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Snow Depth Feb. 22, 2011

(2/22/2011)

Snow Depth 2.22.11

Yes, weather is local. And painful winter thaws can be followed by monstrous blizzards.

Click HERE for more detailed snow pack info from NOHRSC.

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat's 2012 Teaser Video

(2/20/2011)

Arctic Cat teaser video

Arctic Cat released THIS "teaser" video about their 2012 model line.

(You gotta click on the link because it's not hosted on YouTube).

And is it just me, or are they taking a pot-shot at this site and the people who have captured some pix?

 

 

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Random Photos, February Edition

(2/17/2011)

Arctic Cat Babe

It's that time of the month. I've got a mess of random pix that I think are interesting, many of which have a certain "dated" quality to them.

Click to see them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rest In Peace, Edgar Hetteen

(2/13/2011)

Edgar Hetteen, founder of Arctic Cat

Edgar Hetteen, co-founder of Polaris and founder of Arctic Cat, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 12. He was 90 years old.

Words can barely contain impact that Edgar made on the sport of snowmobiling.

He is gone, but he will never be forgotten.

UPDATED with funeral information.

 

 

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Feb. '11 Trip to Arctic Cat

(2/13/2011)

Arctic Cat in February

I made a quick trip to Arctic Cat in Thief River Falls last week.

Click to see some pix, including a 2012 Arctic Cat!

 

 

 

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Brad Helwig's Ultra-Skinny Firecat

(2/11/2011)

Brad Helwig's custom "extra-skinny" Arctic Cat Firecat

Check out this sweet custom "extra-skinny" Arctic Cat Firecat, built by Irondogger Brad Helwig.

Special thanks to Micah Huss for sending the photos and info!

Click to see 'em.

 

 

 

 

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Letter (Never Sent) to Pat Mach

(2/10/2011)

Pat Mach

Here's a letter I wish I would have sent to Pat Mach before he died in a snowmobile accident last week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Snowmobiling Documentary from Public Television

(2/4/2011)

Arctic Cat Model 100

Here's an excellent Public Television documentary about the origins of snowmobiling, with an emphasis on Minnesota, Arctic Cat, Polaris and Ski-Doo.

Click Here to watch Part 1 (roughly 27 minutes).

Click Here to watch Part 2 (26 minutes).

 

 

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Snow Depth Feb. 2, 2011

(2/2/2011)

Snow Depth 2.2.11

That's one heckuva storm that hit 2,000 miles of North America.

Click to see a larger image, and for the NOHRSC link.

 

 

 

 

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Discovered: Classic Arctic Cat Films

(2/2/2011)

Classic Arctic Cat commercials and movies

Check out what I recently uncovered.

Anyone have a projector?

Click to see a couple more pix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Spy Photo of the 2012 Arctic Cats?

(1/31/2011)

Prototype Arctic Cat?

Well, this site and others have been buzzing about the captured image here, of what appears to be a prototype sled.

Click to see it, and read a few thoughts.

 

 

 

 

 

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Recap: Project Vintage I-500

(1/28/2011)

Vintage I-500 weekend for Arctic Cat

The first-ever Vintage I-500 project is complete, culminating in the actual race last weekend.

Click to see some pix of our weekend.

(Most photos from Jim Urquhart at sledRacer.com. Thanks Jim!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Drunk Caddie Riding a Snowmobile?

(1/27/2011)

Drunk Snowmobiler

I'm not sure what THIS STORY says about Tyler Bryan, or about (some) snowmobilers.

Personally, I'm picturing him leaning off the side of the cab, pretending he's railing through a long, sweeping left-hander.

 

 

 

 

 

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Interview with 4-Time Champ P.J. Wanderscheid

(1/27/2011)

P.J. Wanderscheid: 4-time World Champ Arctic Cat racer

What was it like to win an unprecedented fourth Eagle River World’s Championship?

Click to read Team Arctic Champion P.J. Wanderscheid’s answer (and more).

 

 

 

 

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2011 Pride Magazine Posted Online

(1/25/2011)

Winter 2011 Edition of ePride

 

The Winter 2011 edition of Pride Magazine is now posted at ArcticCat.com.

Click HERE to read it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Snow Depth Jan. 25, 2011

(1/25/2011)


Snow depth 1-25-11

Here's the NOHRSC Snow Depth report for Tues., Jan. 25.

Click to see a larger image, and for the NOHRSC link.

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat Now Showing?

(1/19/2011)

Arctic Cat show at the Varsity Theater?

This photo was taken yesterday at the Varsity Theater in (Dinkytown) Minneapolis.

Any ideas what it's about?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Random Photos, January Edition

(1/18/2011)

Arctic Cat's new engine suppliers?

This month's random photo selection is brought to you by our proud sponsors on the top and right side of this page. Do us a favor and click on them. It'll keep this highly-tuned engine running 8100 rpm strong!

And click to see more pix!

 

 

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Craig's List-of-the-Week: Jan. 17

(1/16/2011)

Craig's List of Week Jan. 17

Noticing a lack of my semi-regular "Craig's-List-of-the-Week" postings, Brent Rasmussen sent me this doozie.

(Thanks Brent!)

Click to read about the most amazing Arctic Cat Lynx. Fast.

And sporting a sweet muffler.

No brakes though.

Needs some minor things before it can race.

 

 

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Project Nelson/CC Cats: Almost Ready for the I-500

(1/13/2011)

I spent another day with Brian Nelson working on the three 1979 Arctic Cat Cross-Country el tigres, and doing a bit of riding.

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