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    Re: Ice Ice baby


    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    I'm lookin to get a shoe made this year...
    Let's talk before you do. I think a few of us are considering it. Maybe we can get some sort of group purchase from one of the well known manufacturers, or make it worth his while to get Adam to try his hand at making them.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Kurtz View Post
    Let's talk before you do. I think a few of us are considering it. Maybe we can get some sort of group purchase from one of the well known manufacturers, or make it worth his while to get Adam to try his hand at making them.
    Whatever I do, I'm going to have it made for my roadrace boots. Those crossfires are WAYYY too heave without the steel!

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Municibid - Online Government Auctions of Government Surplus - 1 Lot Of Small Engine Machines

    This might be an interesting tool for clearing the track if mounted to the front of a four wheeler.......................

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Let me know if any Zambonis show up on there.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Quote Originally Posted by nhbubba View Post
    Picture pretty well says it.
    Rummaging through my qstarz. I never remember to download this thing. Something like 50 MPH in that sweeper.

    Ice Ice baby-2016422193210-jpg

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Snowman with a boner?

    Nice data

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    I woulda said busty chick with a big nose.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    MOTHERFUCKING ICCCCCCCCEEEEEEEEEEAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH


    So what's the deal with this shit?

    Which F brand canadian tires should I get? (let the argument ensue!)


    I have a trailer big enough to fit my 4wd quad that has a plow AND my dirtbike.... Will a 4wd quad be able to do anything out on the ice for plowing a track with straight tires or do I need to consider studding those up?

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Fredette Canadians are swell.
    Marcel Fournier makes some bad ass tires that hook up like a bitch and let you trail brake into turns.

    Chains help on the quad.

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    My experience is limited to Fredette AMA, Fredette Canadians, and Marcel "cheater" tires. Oh, and some local built tires too. The local built stuff sucked as I don't think the guy used anything close to enough screws. Also I think they were AMA height screws. AMAs stop being fun when the ice gets even a little chipped up. Meanwhile the Canadians handle that okay. That's important when rec riding someplace where the ice is cleared out of the goodness of some dudes heart.

    Marcels are a trip. Wanna drag knee? Handlebar? More traction than you can handle. Tears the living crap out of ice. But fun.

    I'd go Canadians as I feel half the point is to get the bike to slide. Marcels really are cheating.

    I think a neat combo may be Marcel on the front and FRP Canadian on the rear. Steer with the right grip yet not worry about the front giving out. Could be very cool.
    Then again the Canadian front is pretty predictable. Foot out sumo/flat track style and you can catch most front end slides.


    I've seen guys try to plow with a un-studded ATV. Did not work out too well.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Bubs speaks sensibly. Fredette canadiens are the best balance IMO. I got teh rear built on a motoz tire instead of the normal kenda. I holds up in the chipped ice better as the knobs are more aggressive/longer.

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    exchange rate is good this year. Go for it!

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    FRP is in illinois, so no exchange rate help there.
    Scope fleabay. I scored my set with 2-3 uses for a few hundro off retail. Possible I just got lucky though.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Quote Originally Posted by Rada View Post
    Fredette Canadians are swell.
    Marcel Fournier makes some bad ass tires that hook up like a bitch and let you trail brake into turns.

    Chains help on the quad.
    I'm already running up sized BearClaws on my quad, don't think I could squeeze chains on the front tires without smashing the shit out of my fenders while turning (they already rub). Rears I could do.....

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Also of note..

    Tires can be found on the Craigslist I found a set that worked for a couple season for cheep.

    Get some good tire wraps too. They protect the studs and to an extent you. Although I've been cut my the Fourniers even with the wraps on.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Steel shoe preferred vs. not for the ice?

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    No one wears a shoe. Not needed. Boot slides better on ice than any shoe on dirt.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    I put screws in my boots after the first few times of trying to get on the bike and kick it over while standing on ice. I don't notice the drag with my foot down.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    No one wears a shoe. Not needed. Boot slides better on ice than any shoe on dirt.
    That was my assumption (no experience to rely on) and want to have my ducks in a row. Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carsick View Post
    I put screws in my boots after the first few times of trying to get on the bike and kick it over while standing on ice. I don't notice the drag with my foot down.
    I didn't think of this, I can hardly start the thing in the woods. Haha, I can see it now in my head. Good idea.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    I have been stranded on the ice a couple of times, unable to start or push my bike anywhere. Pretty comical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul_E_D View Post
    I have been stranded on the ice a couple of times, unable to start or push my bike anywhere. Pretty comical.
    That damn CR250 once failed to start after being rolled downhill through a snow covered field onto a lake. Eventually had to get it towed back up with a quad by Dave G.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Some car tire studs in the soles might be a great idea. I literally could not even walk one time the ice was so hard and glassy. zero friction to be had.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Kurtz View Post
    That damn CR250 once failed to start after being rolled downhill through a snow covered field onto a lake. Eventually had to get it towed back up with a quad by Dave G.
    Still have it for sale, you smooth talker?

    (Just kidding, got ice tires for the 250xc finally)

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    Quote Originally Posted by Imbeek View Post
    Still have it for sale, you smooth talker?

    (Just kidding, got ice tires for the 250xc finally)
    Haha, it's not very actively for sale. Everything has a price though.

    Anyway, a snowmobile style fuel primer totally resolved the starting issues. Fires right up now.


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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    You guys ever consider putting on YakTrax or something on your boots?

    Probably make foot out sliding a lot worse, but restarting/standing would be a lot easier.

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    Re: Ice Ice baby

    That's likely no bueno for sliding. It's usually not a problem, but when it is, you best have friends out there with you

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