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Old 03-25-2012, 11:19 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I need help finding a place where I can trailer to and just get a few miles on the new sled so I can get an idea as far as set up to be ready for next season. I know I won't get any good riding in but need anything at all. Gonna grab the old man and drag him north with tomorrow to play around and spend a night or two. Thanks in advance for any info

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Only recommendations at this point after a season of riding is to scrap the stock skis and go with some pilots or other deep keel ski that will get you some good bite/steering as these sleds will push in corners especially with studs. Hope you can find some snow, but if you're looking for a baseline on handling, start with different skis.
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Only recommendations at this point after a season of riding is to scrap the stock skis and go with some pilots or other deep keel ski that will get you some good bite/steering as these sleds will push in corners especially with studs. Hope you can find some snow, but if you're looking for a baseline on handling, start with different skis.
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I need help finding a place where I can trailer to and just get a few miles on the new sled so I can get an idea as far as set up to be ready for next season. I know I won't get any good riding in but need anything at all. Gonna grab the old man and drag him north with tomorrow to play around and spend a night or two. Thanks in advance for any info

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when i left there 2 days ago, i seen guys parking on the side of the road right after the gas station in cross lake, about 2 miles past the gas station on the left heading to ft kent on 161 that is called caribou rd, you will see where the trail runs along side of 161 and where it crosses 161 you will see if goes strait up the power line, keep going about 1/2 mile and look on the left, you will see a trail that might still have snow on it, that trail is only about 1/4 mile to the junction, go strait across, that trail is 96 and that trail is about 1 mile, you will come to another junction, 96 goes right and if theres any snow left to the right, it should still be ice all the way for about 10 miles with many off trails, some long and some short, if you get to where i say go right and it don't look good, look left and that trail should be about 3 miles with plenty of off trail also, you can pick your way around that whole area and find your closest riding with out heading to the allagash witch is a lot further to go, about 40 miles from cross lake, if you get to mile marker 9 to 8 you will see my trail that is 4 miles long and with a few off trail off that, if you keep going on 96 to around mile marker 6 to 4 you will see more and more off trails, there is one off trail from around mile marker 4 to 8 will be a real long trail that comes out about mile marker 2 , if there is any snow left there since i left 2 days ago that will be your best bet until you get to the allagash, if you have a trail map, you can go to slybrook club house and take trail 73 towards cross lake and watch on you left for a off trail that says daigle, that is the other end of the trail that you pick up around mile marker 4 to 8 watch out that you don't get lost out there, there are so many trails out there that are not on the trail map and no one uses them, i know the guys that parked there 2 days ago were running all these i speak of, who knows if they don't know where they are going out there they still might be there running around in circles being lost, bring some bread crums with you to drop as you go so you can find your way out, it is a maze out there, watch out, the birds will eat your bread crums as you drop them if you have a trail map and a GPS you will be alset, they are getting about 2" of snow tonight so it will make it alot easyier to get out an about, plenty of more places i can tell you where to go, you can always call me, 1-603-262-0088
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Frank you are great, thanks very much. I will probably print the page out as my trail map haha. I will also bring my maps and GPS

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i'm not saying there is any snow left but it would be a good place to try first
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:26 AM   #7 (permalink)
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New Maine I have heard great things out of the guys converting over to the pilots, and there wouldn't be a big difference but I feel like I would want to go with either the 6.9 or the simmons gen 3. I don't think I push it hard enough in the trails to see the loss but I do like dropping off the trail and having some extra float. We'll see and I will get a hold of you if I decide to or if I know anyone. Thanks for the help
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when i left there 2 days ago, i seen guys parking on the side of the road right after the gas station in cross lake, about 2 miles past the gas station on the left heading to ft kent on 161 that is called caribou rd, you will see where the trail runs along side of 161 and where it crosses 161 you will see if goes strait up the power line, keep going about 1/2 mile and look on the left, you will see a trail that might still have snow on it, that trail is only about 1/4 mile to the junction, go strait across, that trail is 96 and that trail is about 1 mile, you will come to another junction, 96 goes right and if theres any snow left to the right, it should still be ice all the way for about 10 miles with many off trails, some long and some short, if you get to where i say go right and it don't look good, look left and that trail should be about 3 miles with plenty of off trail also, you can pick your way around that whole area and find your closest riding with out heading to the allagash witch is a lot further to go, about 40 miles from cross lake, if you get to mile marker 9 to 8 you will see my trail that is 4 miles long and with a few off trail off that, if you keep going on 96 to around mile marker 6 to 4 you will see more and more off trails, there is one off trail from around mile marker 4 to 8 will be a real long trail that comes out about mile marker 2 , if there is any snow left there since i left 2 days ago that will be your best bet until you get to the allagash, if you have a trail map, you can go to slybrook club house and take trail 73 towards cross lake and watch on you left for a off trail that says daigle, that is the other end of the trail that you pick up around mile marker 4 to 8 watch out that you don't get lost out there, there are so many trails out there that are not on the trail map and no one uses them, i know the guys that parked there 2 days ago were running all these i speak of, who knows if they don't know where they are going out there they still might be there running around in circles being lost, bring some bread crums with you to drop as you go so you can find your way out, it is a maze out there, watch out, the birds will eat your bread crums as you drop them if you have a trail map and a GPS you will be alset, they are getting about 2" of snow tonight so it will make it alot easyier to get out an about, plenty of more places i can tell you where to go, you can always call me, 1-603-262-0088

Good area in there to hunt for moose sheds and that's probably why those guys are in there... A word to the wise don't go on any ice covered bodies of water
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snowdepth map shows no snow
http://www.erh.noaa.gov/nerfc/graphi...now_depth.html
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a better one, green 30 to40, yellow 20 to 30, red under 12"
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