Saturday, December 08, 2007


I got out for a 3 hour ramble this afternoon. The temp was 8 degrees. We have a couple inches of ice under the snow from some freezing rain last weekend. Most of the time, I could ride without breaking thru the ice, but it was hella slippery and my front tire wanted to wash out a lot.
Cedar River
Surly Karate Monkey.


Anonymous ridingthespine said...

Good to see that you`re shredding the snowy trails. Your K-Monkey is a beauty. I have been stoked with the Ergon grips...a little tricky to find the right angle for them.
I´ve heard good things about putting zip ties around the tires for ice tracion, but, only with disc brakes, that is.

4:29 PM  
Blogger Joe said...

Yeah, the Ergons are the shit!. I've been sold on them for a couple years now. Even for touring, I prefer them to drop bars.

ridingthespine??? Are you affiliated with Those guys rock!


5:53 PM  
Blogger Zooomabooma said...

That's Iowa, right? I never really thought much of Iowa but those pics I like; they make that part of the state look pretty cool, at least in wintertime.

Garciya later!

4:18 AM  

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