Monthly Archives: March 2012

LIVE ON SKIS WEEK

It’s here! LIVE ON SKIS WEEK starts NOW. Pictured above is the very lovely Abby Johnson (my nephews wife) riding my Centurion – photo by Earlham – a couple years ago. WE’VE GOT SNOW! The trails are open around International … Continue reading

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BROWN WINTER

It goes without saying that the winter of 2011-2012 is turning out to be a bust – perhaps the worst winter since I got into this hobby as far as snow fall. Most of the country is dealing with 40 … Continue reading

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SNOPRO CHAPPYS!

Perhaps one of the rarest Chaparral race sleds ever made was the handful they made to tackle SnoPro in 1974. The design was different and the look was totally unique. The sled didn’t do all that well in competition, but … Continue reading

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A NEW WORLD CHAMPION!

I think few people appreciate how really difficult it is to build a sled, get it tuned and then win on a track like Eagle River. Last year Randy Hazard and Doug Flannery built what was clearly a good machine… … Continue reading

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TWO CLASSICS COME TOGETHER!

When Chris Dotzler starting working on some classic Chappy race sleds many months back, he hoped things would be ready for Waconia this year, since they are featuring Chaparral this year. Well, it looks like he might just make it … Continue reading

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