F#@*ing Snow



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  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 08, 2001 - 09:01 AM

#1

I can't take it anymore. I got almost 2 feet of snow on the ground with a brand new, 01 426 sitting idle. I can't take it. I am putting studs on the brand new tires and will be taking my first ride on the snowmobile trails. I gotta do it. I can't focus at work, the old lady isn't getting any and is becoming grouchy. I actually hate new stuff, it screws with my head. I have to ride it so my life can get back to normal. I hope I don't smack it up. I can't get the thing off my mind. I hope I'm not the only one this happens too.

[This message has been edited by mike68 (edited 01-08-2001).]

  • tripm

Posted January 08, 2001 - 11:59 AM

#2

Mike,

Don't forget me. I want to ride. I was thinking of buying the screws tonight or tomorrow night.
There's a race on Sunday that I was thinking of entering, but I'd rather go for a ride up in NH.

Mark

  • marty_mosley

Posted January 08, 2001 - 07:45 PM

#3

Feel sorry for you the conditions out here in ca. are perfect. Was getting a little dusty but the rain is here. Pack that thing up and go some where with no snow.

marty

  • ande749

Posted January 09, 2001 - 12:59 AM

#4

Riding in the snow is very much fun, so go ahead, get the studs. I recommend that. Last weekend I went to the local mx-track to try that out. I'm very unexperienced in mx, but liked it. But the curvy snowy gravel roads are the most fun. With good studs you can ride corners faster than in the summer time. So go get what you need and give the old lady some too, you both will be satisfied.

Ande

  • MN_Kevin

Posted January 09, 2001 - 01:20 AM

#5

Mike,
I burned the belt in my snowblower on Saturday. I have that 2 feet of snow still in my driveway! The new 4X is great in my driveway, my little blue Eclipse ain't so hot though. Hopefully, I can get my belt tonight (Tues) and finish this f-ing driveway!

[This message has been edited by NH Kevin (edited 01-09-2001).]

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 09, 2001 - 03:27 AM

#6

Marty,
I wish I could pack up and ride some place nice and dry, but I can't right now.
Riding in the snow is AWSOME. I only do it at night. Its colder and the snow reflects light. Maby some day I will make it out west. I have a sister company out there. Maby I can make a buisness/pleasire trip next year.

kevin......get studs!!!Join us

Mark..You Ready?

The old lady is going to have a good evening and all is back to normal. I feel a productive day at work coming on as well.

Whoo waa!!!

Ande did you stud your own tires or did you buy a set of studded tires?

[This message has been edited by mike68 (edited 01-09-2001).]

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  • gbernard

Posted January 09, 2001 - 03:45 AM

#7

Originally posted by mike68:
Marty,
I wish I could pack up and ride some place nice and dry, but I can't right now.
Riding in the snow is AWSOME. I only do it at night. Its colder and the snow reflects light. Maby some day I will make it out west. I have a sister company out there. Maby I can make a buisness/pleasire trip next year.

kevin......get studs!!!Join us

Mark..You Ready?

The old lady is going to have a good evening and all is back to normal. I feel a productive day at work coming on as well.

Whoo waa!!!

Ande did you stud your own tires or did you buy a set of studded tires?

[This message has been edited by mike68 (edited 01-09-2001).]



  • gbernard

Posted January 09, 2001 - 03:51 AM

#8

wow u guys. i was just thinking that it was just to hot to go riding this weekend, but after what you said i think i'll go riding all weekend :). although riding in the snow would be fun,if we had some.


98wr400

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 09, 2001 - 04:15 AM

#9

The bottom line is we all have to ride, no matter where we live and the conditions we live in. It is our freedom, our soul, our life. I planned on putting the bike away for the winter, but I can't. I won't ride as much, but it will keep the major itch at bay untill summer. I love the sport and it is great to have a site full of people that feel the same way.

Let it Snow, let it melt, let the sun shine, ride it all.

  • ande749

Posted January 09, 2001 - 04:21 AM

#10

Originally posted by mike68:

Ande did you stud your own tires or did you buy a set of studded tires?


I got the tires along my previous bike, Hva TE410, which got stolen. Luckily ít was fully insured, like my current bike too. Owner of the Hva was an enduro racer and had bought the tires from the importer I think. I don't think that studding tires is very common here in Finland because studded tires well available in bike stores.

Ande

  • linmag

Posted January 09, 2001 - 04:48 AM

#11

I've just bought used studded Trelleborgs and is actually longing for some snow and ice. I have tried a bike fitted with studded tires once before and it is a blast! I recommend everyone which has snow to buy studded tires...

Magnus

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WR400F '99
CBR600F '98

  • wayneoXCF

Posted January 13, 2001 - 05:48 PM

#12

Mike,
I picked up my 01' WR426 on Tuesday nite, have 2 feet of snow, have been jonesing for a warm day, and am about to go postal.....THIS IS KILLING ME!

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 14, 2001 - 02:27 AM

#13

Being a past resident of NY. (6 yrs), and ME. (13 yrs), I can feel for you guys stuck with the snow. If it makes you feel any better, I've had my new WR426F since December 16th and have one ride on it.....and NO snow! I think this may be worse than being snowed in. At least 4 feet of snow is a physical barrier.. The weather has been pretty good, but other obligations leave me unable to get up in the hills. Next weekend will probably be a blizzard...sod's law.... Bit of positive forethought there.




 
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