Category: Gear Spotlight

PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT Transceiver – Sneak Peek

Bluetooth technology is becoming fully integrated in the smart devices we use today, and the PIEPS Pro BT and Powder BT are among the first to utilize Bluetooth technology in an avalanche…

Top 3 Snowmobile Accessories for 2019 from OEMs

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,…

Polaris Partners with PIEPS to Offer Exclusive Polaris Avalanche Airbag

Polaris has partnered with avalanche safety gear manufacturer, PIEPS, to make a Polaris avalanche airbag available to riders. Two new avalanche transceivers from PIEPS will also be available through the Polaris network…

Ortovox Transceiver Recall Issued for 3+ Model as Preventative Measure

An Ortovox transceiver recall has been issued for the brand’s Ortovox 3+ avalanche transceiver running version 2.1 software. All other Ortovox transceivers—and 3+ models running different software versions—are unaffected. The recall will…

SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger Communication Device

Satellite communication device manufacturer, SPOT, has announced the release of a new two-way satellite messaging device called SPOT X. The product is first-and-foremost a text communications device, but it also provides key…

2018 Gear Spring Shoot – Last Ride

What better reason for one last ride than to get together with friends and try out some 2018 gear. Who cares if the snow is a little stiff, and the weather ain’t…

A Day on the 2019 Polaris 850 RMK – Our Demo Ride Experience

You have a relaxing weekend planned with your wife when the phone rings and a voice says, “Hey, you want to come down and try out the new Polaris 850 RMK?" What…

The Reasons Why I Choose to Snowcheck New Snowmobiles

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.

FXR Blade 2.0 Carbon Vertical Helmet – First Look out of the Box

Straight out the box, the FXR Blade 2.0 Carbon Vertical Helmet looks great and has a nice finish. The neon colours are very bright...

The Story Behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations

Here's the story behind the Finger Throttle and Munster Innovations. No, this isn't some kind of "Goldy" left-handed finger thing. It's the real deal.