Stories

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.

Former Arctic Cat building with For Lease sign on it.
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Textron closes Arctic Cat new head office in downtown Minneapolis

Textron has taken over the lease for the former Arctic Cat building and is looking for a commercial enterprise to take over the premises.

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.”

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“Show your ride” photo contest

Upload your ATV, side-by-side, motorcycle or watercraft photo(s) for the chance to win a $100 fuel card.

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.
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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.
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Polaris Hillclimbers sweep the Pro Stock classes at Grand Targhee

Polaris also sweeps King and Queen Crowns and all three semi-pro classes.

Elkford Search and Rescue will use $7,718 for their
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Community Cash Awards: Elkford Search and Rescue will use $7,718 for their “Avalanche Rescue Plan”

The Community Cash Awards, which aim to develop healthy and diverse communities, offer local community groups an opportunity to apply for funding.

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Textron Announcement: Arctic Cat for Snowmobiles and Textron Off Road for Arctic Cat ATVs

The Arctic Cat brand will be used strictly on the snowmobile side of Textron's business.

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

Gilles Soucy
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The snowmobile clutch that started Kimpex 50 years ago

What started as a side project for Quebec native Gilles Soucy became Kimpex.

by Kirsten Armleder
Polaris racer Keith Curtis.
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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.

Picture of vintage Arctic Cat Pantera snowmobile.
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Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Arctic Cat Pantera—a ‘Rat Sled’

This Arctic Cat “rat” sled retains little of the machine’s past glory but Arctic Cat enthusiasts are sure to remember the grand days of these sleds.