Gear | Mountain Sledder Magazine
Here’s what’s new in the 2019 Ski-Doo snowmobile lineup! Engine, technology advances, new models, colours and more new for MY2019 from BRP.
Every mountain sledder should carry some sort of a wood saw. The most common reason—but not only—is to extract your snowmobile from a difficult entanglement with a tree. With that said, here’s our review of the Mountain Lab Backcountry Chainsaw.
Straight out the box, the FXR Blade 2.0 Carbon Vertical Helmet looks great and has a nice finish. The neon colours are very bright…
Here’s the story behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations. No, this isn’t some kind of “Goldy” left-handed finger thing. It’s the real deal.
Although it’s now been six years since the last major platform overhaul of Arctic Cat’s mountain sleds, it would be a lie to suggest that the manufacturer has been resting on its laurels.
One other factor of the Motorfist Alpha Boot that impressed me is the size. The boots are low-profile, which is great because they don’t get caught up in footwells or feel clunky. And they feel quite light! I don’t want a bunch of weight dragging me down when I’m frantically hopping around trying desperately not to pile my sled into an old-growth Doug fir, so that’s a big plus for me.
How well does it work? For starters, Polaris riders continue to rave about their Axys PRO-RMK mountain sleds, even in the face of significant engine technology releases from the three other manufacturers in the last two years.