swear, quotes that line evey time something comes in the mail bearing a "fragile" stamp on it.
So you'll be visiting Cleveland next December?

http://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:22 PM   #56180
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So you'll be visiting Cleveland next December?

http://www.achristmasstoryhouse.com/
We went last year.
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Old 01-27-2013, 10:28 PM   #56181
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Nice pics Mike!
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:21 AM   #56182
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Today there at Liebs Island it was 4.5 inches thick. Safe for the bikes and smaller quads.

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Man that is pushing it! I was going to come down but didn't want to make the trip and get shut out. We had just over 4" a couple hours north of you guys and decided to not ride:( Damn now I wish we woulda took the chance!! As others have said, ice is someof the most fun I have had on two wheels! Glad some people got to ride! Looks like you guys had a road course plowed off? Man am I bummed
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:37 AM   #56183
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Looks like it was a blast Mike, great pics!
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:28 AM   #56184
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Here's one more. Kirk has the back kicked out while Bob closes in.



I hear tomorrow is supposed to be 60 degrees.

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Old 01-28-2013, 07:02 AM   #56185
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Here's one more. Kirk has the back kicked out while Bob closes in.



I hear tomorrow is supposed to be 60 degrees.

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Old 01-28-2013, 07:16 AM   #56186
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It sounds like the cold week this past week was sufficient to freeze over Buckeye Lake thick enough to support a bike/rider combo. I heard guys rode today so Kirk and I are heading out tomorrow morning. I got the ice-prepped tires mounted on my Husqvarna and it is ready to roll. If any of you FF's want to come watch or try a few laps of riding, we'll be there tomorrow starting about 11am.

Either Fairfield Beach, Brooks Beach or Liebs Island parking lots. I'm not exactly sure where they rode today so we'll look at those 3 spots until we find the other riders. Tomorrow will be the last day as the forecast is for warming up next week.

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Wanted to make this, but had to work yesterday. How do you like the Husky?
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:29 AM   #56187
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So cool it's frosty.

I had my first try at riding on ice this weekend too. I met up with some buddies near Detroit that had some spare bikes set up with screws. This is super fun! Gotta get a set of these tires for the winter months.

I'll keep a closer eye on this thread for this kind of riding now that I have a taste for it.

I was beta testing a backpack mount for the GoPro to provide a better 3rd person/over-the-shoulder view. Here's some footage from the track.





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Old 01-28-2013, 10:14 AM   #56188
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Nice Bradon, I'd like to see how it looks on you.
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Old 01-28-2013, 12:13 PM   #56189
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Man that is pushing it! I was going to come down but didn't want to make the trip and get shut out. We had just over 4" a couple hours north of you guys and decided to not ride:( Damn now I wish we woulda took the chance!! As others have said, ice is someof the most fun I have had on two wheels! Glad some people got to ride! Looks like you guys had a road course plowed off? Man am I bummed
Do you have studded tires? I try to ride as much as I can in the winter. I've ridden in snow as deep as 10-12" before. It's a lot of work, but still fun and a great work out. 4" is no problem. I even went mountain biking yesterday on the local bridle trails (no horses out there in those conditions).









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Old 01-28-2013, 05:29 PM   #56190
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I'm not trying to be the next video posting guy but.....
I've been filing out online apps all day and needed a laugh and thought I would share

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