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Return to the Winnipeg to St. Paul I-500

(9/26/2009)

Pat Mach from USCC and the Winnipeg maps

 

This is Pat Mach, fearless leader of the United States Cross-Country (USCC) and in many ways the savior of snowmobiling’s purest form of racing.

 

 

 

 

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Stuffed: Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500 Part II

(9/26/2009)

Sno Pro 600 production sled

 

In Part I of this series we established that the 800 H.O. and 600 consumer twins don’t fit into the Sno Pro race chassis. The question I had is, “Why wasn’t the chassis designed to accept these consumer-friendly engines?”

 

 

 

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American Snowmobiler: Sno Pro 500 is Best Sled

(9/24/2009)

2010 Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500

 

American Snowmobiler magazine reserved its highest praise for select 2010 Arctic Cat models, including Best Sled, Best Mountain and Best Touring.

 

 

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More Victories for CFR 800

(9/22/2009)

Scott Moser on the winning Arctic Cat CFR 800

 

For the second weekend in a row Arctic Cat’s new CFR 800 showed that it’s the dominate sled in the 800 class.

 

 

Photo by Wayne Davis

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Speculation on a New Track Assist

(9/22/2009)

Russian Snowmobile Tracker?

 

Delivered by pack mule to the ArcticInsider van down by the river, an interesting news item from Ultimate Sports Inc., about a new track assist unit for snowmobiles.

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat Supports Pink Ribbon Riders

(9/22/2009)

Pink Ribbon Riders Arctic Cat Crossfire

 

For the past three years, Arctic Cat has proudly supported the Pink Ribbon Riders breast cancer organization, whose mission is to create awareness for breast cancer in women and men, and to financially assist those in need.

 

 

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Craig's List of the Week 9-17-09

(9/17/2009)

Craig's list of the week Sept. 17

Few sites are as entertaining and informative as the RVs section of your local Craigslist. Here is a classice example of what I'm talking about, along with my expert commentary.

 

THIS is the live link if you want to see it for yourself

 

 

 

 

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Haydays 2009 Wrap-Up

(9/17/2009)

Ron Gillund Racing the Sno Pro

 

 

The last year at its Forest Lake location was definitely one for the Haydays record books. Heat, sun and good laughs were on full-bore.

 

 

 

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Cat Sweeps Top Stock Classes at Haydays

(9/17/2009)

2010 CFR 800

 

The annual kick-off to winter also proved to be a kiss-off to the competition at the Sno-Baron’s Haydays grass drags, with Arctic Cat’s new CFR 800 delivering the “World’s Fastest Snowmobiles” message with unmistakable clarity.

 

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For Sale: The Andy Avelis Collection

(9/16/2009)

Andy Avelis vintage Arctic Cat snowmobile collection

 

If you have a few spare dollars and would like to own what is possibly the single most valuable collection of vintage Arctic Cat snowmobiles in the world, you're in luck.

 

 

 

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Haydays 2009 Day 1

(9/12/2009)

Tucker Hibbert has little to say about ArcticInsider.

 

The biggest event in snowmobiling once again lived up to its billing, as throngs of sledders converged at the kickoff to winter. ArcticInsider was there to bring you sights, sounds and smells of this annual shindig.

 

 

 

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Imitation and Flattery

(9/11/2009)

Arctic Cat skidframe in a Polaris race sled.

 

In just his first season in the Pro snocross ranks, Polaris pilot Brett Bender scored three Open class wins, making the most of his talent, Tucker Hibbert’s hiatus and his dad Tim’s top-notch sled preparation. He also used an Arctic Cat rear suspension and track.

 

 

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Paul Bauerly Joins Sportech Racing and Team Arctic

(9/10/2009)

Team Sportech Arctic Cat

 

Paul Bauerly, one of the top talents in the national Semi-Pro ranks last winter is turning pro and will race for Team Sportech aboard Arctic Cat for the 2009-2010 season.

 

 

 

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Things that Make You Say, "Hmmm..."

(9/2/2009)

A three-plug head for the 1000?

 

Seen deep inside Arctic Cat's engineering department, a three-plug head for the 1000 laydown twin.

 

 

 

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The Legend Spoke

(8/26/2009)

C.J. Ramstad and his Panther

 

Two-and-a-half years ago, snowmobile legend C.J. Ramstad and the Minnesota Dept. of Tourism created this wonderful short promo film about snowmobiling in Minnesota.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Summer in Thief River Falls

(8/13/2009)

TRF 

 

 

What does Arctic Cater/engineer extraordinaire Brian Dick like to do in his spare time during the summer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stuffed: Sno Pro Part I

(8/13/2009)

Greg Spaulding with Arctic Cat engines

 

Arctic Cat says there will be no Sno Pro 800 or consumer-friendly Sno Pro 600. The reason: not enough space for the larger engines. Can this really be true?

Arctic Cat Engine engineer Greg Spaulding, discussing the four liquid-cooled 2-stroke engine options in the Arctic Cat arsenal.

 

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