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    Ready for Dirt! Who's with me?

    Okay, I admit that winter has become more bearable thanks to fat bikes, and I like having an option to ride, where in the past I didn't , but I am ready for spring!
    I mean fat bikes are fun and all, but I am ready to put in shorts and ride on some dirt. The riding with boots in the snow was real fun, but it just ain't the same as logging some real miles at real speeds with real air pressure.

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    "Real miles at real speeds"? Skip that whatever that is. It sounds a little wimpy.

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    Last year was definitely different and didn't have me longing for trail riding dirt as much as this year has. I'd at least like the temps to get back to where it is bearable. It's bad when the weather man says it has warmed up this morning, and only -4.

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    Go dig a hole and crawl in it until spring comes, but before doing that give your bike some someone who will enjoy it.

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    Nope. Not me. Love the snow single track!!! Maybe Arizona for U?

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    I'm Still into the polar vortex and lovin it , but then again my mother winterized me ,,use to leave me sleep on the porch in my carriage for a while with a blanket over the top,, maybe she was tryin to hypotherminate me,, i will appreciate the spring when it arrives,But until then i will take what comes .
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    Here is your dirt. It ain't until August though. Oh yeah, most of it isnt really dirt it's rocks.
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    I am not a winter person at all but having bought the fatbike this year has gotten me out more then I used to go on my normal bike, plus is we have alot of snow this year so the fatty sure helped.
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    We're lucky enough to have an indoor bike park in the city for the days when we find ourselves sick of the snow and cold.
    Oh noes. I'm going to drink the Kool-Aid.

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    Heck I'm excited for next winter to get here.
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    I'd be doing better if I had a cross bike.
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    I am enjoying it, just too much snow and the temps are no fun. Starting to think I prefer the fat bike in sand and mud
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    I'm with you. I LOVE riding my fat bike, in fact just got back from 35km of riding lake and creek, it was awesome. However, I too am looking forward to the next season. Hammering up the hills, flowing through the singletrack, road miles (!), gravel miles and RACING.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonshonda View Post
    Go dig a hole and crawl in it until spring comes, but before doing that give your bike some someone who will enjoy it.
    ^ this

    and the usual "You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to jonshonda again."
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    I wish we had some snow here to ride in, all winter its been polar bear a$$ cold and we have managed to dodge every snow storm so far. I sure have taken advantage of frozen slushy mud riding with the fat bike, not near as fun on the skinny tires.

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    Ready for Dirt! Who's with me?

    I love the fatbike on rocks and dirt. 3 years in, and this is the first winter we've gotten some snow, so It's cool to finally get a chance to play in the snow.

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    I'm ready for dirt! & the fatty is as well!

    No skinny dirt for me.
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    Not me, I'm loving this brutal cold snowy weather. Local trails aren't crowded at all!
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    Not me. We just FINALLY got some snow and I recently built a fatbike groomer. No dirt needed.

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    I'd be happy if the ground would either just stay frozen or if the precipitation would just stop for a bit so that the ground could at least dry. Been too muddy at most of the trails in MD to get any rides in....

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    No way! I finally got my Fatboy and I'm loving winter right now! Besides, spring sucks in Maine.
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    Where I live we don`t get good snow riding every year so when we do get good snow I want it to last as long as it can.Besides most places ya usually get 8 -9 months of dirt anyway,its only Febuary bring on the snow !

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    Quote Originally Posted by fat_tires_are_fun View Post
    Starting to think I prefer the fat bike in sand and mud
    Mud gets your bike dirty, sand is good.
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