• Product Review: 509 Sinister Goggles

    September 27, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog, Product Tests
    You know how it works.
  • SKI-DOO SUMMIT 800 BELT "ISSUES": BRP warranties belt

    September 27, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    We've been asked to repeat some information we first ran on snowest.com Feb. 8, 2008, regarding some issues with the Ski-Doo Summit 800.
  • Trailers

    September 27, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    This Charmac trailer features drive-over fenders, spring assisted front and rear ramps, a 3500-pound torsion axle, LED lighting, fuel door, flow thru
  • Gauging Your Ride: Information is Everything

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Jacob White
    They say that seeing is believing and one of the most important factors to your snowmobile living a long and healthy life revolves around believing it
  • Get a Grip: Handling the Snow

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Mark Bourbeau
    In the not-so-distant past, the new millennium ushered in a new riding style for the manufacturers in the mountains, even though a more upright positi
  • Idaho Snowmobile Show

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    There are lots of reasons for snowmobilers to check out this year's Idaho Snowmobile Show, but the one that is perhaps head and shoulders above the re
  • In Tow: Testing the GMC Yukon Hybrid, Toyota Tundra

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog, Snow Tests
    We've spent a lot of time, effort and space on towing tips, snowmobile trailers and what we like about our favorite riding areas, but not so much on a
  • Measuring a Sled's Footprint: Track Technology Goes Long

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Mark Bourbeau
    The mountain track revolution started more than two decades ago and has been a fairly linear progression until recent years as the pace of new product
  • Not Pulling Your Weight: Little Change in Clutch Technology

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Steve Janes
    When it comes to the driving force of a snowmobile, what converts the engine power to the track is the drive system, with a major focus on the clutche
  • Skis Take a Turn for the Better

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Steve Janes
    Wood. Steel. Aluminum. Plastic.
  • Smoother Days Ahead: Suspensions Change With the Times

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Ryan Harris
    Snowmobile suspensions are a lot like Dick Clark.
  • The Form, Function of Seats: Function Overtakes Fashion in Mountain Sleds

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog Ryan Harris
    Get off your butt and ride.
  • The Heart of Snowmobiling: Going higher, farther

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog LANE LINDSTROM
    The engine is the heart of a snowmobile.
  • The Right Frame of Mind: Keeping Things Together

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog, Snow Tests Jacob White
    2005 Polaris RMK tunnel showing the running boards.
  • What Makes a Mountain Sled a Mountain Sled?

    September 23, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    Thank heavens for the theory of evolution.
  • Gear Box

    September 20, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The company known for its high performance products is now offering an economical downloader for individuals who prefer big fuel saving and mild perfo
  • Letters to the Editor

    September 20, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    In your Final Thoughts in the Deep Powder Challenge ["Burying The Competition," SnoWest, March, 2008, page 35], you state, "If you find yourself at th
  • Product Review: Ski-Doo Tunnel Bag, Riser Block Bag

    September 20, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog, Product Tests
    These days, anytime you can find storage space on a snowmobile, particularly a Ski-Doo Summit Rev, we'll take it.
  • Snowmobile Sales: Flat-ling is Good in This Case

    September 20, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog
    The question is, if sales were in negative territory a year ago but were flat this year, is that good news?
  • Tempted by the Okanogan: Succumb to the Pleasure of Riding North central Washington

    September 20, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue White Out & Wide Open—The Blog LANE LINDSTROM
    Sometimes we don't know how good we have it, especially when it's close to home.
  • Pro Riding Secrets: The Downhill U-Turn with Bret Rasmussen

    September 11, 2008 Feature
    Changing direction on a snowmobile can be tough enough on flat ground. Flipping around on a 40-degree slope without getting stuck or going all the way
  • Charlie Tango Niner: The 2009 M8 Sno Pro LE increases in rank

    September 10, 2008 Feature
    What, did you really expect Arctic Cat to leave the M8 alone for another year?
  • Evolution Revolution: Making smooth smoother

    September 10, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue Feature Tom Dines
    Both as a current franchise (Ski-Doo) dealer and consumer who has roots in motocross, I have always been interested in suspensions. Much can be writte
  • Following Burandt

    September 10, 2008 Feature
    Last winter during a ride in Grand Lake, CO, Chris Burandt came over from his home in nearby Kremmling to ride with us for a day. I've ridden with Bur
  • Boost Your IQ With This Amazing Sled: 2009 Polaris 800 IQ

    September 09, 2008 Feature
    We're mountain guys. We'll admit it. Not just because we live 40 minutes from a fine specimen of them, but because they're so darn fun. But, we also r
  • Guest Column:: What's Up With Burandt?

    September 08, 2008 Column
    "What do you mean I have to have my column for the first issue done this week? I just quit riding three weeks ago!"
  • 2009 Polaris IQ

    September 06, 2008 Sledheads
    We're mountain guys. We'll admit it. Not just because we live 40 minutes from a fine specimen of them, but because they're so darn fun. But, we also r
  • Dragon Rider: Up Close with Dan Adams' Turbo 700 RMK Dragon

    September 05, 2008 Feature Dan Adams
    Whenever you are out riding and you hear what sounds like a sled running a turbo, your mind immediately starts to wonder what having that kind of powe
  • The 2009's Are Here: It's the last year of double zeros

    September 04, 2008 Feature
    What's new on the hottest 2009 snowmobiles? That's too much info to list in one magazine. We've taken a closer look at a few of the sleds that freerid
  • What is a Rotrex supercharger?

    September 02, 2008 Sledheads
    A supercharger uses an engine-driven belt to turn an impeller that compresses air going into the engine. Turbochargers use a similar concept but use e
  • All It Takes Is Money

    September 01, 2008 Column LANE LINDSTROM
    That's my first thought whenever I'm sitting at the bottom of a hill and someone is making an insane climb up a chute on either a top-of-the-line moun
  • Easing Gas Pains

    September 01, 2008 Published in the September 2008 issue Column LANE LINDSTROM
    Here's stating the obvious: these high fuel prices have got folks' shorts in a wad-big time. There's no shortage of us snowmobilers wondering about wh
  • MPI Supercharger Installation: The tech side to making a Yamaha scream

    September 01, 2008 Sledheads Stephen Clark
    In the last few years the snowmobile market has really embraced the concept of forced air induction with superchargers and turbochargers. With the exc

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