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GEAR: Highmark Ridge Avalanche Airbag

October 5, 2015 |

New for Winter 2015/2016 from Highmark by Snowpulse is the HIghmark Ridge, a spin-off of the brand’s lightweight and minimalist Pitch avalanche airbag which has been popularized by top professional riders such as Chris Burandt. Not just the pros, but recreational sledders alike have begun to recognize the advantages of moving as much gear weight as possible off their … Read More

Ski-Doo T3: Is bigger really better?

June 25, 2015 |

In 2014/2015 I was lucky enough to ride a Ski-Doo 163” T3 from No Limits Motorsports in Squamish. I was planning on riding my 2014 Ski-Doo 154” XM for the season, but a last minute decision from all the hype of the new design was not to be missed! It … Read More

Maverick Walker and his Exit Shocks

May 27, 2015 | 1

Hello Everyone, Maverick Walker here! This year I have been riding and filming with Hickshow Productions for their new film coming out this fall, Followcam 6. I pushed really hard to get a great segment in the movie, which I feel has happened! It ended up being a great season … Read More

Turbo First-Timer

March 28, 2015 |

Luke Rohde did what most of us have at least considered and took the big plunge this January, ordering up a turbo install on his 2015 Polaris Pro-RMK. Here are his thoughts on the experience of a first-timer going from stock to turbo power.   “In the last 5 years that I have … Read More

Gear Girls: Take Aim

March 27, 2015 |

Whatever your activity, whether it be shredding groomed trail at a million kph, or slashing pow in the backcountry, you need the arsenal.  You wouldn’t go into battle without a weapon, the same way you wouldn’t saddle up your whip without the right equipment.  Time to gear up. Girls and … Read More

FXR Ranger and the Mono Suit Debate

March 26, 2015 | 4

There aren’t too many riders willing to toss convention to the wind and rock a mono, so those that do tend to stand out from the crowd. Were they dropped as babies? Do they have a passion for the colour purple? Do they suffer from some debilitating personality defect in which popular opinion fails to register? OR… is it possible that they are the enlightened few who have figured out how beat the system? Hmmm.Read More

Gear Girl at the 2014 Powersports Show

March 24, 2015 | 1

Is Gear Girl real?  Is there a girl out there who cruises sled shows looking for the latest and greatest all the while looking like the girl next door?  Perhaps.  If you live in the right neighbourhood. Just as there’s a perfect girl out there (she’s beautiful and knows her … Read More

Jon Jean Highmark Pro airbag video review

March 23, 2015 |

Jon Jean takes a break from getting rad to show us some of the features of the Highmark by Snowpulse Pro avalanche airbag, cut together with a few clips of some super fun looking deep pow freeriding!  – MS

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FREE Snowmobile Shocks – Elka Suspension Sweepstake

February 25, 2015 |

Want FREE snowmobile shocks? Hit the link below and enter to win a pair of Elka Stage 5 front shocks for your sled. Contest ends March 13, 2015.

Enter Here: http://www.elkasuspension.com/snow-sweepstake/

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Gear Review: Motorfist Trophy Pant

February 23, 2015 |

If you fellas put away an XL double-double in the morning like I tend to do, you’ll be happy for the convenience of the waterproof front-zip that zips down to the bottom, meaning that you don’t have to undo or reach under your jacket, or even unbuckle your backpack waist start to unzip your fly to take a leak. Sorry girls, not much help for you here.Read More