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El Niño, watching neighbours impale themselves on shovel handles, and enough snow to cover all the dog poop in your yard

December 1, 2015 |

What is El Niño? The Spanish definition is ‘Little Boy’ or Christ Child’. I don’t get it. What I do get is that the meteorological definition is “an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region.” In a nutshell, it can be explained like this. … Read More

Road Trippin’ Essentials: Smokes, Labatt’s & More Smokes

November 17, 2015 |

I’ll get to the road trippin’ part in a bit, but first hear me out. If you were an alien looking down from space at the building a snowmobile trade show was in, it would probably look like a large birdfeeder but for middle-aged men.     The Saskatchewan show … Read More

Why The Golden Snowmobile Club Should Run Canada

September 28, 2015 |

I think we can ban guided grizzly bear hunting and capitalize on the Saskatchewan seal hunt. There aren’t any seals in Saskatchewan you say? That’s fine, exotic big game hunters will pay either way, it’s the thrill of the chase. Everybody wins: the grizzlies, the rich American hunters, the Saskatchewan seals and our tourism revenue.Read More

Guide to Summertime Activities

August 19, 2015 |

I prefer to sit on the couch in my underwear. With the blinds closed of course, the sun coming in through the window could harm my pasty white skin.Read More

Cdub’s Off-Season Training Regimen

July 20, 2015 |

  Wanna rip the face off a honey badger the next time you go sledding? Stupid question. Of course you do. Having the strength to be able to put your machine where you want is half the battle, the other half is convincing yourself you can. It’s the mental game … Read More

Summertime blues and the yardwork solution

June 12, 2015 |

Don’t be shy, mow everything. The garden, perennials, annuals, weeds, grass, shrubs, that ornamental orange tree, just mow it all man.Read More

The Dirtbag Bible

May 3, 2015 | 9

Money management is at the top of the order if you want to swing for the fence all season long. It may all look like fun and games when you creep on someone’s Instagram, but no one is gonna post a picture of their bank account dropping down to zero in January when their truck breaks down in Revy or when they wiped the whole front-end off their sled in Trout Lake.Read More

How to Buy a Used Snowmobile

April 9, 2015 | 4

“The speedo stopped working 3 years ago but I think it only has like 750km on it”

– Ya, more like 750km a day for 3 years hauling a 3500 gallon water tank across the Arctic tundra for your seismic job.Read More

Julie-Ann Chapman interview by Cdub

February 22, 2015 | 1
Who would you rather go to North Korea with, Alf or ET?

Alf, he seems more fun.

Totally, E.T. isn’t very mobile unless you have a bmx bike with a basket on it.

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Don’t be a jammer

February 8, 2015 | 6

Jamming can take on many forms:

-The ‘maybe’ jammer. The least flattering form of jamming. They ‘maybe’ you all the way up to or very close to the day of the activity then WHAMMO! “Sorry bud can’t make it”. Jammer.Read More