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Calvin Robinson with his 1970 Sno-Jet Super Sport.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

A vintage Double Eagle Raider, spotted at the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club's vintage rally in February.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

The Timbersled ARO 120 being ridden on a snowy day in the forest.
SnoRiders Insider

Timbersled® ARO™ snow bike lineup expands with addition of new Timbersled ARO 129 LE

Along with the Timbersled ARO 120 and the new Timbersled ARO 129 LE, there’s the Timbersled ARO 137 for the deepest snow and steepest climbs.

Picture of limited edition Incredible Ride t-shirt.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert releases Incredible Ride collection

The new Incredible Ride Collection features clothing and collectable items that commemorate Hibbert’s legendary career accomplishments and victories.

Picture of yellow and black snowmobile.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP rides profitable powersports trend In North America – revenue up 18%

"We outpaced the North American powersports industry with impressive growth in retail this quarter," said José Boisjoli, president and CEO of BRP Inc.

Here is a Skiroule S-400, sitting on the trailside.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

The Old Farmer's Almanac weather map of Canada for winter 2018-2019.
SledLife, Manitoba

The Old Farmer’s Almanac releases forecast for winter 2018-2019

The forecast for winter 2018-2019 looks wonderfully white across Western Canada, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac

by Kyle Born
A vintage baby-blue Snow Cruiser, spotted at the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club's annual Show-and-Shine.
Old Sled Zone

Best of Old Sled Zone: 2018

We are pleased to re-post the “most liked” of the vintage sleds we have posted during the first 6 months of 2018.

Rachel Scott's snowmobile is blue and green
Contests

2018 Sled Wrap Contest

The second annual Sled Wrap Contest aims to find the most eye-popping snowmobile designs in Western Canada

Grahame Go uses a Montana 600 GPS on his Can-Am Outlander 850 Two-Up.
Snowmobiling safety, Thompson Okanagan, BC

Do you really know how to use your GPS?

Grahame Go, Vernon ATV Club member, GPS training course leader and former air deputy for Civil Air Search and Rescue in Vernon, B.C., shares his GPS tips

by Kyle Born
Close-up of finned secondary pulley.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo product updates for 2019

There have been some improvements to 2019 snowmobiles since the Snow Shoot introduction that we would like to inform you of as these sleds arrive in dealerships

A partially restored John Deere 295/S snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: Inside the restoration project — 1974 John Deere 295/S

As you can see from this series of photos, Samek is well on his way to restoring this old John Deere to its former glory.

Picture at Hay Days, showing row of snowmobiles.
SnoRiders Insider

Kick off winter at Ski-Doo snowmobiles Hay Days booth

The BRP booth, including Ski-Doo snowmobiles and Can-Am products, will again have a large presence and a couple new twists for 2018.

Alan Geisenkoetter Jr.
SnoRiders Insider, Minnesota

“Little Alan’s Law” — Minnesota enacts tough new DWI includes snowmobiles and off-road vehicles

This new law means that people convicted of driving while intoxicated – regardless of the vehicle they’re driving – will lose their driver’s license.

Person sitting on a Snow Cruiser sled.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: A second 1960’s Snow Cruiser

The Snow Cruiser was built by Outboard Marine Corporation of Peterborough, Ontario.

BRP announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Triton Industries, Inc., the leading North American manufacturer of the Manitou pontoon brand.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP to acquire Manitou Pontoon manufacturer, strengthing the company’s new marine group

Manitou’s addition to the Marine Group further solidifies BRP’s position in this market.

Tucker Hibbert shows off a first place trophy for the team's efforts at the Make-A-Wish event in Minnesota.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert’s Team 68 named top fundraiser at Make-A-Wish Minnesota’s Walk for Wishes®

Team 68 recorded $12,534 in donations at this year’s Walk for Wishes.

Group of snowmobilers getting ready to ride.
SnoRiders Insider

Snowmobile sales outperform economic growth worldwide — Canada up 6.4%

Many families have discovered that snowmobiling is a great winter recreational activity.

by International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association
Search and Rescue watercraft on lake.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP donates watercraft to Inuvik Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary (CCGA)

The addition of the unit will enable the Inuvik CCGA to increase coverage to a number of remote locations and assist residents in emergency situations.

“Michelin and Camso have many values in common,” said Jean-Dominique Senard, Chief Executive Officer of the Michelin Group.
SnoRiders Insider

Camso bought by tire giant Michelin in US $1.45 billion deal

The two parties have reached an agreement for the acquisition of Camso and the integration of its off-road operations with those of Michelin