Low Snow Alternative, Polaris RZR
We're not suggesting you give up sledding. Not in the least. In fact, if you own a dirt bike, a car, a house or anything but a snowmobile, we suggest giving that up for sledding.
February 28, 2009
Aaron Keeps, not your average 26 year old
February 25, 2009
Crossover: Shared techniques between skiing and sleding.
From Corduroy to backcountry, snowmobilers and skiers have much more in common than just love for the fluffy white flakes we call snow. In fact, if you take a look at many of the top freeride snowmobilers today you might just notice that more than a few come from a skiing background. It’s because most of the techniques used in skiing apply directly to snowmobiling and crossing them over is easy. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not suggesting that anyone go strap on a pair of skis…but there is something to be learned from skiing, especially if you have experience on skis.
February 20, 2009
Checking in with Slednecks producer/rider Chris Brown
I think Chris Brown is the best rider on the planet. Okay, that’s a pretty massive claim to be making; Chris would definitely disagree.
February 11, 2009
Rhythm section landing and jump approach with Tyler Thievin
MWR Pro snocross racer Tyler Thievin was Ski-Doo’s top racer at the World Snowmobile Expo/SnoWest SnoCross last March. Thievin had the track’s back rhythm section down to a science. The track exited a left-hand turn and went into the pair of doubles. We asked Thievin to give us the details on how to land over one big double and immediately hit the ramp for another big double.
February 08, 2009
Airing it out, the basics of JUMPING
Growing up, I always enjoyed skiing and pretty much anything outdoors. It’s hard to match the feeling that comes with floating off a 50-foot cliff and landing in bottomless fluff, carving in chest-deep powder or just flying down groomers.
February 07, 2009
Installing Black Diamond’s Pro Lite Series Rear Bumper kit
Shedding weight wherever possible is pretty much numero uno on our to do list. But finding parts that cut weight and improve a sled’s ability to go through deep snow is always a bonus.
February 05, 2009
The Geoff Phatty Dyer Interview
You probably know Phatty from his starring roles in the Boondockers and Elevation film series, but he is also one of the coolest guys in the industry off camera. If you’re lucky enough to be on Phatty’s email list, then you receive one of the most comprehensive and up to date 6am snow reports out there(personally compiled by Phatty from various weather stations, snotels, and webcams throughout the west). This only starts to explain this guy’s dedication to the sport. He’s the one who wakes up at 5am on powder days to round up the rest of the crew, keeps his gear bag in his car at work whenever its snowing (just in case the sun comes out…), and rides every day like it might be his last. The Boondockers crew call Phatty the backbone of their group, and that’s no exaggeration. Phatty’s the guy who can do it all and he’s just as comfortable flying off cliffs or natural wind lips as he is pulling a technical chute or carving through tight trees in waist deep powder.
January 20, 2009
Is Dyke Moris an Endangered Species?
Dyke Morris is what we would probably label “unique.” Don’t read anything into that label. It’s not a weird kind of “unique,” but simply a one-of-a-kind unique.
January 15, 2009
No Snow, No Problem
If we were to ask 10 sledders what they say the downside is to snowmobiling, nine of them would say, “We can’t ride year-round.”
January 05, 2009
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