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    MF Snow!

    Based near Caledon (Ontario).

    Nice sunny day today, finally seems like Spring.

    Then I notice a snowfall advisory for tonight! Are you MF kidding me!

    I give up folks.

    I'm going to head out into the snowbanks, only spandex on, and yell, "take me now cold, take me now!"

    FU crazy winter, FU.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phlegm View Post
    Are you MF kidding me!

    I give up folks.

    I'm going to head out into the snowbanks, only spandex on, and yell, "take me now cold, take me now!"

    FU crazy winter, FU.
    What Snot said.
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    I rely on harsh winters to weaken my enemies.

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    I bought the fat bike and enjoyed it this winter, and it lingered on.....
    I bought snow shoes and went out for treks with my wife and it lingered on.....
    I cracked two weeks ago and am in a fragile state and staying away from ghettocruiser
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    Debating whether or not to shovel tomorrow...
    Please enjoy seeing this terrible collection of me - something wonderful is about to happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by garage monster View Post
    Debating whether or not to shovel tomorrow...
    Thinking of checking out a road north of town tomorrow.

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    Upgraded to "14.8 cm" of snow overnight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by secret agent View Post
    I bought the fat bike and enjoyed it this winter, and it lingered on.....
    I bought snow shoes and went out for treks with my wife and it lingered on.....
    I cracked two weeks ago and am in a fragile state and staying away from ghettocruiser
    Have you tried downhill fat biking at a ski hill?
    The snow is perfect for that right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by secret agent View Post
    I bought the fat bike and enjoyed it this winter, and it lingered on.....
    I bought snow shoes and went out for treks with my wife and it lingered on.....
    I cracked two weeks ago and am in a fragile state and staying away from ghettocruiser
    This has the elements of a nice haiku.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    Have you tried downhill fat biking at a ski hill?
    The snow is perfect for that right now.

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    Photo from a local web cam from about 1 minute ago, set up just a couple of minutes away from my office location near the water. Ride planned after work. Yes, I'm a jerk for posting this.

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    Correct, jerkiness factor certified.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phlegm View Post
    Correct, jerkiness factor certified.
    Acknowledged. Funny how these things even out in the end aside from the cherry picked examples though. Last year through to the first few days of July we only had 1-2 days in the entire year up to that point which hit 15C. Brrrr....

    Then we had some freakishly nice weather during the Summer, but the horrors of cold and rain the entire year up to first weekend of July were tough to shake off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Circlip View Post
    Acknowledged. Funny how these things even out in the end aside from the cherry picked examples though. Last year through to the first few days of July we only had 1-2 days in the entire year up to that point which hit 15C. Brrrr....

    Then we had some freakishly nice weather during the Summer, but the horrors of cold and rain the entire year up to first weekend of July were tough to shake off.
    Funny how that works....leave BC and has some of the worst winters for years.

    And just to raise the jerk factor.... while everyone here was working I was enjoying it. Yep...hard work this Stay At Home dad job.

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    Yesterday in Scarborough. You'd never know we were due for more snow.
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    I am chuckling at some of the whining about snow in Canada in March. Anyone that thought all of the sudden it was going to all melt and be nice and warm is delusional. Sure the winter has been tough, but there is light at the end of the tunnel and any precipitation now isn't going to be around very long.
    A bad day on the bike is better than a good day doing anything else...

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    Quote Originally Posted by phlegm View Post
    Based near Caledon (Ontario).

    Nice sunny day today, finally seems like Spring.

    Then I notice a snowfall advisory for tonight! Are you MF kidding me!

    I give up folks.

    I'm going to head out into the snowbanks, only spandex on, and yell, "take me now cold, take me now!"

    FU crazy winter, FU.
    are you still available? i will take you.
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    Passed through there on the way to Blue mtn today... and the snowbanks along rd 124 are indeed higher than I ever remember. We won't see another March like this for 20+ more years. The mountain bikes are all ready to go... but dang it the skiing has been good!

    Quote Originally Posted by phlegm View Post
    Based near Caledon (Ontario).

    Nice sunny day today, finally seems like Spring.

    Then I notice a snowfall advisory for tonight! Are you MF kidding me!

    I give up folks.

    I'm going to head out into the snowbanks, only spandex on, and yell, "take me now cold, take me now!"

    FU crazy winter, FU.

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    On Saturday spotted some gravel...


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    Yikes, feel bad for our friends out East. Watching CBC and they indicate that potentially the worst storm of the season is headed their way: 54cm snow projected for Yarmouth, with gusts to 100km/h.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerius View Post
    Have you tried downhill fat biking at a ski hill?
    The snow is perfect for that right now.
    I am not sure that they allow this anywhere. Let me know if they do. I would love to give it a try. I have been throwing the fat bike down some pretty steep and deep snow. The momentum carries you quite nicely. I have also been able to take advantage of various small descents and offshoots that don't exist in the summer, but are quite doable in the snow.
    I am not sure I am allowed to admit this, but I was road riding last Saturday and last night. I am beginning to feel better and less fragile,and I felt like a rocket going from a fat bike to a road bike. Unfortunately, I know its only a matter of perception.
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    Of course it's not allowed, which is why you do it after the ski hills close for the season.
    I've been doing laps at the local hill for the past couple weeks, and mystery tire tracks have also appeared in other places.


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    I understand. Not saying I would ever do such a thing, but where would one partake of such activities without too much worry of being hassled? Strictly for the sake of curiosity of course.
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    Hypothetically speaking, there's a place south of the airport where you can do silly things like this.

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