From the September 2014 issue of SnowTech Magazine. (Aug 2014) Really? Tough sledding? How can we say this when we had yet another year with over 300” of snow fall down wind of Lake Superior, giving us some of the best low elevation riding one could possibly imagine? How... Read more
Being able to ride next year’s sleds in prototype form we always have the chance to tip off our readers as to what the “good ones” are going to be for next year. Now mind you, when we get to ride next year’s sleds in March our observations are... Read more
If there is one thing I have learned after each winter riding season comes and goes, it is that the new snowmobiles just keep getting better and better. Sometimes it might not be clearly evident after a single ride, but often times it is. With each passing year, the... Read more
So, what’s the new Rotax ACE 900 with iTC like to drive? According to SnowTech magazine editor Kevin Beilke, “This sled will change the way you think of 4-strokes, and will change the way you think a snowmobile should be. Ski-Doo has just changed the rules, yet again”. SnowTech... Read more
As the 2013 snowmobile season begins to wind down, the 2014 snowmobile season begins. With the seasonal nature of our sport, the industry capitalizes on the momentum from one season to carry it into the next season. Luckily for all of us, snowfall has been heavy and furious through... Read more
Snowmobilers are truly a resilient breed. We can endure a winter of sparse snow cover like many of us did last winter, yet as soon as there is a chill in the air in the Fall the buzz of excitement and activity starts all over again. Dealers are already... Read more
Is that a good sled or bad sled? Do you like it or not? It all depends on your perspective. We are always amazed at how different people have different definitions of the same thing. One guy might think his sled has way too much power, where the next... Read more
The following is from the “Editor’s Page” of the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of SnowTech Magazine. By virtue of reading this magazine, you have qualified yourself as a true snowmobiler. You want to learn as much as you can about the machines, the sport, the hardware, and now days the... Read more
Tuesday December 13, 2011 – SnowTech test riders have been riding the 2012s in the western U.P. of Michigan near Twin Lakes. Read more
November means a couple of things here at SnowTech. It means our next magazine of the season is in the mail. It also means the snowmobile season is now only about 30 days away. That isn’t a whole lot of time to get ready. Here in Minnesota our dirt... Read more