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
2023 Arctic Cat: Holding Steady – and preparing to POUNCE?
After the recent period of restructuring at Arctic Cat, we believe we can now tell you with great certainty the company and the brand will not only survive, but rise up yet again as it has done in the past. This has been a slow process, slower than what... Read more
2023 Ski-Doo Gen 5 Summit X & Expert – FIRST RIDE!
More Power with Added Refinement and Capability By Jerry Mathews – SnowTech Mountain The biggest news from the Ski-Doo camp for 2023 is the release of their new Deep Snow Gen 5 platform. This latest rendition features a narrow hood, belly pan side panel and tunnel design, two new... Read more
2023 Polaris – Full Throttle Ahead
Polaris is not letting off the throttle for 2023, not in the slightest. Instead they are charging forward hard and fast with the introduction of several new models, two new engines and the expansion of their Patriot Boost engine to the trail and crossover segments. So where do we... Read more
What’s New for Ski-Doo in 2023
With the introduction of their 2023 new model line-up, Ski-Doo celebrates the 20th anniversary of their game-changing 2003 MX Z REV. History is being made yet again with their next generation platform– REV Gen5 – to commemorate the occasion! The redesigned REV Gen5 comes in two platform variations (Deep... Read more
2022 Ski-Doo 850 E-TEC Renegade X-RS with Smart Shox
In the bumps you all know how there are times you’d like to have the sled’s shocks set soft and comfy for the trail chop, but then when the bumps get bigger you’d like to have the shocks set firmer to control the machine’s pitch and prevent bottoming. Where... Read more
2022 Lynx 850 RAVE RE 3500 – 1,100 Mile Test Report

the Lynx RAVE RE is an aggressive sled calibrated for aggressive conditions. It is best suited for those riders who identify with sleds like a Polaris XCR, Arctic Cat ZR RR or Ski-Doo Renegade X-RS and find them to be calibrated on the “light” side. The Lynx isn’t just firmer, it has a broad window of capability so it works well across a wide range of conditions.

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