As you can see in the picture above, I wore a different outer layer, my Pearl Izumi jacket with the zip-pits and I think it did much better in this weather than the Adidas jacket. The snow was pretty soft which made for a real smooth ride, but it was still pretty slippery. A few logs were tough to get over but the 69er rocks on this stuff.
Rode the freewheel today and it rocks, too! Last night I played around with the stem and go it to clamp down on the bars so that they wouldn't move anymore and that made a big difference. Tightened the brakes and readjusted the front calipers which made a big difference in my stopping power today, too.
I don't know why people have Shimano Pedals because the Crank Brothers rock is this kind stuff. Even with snow in the spindle and under my shoe, never had any trouble engaging the clip! I am really digging this bike!
As you can see, I rode the Upper Gussy today and had to do some more marking of the trail. Also took a bunch of pictures of the areas that will be needing work. Below is one stretch of about 30 to 40 yards that will have to be benched. This will be a big project but riding through here will be cool if you are coming down through here.