2019 Polaris INDY XC 129″
Ever since Polaris came out with the beaver-tail 120” RUSH in 2010 and then the longer Switchback 137” models, we have wondered if they would ever go back to a traditional tunnel for their high-performance trail sleds. Polaris had an ideal chance to do so with the introduction of... Read more
2019 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro – New Model Preview
Let’s think back a few years in the Ski-Doo line-up, back to the time when the GSX was the luxury trail sled from Ski-Doo. Yep, GSX. Kind of an MX Z or Renegade but with a taller windshield, smoother suspension, maybe even a set of mirrors or heated seat.... Read more
2019 Arctic Cat M6000 ALPHA ONE / New Model Preview
Before the 2019 Arctic Cat M 8000 Alpha One has even hit the snow, Arctic Cat is coming right back at us while the momentum is high with their next sled to feature the revolutionary monorail rear suspension. This time it is an even lighter and more agile version;... Read more
2018 ARCTIC CAT PANTERA 6000 – SnowTech Test Report
If I were to have gathered 100 snowmobilers in a room last fall to review the line-ups from each OEM to pick out the model they’d like to purchase, chances are the 2018 Pantera 6000 would not have been high on the radar for the group. Maybe a few... Read more
2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″ Day 3 Ride Report – VIDEO
SnowTech Mountain Test Rider Dustin Pancheri discusses his Day 3 Ride, and clutching on the 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″. Read more
Rotax 600R E-TEC / Raising the Bar
It seems as if there are a large number of snowmobilers who have been waiting, very patiently, for Ski-Doo to come out with a 600cc version of their latest Gen4 REV platform. For the past two seasons, if you wanted to ride Ski-Doo’s latest and greatest platform the only... Read more
2019 POLARIS 850 PATRIOT: An In-Depth Technical Preview
For 2019 Polaris is introducing the all-new 850 Patriot, the most powerful snowmobile engine ever built by Polaris. It was 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... Read more
Video: 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″ Day 2 Mountain Ride
SnowTech Western Editor Dustin Pancheri details his day 2 Mountain ride on the 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″. Read more
1,500 Mile Test Report- 2018 Polaris Switchback XCR
The Switchback XCR is advertised by Polaris for extreme performance riders that need to dominate tough terrain at high speeds. Last winter we had the 800 version in our fleet so we could pound 1500 miles out of this sled to see if it lived up to Polaris’s advertising... Read more
Video: 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″ – Break in ride, Day 1
SnowTech Magazine Western Editor, Jerry Matthews talks about his day 1 break in ride on the 2019 Polaris 850 PRO-RMK 163″. Read more