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Tyler Fitzpatrick's two sons, Ben (1.5 years old, shown on the sled) and Jack, three years old (beside his little Suzuki 50 quad) getting ready to build their riding skills.

Conquer the outdoors with Yamaha’s spring Powersurge Sweepstakes

Place a $500 deposit on any 2019 Yamaha snowmobile and choose your savings

blue sidewinder s-rx le

Yamaha unleashes the 2019 SideWinder S-RX LE

Lake racers rejoice, the SRX name returns for 2019 as the fastest production sled ever built.

by Kirsten Armleder
A Yamaha Enticer 400 T-R, the ultimate working man's sled.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Zone – 1990 Yamaha Enticer 400 T/R

This is a Yamaha Enticer 400 T-R model, which stands for long track and reverse.

A vintage Yamaha Enticer sitting in a backyard.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1970’s Yamaha Enticer—power and performance

The successful Yamaha Enticer series was known for their high speed performance capabilities - the original muscle sled.

Cody Matechuk sailing through the air.

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
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 vintage mid-80's Yamaha Enticer 340.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: OUCH! 1984(?) Yamaha Enticer 340

These popular Yamaha machines featured some of the industry's leading edge snowmobile technology of the day.

Kevin Higney, winner of the 'Win Your Yamaha' contest.
SnoRiders Insider

Yamaha Financial Services announces winner of the ‘Win Your Yamaha’ contest

Kevin Higney wins his 2017 Kodiak EPS SE in Yamaha Financial Services contest.

Yamaha's 2018 SnoScoot for youth.

With Yamaha’s 50th anniversary comes the 2018 SnoScoot, Sidewinder expansion and Apex departure

To celebrate 50 years in the business, Yamaha releases seven limited edition models, a new suspension system for the Apex and a youth snowmobile.

by Kirsten Armleder
Picture of orange Moto-Ski
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1979 Moto-Ski Futura and Yamaha Enticer Deluxe

Our Old Sled Zone posting last week inspired one of our readers to forward us pictures of his own vintage Yamaha Enticer plus a Moto-Ski Futura.

An old beauty - a Yamaha 340.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting—70’s Yamaha Enticer ET Deluxe

The Yamaha ET 340 Deluxe—deluxe because it had electric start—was a machine to be reckoned with on the snowmobile trails in 1970's.

Picture of Yamaha consumer display.
SnoRiders Insider

Yamaha unveils impactful new consumer show display for 2017

Yamaha Motor Canada set out to construct an innovative new corporate display that would reflect the company’s vision and brand in Canada.

A vintage Yamaha Phazer.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: 1980’s Yamaha Phazer, “the sled that began a new era of snowmobiling”

The Phazer was developed to offer real sports riding in a variety of conditions.

Picture of a vintage Yamaha Inviter.
SnoRiders Insider

Old Sled Sighting—1984 Yamaha Inviter: a truly unique snowmobile that missed the mark(et)

The Inviter was built to deliver ride attributes that directly paralleled how enthusiasts “actually” rode – 30-mph, negotiating twisty, wooded trails.

Picture of rusting snowmobile in backyard.
Old Sled Zone

Old Sled Sighting: Yamaha 340 ET Enticer – An original muscle sled

These high performance Yamaha machines featured some of the industry's leading edge snowmobile technology of the day.

Joel Basaraba, new Marketing Coordinator at Yahama Canada.
SnoRiders Insider

Yamaha Canada appoints new Marketing Coordinator

Joel Basaraba has been appointed to the position as Marketing Coordinator for Yamaha Canada with specialization in ATV, SSV and snowmobile products.

Yamaha officials cutting a red ribbon.
SnoRiders Insider

Yamaha Financial Services launches new retail finance program

Dealers and customers will be able to access a number of new options designed to make Yamaha ownership more flexible and convenient.

Picture of Yamaha vehicle in their head office lobby.
SnoRiders Insider

Yamaha Motor designates North America as snowmobile global headquarters

The new North American Snowmobile Division will take the lead in managing Yamaha’s worldwide snowmobile business, including product development.

Chris Reid, centre, with Yahama corporate executives.
SnoRiders Insider

Chris Reid signs off on his “Yamaha Sled Talk” blog as he leaves Yamaha

Chris Reid, long-time snowmobile sales manager at Yamaha, bids the company and his blog a final goodbye.

2017 Thundercat from Cat.

Unleashing of the new 2017 snowmobiles

The Big Four have released their new 2017 sleds, and here they are, all in one place.

by Kirsten Armleder

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