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Why do you ride?

March 11, 2015 | 6

We would wear bread sacks over our socks to keep our feet dry. My gloves would be rock solid by the end of the day, and I had to suck on them to loosen them up to get them to bend around the handlebars. My drive to ride overcame my need to stay warm and dry.Read More

Ladies Ride, Rasmussen Style

March 8, 2015 |

As the founder of Ladies Ride, I have wanted to offer a Ride Rasmussen Style clinic during the Ladies Ride for several years now, and for our 15th anniversary this was made possible with the help of some great sponsors. The Rasmussen crew took these 12 riders of all ranges … Read More

Keith Curtis Interview

March 6, 2015 |

Keith Curtis is kind of like the Tiger Woods of hillclimb racing, minus all the scandal. Like Tiger, he has dominated his respective sport at a young age, earning over 140 1st place finishes, 51 King titles, and 27 World Championships in his short career. Unlike Tiger, he still has backing from a … Read More

Chris Gagnon’s Voyage to the West Coast

March 2, 2015 |

Hi, Chris Gagnon here! I’m from Quebec originally, and now I live and ride in Whistler, BC. But I grew up snowmobiling in northern Quebec. I bought my first sled, a Polaris RMK Dragon 155 back in November 2009.     Back then, my friend and I decided to start … Read More

Spontaneous Trips: Sled Golden

February 27, 2015 |

If there’s anything I’ve learned from the past few seasons it’s that you can never go wrong with spontaneous sled trips to Golden. Just check the avy conditions first. When someone says “we should go to the mountains today”, you’d best throw all your gear in a bag, load the … Read More

Behind closed doors — Manufacturer 2016 Photo Shoot

February 26, 2015 | 1

When we show up to the base, the mechanics on duty have our sleds warmed up, full of fuel, and parked out front where we get ready for the day. If anything goes wrong, we pull right into the mechanics heated tent, and it is repaired on the spot.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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Throwback Thursday: Burandt’s Backcountry Adventure 2013 Trailer

February 19, 2015 |

Technical tree riding, RZR action and general behind the scenes antics in this throwback to the BBA crew’s 2013 trailer. DeviantSled youtube description: Burandt’s Backcountry Adventure kicks off with Chris flying half way around the world to mother RUSSIA for some of the sickest pre-season powder riding of all time. Watch … Read More

Deep Snowmobiling in Kitimat Trip Report – Feb 2015

February 16, 2015 | 1

We are from Vancouver Island and as you may know, we’re having a very poor snow year which meant that a road trip to find good snowmobiling in Kitimat was in order. 18 hours of driving didn’t discourage us when we see the weather report of what might happen. We were … Read More

Big Terrain, Big Decisions: Sledding on the Pemberton Ice Cap

February 13, 2015 | 1

On a clear bluebird day, nothing beats the expanse of the icefields. You can pick a line a mile away to a major feature on the Ice Cap, and the sheer immensity of it all makes you really appreciate how small you are out there.Read More