Summit| Mountain Sledder Magazine
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.
Director of Ski-Doo Engineering Dominic Tessier addressed changes to further improve Ski-Doo belt life issues found in certain riding conditions.
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.
Exiting the busy flow of the Trans-Canada Highway and starting down the quiet back road toward CKMP, I am overcome with the calming sense that I am about to withdraw from reality for a few days. Nestled in the Interior BC snowbelt between Revelstoke and Sicamous, the deep snowbanks and tall trees lining the road here feel worlds apart from the everyday.
It’s not every day that you are offered the opportunity to get seat time on a pre-production sled. So when Mountain Sledder had the chance to ride the 2018 Ski-Doo Summit 165″ and 175″ sleds (of which there are only a handful in existence), naturally we jumped at the opportunity.
Here’s our take on the new 175″ and 165″ Ski-Doo Summit X Gen4 Rev 850 sleds.
BRP Press Release
March 23, 2017
As reminder and more definitive answer to what we discussed at the Snow Shoot Tech presentation about 2018 Summit and Freeride models regarding driveline updates, please see the list of changes below:
Instinct is the intangible force that has stopped us. This blood-compass that we’ve learned so many times to trust has altered our trajectory and forward movement has ceased. It’s early afternoon and Rob Alford and I are sitting on the toe of a massive glacier that we’re trying to go …
There’s so much information out there on the 2017 Ski-Doo Summit REV Gen4 850 E-TEC that it is hard to process the vast number of changes. But with so much new technology, it’s hard to imagine that this platform won’t be a game changer. Here’s a video produced …