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Snowmobile Riding Techniques

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snowmobileRiding a snowmobile looks simple enough, but there are techniques you should know when it comes to riding in certain areas. Riding uphill and going downhill are different and you will want to turn in a certain way as well. These tips are great for beginners who do not yet have a feel for their snowmobile, but they are also good reminders for those who have been on a snowmobile many times.

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9 Snowmobile Riding Safety Tips

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snowmobile-2Riding a snowmobile is downright fun, but there are always pockets of danger that could arise. Use these tips to help you get through the ride with all the fun possible and none of the dangers. You want your ride to be exhilarating, but you also want to make it through the experience to land you on the other side of the ride in one piece.

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Holiday Gifts for a Motorcycle Riding Dad

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MOTORCYCLE_SNOWPLOWYou know dad loves his motorcycle, but you can’t exactly get him that new bike he’s been eyeing for the holidays. That doesn’t mean you can’t get him something bike-related, though, right? Here are a few great ideas for holiday gifts for that biker dad on your list.

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10 Best Gifts for a Snowmobile Riding Dad

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snowmobile_gloves_vs_snowmobile_mittens-360504-edited-059006-editedIf you know one thing about dad it’s this…he loves to ride his snow mobile! So as you start to think up gifts for everyone on your list this year, why not get dad something snow mobile-related? These random gift samples will give you items that range in price and style so you can find something no matter what the dad needs for his snow mobile.

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10 Best Gifts for a SnowMobile Riding Mom

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motorcycle_gloves_in_winterIf you know a mom that can’t seem to stay off her snow mobile, you already know the perfect gift for her would be something snow mobile-related. These ideas will help you get a feel for what she would think is the perfect gift. There are plenty of ideas out there, but this will give you a good start on your shopping.

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The Importance of Snow Mobile Gloves

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snowmobileWhen you jump on your snow mobile, you might automatically put gloves on your hands. But have you ever stopped to think about those gloves? Why are they important? Did you know there are many things the gloves can do for you and your ride? Here are a few reasons why snow mobile gloves are an important aspect of riding a snow mobile.

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Best features for snowmobile gloves

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snowmobile_gloves_vs_snowmobile_mittensWhen you are riding your snow mobile, you notice a lot of things around you. The snow…the views…the power of the machine beneath you. If your hands are cold, you’ll notice them too, but there are a lot of other things snow mobile gloves can do for your hands and your overall ride other than provide warmth. Here are a few important features to look for when you are shopping for the right snow mobile gloves.

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10 Reasons to be Thankful for SnowMobile Gloves

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thanksgivingYou already know you are thankful for snowmobiles and riding in general so why not get a little more specific about some of your gear? Take your gloves for instance. They are great assets in many different ways. Here are a few reasons you should be thankful for the good snow mobile riding gloves you have.

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How to Winterize Motorcycle Gear

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Snow_Road.(1)_600_wideYou know you need to winterize your motorcycle if you are not going to ride it during the colder, winter months. But what about the gear you wear when you ride? Should you just leave it lying next to the bike in a big heap? Not if you want it to last! Here are some of the motorcycle gear items you will want to winterize in order to make them last as long as the bike…or longer.

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Favorite Local Motorcycle Routes: Kansas

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istock_morning_roadYou might be surprised to learn that Kansas actually has a huge geological history. Most of the land in this state is very flat, though there are some small rolling hills and lovely prairie grass views. The climate changes from one side of the state to the other and there are notable scenic views within the Flint Hills as well. Kansas has plenty of great routes to offer any rider. Here are a few of the best rides in the state.

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