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Old 11-23-2012, 09:44 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Winters coming

Supposed to get up to 10cm of snow by Wednesday, not to much but it's the first nice snowfall other then a few flakes, I know it's going to melt later in the week but its a start, only January normally we don't have any snow until late December so looking good for this season. Who's riding already?
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Winter is coming here too, however, suffice snow to ride is becoming a rarity where I live. I don't think it snowed any more than 20-24 inches last year in northwestern Minnesota. There wasn't enough snow to ride, so what they were forced to do is plow the snow that came from off the roads onto the trails. I'm accepting this as the norm now.
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:24 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Didn't even get to ride where I live I had to travel 5 hours north to ge any riding. Only rode 2 weekend, there predicting a better year this year.
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:30 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Not riding yet but hopefully tomorrow. Making snow as we speak in my back yard. Least I can pull kids around on a tube for fun. Colder it gets the easier it is to make snow. I need to upgrade my power washer.
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Old 11-23-2012, 01:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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bring the upgraded one to mn. we could use 2 feet
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Old 11-23-2012, 04:39 PM   #6 (permalink)
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there all kinds of how to make snow on you tube. Once you get the air and water pressure right and you see snow I get a smile on my face.
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Old 11-23-2012, 07:49 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Snow squall owning for tonight and tomorrow in my city of London ontario. Up to 15 cm tonight and another 15cm in next days, winters here
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:31 PM   #8 (permalink)
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It's Benn snowing off and on for about a week where I'm at. But not enough for sledding yet.
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Old 11-24-2012, 12:16 AM   #9 (permalink)
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Well, I spiked the track today! Took a long time, but I've finally got studs. After long contemplating of throwing a track on it and realizing that I can't stuff anything larger than what I got on it, figured why not stud it?

I really can't wait for "winter". Last year, where I used to live, 8 inches. The season was one day of riding. I'm ready for snow! I'm still surprised how it was in the 60s 2 days ago, and now we have a 50 degree change in weather almost literally overnight.
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:10 AM   #10 (permalink)
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...so much for the big snow.....guess i have to pickup these leaves after all....how about you come over "2004polaris" and help me.....lmao..j/k
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I was just down by Bemidji yesterday and they got a few inches everyone's so anxious there was tracks everywhere. all I could think about is there skis and carbides being eaten up


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Old 11-24-2012, 09:39 AM   #12 (permalink)
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...so much for the big snow.....guess i have to pickup these leaves after all....how about you come over "2004polaris" and help me.....lmao..j/k
Lol only if you come over and shovel my driveway haha, we got 5 inches in woodstock and its still snowing.
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:41 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I was just down by Bemidji yesterday and they got a few inches everyone's so anxious there was tracks everywhere. all I could think about is there skis and carbides being eaten up


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They also fired up the sleds down in the cities area. Soon as the flakes fly, the sleds come out. The biggest problem, is once there IS enough snow, those who have mountain sleds take them out on the trails and rip them up. Last time I checked, we don't have mountains
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:21 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Lol only if you come over and shovel my driveway haha, we got 5 inches in woodstock and its still snowing.
how about i just drive back and forth with my 4x4 making tracks......lmao
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They also fired up the sleds down in the cities area. Soon as the flakes fly, the sleds come out. The biggest problem, is once there IS enough snow, those who have mountain sleds take them out on the trails and rip them up. Last time I checked, we don't have mountains
I wish or at-least some good hills



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Old 11-26-2012, 08:37 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I'm still surprised how it was in the 60s 2 days ago, and now we have a 50 degree change in weather almost literally overnight.
Yep, Turkey Day I was sitting in my deer stand with no jacket. This a.m. it was 3!

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I was just down by Bemidji yesterday and they got a few inches everyone's so anxious there was tracks everywhere. all I could think about is there skis and carbides being eaten up


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"Down" to Bemidji. You're way up there. I think I read from a previous thread you're in I-Falls. You're practically a canuck....lol Bet you never heard that one. I grew up, or shall I say raised, around the Lake Vermilion area. At 50, my wife is still waiting for me to grow up.

We got anywhere from 6 - 10" Thursday nite. Still can't sled in it. Carbides will dig right in. Ground is still really soft. Was a nightmare to plow. Single digit lows for most of the week so hopefully the ground will freeze.
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:51 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Woke up to a little this morning ... hopefully there is more to come.
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Old 11-26-2012, 11:04 AM   #18 (permalink)
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Well, I spiked the track today! Took a long time, but I've finally got studs. After long contemplating of throwing a track on it and realizing that I can't stuff anything larger than what I got on it, figured why not stud it?

I really can't wait for "winter". Last year, where I used to live, 8 inches. The season was one day of riding. I'm ready for snow! I'm still surprised how it was in the 60s 2 days ago, and now we have a 50 degree change in weather almost literally overnight.
I'm ready for snow too. and last winter was baaaaaaad here it was constantly melting but also snowing every once in a while so it was kept at about 2ft all the time but there was no powder all season.
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We've had a few dusting but nothing that's stuck for more than an overnight. I'm looking forward to our first real storm!
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We've had a few dusting but nothing that's stuck for more than an overnight. I'm looking forward to our first real storm!
Same here. bring on the storm.
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