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Flashback: Dorothy Mercer, Fastest Woman On Snow

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May 24, 2015

Perhaps one of the most colorful characters in the history of snowmobiling, Dorothy Mercer was truly unique. She finished third in the grueling I-500 cross-country race in a field of 300 racers, dominated select classes on the oval track and set speed run records, once clocked at more than 138 mph. And,... Read more »

Arctic Cat To Sponsor NASCAR Driver Tony Stewart This Weekend

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May 15, 2015

Tony Stewart will drive a car sponsored by Arctic Cat on Saturday. The recent snowmobile racing season is complete, but an Arctic Cat will be turning laps this weekend in North Carolina. NASCAR driver Tony Stewart’s Chevrolet SS will feature the snowmobile company’s logo on the rear fenders... Read more »

What’s Hot & Not In The World Of Snowmobiling

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By John Prusak
May 7, 2015

Except for a few remote pockets hidden away in locations like Colorado and British Columbia, the snowmobile riding season is mostly done. But before you turn your complete attention to your bikes, boats, classic cars and golf clubs, take the time to go through your photos from the past season and send... Read more »

Celebrate Snowmobile History At The Classic Sled Roundup May 24

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By John Prusak
May 1, 2015

Haydays may call itself the “Unofficial Start To Winter,” but another ultra-cool snowmobiling event kicks off the calendar’s unofficial start to summer with a monstrous display of old iron. The Classic Sled Roundup, hosted by the Snowmobile Hall Of Fame and sponsored by Arctic Cat &... Read more »

Polaris Acquires Snow Bike Maker Timbersled Products

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By John Prusak
April 22, 2015

The ongoing questions, especially in the West, about if and when a major snowmobile manufacturer will start building snow bikes has been answered — kind of. Today Polaris announced that it has purchased the Timbersled Products Inc., the maker of the popular Timbersled snow bike conversion kits. The... Read more »

How To Prep A Snowmobile For Off-Season Storage

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Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
April 20, 2015

Many owners let their snowmobiles coast to a stop at the end of a season’s last ride, and there they sit in the yard all spring, summer and fall for the world to see. Unprotected from the elements, they degrade. Fuel hoses harden, seat fabrics crack and rust forms on internal engine components.... Read more »

2016 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro 800R E-TEC Test Ride

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Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
April 16, 2015

As snowmobile manufacturers try to understand the desires of their customers, they further slice and dice the market segments – including the popular crossover segment. The new 2016 Ski-Doo Renegade Enduro is for snowmobilers who are looking for versatility to go on and off the beaten path. These... Read more »

Throwback Thursday: Old Snowmobile Ads From Model Year 1983

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By John Prusak
April 9, 2015

Social media tells us that today is Throwback Thursday, so why not have a little fun with some creative old snowmobile promotion? The ads shown below are all scanned in from the October 1982 issue of Snowmobile Magazine, which featured the first glimpse of the 1983 models. We’ve scanned in all... Read more »

2016 Yamaha RS Vector Test Ride

2016 Yamaha RS Vector

By John Prusak
April 8, 2015

Like many other snowmobile enthusiasts, we wait anxiously every winter to see what the snowmobile manufacturers have coming for the following year. And, like everybody, we dream big – eagerly anticipating new sleds that will have twice as much horsepower and twice as much quality suspension travel... Read more »

2016 Arctic Cat ZR 8000 Limited 137 Test Ride

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Andy Swanson, Managing Editor
April 7, 2015

Arctic Cat shuffled the name of its popular trail-focused crossover snowmobiles by renaming XF models with 137-inch tracks as ZR models. One Arctic Cat that should be a hot seller is the 2016 ZR 8000 Limited 137. After test riding the machine last month, here are five of the machine’s features... Read more »

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