Posts Tagged Speculator

Spring Fling III: Ride 3/23/17

Temperatures barely reaching above 10*F on Wednesday made it tough for even the March sun to soften the trails up, so I sat home. On Thursday, with temperatures on their way to around 30*F, I let the sun be my friend to loosen things up a bit before hitting the trail Thursday afternoon. Indian Lake […]


Spring Fling II, Getting worse: Update 3/21/17

Darrin Jr and I launched in Speculator today. Snow conditions started soft, which eased any bumps. Here is a summary of the conditions encountered: Perkins Clearing: Great riding for the most part. Southerly exposures on Mud Lake Road showing some dirt. Carpenter Hill Road was mind blowing! Big Brook: Pretty good ride, just a few […]


110 miles on a Thursday afternoon: Ride to Speculator & Wells

After getting home from the Skillet concert at 1am Thursday morning and with the trails being frozen ice/hard pack, I wasn’t thinking of going out on the snowmobile today. But the coastal-nor’ester nudged up just enough to kiss Indian Lake in the cheek with a fresh inch-and-a-half of snow and I just had to get out […]