Saturday, December 3, 2011
Winter Bike Expo.
Jared and I headed to the Greenway Freewheel this morning for the Winter Bike Expo. We each got one of these dandy schwag mugs for test riding Mukluks 3s and 2s, Necromancer Pugsleys and a Moonlander with sparkly paint.
The Moonlander and a Mukluk 2 sitting in front of the store. Note the difference in tire size.
Two views of the Necromancer. I really like the ride and found the 17 degree sweep of the the handlebars perfect.
A row of Mukluks v. the Pugsley line-up. I like that both are different bikes. While the Salsa is super upright and comfortable, my choice for fat tire touring/cruising; the Pugsley made me smile and want to ride hard over cars. The Moonlander with sparkly paint, however, got our phat tire award for being even fatter without feeling like we were giving up anything.
Other highlights of the day included listening to Dave Payman speak about the Arrowhead 135 and the Iditabike along with a great lunch while visiting with B. Rose, in his bunny suit, about skiing, bikes, coffee and guns. I appreciate the casual and approachable attitudes of the Freewheel staff, Surly people and presenters. I'll be back next year.
Posted by Heath at 12/03/2011 03:33:00 PM