Snowmobiling’s Hidden Opportunities
Believe it or not, some of the best riding you will ever find could be lurking just before you and you didn’t even know it. Seriously. There are so many hidden opportunities out there that it will blow your mind when you find them. For starters, snowmobilers tend to... Read more
Suspension Set-Up Tips
Most snowmobile suspensions will be set up correctly out of the box (for the typical riding style expected of each model type) only requiring a simple adjustment to the rear spring(s) for the correct amount of rear sag. If the factory settings need to be adjusted, it is important... Read more
2017 Polaris 800 RUSH XCR – 1,500 Mile Test Report
The XCR was born in the ditch lines outside of Roseau, Minnesota with the sole purpose of winning cross-country race events. The “red rocket” is what the original XCR 440 was known as when the 1997 version was first released – with XCR standing for “Cross Country Racer”. The... Read more
2018.5 Ski-Doo MX Z 600R E-TEC – 500 Mile Test Report
Every now and then a snowmobile manufacturer will release a new sled with little to no warning, surprising everyone. This was exactly what happened with the brand-new 2018 MX Z 600R from Ski-Doo. This is a limited-build late-release model that introduces the all-new Rotax 600R E-TEC engine fitted into... Read more
2018 Ski-Doo Summit SP: New Model Review
It’s a new era of mountain snowmobiling, more about exploring new zones than just about staying on top of snow, more pushing yourself to ride more technical lines than climbing the highest. Being able to go more places and master technical areas with less effort is exactly where BRP’s... Read more
2018 Polaris 800 SKS 146” -Deep Snow Crossover King
Back fifteen years or so, a mountain sled like a Polaris RMK could be found in a track length as short as a 136”. Since that time the RMK deep snow mountain sleds have gotten longer in track length and narrower in width, making them even more agile and... Read more
Arctic Cat C-TEC2 800 With Dual Stage Injection
The successor to the mighty Suzuki 2-stroke 800 twin has arrived – Arctic Cat’s all-new C-TEC2 800 2-stroke twin with Dual Stage Injection. We’ve been told for years by our friends at Arctic Cat that the days of carbureted and throttle-body injected two-strokes was coming to an end. The... Read more
1977 Polaris TX-L, Liquid for the People
Long before the Indy, XCR, Pro-X or RUSH the name that was synonymous with Polaris performance snowmobiles was the TX. The Polaris TX had been a world-beater on the racetracks until the 1974 season when the production version of the TX started to show its age. The introduction of... Read more
BRP Launches Its First Electric Powerpack
BRP is expanding its range of Rotax internal combustion engines to now include electric powerpacks. Designed for karting, BRP’s new Rotax THUNDeR powerpacks will offer consumers all the advantages of electrification with the same performance and ease-of-use that have become hallmarks of the Rotax brand. “BRP is focused on... Read more
2018 Ski-Doo MXZ 600R E-TEC
Ever since Ski-Doo introduced their latest Gen 4 REV with the mighty 850 E-TEC two-stroke engine, trail riders everywhere have been holding their breath watching and waiting for a 600cc engine package in this responsive chassis. Our first hint of what was to come was the introduction of the... Read more