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Hot Tips For Cold Hands

Hot Tips For Cold Hands

For some snowmobilers it’s a toss up which gets colder, toes or fingers? In a recent article, I offered advice about how to buy good snowmobile boots to keep your feet warm while trail riding.  Now it’s time to talk about keeping your digits toasty. There’s quite a menu of options. So stay tuned and don’t miss my comments …

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Snowstorm Snowmobiling Tips For Trail Riders

Snowstorm Snowmobiling Tips For Trail Riders

Why do we need snowstorm snowmobiling tips? Is there any such thing as too much snow? For snowmobile trail riders, the answer is generally no, measured over the course of the winter. But when there’s a huge dump all at once, it’s a different story and snowstorm snowmobiling tips can be very helpful…   Trail riding is the most …

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Longer Battery Life For Electronic Snowmobiling Devices

Longer Battery Life For Electronic Snowmobiling Devices

Why is it important to get longer battery life from electronic snowmobiling devices? It seems every time I turn around, I’ve acquired some new gadget to carry while snowmobiling. I resisted for as long as possible. But with no success. So now I have a smart phone. A sat phone. A DSLR camera. Heated FXR Recon gloves. With …

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Snowmobile Trailer Roof Snow Overload Tips

Snowmobile Trailer Roof Snow Overload Tips

Have you ever left your trailer parked for several days? Only to return to find it covered in snow? Here’s the reason you should remove it before driving away. Regardless of trailer size… One winter, we had a few small storms followed by a good 18-inch dumper. While hooking up the trailer, I became a bit concerned about all …

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Snowmobile Boots Buying Tips & Secrets

Snowmobile Boots Buying Tips & Secrets

Why are snowmobile boots buying tips important? Cold Feet. Too many trail riders suffer unnecessarily with them after not purchasing the proper footwear for snowmobiling. When you’re snowmobiling, your extremities usually get cold first. Hands and feet are susceptible because our bodies are programmed to give priority to core warmth. And this, combined with simply being farthest away from …

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Trailer Maintenance Tips For In Season Servicing

Trailer Maintenance Tips For In Season Servicing

Why do you need in season trailer maintenance tips? Because perhaps the most often neglected part of your snowmobile equipment is your trailer. It’s all too easy to hook it up at the beginning of the season and never look back. Fortunately, most of us get away with this inattention for a while. But it’s bound to catch up …

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Closest Ontario Trail Riding For American Snowmobilers

Closest Ontario Trail Riding For American Snowmobilers

The United States and Canada share a continent. Also, many common interests. Not least is a passion for snowmobiling. When it comes to trail riding, many of Ontario’s most popular areas are within a snowball’s throw of our shared international border. That makes them easily accessible to any American snowmobilers in search of cross border sledding adventures… American snowmobilers …

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Reduce Snowmobiling Risks By Taking Precautions

Reduce Snowmobiling Risks By Taking Precautions

What’s the point of trying to reduce snowmobiling risks? No matter how you ride, snowmobiling poses certain inherent threats. Why? Because it occurs in an unpredictable and uncontrollable natural setting far away from civilization and emergency assistance. That said, 99.9% of snowmobilers return home safely after each ride. No matter what your riding style, ensure you continue to be …

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Fine Tuning New Snowmobiles

Fine Tuning New Snowmobiles

Many variables can affect your enjoyment of snowmobiling. You can’t do much about snow or trail conditions. But you can ensure that your sled is delivering the most enjoyable ride possible from the get-go with these tips for fine tuning new snowmobiles. Your enjoyable ride starts with a brand new or new-to-you snowmobile that best suits your physicality, experience …

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Buy Used Snowmobiles Shopping Tips

Buy Used Snowmobiles Shopping Tips

Are you in the market to upgrade your older sled? Are you looking for your first snowmobile? Or do you need another sled for your growing family? Whatever the case, finding an affordable, reliable snow machine that’s good value with no nasty (and costly) surprises would be ideal… I don’t pretend to be a snow machine mechanic. But here …

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Buying The Right Snowmobile For You

Buying The Right Snowmobile For You

What’s the right snowmobile for you – that’s the million dollar question, isn’t it? When we acquire a new automobile, most of our decisions are made before purchase – make, model, options, etc. Then we pretty much drive away from the dealership without much (if any) further thought about how it might perform or handle better. Basically, we live with what we’ve …

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Shopping Tips For Snowmobile Trailers

Shopping Tips For Snowmobile Trailers

There are many considerations for how to buy snowmobile trailers for your snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacation. In recent years, our search for snow has altered the travel patterns of snowmobilers substantially. For many, the days are gone of being able to ride from their backyards. Instead, buying snowmobile trailers and trailering for hours to reach good snow has become …

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