Take a Friend Snowmobiling! And save 50%!
February 7, 2013
Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week starts up this weekend and runs until February 18th. If you’re planning on taking a friend out on a first ride, make sure they understand the fundamentals of safe snowmobiling before hitting the trails.
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Welcome 2013! Welcome back snow!
January 15, 2013
This time last year, as we were getting into the spirit of International Snowmobile Safety Week, we noticed something important was missing. Snow! Across North America, last year was one of the least snowy in recent memory.
Thankfully, it looks like things have turned around on the snowfall front and 2013 is shaping up to be a great year for riding.
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Where was the Snow?
April 12, 2012
Usually the snowmobile season would be wrapping up around this time. But, on March 19th, the homepage of the Vermont Association of Snow Travelers said it all: "The end of the season has arrived."
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Snowmobile Safety Week Tip: Preparing to Ride Across the Lake
January 23, 2012
Most snowmobile accidents featured on the news seem to involve a trip across a frozen lake/river gone wrong. With International Snowmobile Safety Week now coming to a close, it's a good time to review some recent statistics about serious snowmobile accidents.
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Snowmobile Safety Week Tip: For Fatalities, Add Alcohol
January 19, 2012
It should not come as a big surprise that drinking has been linked to many serious snowmobile accidents over the years. But the annual fatality and accident reports issued by state agencies drive this point home. It being International Snowmobile Safety Week, we thought this would be a good time to look at the numbers and see the difference a few drinks can make.
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Snowmobiling 101: Riding Safety and Trail Etiquette
January 10, 2012
We could go on and on about snowmobile safety, but we’ll focus on a couple of things that will hopefully help you get home safe and sound. We should all know by now that you shouldn’t mix snowmobiling with drugs or alcohol so we won’t harp on this issue too much.
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Snowmobiling 101: Riding Hills
January 3, 2012
When it comes to dealing with hills on a snowmobile, it will help to read our previous installment on riding positions (link). Attacking a big climb can be the highlight of your day, but you’ve got to know how to position your body and handle your sled.
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Snowmobiling 101: Riding Positions
December 27, 2011
It may seem simple but knowing how to best position your body when riding can make your day on the trails a whole lot more enjoyable. Just because a snowmobile has a seat doesn’t mean you should always be using it. The terrain you’re tackling will often require you to alter your riding position for comfort and visibility.
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Snowmobiling 101: Maintenance
December 19, 2011
A fun-filled winter of snowmobiling is great for you, but your machine can take a beating. If you take proper care to maintain your snowmobile it will reward you with years of good service. If your snowmobile has been sitting around all summer and fall, you can’t simply jump on and ride as soon as the snow falls.
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Snowmobiling 101: Parts and Terminology
December 12, 2011
Before you even turn a key on your snowmobile you should already be familiar with your machine. Much like a car, specific terms are used to describe the various parts of the snowmobile. Knowing the names of these parts and their functions will be useful in any number of ways.
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Snowmobile Practice Quiz Now Available!
June 28, 2011
For those of you who can't wait for summer to end and winter to start so you can hop onto your sled, here is a quick 10 question snowmobile safety quiz to try your hand at.
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