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Random Photos, November Edition

(11/26/2010)

Prototype Arctic Cat 120 M Series?

During the course of a year, A lot of photos get delivered to my palatial office via old pack mules, but I don't always have a full story to accompany them. So, I'm officially instituting a RANDOM PHOTOS OF THE MONTH series, beginning now.

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Memories of the '09 Spirit Mountain Snocross

(11/24/2010)

My last trip to the Spirit Mountain snocross in Duluth, Minn., was for promotional purposes. This year I might actually watch some races.

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SnowTrax TV's Adds FOX EVOL Shocks on a Sno Pro 500

(11/23/2010)

Here's a SnowTrax TV video about swapping in FOX Float EVOL ski shocks (and remote reservoir/clicker Zero X shocks on the skidframe) on their Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500.

Anyone here put EVOLS on their Sno Pro? I'd like to hear your thoughts.

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Part II: Brian Nelson is Getting Ready for the I-500

(11/19/2010)

Brian smiling at the ugly grind job I did on the cylinder for Joey's sled

So what's been happening with Brian Nelson's three-sled Vintage I-500 project since I posted THIS FIRST STORY?

A lot. With a bunch more work needed.

Click to see the progress.

 

 

 

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More Tucker (and Kirk) Testing Video

(11/18/2010)

Tucker Hibbert Preseason Testing from Team 68 on Vimeo.

More video from Tucker Hibbert's preseason test trip to Colorado.

Watch it here, or watch if from Tucker's BLOG HERE, where you can also read his musings on a variety of stuff.

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They're Making Snow for the Spirit Snocross

(11/18/2010)

Making snow at Duluth

It appears that Mother Nature will cooperate to allow a traditional Thanksgiving weekend snocross in Duluth, Minn.

Click to read the town's press release.

 

 

 

 

 

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Wish Edgar Hetteen a Happy-90th!

(11/17/2010)

Edgar Hetten, founder of Arctic Cat, is about to turn 90

 

Arctic Cat and Polaris founder, Edgar Hetteen, will turn 90 years old on Nov. 24.

Click to see how to send him a birthday wish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Kirk & Tucker Talk Snow

(11/16/2010)

Tucker Hibbert gets ready for the 2011 snocross season in several ways, including giving his dad, Kirk, grief about the snow that fell during the fall test/practice trip in the Rockies.

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Riding in the First Snow of the Season

(11/16/2010)

My son Calvin knows how to rip up the yard on the Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500.

He also knows EXACTLY how to answer really tough questions.

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All-New Arctic Cat Prowler "Road Runner"

(11/16/2010)

Check out the new 2011 Arctic Cat Prowler Loooooong Box, aka "Road Runner," brought to you by the ArcticInsider's A Team (not to be confused with the B Team...which is me).

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Brad Darling: New Arctic Cat VP of Snowmobiling

(11/16/2010)

Brad Darling, newly-named VP/GM of Arctic Cat Snowmobile division

On the heels of the company's announcement that Claude Jordan will replace retiring CEO Chris Twomey, Arctic Cat today named Brad Darling its new Vice President/GM of its snowmobile division.

Click to read Brad's background and credentials.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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First Snow & Ride of 2010-11

(11/15/2010)

Blowing and snowing

Magic hit the midsection of Minnesota over the weekend. Eight to 12 inches of snow, accumulating at a rate of one-inch-per-hour during the day.

Winter had arrived.

 

 

 

 

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Do You Ride Like This?

(11/10/2010)

Arctic Cat Factory Pilot

 

Do you ride like this?

Really?

Click to read a few questions I have.

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat's Featured Stuff for November

(11/9/2010)

Arctic Cat Green Chrome Windscreen

Here are four products that Arctic Cat is promoting this month.

If anyone has tried the FOX FLOAT Conversion Kit for the rear suspension, let me know. I'd like to get your thoughts on it for a review.

Click to see them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Here, Hold My Beer" Moment #873

(11/8/2010)

This crashed Arctic Cat F1000 is for your viewing pleasure

If anyone happened to capture THIS MOMENT on video, please post it. I want a good laugh at his expense.

(This photo is for illustrative purposes only, and was not the snowmobile used by Darwin Award candidate Perry Nelson.)

 

 

 

 

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Hibbert's Official Merchandise

(11/5/2010)

Tucker Hibbert Gear

 

If you can't race a snowmobile quite as fast as Tucker or Kirk Hibbert, you can still get yourself gear that commemorates them.

Click to see a few pix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tom Rides his Arctic Cat Cub

(11/5/2010)

Last week I spent a day shooting photos of Tom Rowland's amazing collection of Arctic Cats at his dealership, Thomas Sno Sports.

I also managed to capture this video of Tom practicing for the upcoming AMA Supercross season on his ultra-rare 1966 Arctic Cat Cub minibike/all-terrain cycle.

 

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Arctic Cat Sled Makeover Contest

(11/3/2010)

Speedwerx and Sledhead 24/7 contest for Arctic Cat makeover

Want a chance to win a free Arctic Cat sled makeover? Speedwerx and Sledhead 24/7 have a contest in which you could be the lucky winner. And you'll be featured on television!

Clicky.

 

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Here's Team Arctic for 2010-11

(11/1/2010)

Team Arctic is Ready for 2011

Arctic Cat just announced their top riders for all forms of snowmobile competition this winter.

Click to read the Team Arctic press release.

 

 

 

 

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Tested: Arctic Cat Gloves and Mountain Tek Vest

(11/1/2010)

Moto-testing Arctic Cat vest and gloves

I’ve gotten a chance to use a couple new Arctic Cat products during the past month and thought I’d share a couple observations in case you’re interested in this stuff.

Click to read about them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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