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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:12 PM   #741
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Can I go on you run Friday night?
Youre probably not hard core enough, but if you think you can keep up...



Besides, you have a knack for getting into trouble.
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:22 PM   #742
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Is their travelers insurance offered to cover body damage on these trips?
Just wondering are the some of the trails impassable to the full size guys?
Some trails are hard for full widths but full size rigs might squish through

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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:26 PM   #743
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White rhino and renegade usually have a "tougher" run but usually noting is super hard core just most of winching and dirt bike sized trails
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:33 PM   #744
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Scouted out our route in the motorsport area yesterday. 12-15" of snow on the ground.
Our run will not be for the faint of heart. I ripped my soft top and Tab took out a mirror. Lots of winching and off camber stuff. We had 3 rigs & spent about 4 hours in the park, never touched the rocks and never touched several spots we intended to hit.

Gonna be fun.


In two days of runs last year, my groups lost 3 windows, damaged at least half a dozen body panels, totally destroyed a CJ2a hard top and wasted several driveline parts........

.....Danimal and I will not be taking it that easy this year

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I'm going pre-running soon. I plan to run all groomed snowmobile trails. It'll be great!

Want to borrow my rice & cane tires for that?

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Not impassable you just need more skinny pedal

The skinny pedal makes for a skinnier body on some of our trails :-)
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:33 PM   #745
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Not impassable you just need more skinny pedal
In your case, you need more of what the skinny pedal is supposed to attach to...
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:34 PM   #746
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looks like Becky is practicing already since her top is off
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:35 PM   #747
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[QUOTE=Renegade II;3590726]

In two days of runs last year, my groups lost 3 windows, damaged at least half a dozen body panels, totally destroyed a CJ2a hard top and wasted several driveline parts........

.....Danimal and I will not be taking it that easy this year




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I'm in with the rest of the CTOR guys again...

Had a blast last year!
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:38 PM   #748
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guess I want to be in Jims and Renegades groups unless otherwise directed
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Old December 28th, 2013, 07:49 PM   #749
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[QUOTE=Renegade II;3590726]

Want to borrow my rice & cane tires for that?


I actually was thinking about just bringing a two bottom plow from the farm to drag around for maximum damage to their precious groomed trails.





Disclaimer: ongoing battle with snowmobilers who seem to be of the mnd that the entire woods belongs to them during the winter. My opinion only, but fukc em along with every other entitled prick who thinks their cause is the only one that matters.
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Old December 28th, 2013, 08:12 PM   #750
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I'm in with the rest of the CTOR guys again...



Had a blast last year!

You guys were definitely a "No Wimps" group last year!

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Runs head out Friday as people arrive at the event and groups fill up. With Thursday turning into the big arrival day you can pretty much catch a group heading out from Fri A.M. throughout the day and into the evening. The best bet is to be in line at sign up very early on Saturday for WR/Tab or R-II/Danimal run. The last couple years our Saturday groups have filled up within 5-10 minutes. Although I must say, there's no such thing as a bad trail ride with any of the trail guides!
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Old December 28th, 2013, 08:21 PM   #751
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You guys were definitely a "No Wimps" group last year!



Runs head out Friday as people arrive at the event and groups fill up. With Thursday turning into the big arrival day you can pretty much catch a group heading out from Fri A.M. throughout the day and into the evening. The best bet is to be in line at sign up very early on Saturday for WR/Tab or R-II/Danimal run. The last couple years our Saturday groups have filled up within 5-10 minutes. Although I must say, there's no such thing as a bad trail ride with any of the trail guides!
perfect, thanks for the info. we plan on trail riding friday and saturday!!

and all of this is done in the parking lot where we are staying at? sorry, newb with the whole snofari thing
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perfect, thanks for the info. we plan on trail riding friday and saturday!!

and all of this is done in the parking lot where we are staying at? sorry, newb with the whole snofari thing
Sign up is done in one of the conference rooms, and it will be identified with signage... This weekend is very well organized and fun!!!
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Also if you have a "Late" Friday night... It pays to have someone who can either stay up or get up early to get you signed up for the runs you want to be on...

Give me a minute to find the picture...




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Old December 28th, 2013, 08:48 PM   #754
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Old December 28th, 2013, 08:52 PM   #755
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All of trail leaders lead good runs and I wouldn't hesitate to sign up with anyone. It's just that Renegade II and I talk about it more.
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Old December 28th, 2013, 09:20 PM   #756
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All of trail leaders lead good runs and I wouldn't hesitate to sign up with anyone. It's just that Renegade II and I talk about it more.
understood. just wanted to make sure we pick the tougher runs, that's all
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Old December 28th, 2013, 09:29 PM   #757
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understood. just wanted to make sure we pick the tougher runs, that's all
Toughness depends on snow conditions. Tight is one thing, but real difficulty is dependent on the snow and ice.

I think it was two or three years ago, we had rain a week or so before the even melting off quite a bit of the snow. WhiteRhinos run drove around in 2wd most of the day. Meanwhile, my run which was supposed to be more or less intermediate went further north where a particular trail still had knee deep snow. The entire group was on at least 35 inch tires and everyone had at least one locker, most with two. We spent most of the day just traversing a few short miles going through tight woods following a valley. It was winching almost non-stop. It also really depends on how you are set up and how your tires do in the snow. I've taken some groups out where rigs with open diffs and 31s or 33s do better than buggies on 40s because their tires just worked better in snow and / or the drivers just knew what they were doing. Snow has a way of equalizing rigs and humbling drivers real quick.



Point is, don't get too worked up. Talk to to guides during sign up and pick what sounds like the most fun.
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Also if you have a "Late" Friday night... It pays to have someone who can either stay up or get up early to get you signed up for the runs you want to be on...

Give me a minute to find the picture...




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It was hot in that hallway last year. Or it could of been I was hungover like a somebitch I don't remember
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