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Super Sport TekVest Best Product Review

Super Sport TekVest Best Product Review

I’ve made a Super Sport TekVest by TekRider an essential part of my snowmobiling gear for many years on snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacations. First and foremost, the Super Sport TekVest is unique upper body armour. It protects the core parts of my torso and shoulders from the unexpected injuries that can happen on snowmobile tours. TekRider makes Super Sport TekVest from a high density, soft UHMV …

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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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Medical Data Carrier Helps 1st Responders

Medical Data Carrier Helps 1st Responders

This is my Medical Data Carrier Product Review. It starts with the oft-repeated statement: “Nothing’s ever gonna happen to me.” This is what every snowmobiler thinks. Each of us expects to return home safely from every snowmobile tour and snowmobile vacation. But occasionally, tragedy strikes on snowmobile trails. And if it does, Medical Data Carrier can save your …

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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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Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

Meltdown Snowmobile Trail Conditions Riding Tips

What should you expect during meltdown snowmobile trail conditions? It could be a temporary mid-winter thaw or the first stirrings of an early spring. But 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 many variables. These include …

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Women Snowmobiling Tips & Advice

Women Snowmobiling Tips & Advice

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 me wonder: Are there many female …

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First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

First Aid Realities on Snowmobile Tours

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 of riders, variable snow conditions and all the potential accidents just …

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Snowmobiling Ice Best Safety Tips

Snowmobiling Ice Best Safety Tips

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 of ice travel. If you reassure yourself with any …

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Backcountry Riding Best Getting Ready Tips

Backcountry Riding Best Getting Ready Tips

Backcountry riding is becoming increasingly popular as crossover and even mountain snow machines become more prevalent. It occurs in an unpredictable, uncontrolled and unmaintained natural environment, on irregular terrain far from local and emergency services. Each backcountry rider participates at his or her own risk in snowmobiling away from maintained trails and must assume complete responsibility and liability for his …

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Snowmobiling Active Logging Roads How To Tips

Snowmobiling Active Logging Roads How To Tips

Want to know how to go snowmobiling active logging roads on your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation? An active logging road is a scary place to be riding your snowmobile. So here’s some advice to survive snowmobiling active logging roads. Normally, logging companies plough the surface down to the dirt. Then any hard packed snow is treated with sand or …

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Snowmobile Trailering Tips Best Safety Advice

Snowmobile Trailering Tips Best Safety Advice

Why do we need best snowmobile trailering tips for our snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation? Because too often, we take snowmobile trailers for granted. We ignore them, store them improperly and don’t maintain them well. Let’s start with a Snowmobiler Television video clip, then go on to some basic legalities… To be legal, you must register and plate your …

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Snowmobile Pathfinding Heavy Snow Tips

Snowmobile Pathfinding Heavy Snow Tips

Why snowmobile pathfinding tips in heavy snow? Because riding on well-marked, groomed trails on a snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation may dull our innate path-finding sense. We can easily rely too much on man-made indicators or GPS on snowmobile tours. So what happens if your snow trails disappear and you have to go snowmobile pathfinding in heavy snow? You …

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