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    lifeliberty
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    Why would we? it would have to be a snow emergency for us to get let off.

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    Nitsud Regnifloh
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    no, this is a regular winter occurrence… :)

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    somertimeoh
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    It’s coming down heavy up here in Westerville. How does it look down there? I’m the mood for some beer slushies and sledding!!

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    When I went home at noon for lunch it was a really ugly mess. I saw cars spinning out all over the place. When I drove back around an hour later it seems that the roads are much better/mostly wet. Not sure if it warmed up or the type of snow changed or what.

    big difference though.

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    I actually drove the car around a bunch today as I had three meetings around town. Driving wasn’t too bad, but I was mostly on major roads. Left the office a bit before 4 to come home and play in the backyard with the kiddo before it got dark. Spent an hour building a snow-ramp for the sled, a snow-tunnel that he could crawl through, and various other snow-things. He’s loving it! :D

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    Weather report shows snow showers for the next 6 days!

    Yea! Snow!

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    How are people still running on the refrozen slush/winter muck that’s covering half the sidewalks? I busted my ass just walking around GV. Every time you hit an oasis of shoveled & salted sidewalk and pick up your pace, too quickly you find yourself stranded in the middle of an expanse of ice, shuffling to the nearest patch of dog pee-soaked, yellow snow sanctuary. Then a guy blows by sprinting like a gazelle, whereas you’re standing in the banana-colored slush feeling like Mario in that level where the planks keep falling the minute you jump on them.

    Native Ohioans, how is this done?

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    TaraK wrote >>

    Native Ohioans, how is this done?

    Lemmie guess. You were wearing 4″ heels? ;-)

    Seriously… widen your stride a bit and hunch down just a tad. Lowers your center of gravity. On thick sheets of ice I end up looking like a penguin, but keeps my ass off the pavement.

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    TaraK wrote >>
    How are people still running on the refrozen slush/winter muck that’s covering half the sidewalks? I busted my ass just walking around GV. Every time you hit an oasis of shoveled & salted sidewalk and pick up your pace, too quickly you find yourself stranded in the middle of an expanse of ice, shuffling to the nearest patch of dog pee-soaked, yellow snow sanctuary. Then a guy blows by sprinting like a gazelle, whereas you’re standing in the banana-colored slush feeling like Mario in that level where the planks keep falling the minute you jump on them.
    Native Ohioans, how is this done?

    Thought the same thing once after we went winter hiking in the Hocking Hills. We were sliding/falling/tumbling along ice covered rocks and steep trails wondering if we would ever be able to climb out of the valley, when a jogger trotted by like he was running a marathon. Turns out he had running shoes that had little spikes in them similar to golf shoes.

    Now 4″ heels with spikes might be somewhat interesting…….

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    Yaktrax! Highly recommended…

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    GW_Justice
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    Yaktrax are OK for occasional users but are not strong enough for runners.

    STABILicers are more expensive but will not fall apart as fast.

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    I love the ease of YakTrax, but agree that they didn’t last very long under abuse. YakTrax Pro seem to be holding up a lot longer…. and I will be checking out the STABILicers, fo’ sho’!!

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    Lakee911
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    Shall we get this thread cranked up?

    It has started flurrying up around Polaris…

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    Lakee911
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    Shall we get this thread cranked up?

    It has started flurrying up around Polaris…

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    DavidF
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    The drive in was horrible. I was cursing the other drivers for being so freakin slow in a little bit of snow. Then I tried to stop…..

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