Now I feel like I'm riding a relic! I seriously loved riding the Rush last winter. I think I put more miles on it than my own sled, and prefer it, but of course, would make a few adjustments... taller handlebars being one of them.
My biggest concern with this machine was the 800 motor and it's tendancy to want to explode. The machine has a 2 year powertrain warranty and I still have my Switchback so if it does blow up I've still got a sled to ride.
If it's problematic, I can give it the boot and take a nice look at what they offer in 2013.
I've always had pretty good luck though so I'm not too worried.
I hope it rides as good as everyone who has ridden one says. It was extremely expensive but I got a HELL of a good deal. (trading a sled to a dealer in August is a good idea, I'm not letting the terms out but I think I made out exceptionally well, on a monthly basis I'm paying less for this Rush than I paid for the Dragon when I initially bought it).
As for letting others ride it, I have a feeling that's gonna be a common request this winter. Lucky for me, I have no problem saying "no". It's a well-used word in my vocabulary. 
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