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Old 12-22-2016, 10:10 AM   #101 (permalink)
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I like mine so far. 72 miles. Xtx 141
Very Nice Kevin , I too would have the XTX (141) if I bought one
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Old 12-22-2016, 10:15 AM   #102 (permalink)
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I like mine so far. 72 miles. Xtx 141
Very Nice Kevin , I too would have the XTX (141) if I bought one

If mother nature gives us some snow, I would love to get together.

How have you been Dan?
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Old 12-22-2016, 04:44 PM   #103 (permalink)
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Been Good , got in 35 miles the other day with the kid and his new 1200 X renegade and panned my area of trail Saturday for first time in 2 years , got some tree work on trail by you tomorrow . Ronder still riding or give it up ?
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Old 12-22-2016, 04:58 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Yeah, i facebooked your club to let them know, south of that creek there is a big tree down on the trail. I put on 52 miles on Tuesday before it got warm. I wanted to get the break in done but the lack of snow isn't helping.

Ron is still riding, he still has his yamaha vector.

Any trips planned?
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Old 12-22-2016, 05:33 PM   #105 (permalink)
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Tree is on landowners property but because it fell on trail and swamp isn't froze people are trespassing on his land so gotta move the tree , 5 or 6 trips so far but gotta get thru holidays first
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Old 12-22-2016, 11:21 PM   #106 (permalink)
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Mighty,

How hard was the steering effort on your Sidewinder 137 compared to an Apex with EPS?

Love the EPS especially on those 250+ days of twisties. Had a Vector before and by the end of the day you would get a lot of arm fatigue.

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I had an Apex with EPS and think the SW is just as easy. But I need some trail time to be sure.
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Old 12-23-2016, 06:01 PM   #107 (permalink)
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Thanks Mighty,

Either post or PM me when you get more time in the saddle.

merry Christmas to all sledders out there!!
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Old 01-07-2017, 11:54 AM   #108 (permalink)
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While in Houghton, MI, I had the chance to take this machine out for a demo ride. All I can say is, that MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMOTOR just rocks! I love the exhaust note and the UNBELIEVABLE power of that motor is simply amazing. No turbo whine (although that would be cool to hear at times), and it is just a smooth riding machine. If I had the $$$$ I would buy one in a second.
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Old 01-09-2017, 10:42 PM   #109 (permalink)
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I just put a couple hundred miles on mine this past weekend. Best riding, most powerful sled I've owned to date.
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Old 01-10-2017, 01:12 PM   #110 (permalink)
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Mighty:

How'd you like the 137 track for on trail riding as opposed to a 121?

How'd the steering effort compare to an Apex w/ EPS?

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