A man riding a CMX snow bike kit on a 250 Husqvarna.
Gear

Guide to 2017-2018 snow bike kits

Starting with the most popular, here is a quick guide to the different brands of snow bike conversion kits that are available for winter 2017-2018.

by Kirsten Armleder
The original power machine, this all-Canadian Sno-Jet sled still looks ready to roll.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1974 “Big Blue” Sno-Jet

We stumbled across this Big Blue 1974 Sno-Jet literally sitting in front of someone’s front steps this week.

A late 1970's Ski-Doo Blizzard 5500.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1979 (80’s) Ski-Doo Blizzard 5500

Ski-Doo’s impressive line-up for 1979 featured three Blizzards: the 5500, the 7500 Plus and the Blizzard 9500 Plus.

Tucker Hibbert.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert to continue raising money for Make-A-Wish Minnesota

For the second consecutive year, Hibbert will lead a team at Walk for Wishes.

Ride On!

WATCH: The teaser for Trax Vol. 3 has dropped

The snow bike (re)evolution continues with Jaya Lange’s latest winter sports flick - Trax “Uprising.”

by Kirsten Armleder
Two vintage beauties: the Ski-Doo Alpine and the Ski-Doo 340.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: Single-Ski Ski-Doo Alpine—“The World’s Slowest Snowmobile”

We dip back into Doug Williamson’s vault of great vintage snowmobile photos from the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club Vintage Rally last February.

An Arctic Cat Panther.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: Late 1970’s Arctic Cat Panther

The Arctic Cat Panther was often referred to as the Cadillac of snowmobiles in its heyday.

Three special edition Can-Am Spyder models custom-designed for the Spyder 10th Anniversary: RT Limited 10th Anniversary edition, F3 Limited 10th Anniversary edition and the F3-S 10th Anniversary edition.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP celebrates Can-Am Spyder 10th anniversary with homecoming event; unveils Special Edition models

The 10th Anniversary Homecoming Event marked the largest single gathering of owners in the history of the Can-Am Spyder brand, which launched in 2007.

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.