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Old 04-29-2015, 11:47 AM   #1
Glenn Ellis Jr
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Sled pulls on sidewalks/roads

Has anyone ever had complaints about sled pulls? Recently I had someone complain to the owner of my facility about sled pulls damaging the road/sidewalk. The owner told me I am no longer allowed to utilize them. Wondering how or if anyone encountered and overcame a similar problem?
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Old 04-29-2015, 11:52 AM   #2
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Re: Sled pulls on sidewalks/roads

Rogues plastic sled will prevent any issues of damaging the sidewalks, it glides on concrete pretty smoothly.
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Old 05-01-2015, 11:35 AM   #3
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Re: Sled pulls on sidewalks/roads

This sounds like a non-fitness person complaining about the sleds. My guess is that they are mostly annoyed by the noise, and are looking for a reason for you to stop doing it all together. Damaging the road or sidewalk is probably an excuse to get you to stop. Plastic skids are going to help reduce noise, and you can demonstrate and prove that they won't do any damage, but you may still get complaints due to the scraping noise.

Rogue's plastic skis are made of highly durable UHMW (ultra high molecular weight) plastic. It will get scratched up and wear out over time, but it won't do damage to the road. You might replace the skis every couple of years if the sleds get a lot of use.

If your sleds are made by Rogue, they make skis to fit their sleds. If not, you can probably find a shop in Seattle or online that can sell / cut UHMW plastic.
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Old 05-16-2015, 05:59 PM   #4
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Re: Sled pulls on sidewalks/roads

Agreed. We had similar problems with people complaining about noise the the sleds clearly scraping a line into the side walk so we got the plastic skis on a rogue dog sled and it works GREAT.
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