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Alright, so who here has plus tires? Have you taken them up to the snow yet? How did you fare?

I live in Sac, would love to get up for a snowy ride in the foothills toward Tahoe. Anyone game?
 

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I did last year on 3.0 tires. It works pretty good on groomed trails and pressure under 10 psi.

Seems like riding on unpacked snow is a lost cause anyway. And it's all about tire pressure.
 

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I did last year on 3.0 tires. It works pretty good on groomed trails and pressure under 10 psi.

Seems like riding on unpacked snow is a lost cause anyway. And it's all about tire pressure.
Or the right weather conditions. Back home I always found riding on skaresnø to be a fun balancing act between tire pressure and weight balance.
 

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I've been riding my Fat Boy for a couple of years up on Donner Summit and other places. Admittedly I do not ride on 3.0 tires but have gravitated to 4.0 tires in lieu of the standard 4.6 sizing.

On groomers the 3.0 tires should work great and as others have said much of your success will be finding the right tire pressure for the conditions and your weight. I race periodically on the snow and I've found the 4.0 tires roll and stick nicely with 6lbs in front and 7lbs in the rear (tubeless). The other factor is finesse as things happen fast if it is icy.

Northstar is holding a fat bike race in January and the Sac CX organization is promoting the Fatduro at Boreal in February. It will be enduro style on 3 different courses on the Auburn Ski Club Nordic trails behind the resort. Distances will vary by class level. Should be a party! Fat bike racing is like the snowboard scene....laid back and fun.

I know I'm throwing a bunch of tangents in this reply but I'm very passionate about my fat bike. :thumbsup:
 
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