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
New World Record – Distance on Water by Snowmobile!
Aki Pesonen of Finland set The NEW World Record for Distance On Water By Snowmobile at Ivalo, Finland. Aki travelled 155.8 miles (250.8 km) on September 10, 2017. Aki was riding a 2016 Ski-Doo Summit 800 E-TEC fitted with extra fuel cans on the tunnel. He completed the ride... Read more
Russia’s Robotic Snowmobile
This year’s Army-2017 military expo in Russia featured a myriad of systems designed to showcase current Russian achievements fielded by the country’s forces, as well as to show prospective new technologies. Unmanned military systems – or military robotic complexes, as Russia calls them – receive a lot of attention.... 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
Ghost Trains of the Allagash
One of Maine’s most unique snowmobile destinations is to the abandoned steam locomotives of the Eagle Lake and West Branch Railroad. The locomotives are located on a plot of land between the shores of Eagle Lake and Chamberlain Lake in Piscataquis County. The journey to see the trains by... Read more
With an Albany judge denying an environmental group’s request for a permanent injunction against tree cutting, the fight over a network of snowmobile trails that the state had started building is now headed to court. The lawsuit filed against the state of New York for cutting trees to make... Read more
Arctic Cat has blasted into their 2018 models early and with four new sleds that are available now at your local Arctic Cat dealer. In the mountain segment we find a pair of M 8000 Sno Pro machines powered by the all-new, all powerful Arctic Cat 8000-Series 794cc C-TEC2... 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