Stories

A woman snowmobiler with an airbag inflated.
Snowmobiling safety

Pre-season prep—Part 3: Your gear

From your gloves to your transceiver, here are the things that you should be checking before the season arrives.

by Matthew Mallory
Mechanic working on a snowmobile.
Snowmobiling safety

Pre-season prep—Part 2: Your snowmobile

A DIY guide to performing a preseason snowmobile maintenance check.

by Matthew Mallory
A truck with a deck and two sleds.
Snowmobiling safety

Pre-season prep—Part 1: Your sled hauler

Get things ready in the fall and you’ll be prepared to safety hit the backcountry as soon as winter sets in.

by Matthew Mallory
Barry Malcolm rides a 1999 BR275 plus, pulling a 12- by 25-foot Mogul Master in Beausejour, Manitoba, for the Brokenhead Trailblazers.
Meet the Rider,

Barry Malcolm, an unsung hero, is recognized in Beausejour, Manitoba

Barry Malcolm acquired the 2017 Canadian Council of Snowmobile Organizations Excellence Award for his years of volunteer work grooming trails in Beaus

by Kyle Born
Club News

Why the Provincial Membership Plan is the hottest topic in the B.C. sled scene

Here is an update on the British Columbia Snowmobile Federation’s Provincial Membership Plan and its status to date.

by Trish Drinkle
Dave England trickin it with the moon in the background.
XRiders

Dave England—Big air extraordinaire

Dave England of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, lives his life in bold disobedience to the laws of gravity.

by Kirsten Armleder
Ski-Doo alpine snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

The Return of Old Sled Sighting—Vintage Ski Doo Alpine

This week the Old Sled Zone feature comes from Ray Marak of Smithers.

Cody Matechuk sailing through the air.
Snowbike

Catching up with snow bike phenom Cody Matechuk

Going for X Games gold and hucking the sport to a new level, Cody Matechuk sets his sights on a winter of firsts

by Kirsten Armleder
Ryan Springer with Boss Racing will be part of this year's Ski-Doo X-Team.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo X-Team adds rising star Ryan Springer, Lites champ Aki Pihlaja to defend title

Ski-Doo’s X-Team approaches the 2017-18 ISOC snocross season with one of its strongest group of riders ever in the Pro Open class.

2018 Polaris 600R.
SnoRiders Insider

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.

SledLife

Get to know our Best Sled Wrap finalists

Top contestants share sledding stories and the inspiration behind their snowmobile wrap designs.

by Kirsten Armleder
Kelsey Elliott carving a steep downhill descent.
SledLife, Sicamous, BC

Kelsey Elliott: Fully immersed in the sled life

For Kelsey Elliott of Salmon Arm, B.C., snowmobiling is all things—her passion, therapy and the ultimate career path.

by Matthew Mallory
Close-up of TRIO front shock.
SnoRiders Insider

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.
SnoRiders Insider

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.
SnoRiders Insider

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.

Restored Ski-Doo Elite snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Summer Rewind—The best of Old Sled Zone Sightings: 1970’s Ski-Doo Elite

From the dozens and dozens of Old Sled Sighting posts we have selected the best by reader reach.

Driveline update on sled.
SnoRiders Insider

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.
SnoRiders Insider

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.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP new product bulletins

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

The T150 Russian IRBIS snowmobile on display at a recent trade show.
SnoRiders Insider

The Russians are coming….to a snowmobile trail near you

The company, IRBIS, is reportedly initially only offering their T150 utility sled to the North American market, at a $2500 US price point.