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    Beach Riding Duluth, MN Style

    Edit: I didn't actually explain these pictures very well the first time. My bad. In these pics I'm not actually riding on the beach. The beach is over a hundred yards away and where I'm at in the summer would be water. Everything you see is crushed ice where the water should be from wind storms pushing and stacking the ice.

    Anybody else have beach riding like this? This was a spring ride a few years ago. You'll notice pretty much no tracks. The entire thing was hard as concrete and I could ride anywhere. The brown is sand that was churned up when the wind blew and mixed with the ice. Awesome riding since it's frozen sand and ice.

    The city of Duluth in the background. These cliffs aren't sand covered by snow. They are solid crushed Ice 15 feet above the water. The beach is 100 yards to the left and the water is to the right. The water beneath me would be over 8 feet deep in the summer.
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    Facing Superior, WI. It's a powerful lake that can stack ice that high. Where I'm standing the water would be about 8 feet deep, but now it's solid crushed ice. The beach went on like this for over 5 miles.
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    Sure. New York Style.
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    when it gets that good ride it for all it's worth. I've had some years where the shelf was wide and low. Great for riding

    This year the shelf is narrow and tall. Not cool to ride on but a draw nonetheless . A real beoch to walk


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    Quote Originally Posted by Truitnow View Post
    Sure. New York Style.
    What lake is that? Ontario?

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    Edit up top.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gcappy View Post
    What lake is that? Ontario?
    No lake...The Atlantic Ocean.

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    more on Duluth.......

    Great Pics of Duluth..I was just there recently and had heard great things about the "beach" also...Here's a couple from a very cold am -5 but, where the sun was shining and a couple inches of fresh snow. This was one of the more memorable rides this winter and so glad i made a couple phone calls before visiting Duluth..
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    Nice! Glad to hear you had fun!

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