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Sharpening Snowmobile Carbides

Sharpening Snowmobile Carbides

Not so long ago, snowmobilers hardly ever spent time sharpening snowmobile carbides. Now, it seems like a no brainer. Most trail riders have experienced this scary situation. It happens when your sled unexpectedly doesn’t go where you’re trying to steer. Worse case, you simply can’t count on predictable behavior from your snow machine anymore. To troubleshoot this dangerous concern, one …

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Ski Doo Accessories Customize Riding

Ski Doo Accessories Customize Riding

Ski Doo accessories are as innovative as their snowmobiles. I’m particularly impressed with what’s next. Creative ideas that integrate seamlessly with their snow machines are one good reason why BRP has achieved a commanding share of the snowmobile market. So here’s some food for thought as you start thinking about next winter. Whether you’re a Ski Doo rider …

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Snowmobile Summerizing Tips

Snowmobile Summerizing Tips

I’ve had some inquiries about snowmobile summerizing. I’m not the least bit mechanically inclined (which is why I don’t have any working on my sled photos!) And besides, I live in the city without a garage or workshop. So my total summerizing effort involves trailering my snow machines to my Ski-Doo dealer, Gateway Powersport & Marine. I also store …

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Woodys Studs Best For Snowmobile Trail Riding

Woodys Studs Best For Snowmobile 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, should seriously consider their value for safety and peace …

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Snowmobile Maintenance Tips In Season

Snowmobile Maintenance Tips In Season

Even if you’ve prepped your snow machine thoroughly prior to winter, these in season snowmobile maintenance tips will keep you going. So if you’ve already put on more than a few kilometres, now’s a good time to eyeball your sled for flaws like those listed below… With a new sled, your owner’s manual may suggest an important service check …

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Elka High-Performance Stage 4 Front Shocks

Elka High-Performance Stage 4 Front Shocks

Sick of humped out corners bouncing you around? Fed up by trail moguls battering your bones? Tired of sore muscles from battling your sled all day? Maybe you need to take a serious look at your suspension. That’s how I achieved a smoother ride, starting with my front shocks… Suspension can make or break your ride. It’s something mysterious …

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