Yamaha| Mountain Sledder Magazine
Snowmobile enthusiasts will once again flock to Revelstoke for Yamaha’s annual event. Yamafest 2019 takes place April 7, 2018 at Boulder Mountain near Revelstoke, BC.
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).
Camso is at it again with some updates to their 2019 Camso DTS 129 dirt-to-snow bike conversion. After some tweaking last year, Camso has continued to play with the suspension geometry to further improve the ride characteristics of the kit.
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.
However, there are some who practice brand bashing with sincerity. In perhaps a misguided attempt to be funny, or possibly in a jealous attempt to justify their own poor choices, some sledders will go to great lengths to find issues with competing brands. These issues are often then exaggerated into preposterousness.
The Polaris INDY EVO is a brand-new youth sled—available in 2018—hot on the heels of this year’s release of youth trail sleds from Yamaha and Arctic Cat.
MY2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Yamaha-built snowmobiles, but that major milestone isn’t the only reason for Yamaha enthusiasts to be excited about their favourite brand for 2018. Steady refinement and a few key factors have made the latest Sidewinder M-TX the best mountain machine that Yamaha has ever produced.
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.