Tag: Yamaha

More Snowmobile Sales in Snowy USA than Canada Last Winter

A snowy winter in much of the snowmobile community powered snowmobile sales to increase worldwide to 133,081 new sleds sold this past year.

What Is the Future of Mountain Snowmobile Technology?

Mountain sleds have come a long way in the last 15 years. In that time, they’ve evolved from glorified trail sleds into specialized, mountain-slaying weapons. But just when sledders might begin to…

Why Spring Check Is so Important This Year If You Want a New Sled

For model year 2020, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat are taking this approach to a new level, with more at stake than ever before. They’re creating scarcity and putting their customers to…

Yamaha Will Not Produce a 2020 Mountain Sled in North America

In a continuation of its efforts to clean out non-current dealer inventory, Yamaha will not produce a mountain-specific model for 2020 in North America.

Streamlined – The 2019 Yamaha Sidewinder M-TX

Yamaha has streamlined its snowmobile lineup significantly for model year 2019, and part of that includes the decision to build 2019 Yamaha Sidewinder M-TX models on spring-order only. The goal of streamlining…

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,…

Fresh Start: Cody Matechuk Interview

The former street bike racing National Champion talks about trading pavement for powder, chasing backcountry and X Games glory in this Cody Matechuk interview, which took place last summer before he went…

Yamafest MY2019 Demo Takes Place April 7 at Boulder Mountain

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.

BC Courts Weigh in on Tether and Other Backcountry Liability Issues

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…

Improvements to 2019 Camso DTS 129 Snow Bike Conversion Kit

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…