We’ve just returned from our first rides on the all-new 2015 Polaris AXYS sleds (RUSH & Switchback) fitted with their new 800 H.O. two-stroke twin, as well as their 600. What did we learn? The new Polaris AXYS sleds are freakin’ awesome. We admit it, they’re that good. These... Read more
Comfort, Performance, AND Durability While the high-performance Yamaha riders will be salivating over the five new SR Viper models for 2014, there are still a huge number of riders who want the tried and true, the proven and reliable RS Vector. And why not? The RS Vector has legendary... Read more
Here it Is – REV-XS, rMotion and 600 H.O. E-TEC If you wanted the new REV-XS platform last season, you had to buy an X-Package sled in the spring or get the MX Z TNT 800. The good news for this year is Ski-Doo has expanded their REV-XS platform,... Read more
Since Arctic Cat has dropped the use of their F-Series sled names for their performance sleds this year, one might look at the ZR 8000 Sno Pro RR and wonder if this is a new sled, or what? This is the new name for the improved version of the... Read more
In about the first week of March we have been traveling to a snowy location for the past 30 years to ride and photograph all of next year’s snowmobiles. This past year was no different, as we once again had the opportunity to get some seat time and take... Read more
Mention “MX Z TNT” and most snowmobilers would think of the lightest sleds on the planet. It was the first year MX Z TNT with the 500 SS engine package (actually a carbed 600) that broke the 400-pound barrier, coming in at 399 pounds, and the next year the... Read more
The Return of the El Tigre For the past few years Arctic Cat has been offering their 4-stroke 1100cc as their entry into the 125 HP class. The logic was so many people were buying the 800cc two-stroke, and with the EPA regulations the 4-strokes were a great way... Read more
Heading in a Radically New Direction Feast your eyes upon the all-new 2014 Yamaha SR Viper. Powered by the Yamaha 1049cc “Nytro” engine fitted with Yamaha primary and secondary clutches, this new sled has so much new and different going on that it might take a few moments for... Read more