Meet the Rider Hotshot of the month

Wally Taylor from Sicamous, B.C., was the winner of our Hotshots contest for the month of March 2016.

by Kirsten Armleder
A sample of the Integer Group's creative for Polaris snowmobiles.
SnoRiders Insider Polaris and The Integer Group split ways

Integer has handled the media planning, placement and marketing strategy for the Minneapolis-based company for some years now.

A wheel kit for moving sleds around.
Gear Sure Grip Dollies

A must-have for any snowmobiler, Sure Grip Dollies make moving your sled in and out of the garage easier.

by Kirsten Armleder
Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association (SSA) executive chairman Rick Dolezsar.
SnoRiders Insider SSA executive cautions against trespassing & loud pipes - “Quiet in, Quiet out”

Part of responsible snowmobile riding is being aware of excessive noise from your machine in populated areas.

Gear Trackimo GPS Vehicle Tracker

Trackimo is an anti-theft tracking device that works off GPS to keep an eye on your snowmobile, ATV or dirt bike.

by Kirsten Armleder
Chris Reid, centre, with Yahama corporate executives.
SnoRiders Insider Chris Reid signs off on his “Yamaha Sled Talk” blog as he leaves Yamaha

Chris Reid, long-time snowmobile sales manager at Yamaha, bids the company and his blog a final goodbye.

Chris Brooks, executive director of the Alberta Snowmobile Association.
SnoRiders Insider The next big step in avalanche safety—peer pressure to complete your AST 2 course

To be competent in AST training, riders must be taking both AST 1 and 2 training.

Polaris' new all-terrain vehicle, the Rampage.
SnoRiders Insider Polaris Rampage helps Canada assert its northern sovereignty

The Polaris Rampage, an amphibious, all-terrain, all-season, global-reach platform was deployed in support of Canadian Operation Nunalivut.

Brad Darling, new president of vehicles at Canadian company Ontario Drive & Gear (ARGO).
SnoRiders Insider Brad Darling appointed President of Ontario Drive & Gear (ARGO)

Founded in 1962, Ontario Drive & Gear (ODG) Limited operates from 3 facilities in New Hamburg, Ontario.

Erin Hart, former president of the BCSF.
SnoRiders Insider Past BCSF President expresses frustration over this season’s avalanche fatalities

Erin Hart, former President of the BCSF, shares his thoughts on the tragic snowmobiling fatalities this season.

BRP’s second facility in Juárez, and third in Mexico.
SnoRiders Insider BRP inaugurates its third manufacturing facility in Mexico

BRP now assembles vehicles and engines across three sites in Mexico and is recognized as an employer of choice thanks to its competitive wages.

X Games Gold Medallist Colton Moore flying through the air on his Polaris.
West Yellowstone, MT The best of West

Highlights from the 2016 West Yellowstone Snowmobile Expo in Montana

by Kirsten Armleder
A woman riding a Timbersled snow bike.
Snowbike A beginner’s guide to snow biking

SnoRiders staff writer Kirsten Armleder heads to the Columbia Valley to do some snow biking with Radium Snowbike & Snowmobile Rentals.

by Kirsten Armleder
Robert Mack will be joining the Polaris team, effective April 1, as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Strategy and President of Adjacent Markets.
SnoRiders Insider Robert Mack joins Polaris as President and Senior Vice President in two key areas

Mack will lead the aggressive growth of Polaris’ Global Adjacent Markets business, and further the development of Polaris’ business strategy.

The hill at Snow King Resort always provides some of the toughest challenges in the world of snowmobile hillclimbing.
SnoRiders Insider Ski-Doo X Team hillclimbers claim titles at Jackson Hole event

X-Team hillclimbers Blaine Mathews and Carl Kuster had successful weekends at the Jackson Hole World Hillclimb Championship.

Picture of Keith Curtis.
SnoRiders Insider Polaris hillclimbers on AXYS RMK Sleds win every stock class at Jackson Hole World Championship

Jadian Pfaff wins Women’s Stock & Queen of Queens as only woman to the peak.