Arctic Cat is once again partnering with Amber Holt and Backcountry Basics, who offer instructional clinics for riders interested in backcountry snowmobiling.
Click to read the press release.
If Arctic Cat is a family, then Pam Cwikla could be considered its mother figure. Her career at Arctic Cat began in 1967 and she's held many interesting jobs.
Pam is awesome for many reasons, including all the great insight, memories and pictures she shares in this interview.
Click to read it.
It's Labor Day weekend. You've waited long enough to trade in your Ski-Doo for an Arctic Cat snowmobile.
Hurry, offer ends soon...
Posted on Arctic Cat's Facebook page and website, this image and countdown suggests some sort of announcement at the Sno Baron's Hay Days event on Sept. 8.
Any guesses as to what it is?
Click for my first guess.
Even Bobby Flame knows that 6-plus-3-plus-6 DOESN'T total the full 20-inches of handlebar riser required for proper ditch banging.
Nevertheless, the owner is willing to trade for ANYTHING!
Click for more info.
(And thanks to Michael Baker for sending this gem to me.)
Garage… man-cave… race shop…male crisis-center… No matter what you call the space where people work on their toys, it’s as much a part of these sports as the places we ride.
Click to see the race shop of Team Arctic oval racer Colt Dellandrea from Kincardine, Ontario.
Great news for racing fans: Tucker Hibbert and all other Team Arctic snocross racers are once again eyeing gold at the ESPN Winter X Games.
Translated: Snocross racing is returning to the popular event after a one-year hiatus.
Want to add Electric Start to your 2012 or 2013 Arctic Cat ProCross/ProClimb?
The Kit is available.
Check it out, along with a few other new products from Arctic Cat.
Team Arctic snocross and cross-country pilot Logan Christian is set to sign autographs at the Minnesota State Eatery.
Er, I mean Minnesota State Fair.
Super-cool that Logan is supporting his state snowmobile association!
Click to read more.
Buy a new Arctic Cat snowmobile now during the Black Magic sales event and you'll get a sweet Zenith watch worth upwards of $350!
The only trick?: You have to travel back in time to claim it.
I'm adding a new, semi-regular department to ArcticInsider called "Tell Us a Story."
And I'm kicking it off with the guy (and story) who inspired it: Brian Espeseth, sharing a hilarious story about some "leveling of the playing field" at the 1984 Snow Goer magazine Shootout.
Click to read the story.
And thanks, Espo!
A Racing Suit that's identical to what P.J. Wanderscheid, Logan Christian, Garth Kaufman, Ryan Simons and D.J. Ekere wear...
A Sloper Jacket that Bobby Flame would be proud of...
...Check out some of the new DRIFT Racing gear for 2013.
Tucker Hibbert will throw the first pitch at an upcoming Minnesota Twins MLB game.
If you agree with me that him beaning the mascot with the ball would be the absolute funniest possible outcome (as well as a sure-fire way to make every television and internet highlight reel), please chime in.
Oh, and click to read details of the day.
From now through September, when you get your FOX snowmobile shocks serviced or upgrated by the FOX factory service centers, you'll score this sweet hat.
Click for info.
Additional updates have been incorporated into 2013 model year Arctic Cat snowmobiles.
Click to read about them.
Arctic Cat released information on its 2013 line of ATVs and side-by-sides.
There's a Wildcat Limited, new 400, 450 and 500 models; and swaybars on several existing models.
Click to read more.
Two Firecats, a pitstop and a couple moose. What's not to love about this Arctic Cat commercial for the 2006 season!?
Trivia Question: Name the famous Team Arctic racer that rode inside the moose to create the jump shot?
To achieve his goal of setting an NSSR World Speed record this coming season, Tom Wantland went to a wind tunnel with his Arctic Cat Thundercat Pro Stock racer to find an extra 3 mph.
Will it be enough?
Click to read.
Last week I spent a brief amount of time at Arctic Cat following the succesful Class 5 Rally.
Here's a very short post on what I saw.
The Class 5 Rally from St. Cloud, Minn., to Thief River Falls is complete!
While there were no checkered flags, crashes or even competitors, there were plenty of pit stops and course infractions.
Click to read about the adventure.