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On the Road With ISMA

Serving as the President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association is a pleasure and allows me to meet many interesting people from all walks of life.  Following is a short discussion on the last 35-40 days of work: In late September – early October I had the opportunity to meet with Regulators in the European […]

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Trail Groomers Maximize Your On-Trail Experience

  Why you need to appreciate what those trail groomers do for snowmobiling. In today’s snowmobiling world, we expect well-maintained and smooth groomed trails. When they’re rough we complain. But do we really know and appreciate what goes on behind the scenes. Do we appreciate the long hours groomer operators work, frequently dragging trails late […]

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Minnesota’s S.N.O.W. Fest 5 Promises Films, Fun and Old Friends

Event benefits Minnesota snowmobile clubs. One of the most anticipated events of the new snowmobiling season is the annual S.N.O.W. Fest held in Wahkon, Minnesota each December. This snowmobile-oriented festival showcases all the latest action snowmobile videos as well as classic snowmobile advertisements from the early days. In addition to the annual screening of action […]

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4 Choices: High Performance Flatlander Options

By Jerry Bassett, Sr Executive Editor Choices? You betcha says the Minnesota-based ride review staff. For model year 2018 we’ve pinned down what we’d want for high performance riding for the upcoming snow season. Fancy this, only one of our four choices is what the original equipment manufacturer would call its “trail” option. The rest […]

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Textron to re-enter the snowmobile industry in $247 million Arctic Cat purchase!

Arctic Cat Inc. has signed a definitive merger agreement under which Textron Inc. will acquire Arctic Cat in a cash transaction valued at approximately $247 million, plus the assumption of existing debt. Arctic Cat anticipates that tender offer materials will be provided to shareholders no later than February 7, 2017. Seasoned snowmobilers will remember Textron […]

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