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2021 Arctic Cat BLAST
The 2021 Arctic Cat BLAST models are far more than just a kid’s sled – do not make the mistake of thinking that’s all they are. They are entry level sleds for riders of all sizes and skill levels. Most anyone and everyone can hop on one and ride... Read more
2021 Arctic Cat BLAST M 4000
A True Mountain Sled for Anyone All new from Arctic Cat for 2021 is the BLAST M 4000. Designed as an intermediate sled for the lighter and/or less experienced rider, the BLAST is a lightweight, agile machine. The powerplant of the BLAST is derived from the 800cc Arctic Cat... Read more
2021 Polaris RMK & KHAOS
New 2.75” Track Option, New QuickDrive2 Belt Drive In mid-January we had the chance to ride the 2021 Polaris mountain sleds in some extreme snow conditions. What we learned is the 2021 Polaris RMK is the most predictable & lightest weight mountain sled that is available. For 2021, Polaris... Read more
2021 SKI-DOO Summit 850 Turbo
The Year of the Factory TURBO. 6 Questions to consider on your Ski-Doo mountain sled purchase. There are those days you will remember for your whole life, and for me, the day Ski-Doo unveiled the Summit 850 Turbo is one I will not soon forget. From the unveil, through... Read more
2021 Yamaha
The Return of the Two-Strokes! Straight to the point – Yamaha is coming with SIX new two-stroke sleds for 2021! Before you get too excited, we need to clarify this for you. For the past few years Yamaha has offered a couple of two-stroke sleds, the VK 540 and... Read more
Ski-Doo 2021
New Engines, New Suspensions, New Skis, Plus More? Continued development of new technology drives the fast-paced snowmobile industry and is what keeps Ski-Doo at the front of the pack. For 2021 Ski-Doo Ski-Doo leaps even further ahead of the industry with two new engines, two new suspensions, two new... Read more
Arctic Cat’s Single-Cylinder 2-Stroke EFI Engine
At the heart of Arctic Cat’s new BLAST models for 2021 is the industry’s first electronic fuel-injected, single-cylinder, 2-stroke engine – the 65+ HP-class C-TEC2 4000. With an industry-first design that’s compact and lightweight (under 50 pounds), this 400-class (397cc) two-stroke single-cylinder engine with electronic fuel injection and 3-stage... Read more
2021 Arctic Cat BLAST Power to Weight Ratios
One of the most accurate indicators of performance is that of power to weight ratio. Some simple math should give us a better understanding of the performance potential and what to expect from the new 2021 Arctic Cat BLAST models. The 2-stroke EFI single cylinder engine with an exhaust... Read more
Ski-Doo 850 E-TEC Turbo first ride video – Jerry Mathews / SnowTech Western Editor
SnowTech Western Editor Jerry Mathews had a unique opportunity to ride the all new Ski-Doo 850 E-TEC Turbo on Jan 13th just hours before the sled was released to the public. Here is a quick first ride report from the field – more to come soon, and look for... Read more
Ski-Doo Summit 850 E-TEC Turbo
A Historic Moment for Snowmobiling Thinking back over the history of snowmobiling we can all think of some epic moments in history where new sleds or technology came along that, looking back, can truly be identified as game-changing. Sleds like the Polaris TX-L Indy back in 1980 with its... Read more