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Tips For Snowmobiling Double With A Passenger

Tips For Snowmobiling Double With A Passenger

Get Prepped for Snowmobiling Double On Trail… Whether you call it snowmobiling double, riding with a passenger or 2-up sledding, you’re referring to carrying two people on one snow machine. I’m talking about passengers 12 years or older here, because snowmobiling double with younger kids is different and I’ll cover that in another post. Snowmobile Configuration My first tip for …

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Choosing The Best Snowmobile Helmet

Choosing The Best Snowmobile Helmet

The Best Snowmobile Helmet Can Make Your Day… Why is choosing the best snowmobile helmet important? Your snowmobile helmet is the only item of gear that’s a legal requirement to wear while riding in most jurisdictions. Your lid helps protect your head in crashes. It deflects blows from trailside branches. It keeps your head warm. And it protects your eyes …

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Heated Snowmobile TekVest For Body Warmth

Heated Snowmobile TekVest For Body Warmth

Get Protection & Warmth From Heated Snowmobile TekVest… This is my heated snowmobile TekVest product review. I’ve been wearing TekVest for years on snowmobile tours. I wouldn’t ride without its comfort, security and protection as I said in a previous review and video. Frankly, I didn’t think there was much TekRider’s Steve Brand could do to improve my TekVest. But …

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Removable Snowmobile Hitch Adds Tow Capability

Removable Snowmobile Hitch Adds Tow Capability

Removable Snowmobile Hitch Expands Sled Function… So what’s the scoop on Quick Connect removable snowmobile hitch? You may think every important sled accessory has already been invented. Then along comes a new one – and I’m not surprised it’s from Tricked-Toys. These Canadian guys offer useful items on their website. Items like Snow Flap Savers, Rattle Stoppers, ice scratchers, gas …

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Ski-Doo LED Headlight Best Product Review

Ski-Doo LED Headlight Best Product Review

Ski Doo LED Headlight Illuminates Night… A Ski-Doo LED Headlight will impress anyone riding after dark on their snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation. It installs quickly and easily below your sled’s regular headlight (Ski-Doo snowmobiles only). It integrates so neatly that it’s hardly noticeable – until you turn it on. Then – presto – it’s like someone turned on the floodlights! …

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Snowmobile Emergency Gear For Every Ride

Snowmobile Emergency Gear For Every Ride

If Something Goes Wrong, You’re On Your Own… Trail riding can quickly carry you far away from the nearest assistance. So each rider and group of riding buddies should carry snowmobile emergency gear. Especially on your snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacations. Some of it is personal gear that each rider can carry. Meanwhile, other gear can be distributed among riding buddies to …

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Woodys Studs Best For Snowmobile Trail Riding

Woodys Studs Best For Snowmobile Trail Riding

Discover Why Woodys Studs Are Best Bet for Trail Riding… Woodys studs won’t be your choice if you ride in deep snow all the time. Mountain sledders, off-trail riders and water crossers don’t need any studs. But anyone that runs regularly on groomed trail or hard packed snow, in areas subject to frequent temperature fluctuations, or that does much ice running …

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Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

Questions To Ask About Snowmobiling After Meltdowns… Recently, I had to make a tough decision – to snowmobile or not. With acceptable weather in the forecast, we’d trailered almost 750 kilometres that Monday in the expectation of decent snow conditions and good trails during our six-day saddlebag tour. But by the time we arrived, the forecast had changed for the (much) worse, …

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Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

Don’t Expect TrailsTo Be Great During a Meltdown… What should you expect during meltdown snowmobile trail conditions? Whether it’s a temporary mid-winter thaw or the first stirrings of an early spring, you’re bound to encounter a snowmobile ride in temperatures warm enough and lasting long enough to start meltdown snowmobile trail conditions. Of course, the severity of the meltdown depends on …

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Women Snowmobiling Tips & Advice

Women Snowmobiling Tips & Advice

Advice From My Spouse About Women Snowmobiling…    What about women snowmobiling on snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacations? “I wish my wife loved snowmobiling like yours does,” one friend commented after reading one of my snowmobile tour articles. “How do I get my girlfriend interested in touring?” asked another.  I gather they aren’t alone in their dilemma about women snowmobiling. Which makes …

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First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

Cold, Hard First Aid Facts About Getting Injured in the Bush…   What are the first aid realities on snowmobile tours? Given the millions of miles North American snowmobilers rack up each winter on their snowmobile vacations, fortunately that snowmobile safety answer is not needed very often. Surprising really, when you think of all that remote riding area, those thousands …

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Snowmobiling Ice Best Safety Tips

Snowmobiling Ice Best Safety Tips

Snowmobiling Ice Is Never 100% Safe, So Don’t be Fooled…    Need some of my expert advice for snowmobiling ice on your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation? Anyone who snowmobiles will likely encounter ice at some time. Crashing suddenly through into frigid water is a scary thought. Equally frightening are prevalent myths that make too many of us complacent about the risks …

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