Jason “the Mailman” Soucie took the new 2018 Arctic Cat M8000 SnoPro out for a rip recently. He sent in a raving report on the first 2018 to hit the snow! We distilled his comments down to five things you need to know about the sled. Here you go… #1. “The new motor is awesome.
We attended the Arctic Cat presser last week and spent quality time talking engines with the Cat Crew. Specifically, we talked about the highly anticipated 794cc C-TEC2-800 powerplant for 2018. Before we dive into some of the more interesting details, we should say that the goal for the project are lofty: more power, reduced emissions,
It’s been said that in recreational sports, racing drives sales. For snowmobiling, racing drive innovation and every year the manufacturers work hard to out-race each other on the track, on the ice, and across the snow. Here is some information on the three race sleds revealed at Hay Days. Polaris – ALL-NEW Polaris AXYS Inspired 600R
The Maxsled crew had a rough time this year as many of the snowmobilers did with the lack of snow. In my area the groomers never came out once the entire season because there was just nothing to groom. Therefore, we had to travel, as many of you did, and with a few other complications
Ok, I know I say this just about every year, but being in West Yellowstone, MT in March and walking into the staging area to line upon line of new snowmobiles from the 4 OEMs is a really cool experience. Yes, sometimes what you think about being a snowmobile test rider or media member or
It is the end of another snowmobile season for those of us in the Midwest, and not long before the Spring Order deals are over. This means we’ve had plenty of time to put some miles on our Polaris Rush Pro-S 600 Pink Ribbon Rider Edition and we have to say, we are thoroughly impressed.
It’s been a long time since we’ve given out any choice awards, so we thought maybe it’s time we named names and did it for the 2017 models. We’ve seen and ridden the new machines, so now it’s time to roll out the red carpet, put on our best (snowmobile) suits, splash on a little
Spring Fever is just setting in and Ski-Doo has already released a plethora of accessories for the Gen 4 REV chassis. BRP has developed several new accessories along with the new Ski-Doo REV Gen 4 platform that allow riders to fit snowmobiles to their needs. Of particular interest will be accessories surrounding the new Open
Grab your iPod, go to iTunes and listen to AC/DC’s Thunderstruck while you read this, because Cat lovers rejoice…Thundercat is back! You maybe had an idea that the Cat/Yamaha relationship would bring something big to both camps, and you read about Yamaha’s Sidewinder. Well, Arctic Cat’s version is the Thundercat and it’s full of Cat
There is big news from the Yamaha camp, and that is the reintroduction of a Yamaha 2-stroke motor. More on that later. Even bigger news, however, is the second manufacturer to introduce a brand-new motor for 2017. It’s got more power than any production motor ever produced for a snowmobile and it’s a 4-stroke. Oh,