RIDING TIPS

WE DON'T HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS, AND SOME MAY DEBATE US ON A FEW OF THESE TIPS, BUT THIS IS WHAT OUR EXPERIENCES HAVE TAUGHT US.  IF YOU HAVE A TIP YOU DON'T SEE HERE, DROP US A LINE, WE'D LOVE TO ADD TO THE LIST.

*UNITED WE TRAIL, DIVIDED WE FAIL
*CARRY DRINKING WATER
*RIDE RIGHT, RIDE SOBER
*CHANGE GLOVES AT LUNCHTIME
*ALWAYS CARRY A SPARE BELT
*HAND SIGNALS;THE DEBATE CONTINUES
*DON'T STAND AROUND IN THE TRAIL WHEN SLEDS COME ALONG
*BE SURE TO PURCHASE SNOWMOBILE BIBS WITH AT LEAST A WATERPROOF SEAT
*CONTROLLED BREATHING THROUGH YOUR NOSE WILL ALLEVIATE FOGGING ON  YOUR SHIELD
*RESPECT THE LANDOWNERS
*INSTALL A CHARGE PORT TO KEEP YOUR GPS/CELL CHARGED
*WARM UP YOUR ENGINE AT IDLE BEFORE RIDING
*PULL OFF THE TRAIL WHEN YOU WANT TO STOP
*THERE'S ZIP TIES, AND THEN THEN THERE'S MAN TIES, CARRY MAN TIES
*AFTER ANY SUSPENSION ADJUSTMENTS BE SURE TO RE-SET YOUR REAR SAG TO MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS
*ALWAYS LOOK BACK BEFORE STEPPING OFF YOUR SLED INTO THE TRAIL
*ALWAYS CROSS RAILROAD TRACKS AND LOGS AS SQUARE AS POSSIBLE NO MATTER WHAT YOU HAVE FOR CARBIDES
*STORE NON-ETHANOL FUEL IN YOUR SUMMER TANK
*DON'T FORGET TO GREASE YOUR TRAILER WHEEL BEARINGS
*DON'T PUT YOUR HELMET'S SHIELD DOWN UNTIL YOU'RE ROLLING
*RIP A PIECE OF 4" PVC TO LAY IN THE VOID BETWEEN YOUR TRAILER RAMP AND BED
*GENTLY ADD WEIGHT TO YOUR REAR BUMPER AND YOUR TANK MAY "BURP" ALLOWING UP TO ANOTHER GALLON OF FUEL TO BE ADDED.
*DUCT TAPE, MAN TIES, ROPE, RATCHET STRAPS, FLASHLIGHT, MULTI-TOOL AND A LIGHTER