Watch: Ski Bike Makes for Fun Oddball Snow Sport

A ski bike first-timer gets on the contraption and bombs downhill in Banff, Alberta. Imagine a bike frame with two skis beneath it.

The Loam Ranger, a YouTube mountain bike video maker, was anxious to get out and ride his bike during winter. But instead of a traditional mountain bike, he hopped on a ski bike.

These have been around for several years, but few people have given snow bikes a fair ride. We’ve goofed around on them for a couple afternoons and must admit they’re pretty fun although not super efficient on ski hills.