In a moment of weakness, well 12,000 of them if a moment is a second, I broke down and shot some self tapping sheet metal screws into tires to do this:
Thanks to Freewheel and Hollywood for introducing me to the most novel form of racing I have done in years...maybe ever.
I am not sure about this coming weekend. There are a couple options that will be tempting if there is snow. I hear that there is another ice race coming soon. I do plan to finally make it up to Elk River for that final race in a couple of weeks.
My own Proto (better than yours):
Something special was birthed at the Pidde household. Jen mentioned that she wanted a new carbon fiber family member in our household...or at least that is my interpretation of what she said:
When we no longer need studs or fat tires:
Along the lines of adding carbon family members, This and This should be coming soon, but I have learned that soon is a loosely used term in the bike industry. Needless to say, Jen is excited about these two additions as well.
Finally, a request for Mama Nature:
If I am going to be continue to face -40 windchills commuting in, at least give me some snow to ride on.