Kindergartner whose act of kindness went viral gets big surprise during schoolwide celebration
Ishpeming, Mich (November 9, 2017) — Sunshine Oelfke, the 5-year-old who emptied her piggy bank to buy milk for her classmates who couldn’t afford it, received a big surprise in celebration of her selfless act. During a schoolwide gathering at Birchview Elementary, Textron Specialized Vehicles presented Sunshine with her... Read more
KLIM F5 Helmet

KLIM F5 Helmet

Industry Update September 12, 2017 0
KLIM has just released their next-generation helmet, the new F5. Custom-engineered to allow riders to ride all day, the new F5 helmet from KLIM is built to get rid of heat and provide next-level comfort. This begins with keeping a cool head and killing fatigue. The KLIM F5 does... Read more
Mountain Performance & Straightline Performance Join Forces
Straightline Performance Incorporated (SPI) will be joining forces with Mountain Performance Incorporated (MPI) in a gradual merger as the two companies come together under the Straightline Performance umbrella. During the transition Straightline Performance and Mountain Performance will work together to establish a new level of sales and technical support... Read more
Textron Outlines the Future of Arctic Cat
Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. has announced its plan for growth as it incorporates Arctic Cat into the company, including its future powersports brand portfolio, and a tease of new and upcoming products across its snowmobile, side-by-side and ATV product lines. Company President and CEO Kevin Holleran welcomed a select... Read more
Minnesota-based Arctic Cat is being purchased by Textron Inc. for $247 million in cash, along with the assumption of Arctic Cat’s debt. The sale to Rhode Island-based Textron, a conglomerate whose products include helicopters and golf carts, follows extended turnaround efforts by the Minnesota company that failed to yield... Read more
“Backcountry Ascender” Avalanche Training
Plain and simple, there are too many people riding snowmobiles in backcountry areas when avalanche conditions are way too great. That means too many people are taking risks, too many people are getting taken down the mountain in an avalanche, too many people are getting killed. If you have... Read more
Late Updates to 2017 Ski-Doo Models
BRP continually engineers and develops products for maximum performance and reliability right up to their production in an effort to provide customers with the best possible ownership experience. With this in mind, here are some of the latest changes and updates that have been made to the 2017 Ski-Doo... Read more
SNOWMOBILE USA Show & Sale Events Sweeping the Midwest
The SNOWMOBILE USA Show & Sale events will cover the Midwest this fall to welcome in the upcoming snowmobile season with enthusiasm. These shows are the largest indoor events in their states with special prices and discounts on accessories, performance parts, trailers, resorts, motels, clothing, magazines and everything else... Read more
For the sixth straight year, BRP and Ski-Doo are taking the lead in snowmobiler safety by promoting avalanche education and awareness by sponsoring nearly 60 free seminars throughout North America. The seminars offer fresh, renewed and relevant content for riders of all skill levels, and riders of all brands... Read more
Roseau, Minnesota, Mayor Jeff Pelowski has declared April 8 – 4/08 – as “Polaris RMK Day” in Roseau as the day’s date reflects the dry weight – only 408 pounds – of the new 2016 Polaris 800 PRO-RMK 155 snowmobile. This all-new lightweight Deep Snow model is built at... Read more