Reagan Sieg| Mountain Sledder Magazine
Trax Uprising doesn’t exist for the sake of a film dedicated to snow bike riders. It’s about so much more than that. It’s a film about sharing a love for riding snow bikes and growing the sport. The film features a variety of top athletes from many different places, including mountainous Western Canada, USA, Quebec and Eastern Canada, and even as far away as Russia.
If you didn’t get a chance to check out the 2017 Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show, don’t worry! We’ve got you covered with our photo recap of everything that went down there this year.
Entries for both video and photo were narrowed down to the top five selections in each category. These were then evaluated by the panel of judges in 22 categories which measure impact, creativity, subject matter, storytelling, wow! factor, marketability, style and merit/skill.
509 Volume 12 wastes no time getting right amongst the action. The film opens with a creative title sequence that outlines the athletes showcased in the film. As usual, the film is packed with an A-list of top riders from Canada and the US…
The ﬁrst day did not disappoint. We met up with Reagan Sieg, Cody Borchers, and Riley Suhan. Everyone was scanning the terrain for booters, and snow conditions were great. We took turns picking out features and getting our sleds upside down. There were hips everywhere, a sledder’s paradise. We rode until the sun set behind the mountains; by that time we were beat. Good snow and weather, it was an epic day.
It’s become clear in the last couple of years that a snowbike can be taken into tight, lower elevation trees that you wouldn’t dream of trying on your sled. But on the flip-side, a snowbike will struggle to follow a sled straight up a steep slope in heavy snow.
Are snowbikes taking over the mountains? They could very well be. A novelty no more, mountain riders already know that snowbikes are the real deal. The growth of the market has been phenomenal, and it was only a matter of time before organized racing came to the sport and gave it legitimacy …
Style Matters. Style will always matter. Style is a way of doing something, a set of characteristics that stand out from the mundane. Ultimately it’s a method of expression. Everyone has traits that give them their own style. For this article we picked seven different kinds of styles that we …
A longtime motocross and arenacross racer, Brock Hoyer is a natural on anything with handlebars. He’s one of the top guys leading the snow bike progression. Here’s our interview.