INSIDE THE HALL: Man and Machine – Doug Hayes and the 1975 Mercury Professional Drivers Circuit Factory Race Sled
The Man – Doug Hayes:  Doug Hayes began his racing career racing Ski-Doos in stock and modified classes out of the family Ski-Doo dealership in Crandon, Wisconsin. Showing strong early talent, Hayes won the 1965 North American Championships at Munising, Michigan, as a 13-year-old and posted five consecutive Mod... Read more
2024 Ski-Doo Summit & Freeride – First Ride!
Following the incredible upgrade to the Gen5 platform for 2023, Ski-Doo again advances their deep snow platform to new heights once again for 2024. Ski-Doo is refining all of their Summit and Freeride models to make each one more distinctly unique. This in an effort to more effectively satisfy... Read more
2024 Polaris – Getting the House in Order
Polaris has been wide open on the throttle for the past few years and they have really made a mark in terms of advancing technology and creating excitement. From their 2-stroke turbocharged BOOST models, first in deep snow RMK sleds for 2022 and then offered in Trail and Crossover... Read more
Ski-Doo 2024 – Never Letting Up
When you’re the market leader with 60% of the worldwide snowmobile sales you can justify heavy budgets for research and development and you can recover those investments quicker and easier. It’s simple economics. And for that reason we again see Ski-Doo relentless in their desire to forge ahead with... Read more
2024 Arctic Cat Catalyst – First Ride!
The Future of Arctic Cat Shines Brightly – We’ve just returned from riding several pre-production pilot build versions of the new Catalyst platform up at the Arctic Cat factory in Thief River Falls and wanted to give you a quick update and our first ride reactions to the latest... Read more
Jim Bernat and his 1975 Polaris 650 Factory Race Sled
Inside the Hall of Fame: Man and Machine By Greg Marier The Man – Jim Bernat: One of snowmobile racing’s most durable and versatile performers, Jim Bernat enjoyed a long and successful professional racing career, beginning just as factory pro racing emerged in the late 1960’s and continuing until... Read more
Rox Speed FX M51 Tac-Cat
Since 1999, Rox Speed FX has been turning heads with their promotional vehicle builds that showcase their premium products, other aftermarket partners and the major OEMs in the motorsports industry. When thoughts turned to building their 51st custom, owner Chris Olin and the Rox team, knew they wanted to... Read more
Revealed!  2024 Arctic Cat Catalyst Platform
It was 5 PM on September 9th, a Friday night at Haydays. A small group of snowmobile journalists had been invited to a private showing of Arctic Cat’s long-awaited NEW platform before the official introduction to the public the next day at 2 PM. It had been a long... Read more
2023 Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS 850 E-TEC – 1,000 Mile Test Report
The Most Technologically Advanced Snowmobile – Ever Seeing how Ski-Doo first introduced their game-changing – no, make that industry changing – rider-forward REV platform for the 2003 model year, we fully expected to see Ski-Doo commemorate the 20th anniversary with something equally as new and different. You know, REV-olutionary,... Read more
2023 Yamaha: Long-Term Vision
Yamaha has waited until the third week of March to introduce their 2023 snowmobile line-up, which seems unusually late because Polaris will be closing their pre-order period only two days later. Why does this matter? Both Ski-Doo and Polaris have shown their new models several weeks ago. If a... Read more