2019 Polaris 850 PRO RMK – First Ride!
BIG Power & Greater Agility By Dustin Pancheri & Jerry Mathews – SnowTech Mountain The speculation and rumors are finally put to bed; Polaris will offer a new 850cc two-stroke in their 2019 lineup and it will be available for every segment from short track to long. For the... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo 600R E-TEC Summit – First Ride!
The “Little” Mountain Sled With BIG Performance By Jerry Mathews – SnowTech Mountain Test Rider When you first jump on the 600R E-TEC Summit, you will most likely try to peek at the decals or open the engine compartment to make sure you are actually on a 600 and... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS 900 ACE Turbo – 1,500 Mile Test Report
Ski-Doo’s First Turbocharged X-RS For the first time ever, Ski-Doo buyers will have a turbocharged 4-stroke option in the Renegade X-RS series – the 2019 Renegade X-RS 900 ACE Turbo. The advanced Rotax 900 ACE Turbo brings an aggressive 150 horsepower to one of the most capable platforms ever... Read more
2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat ALPHA ONE – First Ride!
The Quest to be the Alpha Sled By Dustin Pancheri, SnowTech Mountain The word “revolutionary” often gets overused. Some people use it to exaggerate without regard to its literal meaning and significance. It’s descriptive of a significant change to the status quo. A change that disrupts what has been... Read more
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 Ski-Doo MXZ X-RS: The Best of the Best
Top to bottom, front to rear, X-RS riders want to have the very best technology available. X-RS riders demand the ultimate – ultimate performance, ultimate capability, ultimate features, ultimate suspension and ultimate handling from their sleds. Good isn’t good enough – they want to own the terrain no matter... 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 Arctic Cat – The Year of the Alpha Cat
Arctic Cat just had an amazing year, pretty much catching up with Polaris in terms of total units sold and now in a neck and neck battle for second place. Yes, some of these sales were from carry-over inventory, but the fact remains that Arctic Cat has been selling... Read more