Ski Doo| Mountain Sledder Magazine
The number one question I get at shows, dealer opens or on the snow is: “How do I get sponsored to ride my snowmobile?” Well, I hope I can offer some help to athletes looking to work in the snowmobile industry with these 7 Tips on How to Become a Sponsored Snowmobiler.
The Big Four snowmobile manufacturers have come out with their parts and accessories catalogs for 2019, so here’s our take on the top 3 snowmobile accessories available this winter for Ski-Doo, Polaris, Yamaha and Arctic Cat mountain sleds!
Once again, BRP has shown its continued efforts to promote avalanche safety for mountain riders by supporting more than 40 free avalanche awareness seminars this fall through its Ski-Doo brand.
BRP has officially announced some updates which will appear on MY2019 Summit and Freeride sleds. Also, a Warranty Bulletin 2018-10 has been issued to help customers with REV Gen4 snowmobiles that experienced premature belt failure with assistance in resolving any issues.
Elka Suspension has come up with an alternative rear shock kit design that eliminates the need for stock torsion springs in the stock Ski-Doo Summit suspension. It’s their coil-over conversion kit, and it utilizes their Stage 4 or Stage 5 coil-over shock, along with a linkage component.
It’s all about the people! That’s what makes Tailgate Alaska feel like a grassroots event, even though it does exhibit all the earmarks of a professionally-organized event. Each evening, riders return back to base with awesome stories, photos and—most importantly—huge smiles from the day.
For me, spring means hitting the vast icefields of British Columbia on my sled. These are some of the most beautiful places on the planet. The landscape is so incredibly breathtaking that it almost doesn’t look real!
A precedent-setting decision was made in BC courts recently in the case of an incident involving mountain sledders. In it, an Alberta snowmobiler was found to be 100% liable for damages to a fellow rider after failing to wear his snowmobile tether cord (Passerin vs Webb 2018).
Snowcheck time is here again. For some people, snowcheck is an exciting time to plan ahead for next year. Meanwhile, others have trouble understanding the desire to spring order a new snowmobile.