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
“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