smclelan

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smclelan last won the day on November 14 2018

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About smclelan

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    Quebec Addict
  • Birthday 12/09/1962

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    La Coulée Verte

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    Male
  • Location
    Nova Scotia
  • Snowmobile
    Renegade

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  1. smclelan

    What is your favorite snowmobile gloves?

    Choko leather mitts, when it is cold I put a thin pair of wool gloves on under them. When it is really cold I put gauntlets over the handle bars.
  2. smclelan

    Suggestions planning Gaspe trip the end of January

    Most yes, but lots of areas in between with nothing.
  3. smclelan

    Oxygen Helmets

    Day 1. Wore the same heavy choko balaclava I used with my BV2S, left at -22, made it 3km and had to stop and open the vents. The Oxygen is an extremely warm helmet. A bit of frigging with the visor up and down but got the day in. Switched the dark sunvisor for the yellow one, big improvement. At this point I was still unsure if this was a good purchase. Day 2. Switched to a thinner balaclava, everything changed. The helmet worked much better. The visor would still get some condensation but put it up a couple minutes and it is good to go again. My opinion with two days wearing this, it is better then my previous BV2S. It is quieter, better air sealed and considerably lighter. After a long day of riding you don't have a sore neck. Plus no mouth piece, a definite bonus!! Is if perfect, no, but worth the extra $$ over the BV2S. The Oxygen could be too warm for March riding I will add more if I see anything note worthy over the next few days of the ride. Just my $0.02 worth.
  4. smclelan

    Come and visit

    Yes that is a good day. Get an early start.
  5. smclelan

    Come and visit

    Murdochville to Chandler, make sure that is through Perce.
  6. smclelan

    2019 Riviere du Loup Area Trail Conditions

    Came from Edmunston to Lac Etchimin today about 220mi. Stopped at the golf course for lunch in St Pomphile (met mikerider there couple yrs ago), trails were awesome all day. Tomorrow night should be in the Valcourt area, new riding for me. One of the sleds today had the Hot Shot starter, it quit working too.
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    2019 Riviere du Loup Area Trail Conditions

    Wow!! You are sharp Ray, great idea. Never thought of that, meet me at the bar.
  8. smclelan

    2019 Riviere du Loup Area Trail Conditions

    Great to here you are at the Universal. Looking forward to pictures and trail condition updates. Hope to see you this week either at your office or on the trail.
  9. smclelan

    RDL/Rimouski updates

    Be sure when you check in you tell them that you heard of them on Quebec Rider!!
  10. smclelan

    Oxygen Helmets

    I will let you know next week my experience with one.
  11. smclelan

    Oxygen Helmets

    I would be quite disappointed if I was asked for a receipt this winter, they have only become available this year!!
  12. smclelan

    Pics from the Matapedia Valley !!!

    My condolences to you and your family Jean Guy. A great man, a huge part of snowmobiling in Quebec.
  13. smclelan

    Relais 22 north to roberval

    Yes a great spot, certainly on every Quebec saddlebaggers must stay check list. Booking ahead there is very smart.
  14. smclelan

    Oxygen Helmets

    Part number??
  15. smclelan

    la cache !!!

    Thanks JG. The new owners have put a lot of work into improving this important stop. Clean, fresh, updated, and good food.