2018 Ski-Doo Summit SP: New Model Review
It’s a new era of mountain snowmobiling, more about exploring new zones than just about staying on top of snow, more pushing yourself to ride more technical lines than climbing the highest. Being able to go more places and master technical areas with less effort is exactly where BRP’s... Read more
2018 Polaris 800 SKS 146” -Deep Snow Crossover King
Back fifteen years or so, a mountain sled like a Polaris RMK could be found in a track length as short as a 136”. Since that time the RMK deep snow mountain sleds have gotten longer in track length and narrower in width, making them even more agile and... Read more
Arctic Cat C-TEC2 800 With Dual Stage Injection
The successor to the mighty Suzuki 2-stroke 800 twin has arrived – Arctic Cat’s all-new C-TEC2 800 2-stroke twin with Dual Stage Injection. We’ve been told for years by our friends at Arctic Cat that the days of carbureted and throttle-body injected two-strokes was coming to an end. The... Read more
2018 Ski-Doo MXZ 600R E-TEC
Ever since Ski-Doo introduced their latest Gen 4 REV with the mighty 850 E-TEC two-stroke engine, trail riders everywhere have been holding their breath watching and waiting for a 600cc engine package in this responsive chassis. Our first hint of what was to come was the introduction of the... Read more
Yamaha Sidewinder X-TX SE – Long Term Test
Face it, crossover sleds are very popular as many riders are looking for a single machine that gives them the ability to be a good rider wherever they go. Maybe it is on a groomed trail. Maybe it is through a foot of fresh snow. Maybe it is in... Read more
2019 Polaris INDY EVO
Polaris Introduces the Confidence-Inspiring Polaris INDY EVO, Designed Specifically for New Riders New riders need a sled built for them that’s ergonomically the right size and offers easy, confidence-inspiring steering and handling. They want a sled with power they can control so they can confidently enjoy trailing riding with... Read more
2018 Ski-Doo MXZ TNT 850 E-TEC – The Gen 4 REV Trail Magician
Warning – do not ride a Ski-Doo MXZ TNT 850 unless you are prepared to buy it. Seriously. It will make your current sled feel fat, old and ugly. Sorry, but it’s true. It’s that good of a trail sled, packed full of the latest technology from Ski-Doo and... Read more
Arctic Cat XF 6000 Cross Country Limited – 1,736 Mile Test
For 2017 Arctic Cat decided to take a different path with their latest version of brand new, do-it-all crossover sleds that leaned toward the backcountry. The XF Cross Country Limited models come in 6000, 8000 and 9000 versions, featuring the ProCross chassis and an array of components that make... Read more
2017 Polaris Switchback SP 144″ -1,331 Mile Test
If you are a crossover sled rider, pay attention. Especially if you want to save a few dollars. Last winter we ran a 2017 Polaris 800 Switchback Assault side by side with a 2017 600 Switchback SP 144”. Same basic sled, one had an 800 with (adjustable) Walker Evans... Read more
First Impression: 2018 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat 153” 3”
We wanted to build a mountain Project machine this year and since Arctic Cat has an all new machine we decided it would be a great platform to test it, as well as other products. Since we already have good snow we went and found a 2018 locally as... Read more