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Waconia Ride-In Vintage Snowmobile Show

by Christian Williams

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As long as you're not driving in it or shoveling it, snow can be a lot of fun. And some of the most fun you can have in the snow is while riding a snowmobile.

With tractors, cars and motorcycles, nothing beats an old vintage beauty that runs well and looks great. So, it should come as no surprise that there are people who feel the same way about vintage snowmobiles.

The Waconia Ride-In is a annual vintage snowmobile snow hosted by Midwest Vintage Snowmobile Shows near Waconia, Minn. As explained on its website, "the Waconia Ride-In started out as the Vintage Snowmobile Club of America's Midwest Ride-in over 20 years ago. Today, it has grown to be the single largest and most comprehensive vintage snowmobile ride, show and swap in the world."

Here's a taste of what you can expect to see at the 2011 ride-in, Jan. 29-30:


Read more about antique snowmobiles in this article from Farm Collector
Antique Snowmobiles Come Out of Retirement