> I was in a similar situation. We were having our first baby 2 years ago
> he was born on Nov. 5th. That meant pretty much no riding at all that year
> and who knows after that! My wife and I both kept our sleds (thank God!!).
> We weren't able to ride at all the first winter but last winter we were
> to have our boy baby sat at my in-laws (only 2 times) but those 2 times
> were worth waiting for! This winter we are more comfortable with him
> spending the weekend with his Grandparents so we expect almost a normal
> riding season. He likes spending time with them and they love it even
> It sounds like if your snowmobile is already at your in laws maybe that
> would make it easier to go riding. They probably would want to watch the
> baby for a while and you go riding!! If you can hold on to it do it,
> especially if it's paid for. You would be surprised how good it feels to
> ride even one time and blow off some steam and clear the cobwebs!!! Just
> curious, where do you live that you have to go 10 hours to ride?
> 99 MXZ600
> 96 ZRT600 wife
Here's a few (left out) details...
The sled is a 1990 Polaris Indy Sport GT, about 1600 kilometers, it's like
new. The in-laws were the original owners but it stayed in the family. Ski
skins were added but I put on a Pol. tach, Pol. mirrors. Thumb warmer and
Hot Grips came from Brian at SnowEtc. And finally, added a screen kit from
Since it came from family, we only paid a thousand for it. With the age I
had to do a small seat repair which was the bottom 3 inches all around and a
new front all new material as well as a new piece of wood, this cost me a
As for the job, it's part cutbacks, part merger. We're combining 4 companies
into one and out of seniority I may end up being bumped out by someone who
doesn't work for us or has never paid one cent of union dues THNAKS A LOT
We live in London Ontario where there is virtually no snow but the sled is
near Timmins Ontario. Right now I would welcome the layoff since I'm
considering going back to school. We don't like it here anyhow and try to
spend as much time as possible up north, might try to find something that
would allow us to relocate there.