Video: 2025 ski doo RAS RX front suspension
SnowTech Magazine Editor Kevin Beilke: First ride on the 2025 Ski-Doo RAS RX front suspension. Look for an in-depth First Ride feature article on the 2025 Ski-Doo RAS RX front suspension in the Spring 2025 issue of SnowTech.   Read more
2000 Mile Test: 2024 Arctic Cat ZR 600 Catalyst
Finally, for 2024 Arctic Cat is bringing their new platform to market. The Catalyst platform has been in the works for a very long time now. Patents were filed many years ago. It’s just taken this long for them to bring it to market. Some of it was due... Read more
2024 Ski-Doo Backcountry X & X-RS 850 E-TEC
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to see Ski-Doo’s popular Backcountry series of crossover sleds make the jump to the Gen5 platform for 2024. What did come as a surprise was all of the updates and changes these sleds received in the process. Instead of simply taking a really... Read more
2024 Ski-Doo Summit & Freeride – First Ride!
Following the incredible upgrade to the Gen5 platform for 2023, Ski-Doo again advances their deep snow platform to new heights once again for 2024. Ski-Doo is refining all of their Summit and Freeride models to make each one more distinctly unique. This in an effort to more effectively satisfy... Read more
2024 Polaris – Getting the House in Order
Polaris has been wide open on the throttle for the past few years and they have really made a mark in terms of advancing technology and creating excitement. From their 2-stroke turbocharged BOOST models, first in deep snow RMK sleds for 2022 and then offered in Trail and Crossover... Read more
Ski-Doo 2024 – Never Letting Up
When you’re the market leader with 60% of the worldwide snowmobile sales you can justify heavy budgets for research and development and you can recover those investments quicker and easier. It’s simple economics. And for that reason we again see Ski-Doo relentless in their desire to forge ahead with... Read more
2024 Arctic Cat Catalyst – First Ride!
The Future of Arctic Cat Shines Brightly – We’ve just returned from riding several pre-production pilot build versions of the new Catalyst platform up at the Arctic Cat factory in Thief River Falls and wanted to give you a quick update and our first ride reactions to the latest... Read more
Revealed!  2024 Arctic Cat Catalyst Platform
It was 5 PM on September 9th, a Friday night at Haydays. A small group of snowmobile journalists had been invited to a private showing of Arctic Cat’s long-awaited NEW platform before the official introduction to the public the next day at 2 PM. It had been a long... Read more
2023 Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS 850 E-TEC – 1,000 Mile Test Report
The Most Technologically Advanced Snowmobile – Ever Seeing how Ski-Doo first introduced their game-changing – no, make that industry changing – rider-forward REV platform for the 2003 model year, we fully expected to see Ski-Doo commemorate the 20th anniversary with something equally as new and different. You know, REV-olutionary,... Read more
2023 Yamaha: Long-Term Vision
Yamaha has waited until the third week of March to introduce their 2023 snowmobile line-up, which seems unusually late because Polaris will be closing their pre-order period only two days later. Why does this matter? Both Ski-Doo and Polaris have shown their new models several weeks ago. If a... Read more