By snoluver on Friday, August 08, 2008 - 08:36 pm: Edit Post
Since someone decided to erase the longest running thred ever, I thought I would start a new one. ZRTforme you out there? My thumb is startin to twitch a little. How did you like the new sled after a full season? Been thinking about one of those Asault contraptions. Maybe with a different track.
By nitroman on Sunday, August 10, 2008 - 10:59 pm: Edit Post
I was looking for this post also. Getting the thumb twitch also. Spent the weekend on the sandbar with ZRT4me talking sleds and planning the 09 rides. ZRT picked up an M7 this spring and is absolutly ready to ride. I picked up a Dragon 700 last year at this time and put about 1000m on it out west and I love it. We are headed out in January and Febuary with a wildcard trip in March or April depending on the snow. Last season was fantastic our January trip started with 36" of fresh snow when we got there and it kept snowing the first two days, honest to god chest deep snow by day 3. The febuary trip saw hard packed conditions with pockets of powder but still fun none the least. April was the the most perfect snow I ever had the chance to ride 24" fresh the day before we arrived with another 12-18 the first day we were there the second day we had the mountain to ourselves it seemed untracked meadows of fresh everywhere and some great climbs in total fresh powder I didn't want to go home but what a way to end the season.
By zrt4me on Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 11:59 pm: Edit Post
Like nitroman said, picked up the M7 in April and have been wrenching on and staring at it since. January can't come fast enough. I think he covered everything else pretty well too!
By cat_m7 on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 12:37 pm: Edit Post
Ordered some new stuff for the M7 but haven't started wrenching on it yet. Going to tune the clutching with some new springs this year, port the track, and maybe some new skis or a Boss seat.
By snoluver on Wednesday, August 13, 2008 - 09:33 pm: Edit Post
Sorry Nitro, I thought it was zrt that picked up the Dragon. It's been a while I guess. All I could remember about the thred was green writing and ZRT " for me". Anyway, made one trip to the snowies and my riddin buds made another out to Alpine, which is a little south of Jackson Hole. They said it was untouched powder around every corner for miles and miles. Not sure if it was just the exceptional year or if it's like that all the time, but we figure we'll give that a try again this year and find out if it was just a fluke or not. Long drive though. 26 hours in the truck!!
By kingofmountain on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 09:31 pm: Edit Post
My M6 is in the garage now, its been there since I cooked it last March. Got the new track in last week, (powerclaw162), got killer deal on a replacement top end. Redesigned the tunnel extension and shedded some more weight. Oh almost forgot, bought back my old Summit X6. I'll try to put some pics in later if anyones interested.
By skylar on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 - 09:37 pm: Edit Post
Post some pics up Dave!
By zrt4me on Thursday, September 11, 2008 - 01:11 am: Edit Post
By cuzzinolaf on Friday, September 12, 2008 - 04:35 pm: Edit Post
Anyone planning any trips out west for late November or early December?
By tedwardo123 on Sunday, September 14, 2008 - 05:12 pm: Edit Post
The last 5 years we've brought our sleds to Duluth for the Sno Cross, then we goto my cabin near Lutsen. I think we're at 2 out of 5 years where we've been riding Thanksgiving weekend. When we ride it's on fire roads with a minimum of about 8" of snow. Each of the two years with snow I've seen the same folks out riding.
By kingofmountain on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 09:24 pm: Edit Post
Ok, heres some pics.
By kingofmountain on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 09:37 pm: Edit Post
Ok, heres some pics.
By skylar on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 10:20 pm: Edit Post
Dave, what did you do, run the Boondocker box a little lean?
By zrt4me on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 - 11:08 pm: Edit Post
By nitroman on Thursday, September 18, 2008 - 10:12 pm: Edit Post
Can't wait to see if it can hang with the Dragon!!
By kingofmountain on Friday, September 19, 2008 - 08:55 pm: Edit Post
Thats the plan, and I also plan on runnin' it backwards, for max grip. For the portin',I don't plan on going as aggressive as I did on the A20. We'll see how it works, I'll keep everyone posted.
By zrt4me on Sunday, September 21, 2008 - 10:36 pm: Edit Post
Sweet,,,let me know the pattern you use. The last track on the sled had the same pattern as in your picture with the two outside holes over the rear track wheels. I'm thinkin thats not the way I want to go??.
By doospunk on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 - 11:32 pm: Edit Post
Got a few additions for the new ride sittin in the garage right now. Just waitin for the sled to get here!!
By nitroman on Wednesday, September 24, 2008 - 04:14 pm: Edit Post
What ya got coming?
By doospunk on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 08:34 am: Edit Post
nitroman - 09 154 Summit 800X, and it can't come quick enough.
By nitroman on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:33 pm: Edit Post
Nice!! When and where is the first trip ?
By zrt4me on Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 10:35 pm: Edit Post
Nitroman,,,check your e-mail.
By snoluver on Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 10:01 am: Edit Post
anyone going to the avy course in milwaukee?
By cuzzinolaf on Sunday, September 28, 2008 - 12:08 pm: Edit Post
By doospunk on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 11:13 pm: Edit Post
Nitro - Depends on where the snow flies first. haha. Would love to get out west late November or sometime in the first half of December, but not sure if I'll be able to swing a trip like that by then.
By nitroman on Thursday, October 02, 2008 - 08:29 pm: Edit Post
Well the Dragon is almost ready. Pulled the decals, polished the tunnel, new riser, 2 cool air vents, hand guards, and a new can on the way!!
By zrt4me on Thursday, October 02, 2008 - 09:33 pm: Edit Post
By nitroman on Thursday, October 02, 2008 - 10:58 pm: Edit Post
Talked the decal guy tonight they are in the works plus a couple fly logos and my name on the wind screen all black of course !
By nitroman on Sunday, October 19, 2008 - 10:01 pm: Edit Post
HARDING!! Where you at? You ready to head west yet? You can't keep putting me off you know. Eventually we are going to run out of next years. We have a couples trip going to the Big Horns in march if you want to ride your own gear and bring Dori. We are also heading to the Snowies Jan 21st-24th and Feb 22nd-25th. pick a date and commit I promise you will have a good time. If we have to resort to kidnapping we just might!
By nitroman on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 10:09 pm: Edit Post
New decals are on now. I'm not sure how I like it the solid red really grew on me over the summer.
By zrt4me on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 - 11:53 pm: Edit Post
Yea,,,not sure about the FLY graphics????
By nitroman on Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 12:12 pm: Edit Post
By sammidgo on Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 09:25 pm: Edit Post
Is the building with the pointy roof and the clock a Bar??
By zrt4me on Thursday, October 23, 2008 - 10:44 pm: Edit Post
Sam,,,your focusing on the wrong elevation!
By nitroman on Friday, October 24, 2008 - 10:32 am: Edit Post
At least he didn't point out the fact I spelled valley wrong
By zrt4me on Saturday, October 25, 2008 - 10:23 pm: Edit Post
By snoluver on Friday, November 14, 2008 - 07:55 pm: Edit Post
Well, I pulled the trigger!! Bought a '09 crossfire snopro. After two years without a sled I just could't take it anymore. I can't help it. Its a disease.
By doospunk on Friday, November 14, 2008 - 08:31 pm: Edit Post
Snoluver - Congrats, and welcome back to the addiction! Throw up some pics.
By zrt4me on Friday, November 14, 2008 - 08:47 pm: Edit Post
Congrats!! I know the feeling. I need to get to riding this thing soon so I can stop adding stuff.
By snoluver on Friday, November 14, 2008 - 11:02 pm: Edit Post
Thanks, I'll get a pic up tomorow if I have time.
By nitroman on Friday, November 14, 2008 - 11:40 pm: Edit Post
March!! Man if I had to wait that long to go out I would be insane by now! Our first is Jan 20 and I am going nuts. We had our yearly planning party(sat in my garage drank,ate,and watched sled vids)and I think that may have compounded the itch tenfold. The x-fire 141 will be great out west we have 2 136's and they have a ball infact one guy highmarked us and he has been gloating since(not this year though right ZRT!!). Save some of that money for the celebratory beverage after you concur the widowmaker ZRT!! If you top it I'll buy unless I top you that is!!!
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 09:22 am: Edit Post
By snoluver on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 09:25 am: Edit Post
By snoluver on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 11:26 am: Edit Post
Here she is--
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 07:13 pm: Edit Post
By cuzzinolaf on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 07:30 pm: Edit Post
ZRT, keep in touch as I will be going up often and live south of you.
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 07:35 pm: Edit Post
LOL,,,we are thinking alike! I just sent you an e-mail.
By nitroman on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 08:00 pm: Edit Post
Nice!! Sled,pack of smokes,handcuffs.... looks to me you n' mama been out in the garage breakin it in already lol! Looks good I like the white hood and orange cat head.
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 08:35 pm: Edit Post
LOL,,I didn't even notice those! Sweet!
By snoluver on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 08:35 pm: Edit Post
By cuzzinolaf on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 08:37 pm: Edit Post
Snoluver... You're not too far from me. Where do you ride/stay when you go up? You're right. A lot of trips have to be last minute. That is what sickations are for.
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 08:42 pm: Edit Post
I'm in Brodhead, due South of Madison 40 miles and just west of Janesville 25.
By snoluver on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 09:09 pm: Edit Post
We are all relativly close to each other. We should definitly try to hook up. I useally ride north of the bridge(north of Houghton). I know some pretty good spots up that way. I would like to get Skyler to stop being a powder hog and try the Twin lakes area this year,LOL. I keep hearing good things about Twin lakes.
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 09:40 pm: Edit Post
Skylar posted above that he may be open to doing some riding. He's in Oxford, close to 39/51 so we could just group up down here and swing into Oxford and kidnap him for a weekend.
By snoluver on Saturday, November 15, 2008 - 09:47 pm: Edit Post
Yeah, I'll second a kidnapping. As long as the powder is falling I doubt he will put up much of a fight,lol!
By nitroman on Thursday, December 04, 2008 - 08:07 pm: Edit Post
Well it's starting to look good out west. 18" or so over the weekend and another foot today. Looks like a repeat of last year(we can only hope) snow started later and just stacked up from there on out. We have about 5"-6" here in Iowa and I'm not positive but I think when I opened the garage door this morning I heard the Dragon snort. She's ready, I'm ready, come on January!
By nitroman on Sunday, December 07, 2008 - 10:06 pm: Edit Post
Why can't I get a forcast like this:
By snoluver on Monday, December 08, 2008 - 05:43 pm: Edit Post
I often ask myself why it is that I live where I do? Every chance I get, I go someplace other than "HERE" to find snow. Why don't I just move to the snow????
By zrt4me on Friday, December 26, 2008 - 12:20 am: Edit Post
26 days and counting!
By snoluver on Friday, December 26, 2008 - 10:46 am: Edit Post
heading up north tonight. Got a tank full of fuel through the new sled, taking it nice and easy around here. Should be go to go to let her rip up north. can't wait to get her in some powder!!
By nitroman on Friday, December 26, 2008 - 10:20 pm: Edit Post
Whoowho!! I hope all my gear is dry by then! Rough day today on the Iowa trails. Put 90m on in the misty rainy crap. I will say though the Klim wear was flawless, stayed perfectly dry under it but the gloves,helmet,and tunnel bag are a different story... left grip heater took * halfway through the day so I need to get that looked at before we leave but other than that today just proved I am a western rider trapped in the flats of Iowa.
By nitroman on Sunday, January 04, 2009 - 11:16 pm: Edit Post
Two weeks zrt is your right thumb twitching yet? Dragon's at the dealer get the warmer repaired and updates done,gear is mostly packed. Just doing my time and keeping myself busy.
By zrt4me on Monday, January 05, 2009 - 02:01 pm: Edit Post
While I'm really looking forward to the trip, I have not done a thing to prepare yet other than have my oil delivered. LOL
By snoluver on Monday, January 05, 2009 - 07:26 pm: Edit Post
What did you find out with your clutch? What made it come apart? I want to know what to watch out for. lol.
By zrt4me on Monday, January 05, 2009 - 09:55 pm: Edit Post
One of the three rollers in the spider and a good chunk around it let go. It had been cracked for awhile and it was ready to go at any time. I'm glad it happened before I hauled it 800 + miles!!
By nitroman on Monday, January 05, 2009 - 10:00 pm: Edit Post
I would say just keep it to the bar the whole time no bogging then right? Did it bog with the old clutch? Anything change between the new one and the old one? Compared to Daves your bog is nothing though. 14 days then you can ride the snot out of it it'll be a fleeting memory after the first powder filled meadow!
By zrt4me on Monday, January 05, 2009 - 10:20 pm: Edit Post
Yea, it had a little bog to it with the old clutch too. I think adding the can made it a little more dramatic.
By nitroman on Sunday, January 11, 2009 - 10:00 pm: Edit Post
I talked to Dave H and Wayne they both have a little bog like that since they put cans on their 700's. Hookers out for next week he will be moving so it will just be 9 of us. Wayne sunk his in the river today only knee deep but took a while to get it out I guess. Al got his beacon and probe today thought he got a bad one till he figured out the batts they sent were dead... Picked the Dragon up Saturday and took it for a quick spin sure nice to have both heaters again. Fisher got old iron sides out for a confidence ride today and said all is well after removing the accs. 8 days you ready ?
By winterwarrior on Sunday, January 11, 2009 - 11:23 pm: Edit Post
Ha HA Damn you found that fast!
By zrt4me on Sunday, January 11, 2009 - 11:37 pm: Edit Post
By cuzzinolaf on Monday, January 12, 2009 - 09:31 am: Edit Post
Carlton, Just make sure you don't need to use it. Be safe out there.
By nitroman on Monday, January 12, 2009 - 01:04 pm: Edit Post
Cruising you tube and I typed in snowmobile and it came up just after he sent me the pic on my phone. Changed my weights today and checked the track tension and chaincase oil and gave everything a once-over, cleaned out the truck so we will all fit for the ride out just need to load a few tools. The only place WJ is safe is in the parking lot....
By zrt4me on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 11:26 pm: Edit Post
6 to go,,,,tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, AAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!
By nitroman on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 09:21 pm: Edit Post
5 to go and dang it's cold here.
By nitroman on Wednesday, January 14, 2009 - 09:28 pm: Edit Post
Gas at Snowy Mountain Lodge is $3.75 a gallon, gas at The friendly store is $2.29 and falling. I think I will bring a can and fill my sled at the hotel.
By zrt4me on Thursday, January 15, 2009 - 06:24 pm: Edit Post
I guess I'll be adding a gas can to the shopping list this weekend!
By nitroman on Friday, January 16, 2009 - 10:20 am: Edit Post
You will be on an open trailer so we can just pull up to the pump and filler up. The gas station is right next to the hotel.
By snoluver on Friday, January 16, 2009 - 12:01 pm: Edit Post
Forgot to give you guys the snow report from my buddy last week. As usual the snow is best on the back side. Waist to chest deep on top of a rock hard base. Very wind blown up top. Bare road going across libby flats. He said they droped in behind the Quealy warming hut, hopped off to take a leak and went right up to his chin so theres definitly plenty of snow. They got fresh every day they were there with more coming on the day they left. Should be great, but be carefull. Avy danger is still high!!
By nitroman on Saturday, January 17, 2009 - 10:35 pm: Edit Post
By zrt4me on Sunday, January 18, 2009 - 10:15 pm: Edit Post
By nitroman on Sunday, January 18, 2009 - 10:36 pm: Edit Post
Looks like we may need sunblock and shorts! Thurs thru Sat there is snow chances keep your fingers crossed. 1 more day of work and then time to wait for zrt to pull in my driveway and load up. I think everyone is ready except Fisher he still needs to bring the sled down to Mike's. Got all those brat's cooked up!
By zrt4me on Monday, January 19, 2009 - 12:40 am: Edit Post
I have so much trail stuff ready for the HotDogger it's just stupid. Other than stopping for gas at lunch time, I'll be on the mountain,,,,,,,ready to ride with a full belly.
By nitroman on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - 10:00 pm: Edit Post
Well we made it back mostly unscathed. Had one tps connector go bad and a few small issues but it was a great trip. ZRT got to feel what 2'-3' of fresh felt like and I think he is spoiled now. Had alot of fun picking some crazy lines through the trees the first 2 days then our snow dance paid off the third day we got snow and the stuckfest began until the greenehorns figured out their limitations and the crossfires found out how far they could go in deep snow before they got stuck. After watching all but zrt and I come home soaked to the core I decided I am a Klim customer for life!! That gear just plain works! I even got the Dragon stuck a few times crazy huh! if you push it hard enough it will get stuck(or if your tekvest hits the kill switch after a off camber sidehill jump)lol! Great trip and counting down to Feb now!!!
By zrt4me on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 - 10:05 pm: Edit Post
Here's a few pics of the fun!
By winterwarrior on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 - 12:05 am: Edit Post
Sweet looks like you guys had a good time!
By nitroman on Sunday, February 15, 2009 - 08:25 pm: Edit Post
You ready for another go round zrt? Gotta get the oil changed in the truck and pack my gear yet but the dragon is ready. 4 days
By zrt4me on Sunday, February 15, 2009 - 10:35 pm: Edit Post
By nitroman on Monday, February 16, 2009 - 09:45 pm: Edit Post
By snoluver on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 03:45 pm: Edit Post
Three weeks for me. Gettin excited now. Looks like there getting a bunch of fresh out there!!
By zrt4me on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 07:00 pm: Edit Post
Looks to be a stuck fest by the time we get there on Saturday.
By nitroman on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 10:36 pm: Edit Post
I hope so!! Alot of snow in the forcast last few days and thru thursday. Saturday looks to be perfect sunny and 30's. Talked to Dinger tonight he plans on being here between 4 and 5. Poor Dan is screwed if the powder holds out thru this weekend. If I was him I would be reserving a sled and leaving the pos home but hey it's his deal. We may have to look into splitting up the group for a day if the ol' shorty can't follow us in the trees! See how it goes when we get there. So what's the new toy I can't take the suspense! Do I have to wait until friday?
By nitroman on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 10:40 pm: Edit Post
Snoluver you heading to the snowies or tog?
By zrt4me on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 10:53 pm: Edit Post
Here it is. Should make the trip more interesting at the end of the day.
By zrt4me on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 - 11:02 pm: Edit Post
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 01:11 pm: Edit Post
Sweet I will have the laptop along may have to dl the footage.
By zrt4me on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 01:51 pm: Edit Post
I planned on bringing mine too. I got two 4G cards for it that will hold 2hrs each. Just have to download the cards to the laptop and start over again!
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 02:39 pm: Edit Post
Does it record in quicktime format? Laptop is a good idea then we can get everyones pics off their camara's before we leave. I got a card reader in mine so it will make it easy. Might bring some blank cd's to burn for others also if I have some. I bought a inverter to power the pc in the truck so we could watch movies also.
By zrt4me on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 07:27 pm: Edit Post
It records in MPEG format. If you have Windows Media Player, it will work.
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 09:11 pm: Edit Post
Nice, mine records in quicktime. Got a hole in my visor to mount it with a 1/4-20 bolt just hope the batteries hold up better this trip.
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 09:20 pm: Edit Post
Looks like they got 3-4 foot out of this last storm so far and still snowing!!!! Dan's gonna be hating life Saturday cause I am headed to the top to find all that snow!
By zrt4me on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 09:30 pm: Edit Post
I'll be the one right behind you. Not going to even stick around long enough to see if the POS even runs. Al better have his tow rope handy.
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 09:36 pm: Edit Post
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 09:41 pm: Edit Post
Carlton, you guys are making me jealous! I'm gonna take back that beacon and drive out there alone just to ride pretty soon. KIDDING! I'm headin' up to Rockland with Andy if conditions are good in mid March. Andy got rid of that Nytro and has an M8 now.
By zrt4me on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:14 pm: Edit Post
I think you need to come out with us Cuzz.
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:39 pm: Edit Post
Come on out cuzz if you got a truck and a two place we are leaving friday and got room for ya! Got ya thinking don't we. We've got one truck that is hauling sled in the back no trailer and 3 guys inside plus open space in other trucks. So pack up and head on over. We are staying in the big red house so there is plenty of room.
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:39 pm: Edit Post
I wish I could. You'll have to keep me in the loop if you have any openings in the future. We might head west in March if conditions in the UP aren't good.
By nitroman on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:48 pm: Edit Post
3-4 fresh, a ride out, and a place to stay. I know we got you thinking!
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:51 pm: Edit Post
I have a lot going on at work right now. I would seriously consider if work wasn't so busy. Any other trips this year?
By zrt4me on Wednesday, February 18, 2009 - 10:57 pm: Edit Post
nitroman and the group are going to the Bighorns in March.
By cuzzinolaf on Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 10:00 am: Edit Post
When in March? Nytroman - have you been to the Big Horns before? What are your thoughts on it?
By snoluver on Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 11:40 am: Edit Post
Headed to Alpine second week of march. Going to stop and ride the Sierra Madre's for one day just to break up the drive a bit.
By snoluver on Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 12:15 pm: Edit Post
Hey, if anyone is looking for some new gear, check out funoutfitters.com. I just picked up a klim tomahawk parka on clearence for 125 bucks, and extream bibs for $121. over $600 worth of gear for $250 shipped!! Just thought I would pass it a long. Of course limited sizes and colors.
By zrt4me on Thursday, February 19, 2009 - 10:07 pm: Edit Post
Thanks for the snow check snoluver.
By zrt4me on Friday, February 20, 2009 - 01:19 pm: Edit Post
Here is what we are in for tomorrow.
By snoluver on Friday, February 20, 2009 - 08:57 pm: Edit Post
Good luck with the rookies!!LOL! Hope your binging your digin back. Be safe. Prime avy conditions!!
By nitroman on Sunday, February 22, 2009 - 06:26 am: Edit Post
Well day one was a stuckfest as we predicted there was no shortage of deep stuff. We didn't venture to far in just played close to the trails and had no problem getting stuck. I was the first of the day no even 10 min from the lodge the dragon buckeded me and down in the trees she went. Had many stucks when poeple came to help you get unstck and became stuck themselves. We called it a day and were back at the cabin at 2:30 drank some beer and i think I was asleep at 7:30. No pics for day one but we will get some today!
By superdave on Monday, February 23, 2009 - 04:50 pm: Edit Post
Come on guys, send some pics. Hey if you get this in time, I'm ordering some Powercross gloves today. He's got some in stock for the big discount. Give me a ring.
By snoluver on Sunday, March 01, 2009 - 07:53 pm: Edit Post
Nitro, Your killin me. Where's the update?? Where's the pics?? One week to go for me!!
By nitroman on Tuesday, March 03, 2009 - 10:36 am: Edit Post
Sorry for the lack of a report got back and been busy since. We had a great time even though it was all tracked up. Got a little fresh the last 2 days and dug a little deeper to find some really great stuff. Last day we found the perfect Hill untouched and miles of deep snow just off N and 30 min later one of the guy's blew a chaincase so we went onto rescue mode since it was late in the days and we had a 20 mile tow ahead of us. ZRT ended up out of gas and a few were low and almost out of oil. Needless to say we made it back to albany but had to go rescue ZRT and his sled from the grennrock area. All in all a great trip and getting ready for the Big Horns in a couple weeks. I will post some pics tonight gotta a good one of ZRT triming some trees!
By snoluver on Tuesday, March 03, 2009 - 11:17 am: Edit Post
Thanks for the update. Three days to go. I am about to jump out of my skin!!
By winterwarrior on Saturday, March 07, 2009 - 10:47 pm: Edit Post
I finally got a Mountain sled and cant wait to head out west!
By polarisrider1 on Saturday, March 07, 2009 - 11:57 pm: Edit Post
sweet sled you got there winterwarrior. Love the colors.
By nitroman on Sunday, March 08, 2009 - 08:18 pm: Edit Post
Nice, have you been out west yet?
By cuzzinolaf on Sunday, March 08, 2009 - 08:25 pm: Edit Post
By winterwarrior on Monday, March 09, 2009 - 06:46 am: Edit Post
Thanks guys! I've been out west before but not with this sled. Cuzzinolaf I'm 90% sure I will be able to make it out there with you guys in April.
By nitroman on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 10:18 pm: Edit Post
Where you headed in april cuzz?
By cuzzinolaf on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 10:21 pm: Edit Post
By snoluver on Friday, March 20, 2009 - 05:29 pm: Edit Post
Made it back from Alpine. Not the greatest snow conditions but I would have to say the seanary and terain is quite a bit better than the Snowies. I haven't really decided if its worth the extra drive or not?
By zrt4me on Thursday, April 02, 2009 - 08:49 am: Edit Post
By cuzzinolaf on Thursday, April 02, 2009 - 08:51 am: Edit Post
By winterwarrior on Thursday, April 02, 2009 - 05:31 pm: Edit Post
It's going to be a blast!
By cuzzinolaf on Thursday, April 02, 2009 - 08:59 pm: Edit Post
I copied and pasted this from someone's post in the Wyoming section of Snowest.
By zrjes on Thursday, April 02, 2009 - 09:17 pm: Edit Post
Have a blast!
By zrt4me on Tuesday, June 02, 2009 - 10:27 pm: Edit Post
Here's your fix.
By cuzzinolaf on Tuesday, June 02, 2009 - 10:30 pm: Edit Post
This is my fix.
By kevisip on Tuesday, June 02, 2009 - 11:17 pm: Edit Post
Thats a good one cuzz...
By dhealy8 on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 02:35 am: Edit Post
that Revy vid is phenominal...
By zrt4me on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 10:12 am: Edit Post
WOW! Hadn't seen that one. Awesome!
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 10:18 am: Edit Post
Wanna go to Revy with me?
By zrt4me on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 10:37 am: Edit Post
I would love to go but, I will be at a new job by that time and am not sure how much I will be able to take off.
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 10:41 am: Edit Post
I don't know when I'm going but would really like to in the next few years. I have said that the last few years and just need to find people to commit. I doubt Andy would want to drive that far to ride. I think I could come up with one or two to go but haven't pushed it yet. I'd rather go sooner than later.
By zrt4me on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 10:50 am: Edit Post
Well,,,let's see what happens. If not this season, the next. I have a couple guys in my crew that would be willing to make the drive for those conditions. And by then I will be doing cross country driving which could open up possibilities on getting sleds out there.
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 11:01 am: Edit Post
Where in CO? I really want to hit Togwotee, Idaho, and/or Northwestern Montana this year. We'll have to get together for some boating this year and talk about it. Andy is talking about coming to the Chain. You're more than welcomed to join.
By zrt4me on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 11:20 am: Edit Post
I'm not sure of the exact locations, I do know that the Vail area was one of them. nitroman has the details.
By rusty1577 on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 04:04 pm: Edit Post
did someone say revy?
By cuzzinolaf on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 04:17 pm: Edit Post
Stewart is too far.
By rusty1577 on Wednesday, June 03, 2009 - 04:38 pm: Edit Post
By nitroman on Monday, June 15, 2009 - 09:40 pm: Edit Post
Revy! That makes my mouth water!!!
By snoluver on Wednesday, July 01, 2009 - 03:40 pm: Edit Post
emmmmhhh....Revy. Tastey, chocolatey, waffel runnoff.
By michaeladams on Tuesday, July 07, 2009 - 01:13 pm: Edit Post
october 17,grass drags and snowmobile swap meet at jefferson county fairgrounds in southern wisconsin
By nitroman on Friday, August 21, 2009 - 12:00 am: Edit Post
ZRT I just noticed your quote about idiot boy and the pos. He got a new job and prolly wont be going(yes yes yes)but I really dont care I'm headed to that spot Nick broke down and prolly wont see him the rest of the day!
By tedwardo123 on Monday, August 24, 2009 - 01:06 pm: Edit Post
We have setup our first ride.
By nitroman on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - 04:02 pm: Edit Post
First ones on the books! Heading to Steamboat Lake Outfitters in January and then back to the snowies in Feburary. March is the wilcard month just see where the snow is and go! Crappy thing is zrt4me got a new job and is prolly out this year. I'll take a picture for him though!
By cuzzinolaf on Friday, September 18, 2009 - 01:19 pm: Edit Post
We're booked for the Togwotee area in the middle of January. I also picked up a helmet cam (same as Rusty's) to get some good footage.
By sabercat on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 03:47 pm: Edit Post
Patches, did you get your sled decorated with spots?
By snoluver on Monday, October 12, 2009 - 08:17 pm: Edit Post
Anybody ever ride in S.W. Colorado? Got a line on a place to stay somewhere around Durango.
By fireworks on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 02:48 pm: Edit Post
My wife and I are booked Feb 17th-20th at Steamboat Lake Outfitters as well. Had to change up the second part of trip. Hope SLO was a good decision. Nitroman- have you been to SLO yet?
By nitroman on Friday, October 16, 2009 - 11:49 am: Edit Post
This will be our first trip to SLO also. Mike Duffy(avy class instructor) from Snowbigdeal.com says it's a great place to ride though. We were looking for a centrally located place so we could go hit Rabbit Ears pass as well. Didn't like the 50% non-refundable deposit idea but oh well we are locked in now, hope the snow is good!
By snoluver on Friday, October 16, 2009 - 01:50 pm: Edit Post
By fireworks on Friday, October 16, 2009 - 04:33 pm: Edit Post
Found a guide for SLO on snowest.com. He says you can make it as easy or hard as you want too. Varied terrain and good riding for all. RD says we can ride 3 days w/ him and not see the same area twice. Also, RD says to start riding RE by 8am. and get out in front of people. Yeah, I booked and then asked about their cancellation policy. NOT! Either way, a lot of good things have been said about SLO.
By nitroman on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 - 02:56 pm: Edit Post
Gotta love this forecast!
By lenny on Friday, November 13, 2009 - 05:59 pm: Edit Post
gonna be tearing into the mtn max very soon, will post the upgrades with some pics
By nitroman on Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 10:53 pm: Edit Post
Hung out with zrt4me awhile tonight while he was stopped at the Flying J for the night. Talked some sledding and watched Slednecks 12. Sure gonna miss him on the mountain this season! Might have to send him some picture messages while we are out there, would that be mean?
By cuzzinolaf on Thursday, November 19, 2009 - 10:59 pm: Edit Post
How is Carlton doing? I have his beacon still. I'll be using it Jan. 10th to the 16th unless he requests it back. FYI. My beacon/probe is all for you guys if needed and I'm not out west.
By nitroman on Friday, November 20, 2009 - 04:04 pm: Edit Post
He's doing well and really enjoying his new job. Doesn't look like he will get much if any ride time this year though! 6 days a week on the road now but he get's vacation next year. I stocked him up on sled mag's to get his fix and told him we would take the video cam along. Same goes for me if you need an extra beacon and probe let me know! We will be in Colorado Jan 9th-14th where you gonna be?
By cuzzinolaf on Friday, November 20, 2009 - 06:55 pm: Edit Post
Ahhhh, you guys going to try a bunch of places in Colorado? I think I remember Carlton saying thats what you guys were doing. We'll be in Togwotee this time. I am not sure how many trips west I'll get this year.
By nitroman on Friday, November 20, 2009 - 09:51 pm: Edit Post
We were but now it's just Steamboat Lake area and Rabitt Ears Pass. Our group went from 4 to 11 as it usually does so the logistics got to be more difficult for that type of trip. Looks like 2 trips for sure maybe a 3rd in march depending on the work schedule. Got some new sleds in the group more are stepping up to mountain sleds only 1 crossfire left in the group and we are working him pretty hard(he can afford it!)so we will see. Got the itch pretty bad I need to stop watching all those sled vid's
By zrt4me on Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 09:48 am: Edit Post
You can hang onto the beacon Cuzz and send it to nitroman if his group needs it whenever.
By cuzzinolaf on Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 10:31 am: Edit Post
My friend Jay started driving around the same time you did. He has called me from Wyoming, Montana, Utah, and all over just to say he can see snow on the mountain tops. Let me know when you're thinking of coming up and we'll figure it out. You're always welcomed.
By fireworks on Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 10:59 am: Edit Post
Nitroman- when are you going to SLO? We have reservations for Feb 20th -27th. We have a guide for 3 days and will be tracking with my 76cxs. If you go after we go i can share may maps if you want. Or if you go out first, please give me an update. Thanks,
By nitroman on Saturday, November 21, 2009 - 11:18 pm: Edit Post
Will do fireworks. We are leaving Jan 8th. I bring the gps along to find my way home but I will try and mark the good spots we find!
By nitroman on Monday, November 23, 2009 - 10:06 pm: Edit Post
Well the White Knuckle Motorsprts crew has some new iron this year:
By zrt4me on Saturday, December 26, 2009 - 06:24 pm: Edit Post
Just seeing if anyone is on here yet?
By zrt4me on Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 10:08 pm: Edit Post