Ice Riding

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  1. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    G'day. A week or two ago the conditions became perfect for riding on the frozen river/waterways around here. I took an afternoon off work to enjoy getting oot on the bike. Here's some pics from that excursion... I have a bunch of them.

    This is the little brook I used to get from my house down to the river

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    And onto the river

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  2. acagirl98

    acagirl98 Well-Known Member

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    it doesn't look frozen, are you posting from hospital?
     
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    MONK The fuck? Staff Member Chimp In Charge

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    That's fucking nuts. A pond or lake, sure. A river????? Fuck.....
     
  4. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    Haven't had ice conditions like this for a couple years now. :jerk:

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  5. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    Couple feet of ice there...no problem
     
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    this won't end well :facepalm:
     
  7. jackie the jerk

    jackie the jerk Not Mexican VIP

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    He is trapped under the ice he fell through and he is posting

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  9. acagirl98

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    still nuts but great pics though :btu:


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  10. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    [​IMG]

    In the summer, the mountain in the background is a really nice spot to ride to...

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  11. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian 2010 OG VIP Gold

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    I mean the ice riding is very cool, but really, the fact that you're invisible is really the best part
     
  12. jackie the jerk

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    See post 7
     
  13. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    :lol:
     
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    flatty Active Member

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    I gotta step oot for a few minutes, but I'll be back....lots more pics for those interested. :D
     
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    acagirl98 Well-Known Member

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    bring em!

    where on the east coast are you?
     
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    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Pretty cool.....thanks for sharing! (no homo)
     
  17. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    NB

    Thx!
     
  18. flatty

    flatty Active Member

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    Gonna head oot onto this lake. The plan is to do a loop around the island (which is the body of land to the right) and hook back up with the river downstream.

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    Gotta be vigilant aboot where you are going....little ribbon of open water here. I found oot by accident a couple years ago you can actually cross these if you are going fast enough and lean back/full throttle. :shocked:

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    flatty Active Member

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    That's the end of my plan to loop around the island...she's wide open down at this end of the lake. I was quite surprised to see this as we have had 3 weeks of -25 and colder (that's -13 F for my American friends).

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