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Arctic Cat dealers from across North America gathered in Minnesota last night to check out the latest product offerings in the Arctic Cat 2018 lineup. Here’s out behind-the-scenes look at the event. Behind-the-Scenes: Arctic Cat 2018 Reveal Mountain Cat The biggest draw for dealers of mountain sleds had …
After 50 years of manufacturing snowmobiles, Yamaha plans for the future with its re-release of the 2018 SnoScoot youth snowmobile.
Curious riders want to dig deeper to find out more about technical developments, product improvements and ride characteristics. Ski-Doo went live the day after the release with a 30-minute long Q&A from the public about all of these things and more.
What else was cool? Oh yeah, this new 175″ Summit model. The big boy of the Summit lineup finally made it into a G4 850 outfit, and is looking mighty handsome. And you know what they say about 175″ right? It’s one more than 174″. True story.
Well, some of BRP’s 2018 Ski-doo product reveal in Las Vegas came as a surprise in the form of interesting new technology. On the other hand, updates to existing lines—such as the implementation of the Rev G4 chassis and 850 E-TEC engine in the Summit Freeride model—had already been widely expected.
In the second installment of Pemby Life, Julie-Ann Chapman goes over all the first-aid, safety and repair equipment that she carries with her when she rides. There are some items in her kit that all sledders must carry individually on their person, such as avalanche rescue gear. Other items, such as tools and spare parts, can be distributed throughout the group.
Opinions on monosuits are fairly polarized. People seem to either love them or hate them. But those in the latter camp are usually just that: haters who have never actually tried one. Those that have can agree that monosuits are pretty great, but the fact remains that not all are created equal. It’s time to take a look at TOBE Privus monosuit to see how it stacks up.
Highmark—perhaps the most prolific avalanche airbag brand in the western Canadian sled scene—has put all its expertise and technical know-how into the Highmark Spire LT, new for Winter 2017.