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2 minutes ago, LoonASea said:

Leech just remember that Trainwreck feels like a bowling ball in your stomach when you head back out on the trail ,,, Thats fine if the trail is smooth ,,, a real B@tch if its kinda bumpy

 

 I may head to Wisc if the snow heads east during this next snowfall

 

Ok, well without the casualties then! ;)

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 Great day today riding the NSST ,,, Freshly groomed trail,,,, comfortable temps ,,,, small group ,,,few other sleds on the trail,,,, good burger at the trestle ,,, 145 miles and no body aches ,,, life is good 

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I finally got the new sled out Friday, palisade area, all trails were groomed, but not much for base. the best riding was in the ditch, and riding the river. 70 miles put on, and have to say, I am happy with the new sled.

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2 hours ago, LoonASea said:

 Great day today riding the NSST ,,, Freshly groomed trail,,,, comfortable temps ,,,, small group ,,,few other sleds on the trail,,,, good burger at the trestle ,,, 145 miles and no body aches ,,, life is good 

 

 

Sounds like a great time.

Our day was ok as well, but different!  First time Ice fishing with my son in about 10 years. Still got to use the sled but hope to hit the trails yet some where this winter. :)

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Listening to the weather ,,, It sounds like the snow is going to go east of the northern part of the state ,,, I may have to buy a Wisc trail permit and head east

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Headed out from the house Sunday morning and put on 50 miles.  

Looped south from Cloquet then west and back around.  Trails need snow to say the least.  Not another sled on the trails so that was nice but had to keep an eye out for rocks/sticks.

Also had 3 turkeys run across the trail right in front of me, I had design's on the last one, but braked at the last minute.  I had visions of fresh turkey in the smoker LOL.

With another warm up late this week and no snow, not sure if they will be rideable next weekend or not til we get more white stuff.  Felt good to get a few miles on anyway.

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OK You got 14 inches of snow and your posting on here instead of out riding ,,,, Not going to listen to any complaining about not getting any miles on the sled 

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17 minutes ago, LoonASea said:

OK You got 14 inches of snow and your posting on here instead of out riding ,,,, Not going to listen to any complaining about not getting any miles on the sled 

 

Yeah, well the cops may not be to happy if they find me running up and down the streets!  :lol:

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Switched direction today and rode the Taconite ,,, Unloaded just off 53 north of Virginia and headed west ,,, Picked up the Bear Skin to Cook and then the Wolf Track to the South Switch for lunch ,,,, Headed south and picked up the Taconite again ,,, Things got kinda slushy and lots of clicking on the trail ,,, Put a quick 129 miles on today and unless we get some good snow I am done riding for a while 

  Hope you guys in the snow belt from mondays snow enjoy it ,,,, Lots of sleds on trailers heading north as I made my way home 

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2 hours ago, LoonASea said:

Switched direction today and rode the Taconite ,,, Unloaded just off 53 north of Virginia and headed west ,,, Picked up the Bear Skin to Cook and then the Wolf Track to the South Switch for lunch ,,,, Headed south and picked up the Taconite again ,,, Things got kinda slushy and lots of clicking on the trail ,,, Put a quick 129 miles on today and unless we get some good snow I am done riding for a while

  Hope you guys in the snow belt from mondays snow enjoy it ,,,, Lots of sleds on trailers heading north as I made my way home

 

Glad you got another long day in before this all turns to shat! I'll be running around in the slush again fishing this weekend.

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Got another good ride in yesterday ,,, Almost took the same route as the last time I did the Tac but took a wrong turn and put on a few extra miles but still and enjoyable ride ,,, Had lunch at Side Lake and then headed out to the Bearskin trail ,,, Nice trail flat, straight and fast ,, A little too fast for a sled not completely broke in yet any way ,,, I think every one enjoyed the ride and trail conditions ,,, As I type the snow is falling and Im sure trail conditions are improving 

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