Arctic Cat Hotshot photo

Another young snowmobiler is discovering the joy of riding.
Brad Douglas submitted this photo of his 1978 Arctic Cat El Tigre 5000.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: Flamin’ 1978 Arctic Cat El Tigre 5000

Brad Douglas submitted this photo of his 1978 Arctic Cat El Tigre 5000

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Snowmobile News

SnoRiders: SledTown ShowDown 2020—Help us choose the final SledTowns for this year’s contest

SnoRiders new-look eNewsletter gives readers a chance to nominate the bracket of SledTowns

The Summit is one of the best-selling Ski-Doo snowmobiles on the market.
Gear

What snowmobile manufacturer do SnoRiders readers prefer?

We polled our readers to find out which snowmobile manufacturer is their favourite

by Kyle Born
A rider getting some air on an Arctic Cat HCR
Sled Tech

How to choose the right sled for your ride

What's your style? Trail, mountain, crossover, powder or hill climbing?

by Trish Drinkle
The Ski-Doo Summit is one of the best-selling snowmobiles on the market.
Gear

Best-selling snowmobiles

We ask powersports store owners, sales staff and others within the industry about the most popular snowmobiles from Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo and Yamaha.

by Kyle Born
A stock photo of a green Arctic Cat Alpha.
Gear, Saskatchewan

The most popular Arctic Cat snowmobile is . . .

Snowmobile dealers across Western Canada weigh in on their best-selling Arctic Cat and why they’re so popular

by Kyle Born
A small child sits on a full-sized black snowmobile.
Gear, Rocanville, SK

What should parents look for when choosing a sled for their child?

Stan Langley, owner of Universe Satellite Sales in Rocanville, Saskatchewan, breaks down what to consider when purchasing a snowmobile for a child

by Kyle Born
An impressive vintage Arctic Cat Trail cat, along with an equally impressive vintage helmet.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1980 Arctic Cat Trail Cat — Purring on the Trail

The Arctic Cat Trail Cat was considered a workhorse in the Arctic Cat lineup in the late 1970's and early 1980's.

The ZR series of TRAIL snowmobiles is a highlight of Arctic Cat’s 2020 lineup of snowmobiles.
Gear

The 2020 Arctic Cat snowmobile lineup is here

Arctic Cat’s upcoming lineup of sleds includes the RIOT, ALPHA ONE and TRAIL ZR SERIES

A beautifully restored Arctic Cat Jag
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1981 Arctic Cat Jag

Arctic Cat first introduced the popular Jag model back in 1976.

Gear

First-ride impressions on the 2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One

First-ride impressions on the 2019 Arctic Cat M8000 Mountain Cat Alpha One.

by Kirsten Armleder
Tucker Hibbert racing on track.
SnoRiders Insider

Tucker Hibbert extends points lead at Canterbury Park Snocross National

Hibbert had a strong weekend of racing at the Canterbury Park National winning all four of his qualifying rounds and the final event on night two.

Snowmobiles with sunset in background.
SnoRiders Insider

Snowmobiling – 2017-2018

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has some great events planned for the upcoming sled season.

by Ed Klim
A man riding a CMX snow bike kit on a 250 Husqvarna.
Gear

Guide to 2017-2018 snow bike kits

Starting with the most popular, here is a quick guide to the different brands of snow bike conversion kits that are available for winter 2017-2018.

by Kirsten Armleder
An Arctic Cat Panther.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: Late 1970’s Arctic Cat Panther

The Arctic Cat Panther was often referred to as the Cadillac of snowmobiles in its heyday.

Arctic Cat's Craig Kennedy.
SnoRiders Insider

Arctic Cat’s Craig Kennedy appointed head of Snowmobile Division

In his new role, Craig Kennedy will be working out of Arctic Cat’s facility in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

Former Arctic Cat building with For Lease sign on it.
SnoRiders Insider

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.

SnoRiders Insider

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.

Picture of vintage Arctic Cat Pantera snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

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.

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