A quick winter check of the Chicago harbors

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by GSJon, Feb 12, 2011.

  1. GSJon

    GSJon Long timer

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    I went to run some errands to day on the bike and took the long way. Some pics of some of the Chicago harbors.

    DuSable Harbor and Navy Pier.
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    Belmont Harbor is covered in ice.
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    This side of Belmont Harbor has ice - and more snow.
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    Montrose harbor had crazy people out ice fishing. Belmont harbor did too, I just didn't get them in the picture.
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    Coming out to this side of Montrose harbor was a dumb idea and I knew it when I turned down this street as it was not really plowed other than by cars. Yes, I dumped it when I got caught in an ice rut at 3mph or so. No damage except a Jessy bag scraped. The picture I took of it down was just a full on blur from the crappy cell phone camera.

    It was fun and a challenge on the snow with a rear that should be replaced pretty soon.
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  2. exoff-roadgoat

    exoff-roadgoat Will ride for food

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    There were crazy people ice fishing huh?:huh It looks like there was someone with a motorcycle that was a tad crazy too.:rofl:superYou rock!
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  3. Shaft

    Shaft counting my blessings

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    It's amazing how warm 36* feels after a good old fashioned winter like what we just got:rofl
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  4. 9Dave

    9Dave Bazinga!

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    Great report!

    Going to move it over to Day Trippin' so everyone can enjoy it.

    Dave
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  5. GB

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    A midwinter ride is just what some of us in the northeast could use right about now. Thanks for the report and pics :thumb
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  6. GSJon

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    Whoops. I didn't even think of posting it over there. Thanks Dave.
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