Trail Signing in the Thumb – Dec 3 2011

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On December 3, 2011 a group of nine Snomads drove up to Deckerville in  Michigan’s thumb to help our closest neighboring club, the Thumbs Up Snowmobile Club sign and mark their trails.
Chuck Comstock, Ray Williams, Merle Fitch and Matt Baxter met up in Clarkston. Another group consisting of John Newman, Tim Featherston, Dwight Wiseman, Marty Foster,  and Al Cumpf,  met up in Lenox Twp with a pair of clean and shiny ATV’s in tow.   Continue Reading →

Preping Your Trailer

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Soon, the winds will be howling and the snow will be flying.  Daytime temps will be in the 20’s.  You’ll have your gear bag packed, your helmet polished, your sled prepped and the oil changed in your tow vehicle.  So are you ready to head north? Nope. You’ve forgotten one of the most important pieces of the sledding experience. Your trailer.

Now, is the best time of the year to get your trailer ready.  While the grass is soft and the ...

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Whats in Your Sled?

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Capital One asks the question, “ What’s in your wallet?” Well I want to apply that to us and ask, “What’s in your sled?” Let’s start by asking this, do you have a place on your sled for extra items?  I’ll list mine.

  • Windshield Bag
  • Handlebar Bag
  • Tank/Map Bag
  • Clutch Cover Box
  • Trunk
  • Coat Pockets

When we go to Canada, I also carry saddlebags and a trunk bag. Isn’t this a little excessive you might ask? Well, that depends.

Of all the gear I haul with me, I ...

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