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Always great to hear stories of our snowmobile racks in use, especially when it involves a 3,000 kilometre sled trip where gear can be full tested!  A big shout and and thanks to Craig Nicholson “The Intrepid Snowmobiler” for his great review of our Snowmobile Racks for Snow Goer Canada. We often hear from customers about their epic adventures whether is is a day out getting access to amazing back country fresh tracks or long distance rides . . . But it isn’t every day we hear about someone tracking 3,000 km on their sled using our gear. Check out...

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Can't wait for the season to start . . . but until it does you have to be thankful that youtube snowmobiling videos exist! Get your stoke on watching Daniel Bodin professional snowmobiler jump 220 feet off a ski jump in sweden.

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I wonder what sort of late night bet lead to these guys strapping a parachute to their sled for some parasledding action.  Props for pulling it off though - would love to see if these guys or anyone else improved the technique or got more air time?  The driver looked a bit cautious . . . and dam, rightly so!     Next time someone wants to fly their snowmobile extra points for either: 1) doing it with a fully loaded Port Tack Rack Snowmobile Rack (obviously) 2) trying something like the video below of the paraglide skiing!     ...

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It's rare that I'd ever recommend a 20 minute video, I mean really, if you want to watch something for 20 minutes turn on the TV and start ignoring it... but this one is worth it! So much soft fluffy powder (and in our backyard).  It really was an amazing season last year if you could find treed areas to keep safe in with all that bad vis.  Thanks to Tetongravity for sharing the best pow on the net! Load of ski lines only accessed from snowmobiles, which is what we love!

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The snow is falling all around us - in the mountains, down the street, or at the winter camp... or at worst the rain is teasing us in the cities.  The one thing you can count on with these short days is that the snowmobile season is upon us.  Whether you were born to be a mechanic or dread digging the tools out, it's time to get your sled into top condition. Luckily, it's seem youtube was invented as the best ever teaching tool.  It's easy to use videos to gain confidence to tackle a neglected part of your sled...

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