Walked with the lady friend down to Lake Calhoun (an epic journey of 6 block from my house) for the City of Lakes Loppet Ice-Cycle Race. Problem Solvers sales-guy Ez was out there:

He also clued me in to his homemade tire-studding project. We'll post in later this week. Until then, more pics:

 

My first glimpse of skijoring:

More pics on flikr. Also, this: 

Guess everybody needs a hitchin' post.