We install a new drive belt
and find the sled operating unusual by shifting radically,
revving high to 8500 with hardly any throttle pressure, jumping
suddenly back down to a normal 6000 at part throttle.
Well this is one of a couple alternate
trails we try...
...in a couple of directions!
Finally we are off the bladed
trail...next to familiar signage, wow why that sign back there
with an English Cabin and Tower on it facing that way is beyond
...back onto powder covered trails
in the Fort a la Corne!
4:30PM we roll into Choiceland!
The SR7 is nursed thru the forest trails with an unusual
In Choiceland we get some help from Rob and
Colleen @ Mardells Service. We pry the primary open with a 2x4
to check all the moving parts.
The only thing we can
see wrong is a build up of rubber from the blown belt. This is
high out of low gear on the primary and shouldn't effect low
gear operation. We scuff both clutches with some lite emery
paper to clean all the sheaves. We got what we got and parked
for the night will see what tomorrow brings.
Total 122 Miles/ 197 KM
Fuel up at
Choiceland 4:20 PM 96 Miles/ 155 KM