Ermengardi Snowmobile May 28th, 2018 - 10:49:00
Not only is this potentially dangerous from debris hidden by snow but it is trespassing and landowner complaints may close the trail. Always wear a helmet and facemask. Dress in layers under a full-body snowmobile suit; wear proper gloves mittens and boots. Consider that when you are riding at 40mph you are creating 40mph winds upon yourself which makes the air feel much colder on any exposed skin. Take a Snowmobile Safety Course. Especially if you only ride a handful of times a year its worth the $10 to take the independent study course from the Minnesota DNR. You can get a training CD by visiting their certification page. Youll need it to get certified and since youll have the CD at home you can review it before you ride for the first time each season.
Gasoline has highly volatile components that tend to evaporate over time. The less volatile components in the fuel cause the gasoline to burn less effectively. The result is poor engine performance. In other words your engine may still start and run but it probably wont run as well. Not only will the gasoline degrade over time but when a snowmobile sits for long periods of time without a protective snowmobile cover water and condensation can enter the gas tank. Water of course does not work too well as a fuel in the internal combustion engine of a snowmobile.
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And keep that throttle under control! Your speed should be consistent with posted speed limits and trail conditions. Keep an eye out for obstacles While its tempting to preoccupy yourself with the stunning Whistler scenery your attention is better spent on the path before you. Engine noise and your helmet may interfere with your hearing so youll have to rely on visual sharpness to navigate your way. Dangers to consider: other trail users snow banks oncoming sleds trees and branches on the trail obstacles veiled by the snow and wildlife (wouldnt want to kill Bambi).