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Avoiding Black Snowmobile Gear

Avoiding Black Snowmobile Gear

I ponder many things while trail riding. One is why more riders aren’t avoiding black snowmobile gear. I mean, why does anyone still wear black? You’d hope that my mind would occupy itself with more momentous issues. Like what’s for lunch. Or where’s the next gas. Or are we going to make our destination before dark? But every time …

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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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Snowmobile Boots Buying Tips

Snowmobile Boots Buying Tips

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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Choosing Best Snowmobile Helmet

Choosing Best Snowmobile Helmet

Why is choosing the best snowmobile helmet important? Just like how a motorbike helmet is a necessity, 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 …

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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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Choosing Snowmobiling Glasses Tips

Choosing Snowmobiling Glasses Tips

It took me a long time to figure out choosing snowmobiling glasses for snowmobile tours and snowmobile vacations. I’ve worn prescription glasses as long as I can remember. They’re as integral to my persona as the hair on my head, most of which is still there. Normally, my eyeglasses don’t get much of my attention. Except when I’ve …

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Snowmobile Clothing Best Tips

Snowmobile Clothing Best Tips

Snowmobile clothing and snowmobiling gear can make or break your snowmobile tour fun. They can even affect snowmobile safety on a snow machine. The snowmobile magazines display an overwhelming variety of clothing brands. Many models and features exist in jackets, pants, helmets, boots, gloves and under layers. They all claim to be good for any kind of snow conditions, snowmobile tours …

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Best Baffin Snowmobile Boots Review

Best Baffin Snowmobile Boots Review

Cold feet can ruin a good day of snowmobiling on your snowmobile tour or snowmobile vacation. But I haven’t had this problem since switching to best Baffin snowmobile boots several years ago. Now I’m wearing their Men’s Eiger boot with Velcro fasteners (on right in photo above). Marsha has their Women’s Impact boot with buckle fasteners (on left in photo). …

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FXR Snowmobile Suit Review

FXR Snowmobile Suit Review

Here’s my FXR snowmobile suit product review… Snowmobilers subject themselves to some of the harshest and most variable conditions on the planet during their snowmobile tours or snowmobile vacations. The weather extremes Mother Nature throws at us are exacerbated by the rush of our sleds. Also by sitting for prolonged periods with arms extended with hands glued to the handlebars. …

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Snowmobiling Layering Best Tips

Snowmobiling Layering Best Tips

Snowmobiling layering is the best way to avoid the cold that can take the pleasure out of snowmobiling. So here’s the scoop on staying warm on snowmobile tours and snowmobile vacations – by learning how to layer for snowmobiling. It starts with eating well to fuel your body and staying hydrated all day with water, juice or energy drinks. Then …

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Super Sport TekVest Review

Super Sport TekVest 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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No Fog Mask Clears Helmet Visor & Glasses

No Fog Mask Clears Helmet Visor & Glasses

Why do you need a No Fog Mask while snowmobiling in Canada? Because keeping the fog off the inside of your snowmobile helmet face shield can be difficult on snowmobile tours. I point this out in a previous post about visor fogging and in snowmobile magazine articles. Especially when the mercury plummets and your head and face are pumping …

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