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TS Pilot Adjustable Skis Best Product Review

TS Pilot Adjustable Skis Best Product Review

I gotta say it. I love the TS Pilot Adjustable Skis on my 2018 Ski Doo Renegade Enduro. Dare I proclaim that they’re the best stock skis any OEM has ever provided? Read on to find out… Okay, I admit to being skeptical when Ski Doo introduced the TS Pilot’s in 2017. My first reaction was: just one more …

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Meeting Snowmobile Trail Groomers

Meeting Snowmobile Trail Groomers

Meeting snowmobile trail groomers unexpectedly can be scary. You’re cruising along. Then suddenly there’s this behemoth blocking your way. It’s heart-in-throat and grab-brakes time. Especially if it happens on a corner or hillcrest. Here’s what you need to know to help avoid surprising encounters… You can help gauge your risk of meeting snowmobile trail groomers by knowing a …

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Thinking Like Pros Trail Riding Tips

Thinking Like Pros Trail Riding Tips

Thinking like pros can save lives. It can prevent serious injury and permanent disability. Thinking like pros involves using advanced trail-riding techniques to avoid those “oh-shit!” moments we’ve all encountered. For the purposes of this post, I’m assuming you’ve already got the riding basics covered. So I’m going to look at real life trail challenges and offer real …

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Snowmobiling With Kids On The Trail

Snowmobiling With Kids On The Trail

Do you want your kids to love snowmobiling as much as you do? Get them started early and make sure they have fun every time. But snowmobiling with kids on board isn’t the same as riding double with an adult… Initially, this means shorter rides with lots of snack breaks, warm up stops and potty breaks. It means …

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Tips For Snowmobiling Double With A Passenger

Tips For Snowmobiling Double With A Passenger

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 more important – from any other kind of riding you’ll do…  My first tip for snowmobiling double …

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Choosing The Best Snowmobile Helmet

Choosing The Best Snowmobile Helmet

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 from wind, snow and debris. Finally, …

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Heated Snowmobile TekVest For Body Warmth

Heated Snowmobile TekVest For Body Warmth

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 I was wrong. After many snowmobile …

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Removable Snowmobile Hitch Adds Tow Capability

Removable Snowmobile Hitch Adds Tow Capability

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 racks, an array of …

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Ski-Doo LED Headlight Best Product Review

Ski-Doo LED Headlight Best Product 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 …

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Snowmobile Emergency Gear For Every Ride

Snowmobile Emergency Gear For Every Ride

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 and learn the essential survival skills for wilderness emergencies. 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 …

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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 …

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Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

Snowmobile Or Not After Lousy Weather

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. We’d had 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. Rain and warmer …

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