Rare Project – 1972 Snow Job Snow Bike Kit

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In the early 70s, a company called Advanced Recreation Equipment Corporation (AREC) of Mountain View, California raised money from KPCB to build kits that would allow In the early 70s, a company called Advanced Recreation Equipment Corporation (AREC) of Mountain View, California raised money from KPCB to build kits that would allow motorcyclists to use their bikes in the snow. It did not go well.

The conversion kit was a twin track setup that you’d bolt your motorcycle into (once you removed the wheels). The drive chain connects to the tracks for power, and the motorcycle is able to lean inside of the contraption. Price in a 1973 magazine profile was noted as $778. Check out the Kneeslider for a couple of pictures of a period ad – it’s pretty wild to see a Kawasaki H1 used as the demo bike!

While this one for sale today is a project, I had to show you some examples:

Find this Snow Job project for sale in Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut with an opening bid of $499 and the reserve not yet met here on eBay.

There also happens to be one in less complete condition in Fayetteville, New York with a BIN of $749 here on eBay as well.

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