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Snow Goer "Builds" their Sno Pro 500 at Arctic Cat

(11/30/2010)

Check out this video of Snow Goer magazine editor Andy Swanson, who spent a day assembling a 2011 Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500 at the factory in Thief River Falls.

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Duluth Snocross Photo Essay

(11/30/2010)

Johan Lidman raced the Sportech/Arctic Cat to 4th in Open

Click to check out some Team Arctic pix from the ISOC Duluth Spirit National.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pro Open Starts at Duluth Snocross

(11/29/2010)

There is NOTHING like the sight and sound of Pro Open sleds ripping up the starting line at the snocross season opener in Duluth, Minn.

Here are a few short segments of practice, and the real thing, including one of Dan Ebert, a couple of Johan Lidman, a couple heat races and the Pro Open final.

Enjoy.

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Short Recap of Sunday's Duluth Snocross

(11/28/2010)

Tucker Hibbert went two-for-two on the weekendHow's this for a short recap of Sunday's race action at the Duluth Spirit National:

Tucker Hibbert won Pro Open

Cody Thomsen just missed his second win of the weekend.

And Johan Lidman showed he's the real deal.

Click to see a few pix.

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Saturday Snocross at Duluth

(11/28/2010)

Tucker Hibbert and Roger Skime had a lot to smile about

Team Arctic was on top of things at Duluth on Saturday.

Click to read a very short recap.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tested!: The New Hibbert-Brand Merchandise

(11/26/2010)

Tucker Hibbert Gear

After a few weeks testing the new Hibbert-brand merchandise, the Sandberg family has a few choice words for anyone considering this stuff.

Click to read.

 

 

 

 

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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.

Click to enjoy.

 

 

 

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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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