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Winter :=)

Discussion in 'The Coffee Shop ~ Chit Chat' started by Johnny_Buchanan, Nov 22, 2010.

  1. Johnny_Buchanan

    Johnny_Buchanan Rockstar 100 Posts

    Since last Thursday southern Finland has been covered in some snow and just a little bit of ice. Temperature is slightly below zero Celsius so it seems that ground and small roads will stay white for awhile.

    So, I've been out and about with Red Dust trying to figure out how we get along in these conditions. So far it has been a hoot! Obviously the size and the very slow steering do seriously limit what can and should be expected in terms of slip angles and speed but there is some serious primal joy to the extracted from this combination! :=)

    Granted, additional weight and winter tyres are needed in the coming weeks and prior serious real life usage, but for now simple fun pottering is on the menu :=)

    -J
  2. stephan

    stephan Rockstar 3 Years 5000 Posts

    Ha Ha sounds like you're having fun Johnny. I have a friend in Russia, & he sent photos of Moscow snow yesterday, but I have none yet, so I guess I have to let you guys have all the fun :-(
  3. Bigbomber

    Bigbomber Rockstar 4 Years 5000 Posts

    Over the last 3 days we have had 25 centimeters of snow fall.As i type this at 6:00 am cst its -25 celcius with the wind chill,so i guess you could say winters here.
  4. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    We have been in the same shape now for a little while, and they are calling for another 2-4in today!!! cant wait to get the sleds out and let um rip!
  5. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    In Denver, we still haven't had any real snowfall yet...not even enough to shovel. I am soooo looking forward to seeing a good foot or two on the ground sometime soon. Glad to hear many others are seeing the signs of Winter.
  6. MPC-Silverado

    MPC-Silverado Rockstar 3 Years 100 Posts

    we have snow in the forcast on wed. here in wi
  7. ThatSilverStepside

    ThatSilverStepside Rockstar 4 Years 100 Posts

    you people are so lucky..it hasnt snowed here at all it still gets into the 50s mid-day and its driving me insane
  8. MPC-Silverado

    MPC-Silverado Rockstar 3 Years 100 Posts

    yeah im kinda excited for it... it means its time for me to make money
  9. Balmy 65* here today. :glasses:
  10. murdog94

    murdog94 Epic Member 5+ Years 5000 Posts

    IM A watching the flakes fall on my monitors as we speak WOOOHOOO!!! i bought a snow blower yesterday (i cant handle a shovel for more than a few toss's thanks to my back) and i wanna give it a whirl! Also the sleds are still sitting in storage because i dont always have time to tear them apart and get them running so i can take it on a rip accross the field!

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