Keith Powell

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Keith Powell is the publisher of SnoRiders magazine. He has a keen interest in the snowmobile industry, the sport itself and vintage snowmobiles.

He brings more than 20 years of snowmobiling insight and publishing experience to play and is pleased to offer his viewpoint on dynamic trends and issues in the world of snowmobiling.

Expanding the snowmobile industry and advocating safe and responsible riding are areas that he is particularly interested in.

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

Old Sled Sighting: “Big Blue” 1970’s Sno-Jet

Sno-Jet was one of the many early snowmobiles that was created and manufactured in Canada.

by Keith Powell
Picture of two old snowmobiles sitting amongst long weeds and grass.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting – Miami Vice versus Miami Mice: What is it?

Ski-Doo 340, Polaris 340, Arctic Cat 340 or Kawasaki 340 Drifter – hard to tell. Can one of our readers solve the mystery?

by Keith Powell
Picture of Grayson holding up package of LEGO.
SnoRiders Insider

Assembling an Arctic Snowmobile, inspiring a future rider

The Lego Arctic Snowmobile kit was the perfect project for 'Papa' and his grandson

by Keith Powell
A Grizzly ATV with a Camoplast 4TS track conversion kit.
SnoRiders Insider

A visit to Yamaha Motors head office

Writer Keith Powell had the opportunity to visit the big city of Toronto recently, and stopped in at the Yamaha head office.

by Keith Powell
A cat sitting on a vintage Ski-Doo
Old Sled Zone

Vintage Ski-doo and a cat too

It only took just over a quarter of a century, but writer Keith Powell has finally succeeded in getting his wife to notice old sleds.

by Keith Powell
A futuristic concept snowmobile called the Snow-Crawler.
SnoRiders Insider

Top 10 concept snowmobiles pulled from cyberspace

From cutting-edge to just plain bizarre, check out these concept snowmobiles and vehicles.

by Keith Powell
Graphic of the SledTown ShowDown contest.
SnoRiders Insider

First Round Snapshot: SledTown ShowDown sees over 4,100 votes so far—Sask leads overall voting

Will last year's champion Swan Valley, Manitoba successfully defend their SledTown title?

by Keith Powell
Picture of the 2005 Ski-Doo Elite, a two-seater snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider

Where’s the high performance side-by-side snowmobiles?

Originally introduced in 1973, the Ski-Doo Elite has seen several incarnations over the years, but none of them particularly successful.

by Keith Powell
Picture of winter snowmobile scene, with U.S. and Canadian flags superimposed on top of picture.
SnoRiders Insider

Canada West outstrips USA West in snowmobile sales by 41%

Western Canada remains a top-seller of new snowmobiles, far surpassing the U.S. market.

by Keith Powell
man snowmobiling
Chetwynd, BC

A proud and active club

The Pine Valley Trail Blazers love to entertain out-of-towners in their phenomenal snowmobiling playground

by Keith Powell
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SnoRiders Insider

Snowmobiling updates on sledding news, blog written by Keith Powell, publisher.

by Keith Powell