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Random Photos & Comments 4-20-12

(4/20/2012)

Random Arctic Cat photo

I obtain an obscene number of photos throughout the days, weeks and months. Some I take myself, others I pilfer from the internets and many are graciously sent to me.

All have an Arctic Cat twist. So it's time once again to share them with you.

Click to see some randomness.

 

 

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Arctic Cat Snowmobiles in Japan

(4/18/2012)

Arctic Cat snowmobile in Japan

If I didn't know otherwise, this shot of Arctic Cat M sleds in a powder wonderland looks like it's somewhere in the North American Rocky Mountains. Perhaps near Cooke City or Revelstoke?

Wrong.

It was taken near Sapporo, on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

Click to read about it.

 

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Q&A with Tim Lessard: Conquering Cain's Quest

(4/16/2012)

2012 Cain's Quest

Last month, Tim Lessard and Eric Hall tackled Cain’s Quest for the third time in their careers, finishing second overall in the 1,800-mile endurance race aboard modified 2012 Arctic Cat M800s.

Lessard was kind enough to be interviewed about their experience.

 

 

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2013 Arctic Cat M Sled Updates

(4/11/2012)

2013 Arctic Cat M snowmobile update

In addition to changes mentioned in the previous two posts, Arctic Cat has updated its 2013 M sleds with several noteworthy improvements.

Click to read about them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2013 Arctic Cat Snowmobile Updates: E-start, Tunnel and More

(4/9/2012)

2013 Arctic Cat Electric Start for 800 snowmobiles

Here are some additional updates to the 2013 line of Arctic Cat snowmobiles, focusing on 800-model electric start; wheel placement in F-model rear suspensions; the new "flat top" tunnel on ProCross machines; and gearing changes to XF models.

Click to read.

 

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Tucker Hibbert's Injury Update

(4/2/2012)

Tucker Hibbert

After his initial recovery from a lacerated kidney, Tucker Hibbert suffered some recovery-related set backs last week.

Click to read his press release.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2012-13 Team Arctic Race Application

(4/2/2012)

Team Arctic Cat snowmobile race application

Hoping and/or planning to join Bobby Flame on the Team Arctic snowmobile program next season?

CLICK HERE to jump to the official race team application.

 

 

 

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The Future of Snowmobile Engine Design?

(4/1/2012)

3-stroke diesel snowmobile engine?

Could this image represent the future of snowmobile engine design?

In the grand tradition of April Fools posts, read and decide for yourself.

 

 

 

 

 

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Country Cat: Arctic Cat's U.S. Snowmobile Dealer of the Year

(3/30/2012)

Country Cat, Arctic Cat Dealer of the Year

For the third year in a row, Country Cat of Sauk Centre, Minn., earned the Arctic Cat Snowmobile Dealer of the Year award.

Click to read about it.

 

 

 

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2013 Arctic Cat Snowmobile Drivetrain Updates

(3/29/2012)

2013 Arctic Cat snowmobile reverse fix

Yep, there were some first-year gremlins on 2012 Arctic Cat snowmobiles.

And yes, solutions are coming.

Here's the first of a few posts detailing changes for the 2013 models.

 

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Arctic Cat & Kyle Tapio: King of Kings at the Hillclimb World Championships

(3/28/2012)

Team Arctic Cat hillclimber, the uber-amazing Kyle Tapio... 2012 King of Kings

Kyle Tapio and the other Team Arctic hillclimbers delivered a stunning performance at the Jackson Hole Hillclimb World Championships, taking 10 victories including the ultimate King of Kings title.

Click to read the release.

 

 

 

 

 

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Christian Bros. Racing Competes at Clash of Nations in Sweden

(3/28/2012)

Arctic Cat/Christian Bros. Racing pro Cory Davis at the Clash of Nations

The Christian Brothers Racing team traveled to Falun, Sweden, last weekend to compete in the Clash of Nations, an event that featured snocross and snowmobile freestyle.

Click to read about their success.

 

 

 

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The One & Only: 1974 Arctic Cat Panther Commercial

(3/27/2012)

In honor of Team Arctic's Kyle Tapio winning the King of Kings title at the Jackson Hole World Championships of Hillclimbs, here's a blast-from-the-past commercial featuring another mountain-topper: the 1974 Arctic Cat Panther.

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Quest for the Arctic Cat Hockey Cup

(3/21/2012)

Arctic Cat Cup Hockey Night

 

"We play to prove that you're never too old or not good enough to play for something special."

It was the Arctic Cat Hockey Cup extravaganza last week.

Click to read the story.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A Few March Days at Arctic Cat

(3/19/2012)

Arctic Cat snowmobile engineers

I spent the better part of last week at Arctic Cat in Thief River Falls.

Check out some of what's going on there.

 

 

 

 

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Tucker Hibbert on the Mend after Sustaining Internal Injuries

(3/19/2012)

Tucker Hibbert

Tucker Hibbert sustained internal injuries during a crash in the Pro Open final this past Saturday in Lake Geneva.

He's doing okay, but a lacerated kidney and other internal bruising have landed him in an ICU.

Click to read the press release.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comparing an Arctic Cat F to and XF

(3/16/2012)

2013 Arctic Cat F vs. XF Snowmobile Comparison

“Should I get an F or and XF?”

It’s a common question, one I debated myself.

So a few weeks ago I spent several days riding Fs and XFs with this very question in mind.

Click to read what I learned.

 

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Tucker Hibbert Wins the ISOC Snocross National at ERX

(3/13/2012)

See moving footage of Tucker Hibbert's big win at ISOC Snocross National in Elk River, Minn.

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Team Arctic Marches to 41 Victories

(3/13/2012)

Arctic Cat won 41 races this past weekend, including DJ Ekre's Pro sweep of at the Warroad 75

Between the cross-country races in Warroad, the snocross in Elk River and the Hillclimb in Afton, Team Arctic racers racked up 41 victories this past weekend!

Awesome!

Click to read the Team Arctic press release.

(Correction: 42 Wins!)

 

 

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Clean Sweep for Tucker Hibbert at Elk River ISOC National

(3/12/2012)

Team Arctic Cat/Monster Energy superstar, Tucker Hibbert

Tucker Hibbert returned to the top of the podium this last weekend at the ISOC national snocross in Elk River, Minn.

Click to read his team's press release.

 

 

 

 

 

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