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    Cool-blue Rhythm whos riding in calgary

    Im going out today no matter the weather, just wondering who else is rippin it up today...?

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    I found a 6 foot deep drift on spy hill Saturday.

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    Oooooo. I gotta get up there next weekend forsure. Sounds like a blast. I just picked up My new rig from the shop after getting the shifters changed, had to hit a few trails. day two of owning the bike.

    Love faulty shifters, so easy to get an upgrade.

    The best thing I think about nose hill is the endless supply of seemingly new trails. You can always change up your ride to suit you just by taking a turn here and there. Though it was sorta funny. I made the best Newb mistake, decided to stop and answer a text message I had recived on the trail . I didn't think anyone would be hitting this trail but of course I was wrong.

    Where at spy hill is this nice drift? I might make My way up there next weekend.

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    Sorry spy hill is nose hill to me...

    The drift is on the east side across the path.... top of first gully heading north.

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    No good ouch...

    went to check that drift out, got to some dh on the way. Just a short one and my freewheel decided to seize up on ME!!! Terrible thing. So now for the waiting game to get a new one... only one more hour!
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    No more snow up there.....ya hoo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffscott
    No more snow up there.....ya hoo.
    wait till the weekend grab your shovels...Global warming is coming back!

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    Lots of snow on the Moose. looks like Global Cooling has taken hold.

    I've seen less snow up there in January.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stokes
    Lots of snow on the Moose. looks like Global Cooling has taken hold.

    I've seen less snow up there in January.

    Well we rode Moosepackers yesterday, all ridable, much less snow than last year...

    Tom Snow was as dry as I have ever seen it.

    Lots of new trails that are even drier...

    Time to ride.

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    Wait till Saturday. You'll need your hip waders.

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    FWIW Prairie View \ Jewell yesterday was absolutely mint and there's probably a good chance to get out and ride it tonight before the rains hit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffscott
    Well we rode Moosepackers yesterday, all ridable, much less snow than last year...

    Tom Snow was as dry as I have ever seen it.

    Lots of new trails that are even drier...

    Time to ride.
    Tom Snow hasn't been "dry" in five years.

    I sure long for the days of summer when it wouldn't rain for weeks instead of a two day stretch. Haven't had one of those since 2003.

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    Who's up for a ride on the moose today lol lol.

    Maybe next month perhaps? probably not it'll just keep snowing.

    it's Global Warming you know?

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    woo hoo grab your skis global warming fails again!
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    Thursday looks good.

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    60mm of precip since last Thursday.

    http://environment.alberta.ca/apps/b...StationID=EBRS



    Bring a snorkel!

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    By the power of greyskull it had better get warmer soon, I want to break out my DH bike!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stokes
    60mm of precip since last Thursday.

    http://environment.alberta.ca/apps/b...StationID=EBRS



    Bring a snorkel!

    No need creeks are still low, total moisture is down....lokks okay to me.

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    woo hoo grab your skis again WINTER never ends..two more inches of precip in the last 48 hrs....!!!!!
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    well, I'm not riding in Calgary. This weather is making me crazy. Please make it stop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crosscheck
    well, I'm not riding in Calgary. This weather is making me crazy. Please make it stop.
    are you crosscheck from PB? welcome to the better bike forums

    and hey it's beautiful in calgary right now....ummm i mean at least it's not raining. trails should be nice and sloppy for a week or so....
    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ferday
    are you crosscheck from PB? welcome to the better bike forums

    and hey it's beautiful in calgary right now....ummm i mean at least it's not raining. trails should be nice and sloppy for a week or so....

    hmmm more rain on the way for next week..me thinks it's going to be like this all summer....again. I was planning on building a new bike last winter, glad I didn't MTBing in knee deep mud and snow is not fun. Ride for a half an hour and clean for two. no thanks.


    I bet we have snow patches on top of Moose all summer..that'll be a first.

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    Naaaah.... predictions are for a hot & dry summer. We're just in the midst of rainy season (June). Here's hoping, anyway
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrentP
    Naaaah.... predictions are for a hot & dry summer. We're just in the midst of rainy season (June). Here's hoping, anyway
    Predictions ? oh you mean the one where they said May June July and then August was supposed to be drier than normal?

    I was just about to head out for a road bike...but scratch that idea because it's raining AGAIN!

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    Quote Originally Posted by stokes
    Predictions ? oh you mean the one where they said May June July and then August was supposed to be drier than normal?

    I was just about to head out for a road bike...but scratch that idea because it's raining AGAIN!
    Crap!!! I was going to jump on my road bike and ride to Bragg Creek in a few minutes.

    All kidding aside, though, June ALWAYS sucks for rain in Calgary, right through Stampede.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrentP
    Crap!!! I was going to jump on my road bike and ride to Bragg Creek in a few minutes.

    All kidding aside, though, June ALWAYS sucks for rain in Calgary, right through Stampede.
    yes it does, it's been a while since we had a decent June to ride in...6 years. 6 and 7 years prior to that rides were rarely ever postponed because of rain. I can remember summers like 97 when we never missed a single ride and we were in the hills three times a week. April all the way to December that year.

    Funny..that was the last year we had Global Warming. Hopefully it's a 6 or 7 year cycle and were coming to the end.


    please..please bring us more of those hot dry summers 2003 was also *****in!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ferday
    are you crosscheck from PB? welcome to the better bike forums

    and hey it's beautiful in calgary right now....ummm i mean at least it's not raining. trails should be nice and sloppy for a week or so....
    I am indeed, and I do like reading this forum. Thanks for the welcome

    You'll have to let us know how your buddies attempt on Misty tomorrow works out. They'll probably need snow shoes and scuba gear.

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    Sulphur springs was good on Saturday....

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    Cool. I was just about to post and see if anyone had been on Sulphur recently. Probably just a few of the usual boggy spots and the rest pretty well drained, I presume?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrentP
    Cool. I was just about to post and see if anyone had been on Sulphur recently. Probably just a few of the usual boggy spots and the rest pretty well drained, I presume?

    Yup....

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrentP
    Cool. I was just about to post and see if anyone had been on Sulphur recently. Probably just a few of the usual boggy spots and the rest pretty well drained, I presume?
    We raced there on Sunday - it was quite muddy at the lower elevations. The higher you got, the drier it was.
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    weather looking cloudy this weekend, again. still be taking the new bike out for a long haul I'm thinking. went out today for a few after work, found some decent (albeit short) off road trails around beaverdam flats, so finally got to see what she can do off the path. nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gord962
    We raced there on Sunday - it was quite muddy at the lower elevations. The higher you got, the drier it was.
    Was just on Moosepackers Trail today and the lower sections of the descent were very muddy.

    Fish Creek (Bebo Grove to Votier Flats) were considerably dry. The lower sections were muddy. The higher off-camber & rooted trails were in good condition providing surprisingly good traction. Was there Sunday night.

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    I'll be traveling to Calgary next week for work. I hope I get done early so I can hit some trails on the last day. Are there good resorts around where you can rent bikes. I like all types of riding but would love to do some DH while I'm there.

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    "Resorts"? Well, there's COP... You would probably have to go all the way to Golden for good lift-accessed riding. You could also rent a bike, buy a case of beer and head out to Moose to beg for shuttles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinkrobe
    "Resorts"? Well, there's COP... You would probably have to go all the way to Golden for good lift-accessed riding. You could also rent a bike, buy a case of beer and head out to Moose to beg for shuttles.

    So I guess you have cleaned everything on COP...you know first time down and all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffscott
    So I guess you have cleaned everything on COP...you know first time down and all.
    Yes, doesn't everyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pinkrobe
    Yes, doesn't everyone?

    Snap!


    what would rainbow unicorn do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ferday
    Snap!



    Not me.

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    Right... Well I say just explore man, hit the paths and see where you end up. There is lot's of great trails tucked away throughout the city. As for renting bikes, you got me, look it up when you get into town, I'm sure you can find rentals somewhere. Better yet, bring your own.

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    I have found a few places just looking online to rent bikes. I think I will try COP Tuesday night and look for some trails on Wednesday. What time does it get dark up there? Living in socal it is dark right now at 8:00. I noticed COP is open until 9:00. Thanks for your help guys!

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    Currently you can ride until about 9 with glasses still on, 9:30 - 9:45 if you're rocking clear lenses (although once past 9 things start to get a little greyed out). Basically, try to schedule your rides to end by 9ish, and there's a touch of leeway to still ride out if you're late.

    As mentioned, COP isn't a huge hill considering the other true MTB lift access areas within a few hours drive of Calgary, but it should have enough stuff to keep you occupied for a few hours one evening.

    As for trails to ride on Wednesday, it depends a bit on where you'll be staying while in Calgary. In general, if you're staying in the South end you should check out fish creek park, and if you're in the North end there's bowmont, edworthy, or nose hill (avoid nose hill if possible, not much fun stuff in there).

    Also, as Pinkrobe mentions, you can try posting up and begging \ trading some beers for a ride to the mountains on Weds. Moose is our local shuttle area out in Bragg creek (~45 min from Calgary) with quite a few different DH options, or there are also a ton of rides also ~45 min from Calgary if you're willing to get your pedal on to earn a descent.

    Moose shuttles aren't necessary though, and if you can get yourself out there it's possible to ride the road up and get in a few runs by yourself. Admittedly the drive up is always welcome, but if you just grind it out up the road you can get to most trailheads within 1 - 1.5 hrs. Wednesday seems to be the popular ride day for most locals, so if you're out at moose it shouldn't be too big of a problem to sweet-talk your way into a ride up...
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    I was planning on hitting up Fish Creek tomorrow, this smoke in the air is making those plans questionable though considering I plan on riding there and back from central Calgary, plus a few hours of bombing around in the park. Thanks burning forests, really...

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    I've seen worse smog days in Los Angeles, if you can imagine chemicals in the air that are as bad as the forest fire smoke we're seeing. The smoke's definitely been bugging my eyes lately, though, and my girlfriend has been feeling ill because of it. Thankfully (?) I'm in Winnipeg for a few days and getting a respite.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caldan88
    I was planning on hitting up Fish Creek tomorrow, this smoke in the air is making those plans questionable though considering I plan on riding there and back from central Calgary, plus a few hours of bombing around in the park. Thanks burning forests, really...
    Not sure if my post is too late but in regard to riding at Fish Creek, try to hit the Bebo Grove and Votier Flats areas of the park. Lots of good short trails to ride that make you forget for a few moments that you're still in the city. The off-road trails are well marked and the singletrack is predominantly smooth hardpack with rooted sections. Enjoy your visit .

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    Thanks for all the help guys. I ended up riding at COP on Tuesday night. I had a blast. The park was really fun nothing too difficult other than the skinnies. I loved the trails and everyone was cool. I also tried to check out Fish Creek but had trouble finding a place close by to rent a bike. I took a look around and it looked like a fun place to ride.

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    Guys, I don't want to hijack this thread, but I think my question's most appropriate here.
    It's the following: let's say you live in downtown Calgary. You don't want to rely on a car to go out for a ride, what are the possibilities? Let's say downtown is enclosed by 16 Ave (N), Deerfoot Trail (E), Glenmore Trail (S) and Crowchild Trail (W).
    I hope that makes sense?
    I've been reading some stuff here about Nose Hill, looks good!
    The area west of Glenmore Reservoir looks green as well, any trails there?
    Please enlighten me, I'm several thousand miles away, and all I can rely on for now is Google Earth.
    Calgary just sounds like the perfect city to me (I'm an avid skier as well, and just love the outdoors), but all I need to know is if there's some decent trails within biking distance (let's say about 10 miles one way).
    Check my location and you'll realise that I'm not very spoilt at the moment, so it shouldn't be too hard to surprise me!

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    Quote Originally Posted by s0180840 View Post
    Guys, I don't want to hijack this thread, but I think my question's most appropriate here.
    It's the following: let's say you live in downtown Calgary. You don't want to rely on a car to go out for a ride, what are the possibilities? Let's say downtown is enclosed by 16 Ave (N), Deerfoot Trail (E), Glenmore Trail (S) and Crowchild Trail (W).
    I hope that makes sense?
    I've been reading some stuff here about Nose Hill, looks good!
    The area west of Glenmore Reservoir looks green as well, any trails there?
    Please enlighten me, I'm several thousand miles away, and all I can rely on for now is Google Earth.
    Calgary just sounds like the perfect city to me (I'm an avid skier as well, and just love the outdoors), but all I need to know is if there's some decent trails within biking distance (let's say about 10 miles one way).
    Check my location and you'll realise that I'm not very spoilt at the moment, so it shouldn't be too hard to surprise me!
    Nose hill has tons of off road riding, Edworthy Park has lots of drops etc... Glenmore reservior has some...check out Fish Creek park a little further south...

    Calgary has lots of bike paths connecting things togeather as well.

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    Thanks!
    Bike paths are a very good start, I enjoy road biking from time to time as well, so I might as well save most of the mountainbiking for the weekends.
    Fish Creek Park looks nice, I have to travel far to find that kind of trails over here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by s0180840 View Post
    Thanks!
    Bike paths are a very good start, I enjoy road biking from time to time as well, so I might as well save most of the mountainbiking for the weekends.
    Fish Creek Park looks nice, I have to travel far to find that kind of trails over here...
    Calgary is fortunate to have hundreds of kilometers of paved pathways as well as areas where you can do some off-road riding. The best place to get off paved is in Fish Creek park, south of the Glenmore Reservoir. For fast road riding (paved pathways can be dicey due to pedestrians and runners) the best thing is to ride west of the city on Highway 8 to Bragg Creek (or create a loop on any of the other roads west of the city). Of course, when you want to do some serious mountain biking, all you need to do is hop in the car and drive 30 minutes west into the mountains of Kananaskis Country (Google it) and you will have found mountain biking nirvana right out your door.

    Here are a few good Calgary trail/pathway links.

    Bicycle pathway map (PDF)

    Suggested Pathway Routes in Calgary

    City of Calgary pathway page (with video) and link to 'pathway map app'

    Enjoy

    P.S. That undeveloped area to the west of Glenmore Reservoir that looks so inviting is off limits (unless you want to catch an arrow in your back or get assaulted... if you catch my meaning).
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    get one of these monsters and ride year round!

    nose hill last weekend


    minnewanka last week
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    Thanks for the replies! Man I need to arrange a work permit soon...
    I read a lot about Kananaskis before, it looks astonishing.
    My dream would be to drive an RV out in the Rockies every weekend, mountainbiking in summer and skiing in winter...

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    Quote Originally Posted by ferday View Post
    get one of these monsters and ride year round!

    nose hill last weekend


    minnewanka last week
    I would really like to test ride one of those on a proper trail. I don't mind the cold so much as long as I can pedal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spsoon View Post
    I would really like to test ride one of those on a proper trail. I don't mind the cold so much as long as I can pedal.
    Must be a real slug to pedal one of those... like pulling an anchor. I put studded snow tires on my Santa Cruz for the winter and ride the trails around where I live. Once trails get boot packed, it's perfect. You can get them at MEC (Schwalbe Ice Spikers) and you can literally ride on skating rinks they're so good.
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    Fishcreek on Saturday
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrentP View Post
    Must be a real slug to pedal one of those... like pulling an anchor. I put studded snow tires on my Santa Cruz for the winter and ride the trails around where I live. Once trails get boot packed, it's perfect. You can get them at MEC (Schwalbe Ice Spikers) and you can literally ride on skating rinks they're so good.
    the pugs will destroy a mere studded tire bike (i have one) in the snow. it pedals better than you think! i rode the pugs for the whole season as i was working up north BC.

    so far it has truly amazed me in all aspects of riding, totally a great second bike for anyone around here!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ferday View Post
    the pugs will destroy a mere studded tire bike (i have one) in the snow.
    Not on packed and icy trails, but definitely in the soft stuff. I won't ride mine in soft... no point when there's no float with a standard sized tire, studs or not..

    What I love about studs is that on packed and icy trails I have better traction than I do in the summer on my regular knobbies. No wheel spin or skidding out.
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    Brent, what trails do you find are usually packed enough for riding?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spsoon View Post
    Brent, what trails do you find are usually packed enough for riding?
    Not brentp, but minnewanka is still pretty heavily hiked all winter, and of course the Calgary trails
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    Quote Originally Posted by spsoon View Post
    Brent, what trails do you find are usually packed enough for riding?
    Try Fish Creek. The main paths are maintained by the city, but the secondary pathways get boot packed from walkers and are rideable. I don't know about anywhere else, but I've been dieing to head out by Bragg Creek and check out some of the trails there that see a lot of winter use, and see if they're rideable.
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    I may try to get out to Minnewanka. I bet you could also do the front side of Prairie View, although that's not very interesting. Not sure which trails get a lot of foot traffic in Bragg Creek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spsoon View Post
    Not sure which trails get a lot of foot traffic in Bragg Creek.
    I was thinking more along the lines of the trails that are maintained for XC skiing, and wondering if they would be rideable. There are lots of them.
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    Ski trails are typically not that hard-packed. The fat bike might work, but the skiers wouldn't appreciate having their trails rutted up in any case.

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    I'm in Cochrane and the trails here are in good shape for riding too. I'm just waiting for my Fatback Aluminum Fat bike to arrive to start riding again. It's great that we have other fat bikers in Calgary and surrounding areas. I normally commute 200 days a year but since moving to the far north east of the city, I haven't been able to ride to work as much. 78km's a day on top of a 10 hour work day is a bit too much.

    I was out in Canmore the weekend and the trails out there are looking good too with plenty of packed snow and not too much ice.

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    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6706787857/" title="Bike by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7031/6706787857_0c411cebd9.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="Bike"></a>

    New fatbike is here…anyone a fatbiker around Cochrane, Calgary etc?

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    Nice. Who'd you get your fat bike through?
    Screw the shuttle, I'm riding to the top. You're all worthless and weak!!!

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    I got mine through Fatback in Anchorage Alaska. $2400 for a standard Pugsley with no high quality components on it other that the wheels and Cranks, or $3100 an Aluminum frame custom build like this. No brainer for me. Oh and its 5lbs lighter too. The pugsley is an awesome bike but if you want to keep is a long time you need spend money on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thesilversurfer View Post
    I got mine through Fatback in Anchorage Alaska. $2400 for a standard Pugsley with no high quality components on it other that the wheels and Cranks, or $3100 an Aluminum frame custom build like this. No brainer for me. Oh and its 5lbs lighter too. The pugsley is an awesome bike but if you want to keep is a long time you need spend money on it.
    jesus i had no idea these bikes were that expensive!! looks pretty sweet tho...
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    A Whole weekend of riding up in Kananaskis Country by Highwood Pass. Awesome and the bike is amazing. Enjoy the pictures.

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6752488015/" title="IMG_0776 by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6752488015_3c1b15f1be.jpg" width="375" height="500" alt="IMG_0776"></a>

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6752520025/" title="IMG_0789 by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7148/6752520025_4dc41a638c.jpg" width="375" height="500" alt="IMG_0789"></a>

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6752628343/" title="IMG_0825 by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7156/6752628343_1961e33917.jpg" width="375" height="500" alt="IMG_0825"></a>

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6752498901/" title="IMG_0779 by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7156/6752498901_3b8825a8d6.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="IMG_0779"></a>

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6763285237/" title="Bike 1 by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7151/6763285237_ea1564aaed.jpg" width="380" height="500" alt="Bike 1"></a>

    <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6763286095/" title="Bike 2 by Fatbackrider, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7031/6763286095_67d68e355a.jpg" width="367" height="500" alt="Bike 2"></a>

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    WOW.....Some awesome pictures!!

    I'm a Newbie to this site and as soon as i get some pictures, ill add them.


    Ride on

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    Look forward to seeing them...

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    Damn, both of these bike are quite interesting, but i am wondering what is the extent that they are useable in fresh snow above ground or hardpack? IE up to a 15" of fresh will make it seem like your riding in sand or something?

    How would it be if you had those huge Surley tires with studs, would that be incredible ontop of how great they already are?

    On the Nose Hill, Bowmont, Sideshow Bob trails here in Calgary, they get packed down pretty good and with some warmer weather, can turn into ice patches. Wondering what type of studded tire to opt for... Nokian, Schwallable, carbide studs, ? Will these REALLY do well on the hardpacked snow/ice to ride confidently on faster corners, off camber, etc?

    I am sure they are probably worth their money, but with my budget, i have thought about DIY and giving that a go, more of a waste of time or worth it if done right?

    Thanks for the photos guys, keep them coming!

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by rvrat View Post
    Wondering what type of studded tire to opt for... Nokian, Schwallable, carbide studs, ? Will these REALLY do well on the hardpacked snow/ice to ride confidently on faster corners, off camber, etc?
    You bet they will. I can ride my bike on the speed skating oval they plow on our local lake, at full tilt around corners, with complete confidence. The harder and iceier the better. I always have a huge grin on my face after riding on slippery hardpack and ice with my Schwalbe Ice Spikers (some of the best money I ever spent on my bike). MEC has the best prices, by far.
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