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    Tucker Hibbert releases 2015 merchandise

    Posted 6 days ago by AmSnow
    Tucker Hibbert’s 2015 official merchandise is now available. With over 20 uniquely branded items, Hibbert’s merchandise line offers clothing and accessories for every Team 68 fan. The popular T-Train t-shirt has a fresh look for 2015 with bright orange graphics to reflect the orange featured on Hibbert’s helmet and race gear. This design is carried over to the all-new T-Train hooded sweatshirt. Both the t-shirt and sweatshirt are available in adult and youth sizes. “Worki...
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    Yamaha Breaks Ground in Women’s Hillclimbs

    Posted 6 days ago by AmSnow
    Kaycee Eidinger will be the first female hillclimb racer to compete on a 4-stroke snowmobile. She plans to race on a 2015 Yamaha Viper M-TX. “It feels amazing to be the first woman to race a 4-stroke in the hillclimbs! I’m definitely nervous for this race season because it is such a big opportunity and I want to make Yamaha proud,” Eidinger said. She has raced for the past four years. She said her challenges will include getting used to the new set up. Eidinger said the reliabi...
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    Expert advice on buying snowmobile apparel

    Posted 7 days ago by AmSnow
    Snow is flying and so is the gear off the shelves around the country. Choosing the right wearables can be daunting when there are dozens of different brands and types. Should you go insulated or non-insulated? What layers should you wear? What about open-face or modular helmets? AmSnow asked a few apparel manufacturers for directives to consider when buying gear. HERE ARE SOME OF THEIR TIPS. The fit of a helmet should be just snug enough that, when on, it moves the cheeks and skin on your fac...
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    Minnesota Trails to open December 1

    Posted 7 days ago by AmSnow
    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will officially open the trails December 1 if certain requirements are met. The ground must be frozen allowing for crossing wet areas. Trails must have about 12-inches of snow on the ground to allow for trail packing and grooming. Landowner permits that allow trails on private land must be in plac.e Trails must be cleared of dead fall and signs need to be in place and gates opened. Snowmobile Registrationcan can be confirmed at http://www.dnr.state.m...
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    Snowmobile Hillcross returns to X Games

    Posted 8 days ago by AmSnow
    After nearly a 10-year hiatus, Snowmobile Hillcross is returning this year to Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. Snowmobile freestyle which has been a part of the competition since 2007 will not return to the event taking place Jan. 22-25. Levi LaVallee, 32, retired from ISOC snocross this year, but he has been preparing to win Hillcross and Snocross events at X Games. LaVallee is currently the reigning champion of Hillcross, winning gold in 2004. British Columbia’s famous Carl Kuster holds...
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    Arctic Cat Announces Tucker Hibbert Sportswear Line

    Posted 9 days ago by Ross Halvorson
    The All-New Tucker Hibbert Sportswear line of hats, shirts and hoodies is available now from Arctic Cat, offering fresh styles inspired and designed by the all-time winningest snocross champion. The fifteen premium items include an assortment of knitwear, caps, shirts and hoodies for men, women and youth, all adorned with the iconic No. 68 made famous by the legendary Team Arctic racer.  “My fans are the driving force behind my signature sportswear line,” said Tucker Hibbert, &...
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    Cor Powersports Race Circuit Partners with Red Bull Energy Drink

    Posted 9 days ago by Ross Halvorson
    Cor PowerSports announced Red Bull Energy Drink is the newest supporter of the Cor PowerSports cross country race series. It's a huge step in getting more exposure for circuit and riders during the 2015 season. "This is a great deal not only for the series and our current sponsors, but also our racers as Red Bull will have both a strong onsite presence at our events and also promote our events on their social media outlets," said Todd Myers, race circuit organizer. "With...
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    Arctic Cat Hires New CEO

    Posted 12 days ago by Ross Halvorson
    Arctic Cat Inc. announced today that Christopher T. Metz has been added to the company as president and CEO, effective Dec. 3, 2014. Metz, 49, succeeds Christopher Twomey, who will remain with the company as Arctic Cat's board chair. “The board conducted a national search for a new CEO and we are delighted that Chris is joining Arctic Cat. Chris is a proven leader in the consumer and durable goods industries. He has built a career on improving the performance of market-leading compani...
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    Arctic Rage Snowstakes draws second winner

    Posted 16 days ago by AmSnow
    Boyesen and American Snowmobiler Magazine announced Amanda Frost from Colorado has won this month's Arctic Rage Snowstakes. Amanda has a 2000 Polaris 600 RMK.Sign up now to be the NEXT Arctic Rage winner!Win prizes from Boyesen, AmSnow, Fly Racing, Caliber Products, Divas Snowgear, Triple 9 Optics, Hygear Suspension, FXR Racing, Studboy Traction and Castle X!American Snowmobiler Magazine, Boyesen, and Fly Racing all headline the 2015 Arctic Rage Contest and have collaborated with other power...
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    Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs holds annual workshop

    Posted 16 days ago by AmSnow
    The Association of Wisconsin Snowmobile Clubs held their Annual Fall Workshop at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells October 31-November 2 with 900 members attending the 3 day event. The AWSC consists of nearly 600 snowmobile clubs from across Wisconsin. These clubs and their 26,000 volunteer members are responsible for developing and maintaining nearly all of the approximately 22,000 miles of public snowmobile trails in Wisconsin which in turn contribute millions of dollars in economic im...
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    Lewis County launches mobile App

    Posted 20 days ago by AmSnow
    Lewis County and the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce have launched a new mobile App and a regional website. No matter the location, the summer and winter recreation mobile apps will allow visitors to instantaneously view activities, shopping options, restaurants, and overnight accommodations.In conjunction with the mobile apps, the new web site includes an enhanced logo and an unmatched experience that showcases everything the region has to offer. At adirondackstughill.com, visitors can identif...
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    Western Power Sports acquires Marshall Distributing

    Posted 21 days ago by AmSnow
    Western Power Sports acquired Marshall Distributing on November 4. CEOs Craig Shoemaker (WPS) and Roger Marshall (MDI) have agreed to the deal after two weeks of negotiations that will see Cass City, Michigan-based MDI become part of WPS Distributing by spring 2015. The two distributors have been friendly competitors for many years, selling many of the same brands, and the move will serve to further strengthen WPS’ position within the powersports industry—the ultimate goal being an ...
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    Ontario offers snowmobile trail permit discount before December 1

    Posted 22 days ago by AmSnow
    Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs is offering a discount on snowmobile trail permit before December 1. 2015 Snowmobile Trail Permits continue to be available online, but for the first time this season, are now also available directly from the OFSC’s community based snowmobile clubs and their volunteers or from club designated retail outlets across the province. There are two permit types available until December 1:Seasonal Permit - Seasonal Permits are available online or from club re...
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    Team AmSnow Welcomes Four Racers for 2014-15 Season

    Posted 22 days ago by Ross Halvorson
    American Snowmobiler magazine is excited to announce the recipients of this season’s AmSnow Racer Sponsorship awards. We’d like to thank all the applicants who applied. You made this a much more difficult decision than our staff could have imagined! We know these four individuals will represent themselves and American Snowmobiler well in their respective race disciplines. You can meet each of these racers in American Snowmobiler magazine’s January issue and follow them on...
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    Polaris and Arctic Cat report increased snowmobile sales

    Posted 29 days ago by AmSnow
    As the snow starts to fall, both Arctic Cat Incorporated and Polaris Industries are both reporting increased snowmobile sales and profits for their respective quarters.  That’s good news for the industry! Arctic Cat reports snowmobile sales rose 17% to $157.8 million in its fiscal second quarter, which ended Sept. 30, up from $135.4 million in the prior year's quarter. Cat attributes the increase to its expanded partnership with Yamaha. The company anticipates higher snowmobile s...
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    2015 NSSR schedule released

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    National Straightline Snowmobile Racing has released the race season's schedule. There will be over 40 classes for sleds, vintage, kids, ATVs and motorcycles. Registration at 8am to 2pm on Saturday with Racing Action from 10am to 4pm.Here is the schedule:Kick Off Race/Winter Festival: January 17th, 2015 @ Fairmont, MN on Lake Hall  in cooperation with Blizzard Snowmobile Club and sponsored by  Graham Tire Company, Doug Sports Center, Holiday Inn and More! Winter Festival Event: Jan...
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    Ram to sponsor Tucker Hibbert

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Ram Truck will sponsor Tucker Hibbert for the 2014-15 snocross season. Hibbert’s team will add the Ram truck brand to its name and compete under the Monster Energy/Arctic Cat/Ram Truck banner.“Tucker Hibbert is the kind of ambassador any sport would dream of,” said Bob Hegbloom, President and CEO – Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC. “The fact that he’s out there with his Ram truck pulling his sleds over North America’s most demanding roads and through ...
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    BRP adds 17 new Evinrude dealers

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    BRP added 17 new North American Evinrude dealers to its network in the last three months. Since the beginning of the year, 67 new North American dealers are now offering consumers Evinrude outboard engines. These now provide more boaters with the opportunity to experience its industry-leading E-TEC technology and the striking new vertical design, clean-rigging package and best-in-class fuel efficiency of the revolutionary Evinrude E-TEC G2 outboard engines. “We’re happy to provide mo...
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    Ski-Doo releases snowboard attachment

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Ski-Doo has released an easy and effective Snowboard and Ski Rack for Ski-Doo snowmobiles that utilizes the innovative LinQ attachment system. The increasing use of snowmobiles by back country enthusiasts to reach untracked slopes has driven the need for this specialized product, and BRP has been quick to develop one that exceeds expectations with feedback from their own crossover athletes.The Snowboard and Ski Rack mounts along either side of a 146” track length – or longer - snowmo...
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    Ski-Doo owners can upgrade to RAS 2 suspension

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    BRP makes it easy for owners of older Ski-Doo snowmobiles to upgrade to the latest front suspension with the RAS 2 Front Suspension kit. This kit delivers the same RAS 2 benefits of better straight-line tracking in big bumps, lighter weight and great styling - with X Package calibration, at a great price.The RAS 2 Front Suspension improves handling and lightens most 2008 – 2014 Ski-Doo trail or mountain models by replacing the major front suspension components, and is a direct bolt on to e...
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    Ski-Doo plans race seminar

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    The Ski-Doo is hosting a "Hands On" race seminar at Quadna Mountain Park in Hill City, Minnesota to help Ski-Doo snocross racers prepare for the season. The event is scheduled in advance of the ISOC season opening race in Duluth, Minnesota.The seminar will focus on snocross set ups for the rider’s sleds and include coaching and tips from Ski Doo Factory Personnel and Pro race teams. Advance registration is required.Optional Track Time is available at a discounted rate for 2 days ...
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    Hibbert plans to race in Arcticwear

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Tucker Hibbert will wear Arcticwear Gear from Arctic Cat this snocross season.Hibbert announced ending his agreement with Castle last week. "It just feels right coming home to Arcticwear,” said Hibbert. “Arcticwear is part of the family of Arctic Cat products and people that have been so important throughout my career. It’s a brand full of passion that’s dedicated to performance. I’m very proud to be back in Arcticwear and have it as the official gear of my tea...
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    Castle and Tucker Hibbert end partnership

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Castle X Racewear and Tucker Hibbert have decided to mutually end their partnership after working together for over a decade. “Everyone at Castle X has had a blast working with Tucker over the years,” said Jess Farr, the President of Castle X. “It has been amazing to have had such a long lasting partnership and to have been part of helping Team 68 look great on the track and in the pits. While our business partnership may have ended, the friendships we have developed with every...
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    Grand Prix Ski-Doo tickets go on sale October 9

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    The organizers of the Grand Prix Ski-doo of Valcourt announces new website at www.grandprixvalcourt.com and tickets go on sale October 9. The revamping of the site, from basic analysis to new programming, took several months to complete and required the assistance of several individuals. It now features exclusive content that will better meet the needs of fans, subscribers and visitors.The new site is more interactive. Grand Prix management wants to showcase the magnitude of our event and the ad...
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    Settlement withdraws restrictions on motorized access in Idaho's Clearwater National Forest

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    A newly-filed settlement agreement withdraws restrictions on motorized and mechanized access to "Recommended Wilderness" Areas (RWA) in Idaho's Clearwater National Forest. The settlement comes in a lawsuit filed in 2012 by the Idaho State Snowmobile Association and the BlueRibbon Coalition, which alleged that the Northern Region of the Forest Service (FS) created an internal "recommended wilderness policy" that illegally limited management options. In the settlement, the ...
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    Divas SnowGear Announces Brand Ambassadors

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Divas SnowGear chose 37 brand ambassadors out of over 1500 applicants to represent the company for 2014-15 season.The DSG brand ambassadors will be representing the brand at trade shows, events, testing riding gear and giving their feedback while riding in their favorite spots. They will be keeping everyone updated on their adventures through our Facebook page, Instagram, Twitter, and our blog. Ambassadors are scattered across the US and Canada, so everyone will have the opportunity to see ridin...
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    Arctic Rage Snowstakes draws first winner

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    The first winner of the American Snowmobiler Arctic Rage Snowstakes Contest Winner has been announced. David Duffield from Michigan won this month's sweepstakes. Sign up now to be the NEXT Arctic Rage winner!Win prizes from Boyesen, AmSnow, Fly Racing, Caliber Products, Divas Snowgear, Triple 9 Optics, Hygear Suspension, FXR Racing, and Studboy Traction!American Snowmobiler Magazine, Boyesen, and Fly Racing all headline the 2015 Arctic Rage Contest and have collaborated with other powerhou...
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    Scheuring Speed Sports partners with US Air Force

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Steve Scheuring announced continuing to partner with U.S. Air Force. This marks the 14th year of the partnership. Scheuring Speed Sports will be doing high school and secondary school visits prior to each AMSOIL Championship SnoX race. Technology used in snocross will be discussed. In addition, the team will talk about making good choices in life and create excitement for the races. A deserving student will, also, receive the “Race to the Future” scholarship....
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    Ontario offer discount on snowmobile permit sales

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) is selling Seasonal Permits again for a special pre-season fee of $180 when purchased online at www.ofsc.on.ca on or before November 1, 2014. Last year, the Old Farmer’s Almanac forecast a snowy, cold winter for Ontario and it was right. Permit sales had a 21%  sale spike last year in Ontario. Now, with the Old Farmer’s Almanac predicting another good, old-fashioned Ontario winter for this season, snowmobilers can catch a big savings...
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    Divas SnowGear hires Stephanie Schwartz

    Posted one month ago by AmSnow
    Divas SnowGear hired backcountry expert Stephanie Schwartz its' Oregon, Wisconsin-based team.Stephanie hails from Revelstoke, British Columbia, where she has enjoyed a life-long backcountry riding career. Always an activist, she has worked to enlist more women riders by hosting countless riding clinics across the world. Stephanie is dedicated to the snowmobile industry and desires more women to experience the thrill of backcountry riding. A previous Ski-Doo...

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