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    Ski Biking at Snowbowl

    I realize this is a mtn biking forum but has anyone tried ski biking at the Snowbowl or any other ski area. I'm wondering how the mtn biking skills transfer over.

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    I've tried it. It's fun, in a sort of special way.

    Skiing is a lot more fun imo tho.

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    Wifey having a go last winter.

    I normally don't like Turkey Gulley on skis much but it sure looks fun on a snow bike!

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    That's pretty cool Rockman ,it looks like your wife is having a good time.

    These ski bikes don't use skis on your feet and they look like they stand instead of sitting on the bike.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_I1hU0C0Re0

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    Snowbowl says they open tomorrow. Not much, but you can get some turns in.

    https://www.snowbowl.ski/snow-report...d-trail-report

    I would rent a snow bike if it was available. I like the look of the stand up bikes better. In most conditions, they look pretty skiddy on the rear.

    Oh this snow bike video is funny. So want one now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu8XhR7nEfM

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    Ive ridden one up here in CO a number of years back. They were mostly converted mtb bikes, but similar. It felt like riding down gravel with you rear brake locked up. You lead with the head, shoulders, then hips. My recommendation is to have a few beers at lunch, once you've gotten a feel for it, then go get stupid on it.

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    Jerry and Whalen showing how it's done. https://www.abc15.com/sports/sports-...e-in-flagstaff

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockman View Post
    Jerry and Whalen showing how it's done. https://www.abc15.com/sports/sports-...e-in-flagstaff
    Might have to try renting one of those.
    Not sure why Snowbowl has a rule that you must have skis on your feet with a snowbike.

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    Ski bikes are a hoot, but not many places allow them.

    Here are the gals at Northstar Tahoe on their Brenter ski bikes -

    Ski Biking at Snowbowl-gals.jpg


    K2 bikes made this "Snowcycle" with a rigid fork and a rear coil shock about 15 years ago -

    Ski Biking at Snowbowl-k2.jpg

    It's still fun to ride.

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    There is no snow in Az ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phillbo View Post
    There is no snow in Az ...
    Dude! We've had 2 whole inches this season so far!

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