Posts ByMountain Sledder, Author at Mountain Sledder Magazine
The off-road vehicle prohibition in BC that has plagued recreational vehicle enthusiasts from months now has been lifted. Off-road vehicle use is once again permitted on crown land in areas throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. However, it should be noted that some area restrictions are still in effect on Crown land in the vicinity of large wildfires in those areas. Also, campfire bans are still in place throughout much of BC.
Dirt bike riders seeking to enjoy their vehicle year round will be able to add Camso’s dirt-to-snow bike conversion system, the Camso DTS 129, to Yamaha’s WR450F™.
The iPhone 8 does bring a few new features to the table that will help sledders capture better sledding footage, so it’s worth taking a look at what’s new.
TRIO is compatible with all snow bike kits as long as the ARO spindle and ski are used. It also attaches to most brands of dirt bikes. The system retails for $899.99 and requires an install kit depending on bike type. It will be available at Timbersled dealers and online in September.
Some key improvements include an increased 70m search strip width, which can improve search times. Also, the interface on both transceivers has been completely redesigned to help simplifying searching technique in a rescue scenario. Combined, these improvements should drastically affect search and rescue times.
Traditional films can be hard to get to the masses. I would rather have many people see the work I put so much time into than just a few because the rewarding part is making someone feel an emotion watching a video and getting them excited for the season or making them want to ride. With how the Internet is now, there are so many great platforms to showcase the webisodes, and “White Gold” will be free to watch on YouTube.
Polaris has announced a number of upgrades to MY2018 sleds, including several noteworthy 800 H.O. Cleanfire Engine updates and well as a few key updates.
Once again, the Farmer’s Almanac brings us a long-term outlook that is big on headline and little on substance; here’s why their Winter 2018 weather forecast (that everyone gets so excited about each year!) can’t be trusted. But you should read it anyway, just for kicks! Farmer’s Almanac Winter …