2019 Yamaha Sidewinder SRX LE – New Model Review
SRX is one name in Yamaha’s history that means one thing – fast, very fast. Aiming to deliver undisputed performance from the frozen lake to the groomed trail, the 2019 Sidewinder SRX LE is a chiseled weapon ready for all challengers. This machine sits lower to the ground, making... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo MX Z Blizzard & TNT: New Model Preview
Pay attention here, the MX Z line-up has changed. For 2019, BRP is only offering the MX Z models with 2-stroke engines. You read that right. There are no more 4-stroke MX Z sleds. The 4-stroke engines are of course still in the line-up, but not in the short... Read more
1993 Ski-Doo MACH Z – Getting Back to the Muscle Sleds
“Lead, follow or get out of the way,” is a motto often used in racing, but it also applies to the competition for your hard earned cash at the dealer showroom. Consumer demand (and the resulting profitability) is the driving force that manufacturers either create, or respond to quickly.... Read more
FXR LEARN 2 RIDE CLINIC BRINGS STUDENTS AND PRO-RACERS TOGETHER
Elk River, Minn. January 9, 2019 – More than 40 youth snocross riders and over 15 of today’s most respected and fastest professional racers came together for the FXR Learn 2 Ride Clinic at ERX Motor Park in Elk River, Minnesota during the 2018 holiday break. The FXR clinic... Read more
2019 Polaris INDY XC 129″
Ever since Polaris came out with the beaver-tail 120” RUSH in 2010 and then the longer Switchback 137” models, we have wondered if they would ever go back to a traditional tunnel for their high-performance trail sleds. Polaris had an ideal chance to do so with the introduction of... Read more
Sled GPS Kits for Ski-Doo
Here is an affordable package to add a large color GPS screen to the dash of your late-model Ski-Doo. Offered by a company called Sled GPS, these fully customized kits can also be pre-programmed with trail maps to suit your needs. The Sled GPS kits utilize a 6” Garmin... Read more
2018 Arctic Cat ZR 200 : SnowTest
Story and Photos by Brad Harris – SnowTech Canada Model year 2018 brought a breath of fresh air into the industry in the form of a new youth sized sled intended to help bridge the gap between the existing 120 class sleds and full sized models. This came in... Read more
The Life and Times of the Two-Stroke Triple
For several decades the ultimate high performance snowmobile was powered by a three-cylinder two-stroke engine. The 120-degree firing sequence of a triple is sexy and very addictive. For many snowmobilers there is no better sound on the planet than that of a triple-piped three-cylinder two-stroke engine singing at high... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro – New Model Preview
Let’s think back a few years in the Ski-Doo line-up, back to the time when the GSX was the luxury trail sled from Ski-Doo. Yep, GSX. Kind of an MX Z or Renegade but with a taller windshield, smoother suspension, maybe even a set of mirrors or heated seat.... Read more
2019 Arctic Cat M6000 ALPHA ONE / New Model Preview
Before the 2019 Arctic Cat M 8000 Alpha One has even hit the snow, Arctic Cat is coming right back at us while the momentum is high with their next sled to feature the revolutionary monorail rear suspension. This time it is an even lighter and more agile version;... Read more