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A Ski-Doo 340 model.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1970’s Ski Doo 340 & “The Silver Bullet”

What made the Silver Bullets unique from the more traditional Ski-Doo's, like the 340 model pictured?

A trio of vintage sleds on an Edmonton area trail.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: A Salute to a Family Vintage Snowmobile Ride

Old sled or new sled, why not take the family out snowmobiling before the end of the season?

Another medal at X Games sure brings a smile to Brock Hoyer.
XRiders, British Columbia

A conversation with three-time X Games medalist Brock Hoyer

British Columbian Brock Hoyer came away with bronze at the X Games in Aspen, Colorado

by Allison Kennedy Davies
A sporty-looking little Moto-Ski sled
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1979 Moto-Ski

Moto-Ski snowmobiles had a colourful and interesting heritage in the snowmobile industry.

A prototype of the Alta Redshift Electric Motorcycle, BRP has purchased select assets of the defunct company.
SnoRiders Insider

BRP purchases select assets of Alta Motors as part of its interest in exploring alternate energy

Known for pushing innovation to improve the rider experience, BRP is constantly on the lookout for the next generation of powersports solutions.

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.

Blair Morgan at 2019 XGames in Colorado.
XRiders

Blair Morgan is back in action at the 2019 Winter X Games

Snocross legend Blair Morgan returns to the limelight after nearly a decade.

by Allison Kennedy Davies
Avalanche Canada's newest app.
Snowmobiling safety

New tools for avalanche safety

The Dangerator is one of several new tools from Avalanche Canada

by Mary Clayton, Avalanche Canada
Ski-doo racer on track.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo X-Team racers keep bringing the heat

At the latest round of ISOC Snocross racing, held February 1-2 in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, X-Team racers collected wins in nearly every class.

XRiders

Snow-capping the peaks of the 2019 Winter X Games

Canadian Riders brought medals home after this year’s Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado.

by Allison Kennedy Davies
A Polaris factory XCR sled, customized to boost horsepower.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1996 Polaris XCR 600 — customized

SnoRiders reader Cam Webber says he has owned his customized snowmobile for over 6 years and it's still a fun ride.

Group of people going out snowmobiling.
SnoRiders Insider

Plan to take a vacation snowmobiling!

Want to feel energized and efficient at work? Make sure to book vacation time, and go out and enjoy snowmobiling.

Two people out enjoying a snowmobile ride.
SnoRiders Insider

Go Snowmobiling

The Go Snowmobiling and Safe Riders! campaigns are supported by the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association.

Brett Turcotte rides a Polaris IQR 600.
Meet the Rider, British Columbia

The man, the myth, the legend: Snowmobiling gold-medalist Brett Turcotte

Brett Turcotte, snowmobiler and two-time X Games gold medalist, has overcome a near-death experience to bring death-defying feats to the masses

by Kyle Born
The air responder transitions seamlessly between ice and water.
Snowmobiling safety, Regina, SK

Are you up for the 250 Crusade challenge?

John Maczko, operations director and chief pilot for the Canadian Rescue Hovercraft Pilots Association in Regina, Saskatchewan, is calling on crusaders

by Kyle Born
A red Ford truck.
SnoRiders Insider

BC Gaming approves capital grant for the purchase of trucks and hauling equipment

We are grateful to BC Gaming for this grant, which increases our efficiency and ability to produce world-leading safety programs.

Another podium sweep for Ski-Doo X-team Pros.
SnoRiders Insider

Ski-Doo domination continues in Deadwood

It was another weekend of pure dominance in the Pro class as X-Team riders took five of a possible six podium places.

A vintage 1970's Mercury snowmobile.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone: 1970’s Merc Snowmobile

Mercury snowmobiles had a rich history in the 1970's snowmobile racing world.

Anne St. Clair
SnoRiders Insider

Avalanche Canada Foundation announces grant recipients

Four people have been awarded grants from the Avalanche Canada Foundation.

One of a number of stolen snowmobiles and motorsports products that are listed on the Central Okanagan Crime Stoppers website.
SnoRiders Insider

Over $1.3 million in snowmobiles and motorsports products stolen in Central Okanagan

The Central Okanagan appears to be a hotbed for stolen motorsports equipment.