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I know snowmobiles have been suggested umpteen times, but here's a variant I thought might be interesting: ice-mobiles. An ice rink might be easier to come by in California than a snowy field. And I know there's a group in Minnesota that builds and races ice bikes (human powered, not motorcycles) and trikes. They come up with some interesting contraptions. Maybe JYW could race human-powered ice vehicles that have to carry the entire team?

-- Eric (earsjohnson@usa.net), February 09, 2001


a zamboni

-- www.geocities.com/kablamotheclown (kablamotheclown@yahoo.com), February 09, 2001.

I thought a zamboni was an ice polishing/cleaning machine?

I'm talking about a racing vehicle. The Minnesotans used various combinations of blades, skis, and studded wheels.

-- Eric (earsjohnson@usa.net), February 09, 2001.

Here's some pics of what I was talking about: http://www.calhouncycle.com/ice_bikes_1.html

-- Eric (earsjohnson@usa.net), February 09, 2001.

All fou on one of these conttraption would be neat. visit the link.

-- Stephen A. Binion (Stephenbinion@hotmail.com), February 09, 2001.

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