Check out some of the new Arctic Cat accessories that the company is highlighting for the 2013-14 snowmobile season.
Wondering how Team Arctic's Tucker Hibbert is going to deliver another stunning season of snocross racing?
Answer: by racing five AMA Pro Motocross nationals this summer.
His first race is this the RedBud National this weekend in Buchanan, Mich.
Click to read more.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008. Four Arctic Cat engineers pause for a brief moment with two prototype snowmobiles that will evolve into the ProCross chassis.
Click to read a short description.
You want drama?!? Click on the play button above and listen to this 1-min. radio spot produced by Arctic Cat for the 1972 season. It's a real kick in the...
Click to see a larger image of the accompanying ad from 1972.
[From the Tom Ische Family Collection.]
[Special thanks to Minnesota Rob for idea & submission.]
Sometimes the best way to enjoy a trail ride is by exploring the margins.
And something I learned from racing was how to explore the margins.
Click to read what I mean.
Here's a good video of the Arctic Cat Wildcat mod (built by Mark Beyer from STM Powersports) and tuned/driven by Glenn Hall.
I like the footage on the chassis dyno as much as the sand blasting... this machine screams power!
What is a 4.061-second, 87.98-mph blast in just 300 feet of sand?
For Team Arctic racer Glenn Hall and this STM-modified Arctic Cat Wildcat UTV, it's just the beginning.
Click to see video and some more pix/info.
Remember when radio and television ruled the airwaves? Me either. But they did.
And WHEN they did, Arctic Cat produced radio spots like this one from the 1972 season. (Just click the PLAY arrow above.)
*Special thanks to Cat collector Tom Ische for sending me this and other spots that I will post on a weekly basis.
If you're an Arctic Cat fan, you've likely lost yourself for hours at BossCatLegacy.com. If you haven't yet seen this amazing site, I suggest that you set aside 8-10 uninterrupted hours to get a taste of what's there.
Stephen Knox is the person we can thank for creating this cyber museum for Arctic Cat history.
Here’s an interview with him.
If the FOX shocks on your snowmobile, UTV or ATV are in need of a little maintenance love or an upgrade, now is a great time to have them serviced.
Click to read about how easy it is.
Seventy years ago today, Roger Skime entered the human race. And not once in the years since has he allowed the throttle to leave the handlebar.
Click to see a few pix, and to wish him a Happy Birthday.
For the past few years I've enjoyed entertaining email exchanges with a couple Canadians who go by The Hammer and LumberHead.
Then the thought occurred to me that others might enjoy their north-of-the-border perspective on snowmobiles, ATVs and life.
So here's their introduction, with updates to come whenever they feel like it.
Speedwerx has more new performance upgrades for the Arctic Cat Wildcat/X models, including an ECU reflash and a clutch housing blower kit.
Click for pix and more info.
Bringing a whole new meaning to the term "ditch banger," this image of the original Arctic Cat Boss Cat I being tested in the ditch near Thief River Falls is seriously cool.
What do you suppose Aunt Ethel was thinking when, on her drive out of TRF, she sees this turbine rocketship blast on by?
Thanks to Tom Ische for the photo!
Team Arctic's Dale Lindbeck started the 2013 snowmobile watercross racing season like the defending champion that he is... winning both finals.
Click to read Dale's short description of the weekend.
Eight and one-half minutes of Alaskan cross-country snowmobile racing from this past season, with Team Arctic's Micah Huss at the controls and flying nicely in the Skwentna 150.
A couple of days spent at Arctic Cat this week confirmed there's great things ahead for the people and machines that move us along the trail of life.
Click to see some of those great people (and machines).
This is an age-old tale of lust, marriage, honesty and redemption.
And of course it involves a snowmobile.
Click for the short read.
Thanks to Charles Plueddeman for the pix and story.
The 2014 Arctic Cat el Tigre 6000 is noteworthy for many reasons, including the new technology coupled with the return of its hallowed name to the lineup.
Interestingly, it's not the first time that "el Tigre 6000" came back to the litter sporting new technology.
Click to read.