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2018 Polaris 600R.
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Polaris - What’s new for 2018

For those that couldn’t attend Hay Days (and those that did just in case), here’s a summary of what we announced.

Close-up of TRIO front shock.
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Timbersled Innovation – TRIO™ Front Shock

TRIO is compatible with all snow bike kits as long as the ARO spindle and ski are used.

New X2-RS racing oil.
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BRP adds new racing oil to XPS line-up

BRP is introducing the new X2-RS racing oil specifically for use in high rpm and high load two stroke premix applications.

The 2018 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS E-TEC racing snowmobile.
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The 2018 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS (Race Special) unveiled at the 51st Annual Haydays event

The 2018 Ski-Doo MXZx 600RS E-TEC racing snowmobile is designed specifically for winning on North American and European snocross tracks.

Driveline update on sled.
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2018 Ski-Doo Summit/Freeride driveline updates and 2017 belt durability improvements

BRP strives to offer Ski-Doo owners the best product performance, reliability and durability.

Removable snowflap mounted on snowmobile.
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BRP new product bulletins - Part 2

BRP has been busy issuing new product bulletins lately, here is rundown on the latest.

Snowmobile equipped with adjustable windshield.
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BRP new product bulletins

BRP has been busy issuing new product bulletins lately, here is rundown on the latest.

Snowmobiles with sunset in background.
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Snowmobiling – 2017-2018

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has some great events planned for the upcoming sled season.

by Ed Klim
Picture of snowmobile at Hay Days.
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Ski-Doo snowmobiles expanding Hay Days presence

The BRP booth including Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Can-Am products is adding more space and entertainment at Hay Days for 2017.

Berthold Fecteau pictured (left) with Sebastien Thibault, Race & Engine Calibration Manager.
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Innovative concept designer Berthold Fecteau retires from BRP

Berthold Fecteau retired from BRP last Friday with 26 patents in North America between snowmobiles and Can-Am Spyder.

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
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
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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.