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
Kelsey Poelt rides a pink snowmobile on the first day of spring.
Crowsnest Pass, AB

Climb the Castle near Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

Kelsey Poelt, president of the Crow Snow Riders in the Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, had her best day of snowmobiling on Middle Kootenay Pass

by Kyle Born
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

Vintage snowmobiles at the Vintage Snowmobile Show in Saskatchewan.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: Rare 1968 “Sail Master” Snowmobile & Top 10 Photos from the Saskatchewan Vintage Show

Thanks goes out to our go-to-vintage-sled guy, Sid Samek, who attended the Vintage Snowmobile Show held in Regina, Saskatchewan last weekend.

SnoRiders Insider, Revelstoke, BC

Revelstoke Snowmobile Club looking for General Manager

The Revelstoke Snowmobile Club has a need for a growth-minded General Manager

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

Old Sled Zone — 1960’s Snow Cruiser

Snow Cruiser exclusively sold snowmobiles in Canada from the mid 1960s to the early 1970s.

Two people in an Alumacraft boat.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP Acquires Alumacraft and Creates a New Marine Group

This acquisition will allow BRP to leverage the strength and reputation of two iconic marine industry players - Alumacraft Boat and Evinrude.

A nicely restored John Deere 340, restored by Sid Samek of Manning, Alberta.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1970’s John Deere 340

Well-known for their production of agricultural and lawn care equipment, John Deere also ventured into the snowmobile industry in the 1970s and '80s.

The RZR® XP Turbo S side-by-side.
Snowmobile News

New Polaris RZR VISIONS video series demonstrates the unmatched terrain-dominating nature of RZR

The series’ first installment – “Snow Blind” – sees Anderson and the Turbo S exploding down the unhinged slopes of Donner Ski Ranch.

ATVers pose on FibreGlass Hill outside of Cranbrook
Cranbrook, BC

ATVing knows no limits in Cranbrook

Doug Williamson, charter member of the Cranbrook Snowmobile Club, recommends ATVing in Cranbrook all year round

by Kyle Born
Tucker Hibbert at a Walk for Wishes event.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert to continue his support of Make-A-Wish Minnesota

Since 2016, Hibbert’s Team 68 has raised over $21,000 for Make-A-Wish Minnesota through the Walk for Wishes event.

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

Old Sled Zone: Vegreville Antique Snowmobile Show & Shine

Billed as the Vegreville “Father's Day” event, this show and shine meet attracts a big and enthusiast crowd — from near and far — to view all things motorized.

An open magazine, showing an article.
Snowmobile News

Like Ataata, Like Irni — Arctic Father and son ride their working Ski-Doo Expedition

The concept of the working snowmobile really struck home recently when I was reading the current edition of Uphere magazine.

by Keith Powell
An Alouette Brute Junior 295, owned by sled enthusiast Sid Samek.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1972 Alouette Brute Junior + Super Brute 295 & 440

Alouette Brute snowmobiles continue to be a popular choice with collectors and sled enthusiasts.

Side view of sled, painted black and red.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: An original, early concept 1997 custom-built mountain sled

Cam Webber, a Sparwood, B.C. resident, built his own vision of a mountain sled in his shop.