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01-26-24, 02:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,398
Posted By FREEBIRD1

We had 2 feet of good snow, now it's raining and...

We had 2 feet of good snow, now it's raining and melting, making a mess and flooding. ...
01-17-24, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I finally took one of mine out, a little 36 V...

I finally took one of mine out, a little 36 V mountain type bike. it only has 2.4" tires but did extremely well! On low power setting it went through up to 5" snow no problem, the way the power is...
01-15-24, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,398
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It started, 14" Saturday, another 7" Sunday....

It started, 14" Saturday, another 7" Sunday. Little stroll in the park at 0 F. this morning (they even plowed for me). I think I'm gonna get sun and 20 F later in the week:), the powdery snow at...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-15-24, 01:08 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 83,479
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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01-15-24, 09:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,156
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Nice Chain

This is a really nice chain, replaced my KMC on my winter bike, very noticeable difference. Smoother shifting, lots quieter. ...
01-08-24, 10:21 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 13,356
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I've been riding my "g-bikes" for a while never...

I've been riding my "g-bikes" for a while never any problems, I barely get noticed, they have such a small visual footprint people basically perceive them as a bicycle. I cruise casually on them and...
01-07-24, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,398
Posted By FREEBIRD1

A little dusting here, put 5 lbs. of psi in my...

A little dusting here, put 5 lbs. of psi in my bike and got a little feel of the snow. System on its way later this week:)...
10-23-23, 11:21 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,916
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Enjoying the fall colors:) ...

Enjoying the fall colors:)
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10-14-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,916
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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Got out in between rain showers, been about 2.00 " around here, seen a break in the...
09-30-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By FREEBIRD1

That's what I thought, I may be able to fit some...

That's what I thought, I may be able to fit some 2.8's or 3's on the frame of my electric Townie Go. This is my favorite bike, the electric power is seamless, the disk brakes are wonderful ,and it...
09-28-23, 02:19 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,916
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Little mud on the tires. ...

Little mud on the tires.
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09-04-23, 06:23 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 99,634
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Smile I put these together as a motorized hobby at...

I put these together as a motorized hobby at first, never thought they would be any good., the higher quality Zeda kits changed my mind. If you have some mechanical knowledge , and assemble them...
07-30-23, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 543,273
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Had to turn around this time, rain flooded the...

Had to turn around this time, rain flooded the trail pretty good, back open today. Great weather 70 F 40 % humidity.:)...
07-11-23, 04:35 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 99,634
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I have a few of these, I use a higher quality...

I have a few of these, I use a higher quality Chinese kit (Zeda) and they are around $179, I've had good luck with them, and a lot of miles. Most of the ones I build are 66 cc's. They require...
Forum: Fatbikes
07-03-23, 12:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,662
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I rode it all over the place, winter, summer snow...

I rode it all over the place, winter, summer snow trails etc. It never let me down.
06-23-23, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 936
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I'd second the Electra's, I really like my e...

I'd second the Electra's, I really like my e version, they're laid-back pretty good,
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04-30-23, 06:06 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,916
Posted By FREEBIRD1

These bike ares so comfortable to ride, this is...

These bike ares so comfortable to ride, this is my minty Trek Navigator 300. The owner rode it a few times, and set in his basement for 15 years or so. Just fitted it with new tires and it runs as...
04-17-23, 04:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It was 82 F here Saturday, it's snowing this...

It was 82 F here Saturday, it's snowing this morning:eek:
04-12-23, 02:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,217
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Its been in the 70's here and nice, but reality...

Its been in the 70's here and nice, but reality is coming back. This Sunday is supposed to be flurries, and back down into the 30's. Cold nasty weather does not give up easy here easily.
03-23-23, 02:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,217
Posted By FREEBIRD1

We have more snow forecast for the weekend, been...

We have more snow forecast for the weekend, been on the fat bike for 5 months.
03-18-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,700
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It sure isn't gone yet, we have about 3-5" of...

It sure isn't gone yet, we have about 3-5" of powder and it is still coming down. Went out for a couple of short spins this afternoon, I've spent a lot of days riding the white this year:)...
03-04-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,183
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Snow turned out to be a dusting, got up to 45 F,...

Snow turned out to be a dusting, got up to 45 F, trail was a combination of mud and slush, still a lot of fun. Gonna be warm again tomorrow. :)...
03-03-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,183
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Looked out the back door, about 1" thick wet...

Looked out the back door, about 1" thick wet snow, it started about 1/2 hr ago. Looks like fat bike riding in the AM:)...
Forum: Fatbikes
03-02-23, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,853
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I take them out on dry trails all the time, the...

I take them out on dry trails all the time, the ride is great, cruise a creek shoreline etc....
03-01-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,183
Posted By FREEBIRD1

We may get 8" to 12" Friday March 3rd, I've been...

We may get 8" to 12" Friday March 3rd, I've been on fat tires since November, my golf course trail pass is still in effect:)
02-28-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,743
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Days are getting a little longer, I can go out...

Days are getting a little longer, I can go out for an hour or so after work. Snow is getting gone as well however, I think there is still a few more snow rides left in the year I'm sure we'll get a...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-26-23, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19
Ice
Views: 1,540
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It got to 40 F nice and sunny, snow turned to...

It got to 40 F nice and sunny, snow turned to the consistency of a milkshake, at least I got to get out. :)...
Forum: Fatbikes
02-24-23, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,226
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I was skeptical about this bike at the price, the...

I was skeptical about this bike at the price, the components are not rock-bottom department store pieces like others, it uses microshift advent stuff, and bike shop quality cables, heck a replacement...
02-23-23, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Parts Availability

Are parts readily available for this vintage Miyata 310? 27" tires, bearings etc. This would be a rider for me....
Forum: Fatbikes
02-16-23, 05:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,226
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Went out tonight in some high moisture content...

Went out tonight in some high moisture content snow and it did fine. I've pushed this Chinese bike pretty hard last few times out, big ruts obstacles etc. and no chain throws, bent rims, broken...
02-04-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,905
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Southwest MI, sunny 31 F, very nice trail...

Southwest MI, sunny 31 F, very nice trail riding, 43 F and rain coming later this week. I enjoyed the snow while it lasted....
02-02-23, 04:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,905
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Took a little ride in the park a day ago, it was...

Took a little ride in the park a day ago, it was single digits. Lots of negative windchill. supposed to get somewhat sunny 30's this...
02-01-23, 05:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,783
Posted By FREEBIRD1

A nice day for a ride in the park 6 F , had to...

A nice day for a ride in the park 6 F , had to stop for water I was getting thirsty.:winter2:...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-31-23, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,226
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It's getting the job done, I have about 15-25...

It's getting the job done, I have about 15-25 miles on it so far in 5-7" un-groomed snow on the trails. No surprises or failures, it's helping me get in shape for this spring MTB ing, way better than...
01-29-23, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 531,137
Posted By FREEBIRD1

5"-8" last night, had to use the fatty for sure. ...

5"-8" last night, had to use the fatty for sure.
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Forum: Fatbikes
01-28-23, 12:17 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 83,479
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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01-28-23, 11:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,905
Posted By FREEBIRD1

We have 5-7 coming today in MI, there's about a 4...

We have 5-7 coming today in MI, there's about a 4 in pack currently in my area, I'm ready to hit the trails.
Forum: Fatbikes
01-28-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,226
Posted By FREEBIRD1

New Fatty

Upgraded from my $200 Malus to this one. Picked it up at Cabelas for $699. It has 4.9 tires, 1X10 drive train, trigger shifter and decent mechanical brakes. It's fairly light for a fatty, and rides...
01-27-23, 04:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,905
Posted By FREEBIRD1

It was gone for a while, now it's back. Opened...

It was gone for a while, now it's back. Opened the garage, there's a good 3 in. on the ground and it's currently snowing. Went down to the park trail, took a nice little spin. No dogs, kids, people,...
01-03-23, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,146
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Cruiser Weather

From fat tire biking in the snow to pavement on a cruiser in the same week, crazy weather:)...
Forum: Fatbikes
01-02-23, 11:40 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,586
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Snow shoes, they rent them at the golf course...

Snow shoes, they rent them at the golf course along with XC skies and fat bikes:)
Forum: Fatbikes
12-28-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 15,586
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I just bought a low end Mongoose and added a few...

I just bought a low end Mongoose and added a few things, (lower ratio freewheel ,pedals,grips). I ride it all over, it;s nice to have a bike ready in the garage to do a quick ride, and get outdoors...
Forum: Fatbikes
12-23-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 83,479
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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Forum: Fatbikes
12-22-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Calm Before The Storm

Went out for a 5 mile ride, balmy 27 deg. F., riding on last weeks snow. We're in for 15"-20" of 55 MPH blowing and drifting next few days, should make for some nice fat biking next week:winter2:...
Forum: Fatbikes
11-20-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 83,479
Posted By FREEBIRD1

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Forum: Fatbikes
11-20-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By FREEBIRD1

The bridge pic.

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Forum: Fatbikes
11-20-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,673
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I've been out on mine all weekend, we got...

I've been out on mine all weekend, we got probably 2 feet of snow in the last week or so. Nice to be out biking instead of sitting in the house, they're a work-out for sure, but so fun....
Forum: Fatbikes
11-19-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By FREEBIRD1

Snow?

We're getting 6"-12" about 21F, great snow biking conditions.:)
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10-25-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,753
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I have all 3, on the trails the, 29 does not have...

I have all 3, on the trails the, 29 does not have as much tendency to wash out the front wheel, and is much smoother over the ruts. I don't notice much difference between the 26 and 27.5, they are...
10-16-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,285
Posted By FREEBIRD1

I've seen hub motors for $50 or less lately, not...

I've seen hub motors for $50 or less lately, not bad if you put 5000 miles on one before you replace it. The Chinese make a lot of them.
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