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First real snow fall.
 

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Looks like fun! Nice pictures!
 

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Oooooo nice liking the snow cool :)
 

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Thanks guys. Though only a 2 mile ride, I had the full of my A$$ climbing up all the small rock covered hills to get to that location. Had to use diff lock and push my bike way harder then I was comfortable with. In this situation my XTRs tires suck! Few hours later my buddy went up and drove threw the same places staying just to the side of my tracks and he barely had any issues with 27" Swamplites. Unbelievable how my bike is all over the place and fighting to gain a foot, and his bike tracks perfectly streight and pulls threw everything with minimal effort. I'm seriously considering a set specifically for the long winter season.
 
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Great photos. I know how pricey they are, but my final "wish list item" is a set of tracks for the Grizz.
 

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Beautiful sunny day!
 

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Great pictures! Can't wait to get my grizzly out soon, its been sitting way to much lately. Hopefully we will get some snow this year worth riding in.
 

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Very cool! (no pun intended) :rofl:
 

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Do you have heated hand grips if so what make

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Heat Demon hand and thumb warmers. They work awsome, aspecially with a winsheild with built in hand guards. I've riden in cold -20C ( -4F) weather for hours in good comfort.
 
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(south ontario} ya but we are on track for a good year so far so i am happy just hope lake simcoe locks up good and tight
 

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Just want to add that those beautiful sunny photos I took on that day came at a cost. I kept driving further and further in hopes of getting some better shots. What I didn't realize is for about 1000 feet I was driving down a slight hill. Never did get the shots I wanted so I decided to spin the quad around and back track home. Well my Grizzly would barely move forward following my own tracks! Even in low range diff lock it would move a bit, but kept bouncing erratically . Tried pushing the machine harder but it just kept bouncing more. I was very scared to snap an axle, 10 kms from home in the middle of nowhere. So out of desperation I got off, grabed the rear rack with my left hand , and physically dragged my quad threw the deep snow, 25 feet at a time while throttling a speed of 7km/h with my right hand. Then took a short brake. Then dragged it for another 25feet. I did that 20 times for 500 feet before I finally got to a spot where there was a bit less snow. Finally was able to get back on the machine and keep it moving forward with a bit of throttle and by turning the steering left to right, back and forth.
Shortly there after, I was able to drive it normally and finally get home. Though completely exhaust compared to when I left.

So now you know the rest of the story........
 
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Vincent..I remember that my MudliteXTR's were not good in snow.
 

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Vincent..I remember that my MudliteXTR's were not good in snow.
Tell me about it.........
Next winter I'll be running Pitbulls!
 

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The Pitbulls are a great tire but I have not tried them out in the snow. I feel that they will be good as they have a little softer rubber and the lugs clean out really well. They won't roost mud like the XTR's did.
 

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Just want to add that those beautiful sunny photos I took on that day came at a cost. I kept driving further and further in hopes of getting some better shots. What I didn't realize is for about 1000 feet I was driving down a slight hill. Never did get the shots I wanted so I decided to spin the quad around and back track home. Well my Grizzly would barely move forward following my own tracks! Even in low range diff lock it would move a bit, but kept bouncing erratically . Tried pushing the machine harder but it just kept bouncing more. I was very scared to snap an axle, 10 kms from home in the middle of nowhere. So out of desperation I got off, grabed the rear rack with my left hand , and physically dragged my quad threw the deep snow, 25 feet at a time while throttling a speed of 7km/h with my right hand. Then took a short brake. Then dragged it for another 25feet. I did that 20 times for 500 feet before I finally got to a spot where there was a bit less snow. Finally was able to get back on the machine and keep it moving forward with a bit of throttle and by turning the steering left to right, back and forth.
Shortly there after, I was able to drive it normally and finally get home. Though completely exhaust compared to when I left.

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I bet that sucked. Good way to have a heart attack!! Glad you made it out. That's why I want a track set. I won't be doing long distance riding with them, just hauling deer feed, doing some coyote hunting, and some short( under 50 miles) trips. Even though they add stress and strain to the bearings, etc., for my usage they would not be very hard on the Grizz.
 

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Some snow in Spain too


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