Snowmobile| Mountain Sledder Magazine
Once again, a few individual snowmobilers have made a bad name for the community at-large by harassing wildlife on camera. In this case, two snowmobilers chase a bear and provoke it into defending itself in a video posted April 10, 2018 on YouTube.
Loaded with a head full of assumptions and preconceived notions, the plan was put into place to demo a snow bike for a couple of days
Big news for the 2019 Polaris snowmobile lineup of mountain sleds! At the top of the list is a brand new, “clean sheet design” engine called 850 Patriot, built fresh from the ground-up. Awesome! With 25 years of experience Liberty engine experience, Polaris has designed the 850 Patriot to be the most powerful engine they have ever built.
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.
You come to a horrible realization…your truck, trailer and sleds are not where they were parked last night. You’re the victim of a stolen snowmobile rig. Here’s what happens next.
It’s that exciting time of year again—no, not the first snowfall. That other exciting time. No, not snowcheck season either. Valentine’s Day!
The ability to double effectively on a snowmobile can be a blessing in a few different situations. Here’s how to double on a snowmobile in the mountains.
We demand better sleds, we demand that our brand of choice keeps up with its competition, and we demand that our sleds get faster, lighter and better handling every year. Is the downside to this a shortened development time in a race to get new ideas to market?
The aftermarket parts companies make their business on the wayward nature of sledders. In producing parts, they have the added freedom of playing by a different set of rules than the manufacturer is subject to; they are (to a point) allowed to work outside of set limits when it comes to noise, emissions, longevity and even—to some extent—price.
It’s no secret that moving weight from your body onto your sled is one of the best ways to enhance your riding experience. You’ll feel stronger, more in control and get less tired. But for that, you’ll need good snowmobile storage options on your sled. There are a lot of different offerings out there from the OEMs and other aftermarket accessories brands.