2019 Polaris 850 Indy XC – First Ride!
The Polaris Trail Sled We’ve All Been Waiting For! We will be the first to admit that we have been waiting, and hoping, Polaris would build a shorter track version of their crazy-popular Switchback Assault. Let us clarify this statement. Ever since they came out with the beaver-tail RUSH... Read more
2019 Yamaha – The Return of the SRX
Yamaha dealers (and dealers of all brands, for that matter) have way too much inventory on hand. This includes left over (non-currents) and current 2018 model year inventory. This is an un-healthy situation for everyone involved, from the dealers to the manufacturers. Yamaha tells us the snowmobile industry is... Read more
2019 Polaris 850 Patriot Engine
Introducing the all-new Polaris 850 Patriot, the most powerful snowmobile engine ever built by Polaris, available exclusively on select SnowCheck models and built with pride in the USA. The 850 Patriot builds on the legendary 25-year heritage of Polaris Liberty engines and creates an all-new benchmark for durability, acceleration,... Read more
2019 Polaris – Coupled AXYS, Youth EVO, 850 Patriot
It is quite difficult for a snowmobile manufacturer to keep rolling out the new technology, year after year after year. So when a manufacturer appears to take somewhat of a breather one year, you have to suspect they are reloading the big guns for the next year. We say... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo
For 2019 Ski-Doo comes with two new engines and more Gen4 models. With Ski-Doo selling twice as many sleds as any other manufacturer, they show no sign of letting off the throttle for 2019. This momentum follows the release of their newest platform, the Gen4 REV, for 2017 which... Read more
Lake Effect Snow
One of the most wonderful experiences for a snowmobiler is to wake up to a foot or more of fresh snowfall. The chances of this happening from a low pressure system passing nearby are one thing, but the chances of this occurring just because a cold wind blows is... Read more
Why Does Lake Effect Snow Not Show Up On the Radar?
There is plenty of lake effect snow that falls each year in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Many times it is snowing like crazy, but the snow isn’t showing up on weather radar. Why does that happen? Lake effect snow clouds are relatively low in the atmosphere compared to... Read more
2019 Yamaha Teaser Video
Yamaha released this teaser video on the 2019 snowmobiles. The full Yamaha 2019 launch is scheduled for March 6th. Yamaha 2019 Microsite link Read more
The Making of the Arctic Cat ZR 200 and Yamaha Sno Scoot
Get ’em while they are young. The behind the scenes story of how Arctic Cat and Yamaha joined forces to grow the market. By Greg Marier Every hardcore snowmobiler believes they know what it takes to go snowmobiling – you need the latest technology, the highest horsepower, the most... 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