Aerial view of hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
SnoRiders Insider

Halifax gearing up for 50th International Snowmobile Congress (ISC)

The Snowmobiler Association of Nova Scotia will be hosting the 50th Annual International Snowmobile Congress in Halifax, June 13 to 16.

A backyard full of snowmobiles.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1970’s Mercury Snowmobile & a backyard of vintage sleds

It's not too often you see an urban backyard with such an impressive line-up of old sleds like this one has.

Tucker’s first-ever snocross race occurred in West Yellowstone, Montana, in 1996.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert retires from professional snocross racing

After 25 years of chasing checkered flags in snowmobile competition, Tucker Hibbert announced that he is officially retiring from the racing circuit.

Graphic showing Red Dot product design winners.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP receives six Red Dot Product design awards

BRP has earned a total of 28 Red Dot design awards over the years.

Logo for the British Columbia Snowmobile Federation.
SnoRiders Insider

BCSF: RFP for an economic impact assessment of snowmobiling in British Columbia

The BCSF would like to assess the economic value of the snowmobile industry for British Columbia.

Many 2019 Ski-Doo models, including the Grand Touring, will feature the incredibly responsive REV Gen4 platform with both 2- and 4-stroke power and a new turbocharged engine.
Snowmobile News

Ski-Doo innovation leads to more fun on the snow

Innovations include a new turbocharged engine, more Rev Gen4 models and an advanced helmet.

The 2019 Summit SP Ski-Doo Snowmobile is one of many models that uses the SHOT starter.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP’s revolutionary SHOT starting system reaches the podium at the Edison awards

In a nutshell, SHOT provides an electrical charge to start the engine without the use of a battery, starter motor or ring gear.

A vintage Sno-Jet sled, powder blue in colour.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1973 Sno-Jet 338

Sno-Jets were produced from 1965 until 1980 by Quebec-based Sno-Jet Industries, eventually becoming a division of Kawasaki Motors.

Laurent Beaudoin, Bombardier’s Chairman Emeritus.
SnoRiders Insider

From Ski-Doo’s to Corporate Jets: Laurent Beaudoin retires after 55 years at Bombardier

Laurent Beaudoin was the man who steered Bombardier from snowmobile maker to global transportation giant.

A cool powder-blue Snow Cruiser.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: OMC Snow Cruiser

Snow Cruiser exclusively sold snowmobiles in Canada from the mid 1960s to the early 1970s.

Julie Gilbert
SnoRiders Insider

Julie Gilbert to join Polaris as Chief Customer Engagement and Growth Officer

Gilbert will be responsible for developing and implementing marketing solutions and growth strategies.

Craig Scanlon
SnoRiders Insider

Polaris names Craig Scanlon as new Transamerican Auto Parts President

Scanlon will succeed Greg Adler, who is assuming a new role as executive vice chairman for TAP.

Burnt sleds and ATV's sitting outside a business.
Old Sled Zone, Montana

Old Sled Zone: 1975 Ski-Doo 340 survives shop torching

A devastating fire leaves a Montana business reeling.

Sat-Fi2, a lightweight and portable hotspot.
SnoRiders Insider

Globalstar announces the release of Sat-Fi2, the world’s most advanced satellite hotspot

Sat-Fi2 provides continuous communications for consumers, remote worker connectivity and safety.

An orange Moto Ski Zephyr with a light blue seat.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone—1968/69? Moto Ski Zephyr

The Moto-Ski company of La Pocatière, Québec, Canada was purchased in 1971 by Bombardier. The last year of production was 1985.

Check out the unique race elements in this digital representation of Red Bull Sledhammers 2018 in Saint-Donat.
Snowmobile News

Red Bull’s brand-new sled competition, Sledhammers is a challenging multi-obstacle hillclimb

64 sled competitors competed for cash and glory on a unique dual-mirror 550-metre uphill obstacle course.

by Timothy Fowler
Reagen Sieg, Robbie Maddison, Darren Berrecloth and Brock Buttars snow bike in Braloren, British Columbia, in February 2017.
British Columbia

Meet Darren Berrecloth, professional downhiller and sled-converted snow biker

Darren Berrecloth is living the dream—getting paid to ride. He loves the Yeti SnowMX mounted on his Husqvarna 450 when the snow clogs up the downhill trails.

by Timothy Fowler
Team 22, Gardner and Milley are bringing it home.
Snowmobile News

At 3,100 kilometres, Cain’s Quest, Labrador, is the mother of endurance sled races

Cain’s Quest challenges the best riders, the most competent support teams, the toughest gear and the strongest minds.

by Timothy Fowler
Ray Kelly's pristine condition Scorpion Mark III - 300 model sled.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1969 “Tear-Drop” Scorpion Mark III – 300 model

At this year’s Cranbrook Snowmobile Club event, Ray and his buddies brought out some of their vintage snowmobiles for the annual Show and Shine.

Gear

First-ride impressions on the 2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One

First-ride impressions on the 2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One.

by Kirsten Armleder