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    Last snow pile of the season.



    Hiding in the shade.



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    Quote Originally Posted by crashtestdummy View Post
    We rode the petrified sand today.





    Oh my God, that's so funny. He/she is always in the coolest place possible. Nice dog.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KK89 View Post
    Oh my God, that's so funny. He/she is always in the coolest place possible. Nice dog.
    She's a little black sun magnet, so she will always find shade whenever I stop, even in the snow.




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    Today Ziva had an 11 mile ride, and the Deluxe Mud Spa Treatment.

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    And when you got home Ziva went straight to zi bath!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flying_Scotsman View Post
    And when you got home Ziva went straight to zi bath!!
    That's always been the routine. When we get home the 2 or 3 of us get in the shower. My dogs get bathed weekly and they are very good about it.
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    Taking a dip on the ride today, I'm back to 2 dogs, so it was a short ride.

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    Great thread! Especially because I just got my first dog about a month ago. Zar, our crazy hyper,awesome, year and a half old husky. He came from the shelter and he gets super tired before we hit a mile at a slow pace. Whats the best way to train him for longer distance?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thee42 View Post
    Great thread! Especially because I just got my first dog about a month ago. Zar, our crazy hyper,awesome, year and a half old husky. He came from the shelter and he gets super tired before we hit a mile at a slow pace. Whats the best way to train him for longer distance?
    We need some photos, this entire last page is only my dogs, and I see them all of the time.
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    The Dread

    As the O.P. I just wanted to share why I have not posted in some time. My dog Millie is very sick and can no longer ride with me. She is only 6 years old and has kidney failure.
    The Vet. says this is becoming more common in Labs and there is no cure. It breaks my heart to go ridding without her. She still so wants to come with me, but will pass out in less than a mile. I'm looking at finding a new buddy, but I'm not going to rush it. I want to give Millie 100% while she is still around. Our dogs are so special, don't take them for granted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2b2 View Post
    As the O.P. I just wanted to share why I have not posted in some time. My dog Millie is very sick and can no longer ride with me. She is only 6 years old and has kidney failure.
    The Vet. says this is becoming more common in Labs and there is no cure. It breaks my heart to go ridding without her. She still so wants to come with me, but will pass out in less than a mile. I'm looking at finding a new buddy, but I'm not going to rush it. I want to give Millie 100% while she is still around. Our dogs are so special, don't take them for granted.
    Sorry to hear about your girl. Even a dog that lives to an old age dies too soon.

    Dogs never seem to realize when they have limitations. When my number 2 dog was recuperating from knee surgery I had to get my wife to take him for a short walk so number 1 dog and I could get away without me feeling guilty. Even a dog that lives to an old age dies too soon.
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    My boy Cecil and his hermano Bodhi in the background. The only bad thing about dogs is that they don't live long enough....and maybe their breath at times.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ~gomez~ View Post
    The only bad thing about dogs is that they don't live long enough....and maybe their breath at times.
    And their love of rolling in dead things.

    He seems to be enjoying the snow.
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    Sorry to her about Millie's kidney disease, b2b2, she is a beauty and looks like a very loyal girl. I was a dogless dog person for too many years, but recently got a new boy, "Keeper" from the shelter, where he lived for 3 months after being picked up as a stray. He's "in training" for fatbike season, here's a pic from his second ride:
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    Very sorry to hear the dread. we never know whats just around the bend...you have shown her a good life, yes? best of luck to both of you going forward...

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    Wet and happy.





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    Having a bit of a photo shoot with my girl and dog.
    A Scottisch Collie Short Hair (Blue Merle) about 10 months old now. So a full student he is. Listens to Tuck (like Fryer Tuck), nahja, listens.... now and then


    Blast off.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Pat. View Post
    .... Listens to Tuck (like Fryer Tuck), nahja, listens.... now and then


    Blast off.
    Tuck looks really fast! Be careful, as my friend thought her neighbor was outside yelling curses, but he was just calling his dog Tucker.

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    just try to tell me that dog isn't smiling ear to ear.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pat. View Post
    Having a bit of a photo shoot with my girl and dog.
    A Scottisch Collie Short Hair (Blue Merle) about 10 months old now. So a full student he is. Listens to Tuck (like Fryer Tuck), nahja, listens.... now and then
    Interesting looking dog, looks a little like my Jasper.
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    So here's a few pics of my dog, Sebastian. He's friggin' awesome.

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    Riding Fat and still just as fast as I never was.

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    Elsie the Wonder Dog

    My best bud and riding partner. 700+ rides together


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    Still trying to avoid the heat (it was maybe 75°).



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    ^^^ If ever you were stuck for water your dog would find you a puddle!! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flying_Scotsman View Post
    ^^^ If ever you were stuck for water your dog would find you a puddle!! :-)
    But she likes to pee in the pool, so that might be an issue.
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    Ruby loves the dunes

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    Maxx doesn't apear 'till towards the end on this one.... This was a few yeas back...

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    Fall leaves.

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    Twin Hills, Alaska...

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    It never fails. On almost every bike ride that I've been on in the last 3 years, no matter where I ride, the same damn dog comes up and bites me on my right foot. Why can't people control their animals?

    So what should I do? Leave her home?



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    Here's a shot of Mishchka, a 9yr old (maybe) Border Collie Mix. She was found on a country road close to our house when she was about 6 months. She is a cancer survivor from a bone cancer in her upper jaw and had one upper canine and most of her upper incisors removed. This pic was taken about two months after her surgery and she's still going strong. There's a video of her on youtube under the title, "fatbiking with my dog"
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    she is a 5 year old mal. She can only go in winter, too hot in summer for her, she slows way down and overheats too fast. In cold tho, she is very fast. Do any of you attach your dog to the bike any way? thats what i need to do wiht her to slow her down and let her pull. She is a freaking machine!
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    A musher like that will take to a harness and skijor line like a fish to water. You can make a line from a bungee cord and an old leash but it's best to get a harness from a store which stocks them. To attach the line to a bike, the head tube/down tube junction is better than on the handlebars. I trained my herding dogs to pull but was jealous of those with Alaskans. We did a skijor race where the winner averaged 22mph.

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    Yep, skijorning gear is the way to go. The skijorning harness is shorter than a sled dog harness, which will tend to lift the back end of the dog off the ground when attached to a bike. Sandi here sports a Howling Dog harness and lead. The lead has several feet of bungee I put at the dog end of the setup. I have a loop of webbing at the head tube to attach the other end to. Twenty-two mph + down a gravel road is no problem for her when she is motivated, and she can keep it up for miles.

    You can probably order this gear from Alaska Mill and Feed out of Anchorage. That is where I got Sandi's anyway...

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    I had to say good bye to my best friend and ridding buddy last week. All Millie ever wanted was to be a good dog, and she was...Most of the time. I'm on the look out for a new one, but in no hurry.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2b2 View Post
    I had to say good bye to my best friend and ridding buddy last week. All Millie ever wanted was to be a good dog, and she was...Most of the time. I'm on the look out for a new one, but in no hurry.
    Losing a dog is the worst part of having a dog. You have my condolences.
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    Sorry man. I have been there many times too. Currently have two dogs 10 and 11 so I will probably be there again soon. It just plain sucks!

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    This is Bella our 2 year old Jack Russell



    And on a ride



    Try and take her as much as i can, but feel a bit bad on rides over 15km cause shes only got little legs.
    Looked at sorting some sort of basket at the front of the bike, but it wasn't very stable off-road.
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    b2b2, that truly sucks, man.
    Good luck on your search.

    My little son picked a dog a few years ago that ended up being the best, most unexpected trail dog ever. Chloe was a pointer- boxer mix that could run forever. She ran into traffic and was killed at two years old.
    Our new dog is Mason, a Collie mix. Great dog. I've taken him riding but he tries to boss me around and command the ride. Haven't figured out how to correct that yet.
    Millie looked like a great dog.
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    Thanks for all the well wishes and sympathy.
    Most of all thanks to all you dog lovers for keeping this thread alive.
    Keep up the good work, and enthusiastic photos.
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    I have not gone out with my dogs (Alaskan Malamute) using the Fatty but I think this winter I will start out with them.

    While I use a scooter to "walk them"




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    Very cool. What is that scooter? How about a pic of it?

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    Wow.. A scooter is a great idea.
    I like turtles

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brasi4x4 View Post
    I have not gone out with my dogs (Alaskan Malamute) using the Fatty but I think this winter I will start out with them.

    While I use a scooter to "walk them"




    Sorry about my poor language. Is google translate
    I think you should keep using a scooter, except get a fat scooter.
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    Re: K-9 Riding buddies!

    This is the scooter. And yes.


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    Tonight I have been thinking about how to turn it into fat scooter

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brasi4x4 View Post
    This is the scooter. And yes.


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    Tonight I have been thinking about how to turn it into fat scooter
    A fat scooter, snow and that dual engine power plant of yours would be one heck of a ride.
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    She likes the mud, and runs like the wind.
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    What kind of scooter is that? That is perfect for dog exercising.
    I like turtles

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    This is my riding buddy after a 7.5 mile morning ride (in the Houston heat no less), he's one heck of an athlete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NYrr496 View Post
    What kind of scooter is that? That is perfect for dog exercising.
    Here are some manufacturers of scooters:

    Kickbike.com | There´s no better kick! | Kickbike potkulauta – scooter & Kickspark potkukelkka – sled Europe

    Patinetes de montaña y equipamiento para mushing y canicross Spain <--- It's mine

    FootbikeUSA - HOME USA

    And here you are more info: I'm sorry but it's in Spanish language

    Speedog - Patinetes para perros, scooters para perros, patinetes para bikejoring

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    ^^^^^ I was wondering where the Dog's were in your other pictures Crash!?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flying_Scotsman View Post
    ^^^^^ I was wondering where the Dog's were in your other pictures Crash!?!
    I try to spread my photos out to many different threads so that I can get my total post count up.
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    Lovin the shade.

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    Today's snow ride.








    There was ice on the water.





    Still too hot.


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    That painful pose before they get their treat.

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    Mowgli the crazy hyper fatbike mad Springer Spaniel!

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    The enthusiasm your dog has make me miss ridding with mine.
    Need to get another one soon!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stormwalker View Post
    Once in a while I'll bikejor Eska. She's a 3 year old malamute.



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    Quote Originally Posted by blue_biker View Post
    she is a 5 year old mal. She can only go in winter, too hot in summer for her, she slows way down and overheats too fast. In cold tho, she is very fast. Do any of you attach your dog to the bike any way? thats what i need to do wiht her to slow her down and let her pull. She is a freaking machine!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brasi4x4 View Post
    I have not gone out with my dogs (Alaskan Malamute) using the Fatty but I think this winter I will start out with them.

    While I use a scooter to "walk them"

    Beautiful dogs! I'm biased of course, as I believe malamutes are the best-possible backcountry buddies for wintertime. When mine "talks" to me lately, my translation is she's saying, "Get a fatbike! Get a fatbike! GET A FATBIKE!!!"

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    Mom's driveway, Horsetooth Mtn in background, just a Thanksgiving photo-op. Note how she's strapped around my waist with a standard 6-foot leather lead attached to a loose collar, works great for pulling. Look how happy she is! 8 months old, now, still taking it easy on her so she doesn't come up lame before her time.

    Awesome thread! Loving every pic and video. Amiga watched the videos with me, she loves watching other dogs go for bike rides, but not nearly as much as she loves going on them herself!
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    Quote Originally Posted by GrayJay View Post
    Trying to hold the leash in your hand does not work well because pulling also induces the bike to steer, clipping around the center of the handebars/stem largely keeps the dog isolated from bike steering.
    Yeah, you don't want the dog pulling on the handlebars, ever. I've been biking with various dogs (golden, lab, aussie shepherd, keeshond, husky, boxer, boston terror, mutts, and mals) for a long time now, one thing I've learned is never attach the dog to the bike. YMMV, I'm not saying anyone's "wrong" for doing so, but in my experience it's best to strap the dog to the rider not the bike.

    If the dog goes around the wrong side of a tree/post while strapped to the bike, it's easy to get your knees hung up on the bars, leading to a pile-driver headplant; speaking from experience, those suck! If the dog's strapped to the rider, it's just a matter of letting go of the bars and dropping off the back of the bike. Bike keeps going, dog and rider stop kinda hard but fewer injuries result.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thee42 View Post
    Great thread! Especially because I just got my first dog about a month ago. Zar, our crazy hyper,awesome, year and a half old husky. He came from the shelter and he gets super tired before we hit a mile at a slow pace. Whats the best way to train him for longer distance?
    Hiking, with the dog off-lead. My Mom's Keeshond was a bit fat before I started biking with her, needed lots of conditioning. Hiking off-lead lets the dog establish its own pace; be attentive to when the dog needs rest, then take some rest as opposed to going back in for the day, then go longer once the dog's rested. After a few hikes, the dog's conditioning improves to the point where bike rides are possible. Strapping the dog to me lets me know just how much pace the dog can handle.

    Worked up to 20-mile rides being no problem. I miss Tia, she passed several years ago at age 14. But she was doing 20-mile rides with me up to age 12 1/2 thanks to lots of conditioning work when she was young, built her up to that slowly with lots of patience. She's the bar I use to judge other dogs, now. My 8-month-old malamute puppy is still aspiring to Tia's endurance level, I expect her to pass it. Yeah, Keeshonds look all dainty with their pretty coats and all, but Tia turned into one of the toughest dogs I've ever known, thanks to patient conditioning on my part.

    She wasn't even my dog, and I didn't get her that often or for that long when I did, but after she was conditioned it didn't take more than a training ride or two for her to be able to log 20 miles, 5 days a week, when I did have her (Mom used to travel a lot before re-marrying). Feel free to PM me for more details on dog conditioning, mostly just remember to pace the dog, i.e. don't overdo it expecting instant results. Miss Tia, helluva good backcountry buddy, pulled me on the bike much harder than expected for being medium-sized -- due to the conditioning work we did.

    Just like dog training -- don't expect miracles overnight, work at it.
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    It never fails. On almost every bike ride that I've been on in the last 3 years, no matter where I ride, the same damn dog comes up and bites me on my right foot. Why can't people control their animals?

    So what should I do? Leave her home?



    I'm at my wit's end with Amiga, unless we ride twice every single day, she will bite my right foot the entire ride. Keeps untying my shoelaces! Not a fan of shock collars, but that's better than having the dog's teeth drive up through the jaw, which can happen from tire/foot biting. Cute behavior, but so dangerous! Also the mark of a smart dog -- most dogs, get them in a run and all they focus on is running; a dog that can run full-tilt while savaging your foot is intelligent as hell, but also usually quite trainable.

    Don't use this as an excue to leave the dog home, though! Work through it. As with all dog training, patience and lots of reps are needed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coastkid71 View Post
    Mogwai the crazy hyper fatbike mad Springer Spaniel!

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    Mogwai and the vid are great. At points it looked sped-up, but I think that was just Mogwai ENERGY!

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    This morning's "walk"...

    ...on the trails behind my house

    The boys
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    How did the two best Fat Bike videos that I've ever seen get into this one thread?

    Must be the dogs. :-)

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    Riding Fat and still just as fast as I never was.

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    Absolutely love this thread. I need to find myself another lil buddy and start doing this.

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    Enjoyed some milder weather today....
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    K-9 Riding buddies!

    My labradoodle Sam and I ride everywhere he loved loving in ak. But I don't think loves idaho as much he will run 20 miles with me reaching speeds of up to 30 mph

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    K-9 Riding buddies!

    . Riding on idaho

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    This is our gang, 3 standards and a Bouvier. They keep the coyotes and fisher cats away.
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    And we all had fun.







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    Riding Fat and still just as fast as I never was.

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    "Keeper" on the snowmo trail in VT

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    Say hi to Roxy. She is a 1 year old "rescue". We have had her for a month and have decided to keep her forever. She is so athletic. She loves to go fat biking and I feel we have many years of adventures ahead of us. It was kind of hard to figure her out as she is not a Lab and has a totally different personality. But we love her anyway.
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    Quote Originally Posted by b2b2 View Post
    Say hi to Roxy. She is a 1 year old "rescue". We have had her for a month and have decided to keep her forever. She is so athletic. She loves to go fat biking and I feel we have many years of adventures ahead of us. It was kind of hard to figure her out as she is not a Lab and has a totally different personality. But we love her anyway.
    It looks like she has some cattle dog in her, so keep her busy.
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    B2B2, Roxie is wicked adogable and that track looks nice too.

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    Razha is a god-knows-what mix. Going on 10 years old, but still loves to go riding.
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    My dogs love the fat bike and snow so it's a win-win for me. They're part of the reason of why I wanted to get a fat bike.






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    Riding Fat and still just as fast as I never was.

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    I have a manchester terrier i plan to start riding with, he's got the terrier mentality so need to keep him on leash for now. What type of bike leash mounts do you guys use?

    great looking doggies all!

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    So I found myself using Facebook more than MTBR so I started a F.B. page for K-9 Ridding Buddies. Please help keep this page alive. Post as much as you like and encourage others with K-9 ridding Buddies to post there as well.
    Thanks, and happy trails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by randomroot View Post
    I have a manchester terrier i plan to start riding with, he's got the terrier mentality so need to keep him on leash for now. What type of bike leash mounts do you guys use?

    great looking doggies all!

    I have a biketowleash and it is a great product, it's flexible enough to move with the dog, and it's handy that you can clip it on a saddle rail if your dog is trustworthy on trail but you want it for the road crossings, etc. It keeps the dog safely to the side of the bike without letting them cross in front. The low center of gravity keeps a strong dog from pulling you over, but with a Manchester, you probably have more options, since they are not too big. If you are interested in it, make sure it fits your frame, I don't think it is carbon friendly and it fits better on my old MTB than the fatbike I have with beefy dropouts and disc brakes.
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    Lucky, Boxer

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    Lucky, Trail dog extraordinaire

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    This is my BoBo! He is fast but not for long. But he loves going for rides. I love my Rottie!!

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    My K9 buddy....

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    but not my riding buddy...can't trust him off lead to not bite someone.

    But that's how he's been trained....

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    Here's Wilma enjoying her second bike ride ever. Only 8 months old, so we take it slow.

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    Either of you tried Bitter Apple spray? Most dogs hate the taste. Spray on your shoe, and when they go for the bite/tug yell "No" as loud as you can, hop off the bike and spray them in the mouth again, again with a good scolding. Get back on the bike and do it again, over and over.

    The word "No" in the dog world should be reserved for only a few activities, and this seems like a good instance. Additionally, its not "no, no, no, no" Its "NO!" once.

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    nice day!
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    Wilma looks focused. Is that a bear bell? I used one on my dog a couple of times to distract her from the surroundings.
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    Last snow ride.

    I'm not sure who had more fun... now we are waiting for the melt down.
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    scanning the new line..
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    Quote Originally Posted by shoo View Post
    Wilma looks focused. Is that a bear bell? I used one on my dog a couple of times to distract her from the surroundings.
    I use the bell so I know she's following me, and also to warn forest criters of our presence.

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    What?You really mean that i am too young to hit the trails?

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    Cute face...Saddle, that dog will need.

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