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A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) belt is a type of transmission that uses a belt and pulley system instead of traditional gears to transfer power from the engine to the wheels. The belt in a CVT is made up of several metal plates connected by a strong rubber material. The belt rides on two pulleys, called the primary and secondary pulleys, which can change their effective diameter to vary the gear ratio and control the speed of the vehicle. When the engine is running, the primary pulley receives power from the engine and transmits it to the belt. The belt...

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10HP, Clutch, Fat Bike, Groomer, Parts, repair, service, snowdog -

Canmore Area Mountain Bike Association: Over the last two years we have learned a lot about what maintaining a SnowDog groomer looks like, especially with the older machine. The older SnowDog, while a great little machine, has required a lot of maintenance to keep it running. It has also been a bit of a handful to operate due to an inherent design issue with the clutch system that SnowDog designed the machine around. To us, it seemed like a real shame to let a perfectly good machine sit mostly unused due to an issue with a small part of it, so we chose to dig deeper to see if we could breathe some new life into the old dog.

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