Taillight

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About Taillight

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    Toronto

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    Skidoo

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  1. Taillight

    Truck snow tires

    Michelin x ice 2 yokohoma ice guard 51 Hankook I pike rw11 in that order. I hear the blizzaks are the best but wear out fast... tinker evidently did not like them...Tinker can you comment on the snow and ice grip? this will be the last year on the Hankook, then I will be looking for Michelin's next year. I drive a f150 and around 40000km per year.
  2. Taillight

    Spring/Summer 2018

    OMG the price of used seadoos, sellers want huge money for piles of shit. People want almost full price for skis with engine damage or major issues. I guess sleds aren't any different come fall. I guess it is good in one way as I sold my jet boat for way more money than I was expecting WATCH OUT if you are on your phones while driving. The cops are driving a full size white chevy van with ladder racks on the roof, also driving a black chevy truck 1500 crew with a cap on it... guess who is driving in uniform with undercover flashing lights on the front and back
  3. Taillight

    Vacation Resort

    I went in the winter to baview wildwood a few years back and yes the train was obvious. It is the wife(girlfriend) that doesn't want to cook, she want a real vacation...
  4. Taillight

    Vacation Resort

    I have stayed at baview wildwood, nice place but there is a train that runs right by there.
  5. Taillight

    Vacation Resort

    Hi Does anybody know of a pet friendly resort on the water with a meal plan. with in 3 hrs to the gta
  6. Taillight

    Looking for a trailer

    I'm looking to buy a 4 place aluminum encolase sled trailer, even an older one is ok. will drive up to 10hrs from Toronto to pick up. do you know of any available?
  7. Taillight

    Some Great News from the OFSC

    if everything is done electronically, cost are kept down for passes. I have to trail pass 4 sled for 1 day as I don't have a cottage and I want to get out with my family. forget all the other costs which are considerable. for the 2 times a year I can get away with my family it really add to my daily bill 4x$70 for a day pass. $35 would make it more reasonable for a day trip. otherwise I will wait till simcoe freezes and just go and ride the lake and canals for a few hours(not as fun as trail riding) I like to use the free weekend to go away and get 2 days of riding in. my kids love it. now tell me you don't or have never used a loop hole in your favor... you are on the opposite side of the coin as me, but if you push out some of the marginal riders, along with aging riders, loosing trails, all in costs and bad weather, short season... you will slowly kill this sport and everyone will switch to atv's. Quebec saw the light and made a decision to look ahead and to strengthen their trail system where they could. I see the dilemma in business, you have a contractor who charges very high money and does less jobs, he is successful,(keeps costs down, less jobs) but there is also the contractor who charges less and does more jobs, probably higher costs but is also successful. in good times, good economy floats all boats, in slower times some boats sink, yes you can drop your prices to adapt. but home repairs are a need, not a want. in sledding lowering the costs in bad times will not work because you will have drove marginal riders out and demographics are not in ofsc favor
  8. Taillight

    Some Great News from the OFSC

    back on topic I would like to see a 1 day pass at @$35, instead of having to buy a $70 pass bring back free family day passes I was driving in Quebec the last week end in feb. lots of trails run beside the highway from montreal up to Quebec city. sleds wiping by 100 kph, ATV trails run right beside the sled trails. I saw more groups of atv and SxS on the trails than sleds. the same was evident driving all through the province. that should be an option for the ofsc also. I feel that an atv is not the same rush as driving a sled... you are still getting out and having fun with friends or family
  9. Taillight

    Winter 2018

    Does anyone have a few used old, dead or ripped tracks for the inside of a trailer for sale? what about an old truck bed liner? close to the GTA I need to do the inside of a new trailer
  10. Taillight

    Winter 2018

    7x22 foot trailer or 17'+5'V. has anyone loaded 4 regular sleds in one. how is it done... enter from the front and all sleds pointed rearwards staggered?
  11. Taillight

    RESORT / HOTEL /MOTEL suggestions

    I have been to Quebec twice this year buying sleds. 6 people and a dog on short notice was to much. I got through to hali forest and got a cabin (dog friendly) for a weekend including trail passes. which is great because I didn't buy ofsc passes.
  12. Taillight

    RESORT / HOTEL /MOTEL suggestions

    I need a few suggestions for a place to stay just after new years. first week in Jan, last min decision. resort with meal plan or restaurant close( 6 people - the wife is on strike) - sled trails close- close to ski hill. all with in 3 hrs of Toronto? any one have suggestions. .. I tried the hali forest, but no one answers the phone
  13. Taillight

    Winter 2018

    he use to, but I will buy him a beater sled in exchange or keeping 2 trailers there
  14. Taillight

    Winter 2018

    A friend bought a place close to the Toyota dealership and I will be leaving my trailer there. so it might be a great place to leave from
  15. Taillight

    Winter 2018

    looking for riding buddies in the area