posted on September 05, 2013 09:00
Dear CLSC members,
The winter prognosticators are already coming up with their forecasts for snow in the coming months. Obviously we can’t rely on their predictions, so we will make the best of what we get as we did last year. All in all, if you rode when you could, you probably had a good season. This year we have a few minor changes to our trail system, but nothing significant. We did some groomer updates though. The 1988 Tucker in Findley Lake was traded. The LMC is for sale. We have moved our 2005 Tucker Terra to the Findley Lake area. Our Club purchased a 2001 BR 250 to replace the LMC in the Clymer area. This machine is the largest in Chautauqua County, so keep an eye out for it. Our other purchase is a 2002 Tucker 2000 steel track that will operate on the Stockton and Dewittville trails.
It is very important that all of us stay on marked and designated trail paths. We have worked hard with landowners to maintain permission to use their land. Those few that stray from the trail, even to the extent of riding outside a marker post, jeopardize trail closures that hurt us all. A “simple” trail re-route may cost $10,000 – $20,000 ! A price we cannot afford.
Something else you can do that will help defer club expenses is simply filling in the log sheet at participating gas stations and leave your receipt in the envelope. When the season is over, we compile the highway fuel tax and submit to New York State for refund. This can be a substantial rebate to offset our bills.
Lastly, we can use all the help you can offer for weekend trail work parties. Please contact Trail Captains, Officers, myself included to volunteer. Watch our website and Facebook page for updates and general information.Click HERE to Read Newsletter
Thank You & Think snow ! Chris Jaynes, President CLSC
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