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Berthold Fecteau pictured (left) with Sebastien Thibault, Race & Engine Calibration Manager.
SnoRiders Insider

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.
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.

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.

Keith Curtis is in fine form at the recent RMSHA Beaver Mountain HIllclimb.
SnoRiders Insider

Keith Curtis wins five classes to lead dominant Polaris Race Team at RMSHA Beaver Mountain Hillclimb

Polaris racers win 23 podiums, nine of 12 pro classes, Queen Crown and three ‘King’ Crowns.

Restored Ski-Doo Elite snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Ski-Doo Elite “The Pony Car” of Sleds

A restored Ski-Doo Elite snowmobile, spotted at the recent Cranbrook Snowmobile Club's Show and Shine.

Polaris racer Keith Curtis.
SnoRiders Insider

Polaris Hillclimbers extend Pro Stock win streak to 20-straight with four more wins

Racers on Polaris 800 RMKs continue to win in 1000 Stock against rivals’ 850 sleds.

Kevin Higney, winner of the 'Win Your Yamaha' contest.
SnoRiders Insider

Yamaha Financial Services announces winner of the ‘Win Your Yamaha’ contest

Kevin Higney wins his 2017 Kodiak EPS SE in Yamaha Financial Services contest.