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    Where's my snow at?

    Anybody else feelin' low with this lack of snow? I remember fields blanketed in white but this year all I see is brown and it makes me feel down. Got some pogies yesterday, wondering if I'll actually need them... I guess I gotta move north!
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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    It's another horrible winter. Plenty of cold and no snow. We do have plenty of ice covering our trails.

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    We've had spurts of warm weather with rain, for cryin' out cold, that has then frozen over and is slicker than a greased pig. I was out this past weekend on the Luce Line and almost crashed as much as I rolled. The horse trails were fine, but the main trail was slick ice. My rear went out quite a bit if I tried maintain any speed during any turns. I'd be inclined to purchase studded tires if they weren't 200 for one tire. So yeah, ice everywhere.

    It's just not the winters I remember from my childhood...
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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    Cuyuna isn't bad right now...

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    rode winman yesterday and it was fantastic. pretty long drive...
    whatever...

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    If anyone is near Milwaukee/Madison, the Southern Kettles are in fantastic shape - zero ice and no rain or snow in the 10 day forecast. It's like riding in summer. I want snow too.

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    I'd love to make it out to Cuyuna, but probably won't have the time on a whim. I would have to plan and concede some time for the wife. Anybody ridden Elm Creek, Theo Wirth, or Lebanon Hills recently?
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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    I ride Elm Creek several times a week. I was last out there Friday night. I would not attempt without studs. Mix of frozen snow, frozen snow with narrow glare ice rut, and trail wide glare ice. It's easily doable with studs. I couple pucker spots here or there. I just tried to not brake or steer much on the glare spots and pointed myself to the next snow spot. They ran the ice buster/scratcher through some of the trail Friday afternoon but busted the snowmobile track so had to stop

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    ^Thanks, that's what I thought given the conditions of the Luce Line right now. Had to ask though.
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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    https://www.facebook.com/coggstwinpo...3319921840130/

    This winter it feels like fat bikes were specifically made for riding Duluth.

    https://www.trailforks.com/region/duluth/
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    I love Duluth... except for the steep city streets. I've camped, snowboarded, vended at arts shows, and drunk the beer. I even lived with some guys from Duluth during my wild college years. One roomate's Dad set up a sniper post and started pegging squirrels off the powerlines. I think he was a cop iirc. Good times! I'll keep trying to talk the fam into a weekender up there, but so far no go. Thanks for pic, I'm jealous of that snow depth for sure.
    I don't know why,... it's just MUSS easier to pedal than the other ones.

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