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  1. #1
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    No fat bike to give me a tow

    Living in southern Ontario, yesterday we recieved yet another snowfall mixed with rain. I decided to venture out for a quick ride. As I headed further into the trail the snow was about 5 to 6" and starting to become heavy. It was a great ride which at some points getting stuck, this is where I sat on the side of the path waiting for a fat bike to pull me out. You think they would be waiting on every side trail entrance just like the highways but nope not one in sight.. What a great time out on the trail.
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    that is funny
    glad you had fun
    Keep The Rubber Side Down

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    We just had a week of Winter snow here in Alabama. I have been seeing the fat bike crazy at the LBS. I too went for a wintery weather ride and did not pass a single fat bike on the trail.

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    Saw a bright green Niner on the local (snow free*) trail yesterday. Took me a few seconds to process he was rocking a fatty in front and regular in the rear; fully rigid. In retrospect, that sounds so naughty, but I know you understand I'm referring to tires & suspension.

    *We get snow for a few hours every five or six years.

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    I think fat bikes make more sense where I live. We usually get snow in November that sticks around till late April or early May. I still don't own one though.
    "There are those who would say there's something pathological about the need to ride, and they're probably on to something. I'd wager though that most of the society-approved compulsions leave deeper scars in the psyche than a need to go and ride a bicycle on a mountain." Cam McRea

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