A snowmobiler dropping a cornice with the SnoRiders instagram logo on the photo.
SledLife

Six reasons to follow us on Instagram

If you love snowmobiling and you’re on Instagram, maybe it’s time to give SnoRiders a follow?

by Kirsten Armleder
A vintage Ski-Doo Citation sled.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting—Return of the Rat Sled: Late 1970’s Ski-Doo Citation 300 (?)

Ski-Doo worked hard to squeeze lots of amenities into this little machine and keep the price tag low as well.

SledLife,

Winners of the 2016-2017 Hotshots photo contest

Here are the seven best snowmobiling photos from our Hotshots contest that were sent in during winter 2016-2017 season.

by Kirsten Armleder
Ride On!

Owning a sled = instant cool (Not!)

How and why you should keep your sledding ego in check.

by Kirsten Armleder
Arctic Cat's Craig Kennedy.
SnoRiders Insider

Arctic Cat’s Craig Kennedy appointed head of Snowmobile Division

In his new role, Craig Kennedy will be working out of Arctic Cat’s facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

A vintage Johnson Rampage spotted at the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club's rally in February 2017.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Johnson Rampage

A bit hard to find but the little Johnson Rampage machines have enough personality to make the search worthwhile.

Black modular style helmet for snowmobiling.
Gear

Z1R Solaris SV Modular snowmobile helmet

The new Z1R Solaris SV is a modular-style snowmobile helmet with an affordable price tag.

by Kirsten Armleder
A vintage mid-80's Yamaha Enticer 340.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: OUCH! 1984(?) Yamaha Enticer 340

These popular Yamaha machines featured some of the industry's leading edge snowmobile technology of the day.

Former Arctic Cat building with For Lease sign on it.
SnoRiders Insider

Textron closes Arctic Cat new head office in downtown Minneapolis

Textron has taken over the lease for the former Arctic Cat building and is looking for a commercial enterprise to take over the premises.

A 1970 Ski Doo, owned by Todd Jones.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: A “most minty” 1970 Ski Doo

According to the Snowmobile Encyclopedia, "The 1970 Ski-Doo Nordic snowmobile was advertised as the sled “for the man who wanted luxury.”

Barry Guindon and his Polaris TXL snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting—Late 1970’s Polaris TXL

"I'm a true blue Polaris guy and was looking for a long time for one of these sleds," says owner Barry Guindon of St. Andrews, Manitoba.

Polaris Hillclimber Kody Kamm.
SnoRiders Insider

Polaris Hillclimbers deliver terrain domination on the RMSHA Circuit, winning nine of 12 Pro Points

AXYS RMK sleds win 27 of 28 Pro Stock finals and all four Pro Points titles

Three Ski-Doo's lined up on top of the mountain.
Meet the Rider,

Sledding into the sunrise

The story behind Nathan Livingston’s predawn snowmobiling photo from the Rocky Point riding area.

by Kirsten Armleder
A worse for wear Ski-Doo Everest Electro.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: Another ‘Rat Sled’—1980’s Ski-Doo Everest 500E (Electro)

Spotted in a backyard, this rat sled recalls the glory days of the Ski-Doo Everest Electro.

Unzip the top portion of the bib to make it into pants.
Gear

Review: Motorfist Contessa bib for women

After a season of testing, here's what our staff writer thinks of the Motorfist Contessa bib.

by Kirsten Armleder
Polaris Racer Luke Rainey.
SnoRiders Insider

Polaris Hillclimbers sweep the Pro Stock classes at Grand Targhee

Polaris also sweeps King and Queen Crowns and all three semi-pro classes.