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
First impression: Production 2018 Ski-Doo Freeride 850 165” 3”
It’s rare that we get on the snow in early November but this year we did and found late December conditions with a bit of a base and 4 foot of snow pack in the upper elevations. Instead of just going out for a break-in road ride we were... Read more
First impression: Production 2018 Polaris PRO RMK 800 163” 2.6”
It’s rare that we get on the snow in early November but this year we did and found late December conditions with a bit of a base and 4 foot of snow pack in the upper elevations. Instead of just going out for a break-in road ride we were... Read more
1,238 Mile Long Term Test – 2017 ZR 6000 RS Edition
2017 brought us Arctic Cat’s new next-generation styling in their mighty Thundercat with its Yamaha-built 9000-Series turbocharged 4-stroke, but all of their 2-stroke sleds remained on the ProCross platform, sporting the same body going back to the 2012 models. As we were looking at the all-new body work and... Read more
2018 Yamaha SR Viper L-TX – The Value Viper
Yamaha tells us their 137” tracked sleds are easily their best sellers, and for good reason. The added track length is a perfect match for the broad torque delivery of their Genesis 4-stroke engines. Riders have learned over the years that sleds with gobs of power are better suited... Read more
2018 Ski-Doo MXZ Blizzard 850 E-TEC
Walk into a Ski-Doo dealer right now and tell them you’re looking for a brand new 2018 Ski-Doo Gen 4 REV with the new 850 engine. If you are east of the Missouri River, they’re going to have three choices for you – a Renegade Adrenaline 850 (137”), an... Read more