1993 Arctic Cat ZR

1993 Arctic Cat ZR

Vintage Rider December 16, 2017 0
The double A-Arm front suspension found on the majority of today’s snowmobiles was not the first choice of IFS used. The trailing arm front suspension first appeared on oval race sleds in the 70’s with Arctic Cat introducing the first production version on the 1979 Trail Cat. Arctic continued... Read more
BITEHARDER Announces Partnership with Polaris Industries
BITEHARDER has announced its partnership with Polaris Industries. After testing the BITEHARDER product line last season at their Roseau, Minnesota facility the Polaris team decided to carry the Standard Series Carbide Runner Sharpener tool as a 2018 accessory option. BITEHARDER’s Carbide Runner Sharpening tool will be featured their 2018... Read more
Golden Anniversary for Woody’s Traction Products
International Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. (IEM), established in 1968, celebrates fifty years of success as a leading manufacturer of snowmobile traction products trademarked as Woody’s. The company will commemorate this occasion with their friends and fans throughout the 2017-18 show season, as well as with affiliates in the Spring... Read more
2017 Polaris Switchback SP 144″ -1,331 Mile Test
If you are a crossover sled rider, pay attention. Especially if you want to save a few dollars. Last winter we ran a 2017 Polaris 800 Switchback Assault side by side with a 2017 600 Switchback SP 144”. Same basic sled, one had an 800 with (adjustable) Walker Evans... Read more
FXR Redesigns  Tactic Boot for 2018
Industry apparel leader FXR has redesigned their Tactic Dual Zone Boot for the 2018 season. Engineered for the rider that demands the highest level of support, impact protection and warmth the all-new Tactic Boot has been redesigned with an emphasis on better vertical boot flex. This has been done... Read more
First Impression: 2018 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat 153” 3”
We wanted to build a mountain Project machine this year and since Arctic Cat has an all new machine we decided it would be a great platform to test it, as well as other products. Since we already have good snow we went and found a 2018 locally as... Read more
2018 Crazy Mountain Xtreme Bike Kit
Crazy Mountain Motorsports started building sleds in 1991 because they knew they could build a better snowmobile for back country mountain riding than what the major manufacturers were producing. High-quality, high performance, light weight, efficiency and reliability were, and still are, the goals for building Crazy Mountain Xtreme (CMX)... Read more
First impression: Production 2018 Ski-Doo Freeride 850 165” 3”
It’s rare that we get on the snow in early November but this year we did and found late December conditions with a bit of a base and 4 foot of snow pack in the upper elevations. Instead of just going out for a break-in road ride we were... Read more
First impression: Production 2018 Polaris PRO RMK 800 163” 2.6”
It’s rare that we get on the snow in early November but this year we did and found late December conditions with a bit of a base and 4 foot of snow pack in the upper elevations. Instead of just going out for a break-in road ride we were... Read more
Kindergartner whose act of kindness went viral gets big surprise during schoolwide celebration
Ishpeming, Mich (November 9, 2017) — Sunshine Oelfke, the 5-year-old who emptied her piggy bank to buy milk for her classmates who couldn’t afford it, received a big surprise in celebration of her selfless act. During a schoolwide gathering at Birchview Elementary, Textron Specialized Vehicles presented Sunshine with her... Read more