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Old 12-13-2012, 12:38 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a bad back and I refuse to give up everything I enjoy. So I'm looking for a fun sled that is smooth riding that has electric start and reverse (back saver ). and I know that my old ZL isn't going to cut it. From the little bit of research I have done obviously the Rev would be an option and I heard the AC LXR's are also smooth riding sleds. Obviously I'm not the only one with a bad back that likes to ride. What do you ride or what would any of you sugggest?
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Old 12-13-2012, 12:48 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The Twinspar Cats are really comfortable I think. It almost feels like you are aren't hunching like it felt like with the first generation F series and especially the older ZR2s and ZR3s.
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Any Yamaha...smooth as riding a 2"x 6"


Seriously though, my vote would be a Twin Spar as well.
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I have a bad back too, this fall I just picked up a REV for the upright seating position.
We'll see how it goes
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I just picked up my twin spar. But all ive heard it is they may not make the most Hp but its the smoothest riding sled youll ever be on. Many people have switched brands or models to be on a twin spar for the ride. Cant wait to get on mine
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Get yourself a longer track sled 136 at min with a M-10 suspension. and set it soft. it will give you the magic carpet ride your after.
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I agree with Sledhead on the M10, but the Twinspars are in a league of their own. You don't even need to lean much to corner them. If you want the longer track, you can look for the t models, the rear seat is removable. The only real downside with the Twinspar models is that they are heavy, but they don't feel heavy on the trails.
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I agree with Sledhead on the M10, but the Twinspars are in a league of their own. You don't even need to lean much to corner them. If you want the longer track, you can look for the t models, the rear seat is removable. The only real downside with the Twinspar models is that they are heavy, but they don't feel heavy on the trails.
What is considered heavy? I believe there right at 500 pounds arent they?
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What is considered heavy? I believe there right at 500 pounds arent they?

Yes they are. They are also in the ball park of everything comparable.
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Old 12-13-2012, 02:41 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I had a ZR600.. went to a Sabercat 600 and now have a F1000. I am 52 years old and the Twin Spar rides like a dream. I was ready to quit cause of my back but now am loving the sport once again.. Just make sure you get a LXR. Starting this F1000 when it is -30c is a pain!
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