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How long do you usually ride in a day? We try to do around 20-30 miles a day (including night riding). I think the longest we ever did in one day was 50-something or was it 60-something miles?:confused: Well, I do remember my thumb and back were very sore the next day:D
 

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i went for a quick trip yesterday and it was 52 miles...the week before i went for a ride that was 51 miles. The most i've ever rode in a day is 110 miles. But i've put on like 300 in one weekend :)
 

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I think my longest ride was 126 miles up in the UP of Michigan. We can pretty much go from sunrise to late night... with a couple stops for gas and food in between. On an average day of riding, I usually put on about 40 - 70 miles on the trails around my house. We are connected with a pretty decent trail system. The nice part is there are far fewer riders here than in the Upper P.

Generally if we are going for a long ride, I take 2 tylenol before we depart... and usually one somewhere in between.... you don't want to get sore until the next day you know. :D
 

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haha, yeah i woke up this mornin with my back just screamin....i can only imagin how bad it would be hurtin if I had my old 92 Polaris with about 2 inches of rear travel :p
 

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hmm, I guess I should have made this a poll....anyway, good idea Cobra, taking a few pain killers before hand might help.:)
 

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Cobra - did you forget so soon ?

What about a two day trip, 175 each day ? Ely and back ? It was a great trip for most.

Yeah, yeah and some of us missed out on most of the last day. . . . . . . okay, one of us . . . . . . . . okay, I missed out.
 

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Cobra - did you forget so soon ?

What about a two day trip, 175 each day ? Ely and back ? It was a great trip for most.

Yeah, yeah and some of us missed out on most of the last day. . . . . . . okay, one of us . . . . . . . . okay, I missed out.
I think its like 90 to Ely from here... but you definately missed a good portion of the trip. Silly trees... they just jump out in from of Polaris sleds. Or was it those "Dogsledders" that nobody else saw? :D Just kidding, you are just lucky you didn't break anything other than your sled.

Maybe Dano has some pics of that for everyone to see.
 

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The longest day(and night) of riding I had was last year riding from Old Forge, NY to Duane, NY and back. Total of 251 miles! What a ride!
 

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The longest day(and night) of riding I had was last year riding from Old Forge, NY to Duane, NY and back. Total of 251 miles! What a ride!
250... in one day! Wow I hope those were well groomed trails. I know for a fact I have never done 250 in a day. That is a lot. :p
 

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Farmall...

Do you have the Zl with the computerized suspension? Does that work pretty well or is it mostly just Arctic-Cat trying to hype it up more than it is really worth?
 

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Wow...I feel special. Last year around Grand Maris, my dad, my brother and I put on about 150 miles in right around 3 hours. We were flying! If we woulda rode all day, we probly would had 300 at least....my dad has done that before. Hopefully this year we'll put on a lot of miles though. I love that good ole X.
 

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75 To 100 Miles Is An Average Day Around The Trails Of Our Local Club Here In Warren County. If I Trailer Up To Indian Lake Or Old Forge We'll Run 150 -200 Miles In A Day Pretty Easily .
 

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It all depends on the trail conditions. If it nice powder ill ride for maybe 3 4 hours.If the snow isnt all that great, ill ride for maybe 50 miles...dont want to mess up my sled. Now i cant ride at all, I ilive in Wisconsin,and he have 0 snow,absolutly notin!I'm pissed, I'm gonna go crazy if i dont get to snowmobile soon.
 

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Cobra,

The ZL with the SS suspension is absoutely the plushest riding sled i've ever riddin. When you ride over the small to medium size bumps it feels like your riding on a cloud, and then if you want to you can hit the big moguls and the suspension will take whatever you dish out. It has the plush ride of a ZL and the race manners of a ZR, best of both worlds! I would definately buy another. When we did the 250 miler, the trails going out were nicely groomed, but coming back they were crap! It was a tough ride back, but well worth it!
 

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I went on my first ride last weekend... had the time of my life. We added 126 miles to our sleds, comparing that to some of the other posts im surprised how far we went. The trails were awesome, we rode mainly around the Grayling, Mi area. I couldnt believe how bad those trails beat the hell out of me, it was a riot. I think im gonna try taking some painkillers next time like you said, good idea...
 

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My biggest ride in a day ever was 450 believe it or not. I usually ride in the U. P . We usually average 350 to 400 in a day. We don't stop often, I think that is the key. My best day this year was 424 started in munsing, rode to shingleton up to grand maris then across to paradise down to raco then the quick trip to the soo, then went back up to paridise and down to newberry then seney back up to 88 and across back to munising. It was an awesome ride the the Rev just works great. Ended up with 3500miles this year.
 

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the most miles ive put on ina day was about 135. Thats about normal when i ride tug hill, but by my house (western ny) i usually put about 50 miles ona day.
 

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The most miles that i put on in a day was 133. That one was one heck of a day tho.;)
 

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I ride my vmax-for the rush, my f6, when i just have to get there in a hurry,my indy,to test out the trails for damaging items, and my zl600 ss esr(orange) when i want to cruise for a couple hundred miles, it's what makes sledding worth while:D :eek: :D
 
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