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New Kind of Strap On, for the Snow that is.

Now they laughed at the Snowboard when it first came out, but how about a snowboard for your mountain bike wheels…
Check out the this Colorado company’s new Bike Boards.

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Might be good for ripping it up in NYC’s deep slush.

Here is a video:

An article from Atlantic Cities:

Strap-on Skis for Your Bicycle
By Jenny Xiejan
January 27th, 2014

There are plenty of ski bicycles on the market, but they all require replacing your tires with skis. Colorado company BikeBoards has come up with a much more elegant way to convert your cycle for the snow.

To use the BikeBoard, secure it to the front tire with a pin and strap. Since the bike’s wheels and gears stay in place, BikeBoard can easily be removed.

According to Gizmag, the BikeBoard has a full steel edge, some sidecut and curved tips, “providing float in deep snow and grip and carving on harder, slicker snow and ice.” It works with fat bikes, BMX, and regular 26-inch and 29-inch mountain bikes. The kit for a single BikeBoard will cost $375.

Read more: here.

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