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October 30, 2010
Column
Bret Rasmussen

My Personal Ride

It's mid-August and I am starting to think about the sleds I'll be preparing for my personal use in the months ahead. I like the Arctic Cat M8 for it
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October 30, 2010
News, Polaris

Polaris Defense Announces Five-Year Award For All-Terrain Ultra-Light Utility Vehicles

Minneapolis - Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris, has been notified by the National Guard Bureau, Washington DC, that it has been selected for a c
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October 29, 2010
News, Polaris

Sheffield Financial, Polaris Industries Sign Exclusive Installment Financing Contract

Clemmons, N.C. -- Sheffield Financial, a division of BB&T Financial, FSB, which is a subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT), has signed a five-yea
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October 28, 2010
News

New Snowmobile Safety Materials

There are some new snowmobile safety materials available on the American Council of Snowmobile Associations website.
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October 27, 2010
News, Ski-Doo

Not Enough Ski-Doo 800 E-Tecs To Go Around

We heard a rumor a week or so ago that a handful of snowmobilers who had bought a Ski-Doo with the 800R E-Tec engine during Ski-Doo's spring-only prog
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October 26, 2010
News

New BlueRibbon Board Members To Be Seated Jan. 1, 2011

Pocatello, ID - During its annual Board of Directors and membership meeting held in Bloomington, MN, new candidates were elected to the BlueRibbon Coa
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October 24, 2010
News

Help Rank Catchy Slogans For Sled Trailer Decals

Zac's Tracs is running a survey asking sledders to help it rank 10 potential slogans for sled trailer decals.
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October 23, 2010
News

Intermountain Snowmobile Show Wraps Up With Snow In The Mountains

A cold, steady rain fell on the area surrounding the Salt Lake County Events Center in South Jordan, UT, site of the Intermountain Snowmobile Show, bu
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October 22, 2010
News

Looking Back At The First Day Of The Intermountain Snowmobile Show

The first day of the Intermountain Snowmobile Show was a busy one. Here are a few shots from the Salt Lake County Events Center, site of the snow show
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October 20, 2010
News

Get Your Snow Show On: Intermountain Snow Show provides sledders a way to make it to the snow season

If anyone has the experience and expertise to put on an expo dedicated entirely to the sport of snowmobiling, it's SnoWest, which is one reason we do
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October 19, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads
Chris Burandt

A Year of Changes

This past year for me and my family has been absolutely incredible.
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October 19, 2010
News

Donavon Facey Opens Rocky Mountain Xtreme

Donavon Facey is back in the snowmobile biz.
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October 19, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads, Product Tests

Product Review: Klim Tomahawk Parka

Want a single riding coat that handles everything between frigid cold days and sunny spring afternoons?
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Feature
Steve Janes

17 Tips: How to be a better rider

So you are a good snowmobiler. You've ridden for a number of years, mostly staying on established trails and riding with the same group of friends. Bu
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Travel

A Red Hot Time In South Fork: Colorado had the snow last winter

While several areas in the West were suffering through a light to medium blue (which, naturally enough, gave us snowmobilers the blues), February last
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
News

Clarification On Polaris Engines

We need to clarify something we wrote in the September issue of SnoWest ["Peering Into A Snowmobile's Heart," September, 2010, page 18].
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
News

Get Your Snow Show On

If anyone has the experience and expertise to put on an expo dedicated entirely to the sport of snowmobiling, it's SnoWest, which is one reason we do
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Product Tests

Product Review: Motorfist Rekon Jacket and Bibs

We first introduced you to MotorFist, one of-if not the-newest snowmobile clothing manufacturers in the industry, in the January issue of SnoWest
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Product Tests

Product Test: Fox Backcountry Rebuild: Fox Shox Burandt Backcountry Rebuild: Rebuild kit for Arctic Cat M-series float skid

Ride like Chris Burandt? Probably not, but you can get the same custom suspension parts that were developed for Burandt.
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Column
Brett Rasmussen

Schooled: That Moment Immediately After You Just Screwed Up And Just Before You Feel The Pain

Have you ever picked up a hot iron or perhaps a hot dog stick that was used for roasting that was inconspicuously set down for an innocent and unexpec
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Industry News

Ski-Doo Back In Black

In past model years there has sometimes been a laundry list of changes from when the snowmobile media first sees the new releases to the time the mode
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October 18, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Feature

SnoWest Staff Launches Dirt Toys Magazine

Side-by-sides are one of the hottest segments in the powersports industry and the SnoWest staff is right on top of it.
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October 18, 2010
News

Snowmobile Of The Future?

If you want to see some funky/cool/sweet/definitely different snowmobile designs then follow this link http://carrmagazine.com/sketch_contest. Once th
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October 17, 2010
News
LANE LINDSTROM

A Red Hot Time In South Fork: Southwest Colorado had the snow last winter

While several areas in the West were suffering through a light to medium blue (which, naturally enough, gave us snowmobilers the blues), February last
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October 17, 2010
Feature
LANE LINDSTROM

Have Sled, Will Travel: Snowflakes make most of spring ride

There are a lot of things snowmobilers are known for-both good and bad. One of our better traits-at least one we'd like to be known for-is that we're
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October 17, 2010
News

Idaho Public Television To Host "Dialogue" Program On Wilderness Oct. 21

Idaho Public Television show "Outdoor Idaho" will be airing the Bruce Reichert documentary "Wilderness in the 21st Century," on Oct. 21, 2010, at 8 p.
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October 17, 2010
Feature

Keep Your Ride Alive Longer: Hasara gives tips on maintaining your sled

It's amazing what you can pick up if you hang around a snowmobile repair and hop-up shop long enough.
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October 17, 2010
Feature

Riding With The Fugowees

Deep snow, groomed trails, no crowds-these are three of the top features associated with Island Park, ID.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

Absolute Power & Performance Transfer Shock Kits

Absolute Power & Performance has custom-built rear transfer shock kits for 2008-11 XP sleds, and the company said these kits solve transfer issues ass
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

Amsoil Quickshot SE Fuel Additive

Amsoil's Quickshot SE addresses common fuel issues found in small engine and power sports equipment.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
News

Backcountry Basics Snowmobiling Clinics: Hosted by Amber Holt

Following in the footsteps of some of the best riders in the country, Amber Holt, owner and master instructor, is offering Backcountry Basics Snowmobi
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads
Irina Adams

Fit Tips Brought to You by Next Level Riding Clinics

The Dreaded Arm Pump .
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

ISOC Western National: Big Name Pros Come West

The stars of the national snocross tour returned to racing in a western state when the ISOC Amsoil Championship Snocross Series stopped at Sandy, Utah
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

Klim Torque Jacket

Designed to function as either an alternative to a fleece layering piece or a casual jacket, the Torque Jacket is constructed with 100 gram siliconize
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Column

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor...
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
News

Marshall Distributing, Western Power Sports Partner With Pink Ribbon Riders

Marshal Distributing and Western Power Sports have teamed up to offer a series of limited edition GMAX helmets branded as "Pink Ribbon Riders."
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

Powder Keg Adapter Fuel Keg

Powder Keg's 2-3/4-gallon Adapter Fuel Keg allows the Powder Keg storage box to fit Ski-Doo Renegades, Skandias and the longer Summits.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Product Tests

Product Review: Powder Keg: Have Fuel, Will Travel: Powder Keg offers additional storage

There are two things that you can never have enough of on a snowmobile-storage and fuel.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

R&M Axess Seat

R&M's Axess Seat has been redesigned for Arctic Cat's M-Series chassis.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

Royal Purple Snow 2-C

Royal Purple promises that its Snow 2-C will protect your engine from extreme weather conditions, improve engine performance and fuel economy, reduces
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Column

Runnin' On Empty: I Win The Arctic Cat Award

I had no intention this year of writing about any of my latest snowmobiling escapades from last winter.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
New Products

Summit Series HD Video Camera Snow Goggle

The Liquid Image Summit Series HD is a snow goggle with an integrated HD camera.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Industry News, Snow Tests

Tools Of The Trade: Doing more with the 2011 800 mountain sleds

We've been waiting for a year like this one. Maybe for too long. Polaris, Ski-Doo and Arctic Cat all showing up at the game with the best 800 mountain
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads
William Stephenson

Troy Story: Lincoln County Customs' Troy Johnson

The great thing about the snowmobile industry is the amazing people that make it up.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
News

Unified North American Avalanche Danger Scale To Be Launched

Backcountry avalanche centers across Canada and the United States will be using a new avalanche danger scale for the 2010/11 season.
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October 16, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads
Ryan Harris

We Ride Jared Sessions' 2010 M8 Turbo: The Color of Fun

We've ridden a few project sleds that have made us consider giving up winter sports entirely.
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October 15, 2010
News, Ski-Doo

BRP To Donate Up To CA$1 Million To Snowmobile Clubs

Based off the huge success of the program in 2008 and 2009, BRP and its Ski-Doo dealers will again donate up to CA$1 million to North American snowmob
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October 14, 2010
News

EPA Announces E15 Partial Waiver Decision, Fuel Pump Labeling Proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is partially granting a waiver to allow gasoline that contains greater than 10 volume percent ethanol and up
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

Arctic Cat Builds 1,000,000th Sled

Barreling down on its 50th Anniversary (1962-2012), Arctic Cat has reached a special milestone since the company was brought back to life in 1983 as o
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October 12, 2010
News, Ski-Doo

BRP Launches Avalanche Safety Awareness Program For British Columbia, Alberta

Valcourt, Qu├ębec - BRP is taking proactive steps this season to ensure snowmobilers are better informed and aware of avalanche safety issues by offeri
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads
Ryan Harris

Harder Than It Looks

Freestyle riders have done a great job at making something very difficult look extremely easy.
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

New Products

Amsoil's Quickshot SE addresses common fuel issues found in small engine and power sports equipment.
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

Polaris Tests in Chile

While most snowmobilers are enjoying a late summer BBQ on the deck or a boat ride, six members of the Polaris Snowmobile Test Team spent 14 days in Au
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

Snapshots from Hay Days 2010

If anything should tell you that it's time to run your gear through the wash and get ready for winter, it's the fall snowmobile show circuit.
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

Thacker's Insane No Flip

When Paul Thacker lined up for Winter X Games 14 Best Trick competition, he was on a totally different page than the other competitors.
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

Tool Talk: Got You Covered

We don't wear gloves that often, but we always keep a pair in the door of a truck for hooking up trailers, moving hitches, changing fuel plates on hot
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October 12, 2010| Published in the October 2010 issue
Sledheads

Webshot

Bored at work?
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October 11, 2010
News

Motorized Recreation Provides Health Benefits

Haslett, Mich. - York University, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada released a study titled, "The Fitness and Health Benefits of Recreational Off-Road Vehic
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October 08, 2010
News

Groups Sue To Close Mt. Jeff To Snowmobiling

Island Park, ID - Environmental groups have launched another assault on snowmobiling, a staple of Island Park and West Yellowstone's winter economy. T
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October 07, 2010
News

Xtreme Snowmobile Sports Grass Drags Kick Off Season

With one race under its belt, the Xtreme Snowmobile Sports Grass Drags season is underway.
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October 06, 2010
News, Polaris

Polaris "Winning Riders" Program Supports State, Provincial Snowmobile Associations

Medina, Minn. - For the sixth consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from th
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October 05, 2010
News

Kick Off The Snowmobile Season

Moto Tech will be hosting its seasonal swap meet at the end of October. However, this year the event will incorporate a fundraiser to benefit continue
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October 04, 2010
News

New Online E-Course For Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles

The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association (ROHVA) has a new e-course available to help users understand safety measures that should be taken wh
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October 01, 2010
News, Arctic Cat

Arctic Cat Shares Soar Following Analyst Upgrade

New York - Shares of Arctic Cat soared last week after an analyst upgraded shares of the maker of snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicles to a "Strong Bu
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