We've had an unseasonably warm winter so for in the Northeast (figures that I don't have a bike in commission to use right now), and although we haven't had any snowfall that has lasted more than a day or two here, morning dustings are getting more and more common and I'd expect that February is going to hammer us.  I'm sure mother nature is all pent up at this point.

I already ride all year here in New York when bike function and road conditions allow, but I've been giving thought to being able to ride in all weather for some time now.  I know it's not for everyone, but suiting up and heading to work in a snow storm on a 2WD Ural sounds like a blast to me.  Or perhaps find a set of studded snow tires for a Can Am Spyder.  I'd barely be able to justify owning a car anymore.  Bliss.

Alas, I'm sure it is not to happen for a number of reasons.  For starters, I'm not sure that my wallet or my garage will have the capacity for a slippery surface-capable machine for sometime.  More importantly, my lovely girlfriend has made it quite clear that there's no damn way in hell she's getting in a sidecar, much less when it's freezing cold out and snowing.

Oh well.  I can dream.  In the meantime, I'll just watch videos like this one while the snows falls outside my window:
Feel free to hang around the site a bit - I've added some verbiage around the Choosing the Right Bike section.  Still a work in progress but at least there's some pretty pictures.

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