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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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Reduce Snowmobiling Risks

Reduce Snowmobiling Risks

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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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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Game Changer Snowmobile Products

Game Changer Snowmobile Products

My list of game changer snowmobile products includes accessories and gear that I’ve found make my trail riding safer, easier and more comfortable. So, this post is not about performance or power or what sled is best. Instead, it’s about practical innovations that solve real world trail riding problems I’ve encountered. Over the years, I’ve tried and tested countless …

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Snowmobile Tie Boss Tie Down Product Review

Snowmobile Tie Boss Tie Down Product Review

Anyone who trailers their snow machines for snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacations has experience with tie down straps. Typically, they are required by law to properly secure your snowmobiles to the trailer bed while in transit. I’ve tried everything from heavy-duty bungees to ratchets to clip straps. I’ve had varying degrees of success, convenience and ease of use on …

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Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro Snowmobile Review

Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro Snowmobile Review

I rode a 2019 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro last winter and here’s why. As a touring trail snowmobiler, I log thousands of kilometres each season in a variety of provinces. Some if its just for fun, but much of my snowmobiling is work-related. It generates touring articles as Supertrax Magazine and Motoneige Quebec Magazine.  As a blogger, I have contributed to the Ontario Tourism …

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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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Oxygen Snowmobile Helmet Product Review

Oxygen Snowmobile Helmet Product Review

Many snowmobilers are wondering if the Oxygen Snowmobile Helmet is right for them. That’s because a helmet can be the most frustrating part of your snowmobile gear. In fact, your head protector can make or break your ride. At its premium price point, no wonder so many riders are asking for opinions about the Oxygen. And voicing them! So …

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Elka Suspension Guru Accelerated Technologies

Elka Suspension Guru Accelerated Technologies

Elka Suspension Guru Accelerated Technologies is what every snowmobiler should have. Why? Because suspension is a mystery to most of us. It’s something unexplained that takes place underneath your sled. But mostly remains out of sight and out of mind. Big mistake, because suspension can make or break your ride – and your back. If you’ve ever hated a sled, chances are …

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Ski-Doo LED Headlight Review

Ski-Doo LED Headlight Review

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! Use it in tandem with …

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Ski Doo LinQ System Product Review

Ski Doo LinQ System Product Review

There’s nothing like BRP’s LinQ System for carrying your necessities and extra gear on your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation. And with LinQ’s success on Ski Doo snowmobiles, this cargo system is expanding across the entire BRP line up of recreational vehicles. In fact, new LinQ product is being branded with the “LinQ” name, not any particular vehicle brand name as it …

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Rotax 900 ACE Snowmobile Engine Review

Rotax 900 ACE Snowmobile Engine Review

Did I test the Rotax 900 ACE on tour last winter on my snowmobile tours and snowmobile vacations? You bet, and here’s my real world review as it appeared in Snow Goer Canada Magazine…   My riding buddies gave the 900 ACE a big “thumbs up”. These are experienced snowmobilers, most avid 2-strokers. As part of our tour crew, each is accustomed to …

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