2019 Ski-Doo
For 2019 Ski-Doo comes with two new engines and more Gen4 models. With Ski-Doo selling twice as many sleds as any other manufacturer, they show no sign of letting off the throttle for 2019. This momentum follows the release of their newest platform, the Gen4 REV, for 2017 which... Read more
Arctic Cat 2021 – In October?
The trails haven’t even opened yet, but Arctic Cat is moving forward and changing the way they’ve done things in the past by releasing limited information on some (not all) of their 2021 line-up. You read that right, they’re already showing us some of their 2021 snowmobiles – in... Read more
2019 SnowTech Project Sled Builds
SnowTech Magazine and Polaris have partnered in the creation of two region-specific SnowTech Project Sled builds for 2019. Both of these sled builds feature the Polaris AXYS platform for ultimate ride and handling in their respective regions. Out west, SnowTech Mountain editors have chosen the 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK... Read more
Summit Up! 500 Mile Test Report on the Summit X Expert
How the 2020 Ski-Doo Summit X Expert Compares to the Other Summit Models By Jerry Mathews – SnowTech Mountain You’ve decided to purchase a new Ski-Doo mountain sled. Now you have to figure out which one is for you. With many models to choose from, this decision can be... Read more
500 Mile Test Report:  2020 Polaris RMK KHAOS
What You Need to Know Before You Buy One! By Dustin Pancheri – SnowTech Mountain Buying big ticket items now days can be fun and exciting but also a little frustrating. Manufacturers give us a ton of options to pick from and while this often allows us to enjoy... Read more
2020 Polaris Indy XC 137”:  First Ride!
It used to be that Polaris only offered high-performance trail sleds with the hinged beaver-tail rear suspension, but times are changing. First came the Switchback Assault 144” for 2017, followed by the wildly popular INDY XC 129” for 2019. Fitted with an outstanding Walker Evans shock package with needle... Read more
2020 Ski-Doo Summit X Expert: First Ride!
Seldom do I ride a sled that looks similar to the last year’s model but performs significantly different. The Summit X with Expert Package is such a sled. I was lucky enough to be among the few editors allowed to see and ride this sled in January. At the... Read more
2020 Polaris RMK KHAOS: First Ride!:
For 2020 Polaris is adding a new model to its lineup. It’s not intended to replace any existing models but to instead bring a different handling option to their lineup. Through consumer feedback Polaris learned that some buyers wanted the stability of the AXYS RMK but in a bit... Read more
Celebrating  Forty Years of  Polaris INDY (1980-2020)
With the 2020 model year of new sleds upon us, it marks the 40th anniversary of the introduction of the Polaris TXL INDY to the industry. While there had been other snowmobiles to previously be fitted with an independent front suspension, it was the 1980 Polaris TXL INDY that... Read more
The Polaris TXL Indy: Vintage Special
An Icon in the History of Snowmobiling The spring of 1978 was to mark the beginning of a suspension revolution that would change the snowmobile industry forever. The Polaris Race Team had dominated oval racing for two straight winters with the RX-L oval race sled featuring a twin radius... Read more
ARBE MANTA TWIN TRACK: The Story of Bob Bracey and the MANTA
The story of the ARBE Manta twin track is as much about the man behind the machines as it is the machines themselves. By Hal Armstrong 1969-73 Leisure Vehicles Inc. – The Raider Days Carol Bracey (wife of Bob) remembers the day he came home and told her he... Read more