I'm sorry you had to make that choice. Your pictures brought back great childhood memories and I thought, "this guy's got to be from MN". I live in NC now but I grew up in MN. There aren't too many places I've been where people agree that "playing outside" and "winter" are very compatible, if not complimentary. What lake is that?Here's my old "winter" bike - I did some ice racing, enduros, and supermoto with this beast - I sold it a few years ago as a self-preservation move. I have a seriously compromised and fully fused spine due to a disease called Ankylosing Spondylitis and finally sold as a risk management move.