The Swift Diamond Riders’ 19th Annual
Coleman State Park FRIDAY, MARCH 4 +
————— SATURDAY, MARCH 5
See it. Ride it.
T R A I L M A P IN SID E! see page 10
welCoMe FRoM New HAMPSHIRe FISH & gAMe
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department would like to welcome all
attendees to the Swift Diamond Riders’ Annual SnoDeo. The Department has
supported the Swift Diamond Riders and the SnoDeo, presented by Northern Pass,
because of their efforts to promote safe and responsible riding. Please enjoy your
day, be sure to try the new model snowmobiles, visit vendors and ride safely.
Hours Friday, March 4th (8am–4pm) and Saturday, March 5th (8am–3pm)
Admission $5 per person. Children under 10 are FRee.
don’t miss* rave X motorsports show ......................... Saturday at 11:30am
Antique snowmobile display & Parade ........ Saturday at 1pm
Visit the antique sled display throughout the SnoDeo, presented by
C.N. Brown and don’t miss the antique snowmobile parade on
Kid’s rides** presented by Troy Arctic Cat ..................... ongoing
by sled The SnoDeo is right off corridor trails 5 & 18 at Coleman State Park.
by cAr Parking is always limited. For those who need to come by road
vehicle, Coleman State Park is in West Stewartstown at the end of Little Diamond
Pond Road, off Route 26 between Colebrook and the Balsams Resort. Shuttle buses
will be running from the parking lots to the event. There is no fee for the shuttle bus.
FeAtures The SnoDeo includes test rides of the latest machines, an antique
sled show and parade, ATV track demos, the Rave X Motorsports snowmobile per-
formance team, helicopter rides, and a chance to do some year-end shopping. You’ll
also find food vendors and exhibitors including Northern Pass, the New Hampshire
Snowmobile Association, New Hampshire Fish & Game, and other supporting agen-
cies of the snowmobile network.
* Schedule subject to change without notice. **Subject to availability of youth snowmobiles at event.
vISIT oUR SNoDeo SPoNSoRS CoMe See RAve x MoToRSPoRTS
Special thanks to our generous sponsors: rAve X motorsPorts….“your Prescription for motorsports Addiction”
northern Pass new Hampshire Fish & Game don’t miss their heart-stopping show
Absolute Powersports (Gorham, NH) nH snowmobile Association at 11:30am on saturday!
Allstate insurance Polaris
the balsams (Dixville Notch, NH) Profile Powersports (Conway, NH) The 2010-11 Rave X Outer Limits Sledstyle
berlin city Auto Group (Berlin, NH) rave X (Portland, Me) is making its return to SnoDeo this year.
c-r Helicopters (Nashua, NH) ski-doo Brought to you by Mission Trailers, Ski-Doo
camoplast swift diamond riders and locally by Lemieux Garage in Colebrook, Rave X Performance has been thrilling
can-Am troy Arctic cat (Troy, NH) the SnoDeo crowds for 3 years now and quickly has become a major attraction
chappell tractor (Milford/Brentwood, NH) WoKQ/WPKQ throughout the Northeast snowmobiling community. This year they’ve been part
impact Global industries (Sutton, MA) yamaha of the east Coast Snocross tour and wowed crowds on tour stops in New York,
Jr’s steak & seafood Vermont, Michigan, New Hampshire and their home state of Maine.
Make sure you see eric St. John, Joe McLafferty and brothers Seth and
vISIT THe MIDwAY TeNT Brandon Bell rip it up out on Little Diamond Pond on Saturday at 11:30am.
You’ll find special exhibitors in our Midway Tent: You won’t believe your eyes!
Al’s snowmobiles (Newport, VT)
First colebrook bank (Colebrook, NH) Check us out at Ravexperformance.com or at myspace.com/ravexperformance.
Jefferson inn (Jefferson, NH)
sled Girls (North Billerica, MA) HISToRY oF THe SNoDeo
steele Hill resort (Sanbornton, NH)
The Swift Diamond Riders’ SnoDeo started in 1993
as a fund-raiser for the Swift Diamond Riders
ATv TRACk DeMoS ReTURN Snowmobile Club. The SnoDeo is one of the first places
The ATV track demos return this year. snowmobilers can gather to ride next year’s models
Try the latest track kits by Camoplast and from Polaris, Ski-Doo and Yamaha.
Can-Am on Little Diamond Pond throughout
Based at Coleman State Park in West Stewartstown, New Hampshire, the SnoDeo
both days of SnoDeo.
has grown into one of the Northeast’s premier snowmobile events – drawing
thousands of snowmobile enthusiasts from all over New england and Southern
Québec over the two days of the event.
BLAziNG THe TRAiL FOR ReNeWABLe eNeRGY
Riding the seemingly endless wilderness trails
everything changed with the introduction of the 2010 Polaris 600 RUSH – the first
along northern New Hampshire’s utility rights-
snowmobile with a truly progressive-rate rear suspension that lets riders dominate
of-way may soon become a more powerful
the whoops like a motocrosser and conquer the corners with rider-active control. it
experience than ever.
changes again with the raw power of the 800 Polaris Liberty Cleanfire® engine in
By utilizing existing snowmobile-friendly rights-of-way for the majority of its the most advanced snowmobile chassis purpose-built for terrain domination. Big
140-mile route, the proposed Northern Pass transmission project will bring clean, bumps or big miles, pinned corner to corner or cruising in comfort, the 2011 Polaris
renewable hydroelectricity from Canada into New Hampshire, providing the state RUSH lets you ride harder, faster, longer, and ride again tomorrow.
and New england with environmentally-responsible “green” energy at competitive
every sled that rolls out of Roseau, Minnesota, is built on a simple premise: our
sleds are engineered to be the best. But don’t just take our word for it. Visit us at
The project will involve building a high-voltage transmission line from our northern SnoDeo and Feel the RUSH for 2012.
border with Canada to the city of Franklin. Where new right-of-way trails must be
blazed, Northern Pass will seek to avoid or minimize the impact on our spectacu-
lar, pristine landscape, ensuring that your snowmobiling experience in the North With its widely praised ReV-X™ platform, excellent suspensions and advanced
Country will remain one of the best anywhere in the Northeast. engine portfolio, BRP is the clear snowmobile industry leader with its Ski-Doo®
snowmobile brand. For 2011, the company demonstrates its relentless passion for
in addition to bringing the state and New england reliable, renewable, low-carbon
snowmobiles with two new engines, several new models in emerging market seg-
power, Northern Pass promises significant contributions to the tax base of the
ments and a host of enhancements on key products.
communities in Coös and Grafton counties through which Northern Pass travels—
from $3.4 to $4 million per year during the project’s three-year construction. That Many other improvements were made to sleds throughout the 2011 Ski-Doo line-
increased revenue will help communities invest in improvements to roads and up, including:
schools while reducing the property tax burden. • More protective windshields and handlebar wind deflectors for MX z and
Northern Pass will also bring nearly 1,200 good-paying job opportunities per year
• improved and more functional seats on GSX™, expedition and Tundra models;
for many local workers during the construction phase. And that’s also good news
• Refined tracks for better performance; and
for the economies of North Country restaurants, lodging, and merchants.
• Coloration changes to better define the sleds’ personalities, especially the GSX
There has never been a more significant renewable energy initiative in New and Renegade models.
england history, one that will reduce our dependence on fossil fuels for decades to
Come ride the latest Ski-Doo advancements for 2012 at SnoDeo!
come. To learn more, visit www.northernpass.us, or call 1-800-286-7305.
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For 2011, Yamaha features a complete lineup with the new 4-cylinder Apex models The helicopter rides are back! C-R Helicopters of Nashua has become one of
along with the 3-cylinder FX Nytro and RS Vector models, the 2-cylinder Phazer the most popular attractions at SnoDeo. See the beautiful area around West
series, the comfortable 2-up touring RS Venture and Venture Lite sleds, and the Stewartstown and Dixville Notch with C-R Helicopters. C-R Helicopters is New
workhorse RS Viking Professional. england’s leading source for helicopter flight school, flight training, photo flights
and is an authorized Robinson Helicopter dealer and service center. You’ll find them
Yamaha snowmobiles continue to offer you the kind of reliable performance that
at the Nashua Airport or check them out online at www.crhelicopters.com.
lets you enjoy every minute of your winter recreation opportunities today, and be
eager for more tomorrow!
Come take a ride with Bob Cloutier and his crew. Your $25 donation will
So head to the SnoDeo on March 4th and 5th to see and ride the 2011 and the all benefit the Swift Diamond Riders Club and the SnoDeo.
new 2012 models for yourself and experience the Yamaha Advantage.
choose the camoplast track for the way you ride.
A carefully selected new track can provide improved traction for better accel-
ski-doo is bringing some friends along to snodeo this year. Get ready for eration, braking, and handling. it can improve floatation and traction for better
the brP ultimate Playground! performance in deep snow. it can reduce weight and drag to improve top speed and
improve gas mileage. And besides being less expensive than most other modifica-
This year not only can you take demo rides on the 2012 Ski-Doo snowmobiles and tions, it can add performance.
test ride the latest Can-Am ATV track kits, you can see everything that is BRP. This
year’s display will include the latest from Sea-Doo personal watercraft and Sea- Go where and when wheels simply can’t with camoplast tracks conver-
Doo Sportboat. sion kits. With efficient power transfer to maximize performance, easy steering,
tracks designed to minimize splatter on the vehicle, and the reliability to keep
if you’ve been thinking of finally getting a Can-Am Spyder Roadster, you’ll want to on going year after year, the Camoplast track systems can handle situations that
be at SnoDeo to check out both the RS and RT models. Have you seen Can-Am’s would stop a wheeled vehicle cold while providing easy and relatively inexpensive
new side by side UTV, Commander? it’s going to be at SnoDeo too. mobility in snow and on other soft terrains.
The company known for innovation in powersports, is now the innovator at SnoDeo if an ATV or UTV with tracks is the answer to your mobility needs, see your dealer
with the biggest display of product ever seen before. Make sure you come and play to learn more about Camoplast track conversion systems or stop by our tent to take
in the BRP Ultimate Playground and find something to ride for every season. a demonstration ride and experience Camoplast high-performance tracks.
AboUT THe SwIFT DIAMoND RIDeRS ClUb
The Swift Diamond Riders maintains over 100 miles of
Adventure awaits every guest who visits The BALSAMS. And no matter the level scenic trails through vast woodlands, weaving along
of experience, opportunities abound for children and adults to explore our 8,000- rapid streams and over scenic mountains. We are one
acre estate and create incredible memories. The BALSAMS provides a great vari- of twenty-five snowmobile clubs in the Northeast with
ety of outdoor activities, including a Donald Ross golf course; extensive trails for an average membership of over 1,000 annually. The
hiking and mountain biking; and some of the finest clay tennis courts in the world. Club operates just outside of Coleman State Park and
Lake Gloriette is available for canoeing, kayaking and fly-fishing, and children enjoy has a dedicated core group of volunteers that work
the outdoor playground and heated swimming pool. to make the riders’ experience among the best in the
State. The club owns 3 full-sized groomers with 9’ wide drags as well as support
Another venue is Camp Wind Whistle, an exciting children’s program that sleds and vehicles. Our trails offer direct links to Colebrook, Pittsburg and errol.
introduces kids to new sports and activities. With seasonal activities such as golf,
After working out of Coleman State Park in our early years, we were fortunate to
tennis, alpine and Nordic skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating, vacationing at The
be able to build a new Warming Hut in 2004 just south of Coleman State Park on
BALSAMS is an anticipated event for everyone in the family.
Corridor 5/18. This building is fully winterized and has bathroom accommodations
Visit www.thebalsams.com for more information.
when the restaurant is open. The Warming Hut will be open every weekend from
January 1st thru March 26th. Operating hours are 8:00am to 4pm. Here, you can relax
at our large fireplace while sipping a hot cocoa or coffee or enjoying lunch (served
all day). While you’re there, be sure to join the club. Membership support and the
SnoDeo are critical to the success of the club and their trail system.
The Warming Hut includes a gas pump facility open 24/7 with credit card
operation. The club accepts Visa and MasterCard.
The Swift Diamond Riders Club now boasts approximately 800 members annually,
with about half being families and half singles. Our members come from all over
the Northeast; from New Jersey to Canada. To learn more about us and how to
join, find a club member at SnoDeo or visit our web site. We are a not-for-profit
501(c) (4) organization, so donations to the club are not tax deductible.
For a complete calendar of events and more about our club, visit our web site at
www.swiftdiamondriders.com or visit the SnoDeo site at www.nhsnodeo.com.
Trail Map spoNsoreD by:
See your North Country Ski-Doo dealers to order your 2012 Ski-Doo.
Serving all of NH’s North Country.
DALToN MouNTAIN MoToRSPoRTS: 475 Main Street, Lancaster
GARNEAu’S GARAGE INC: 101 Route 302 W, Twin Mountain | www.garneausgarage.com
LEMIEux GARAGE: 161 Main Street, Colebrook | LemieuxGarage.com
PRofILE PowERSPoRTS: Route 16, Conway | ProfilePowersports.com
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