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Roger Skime Racing the I-500


1/20/2010 2:17:00 PM

Here's a short video of Roger Skime, 66-year-old VP of Engineering at Arctic Cat, racing to fourth place in the 2010 I-500 cross-country. This guy is amazing!

 

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Arctic Cat Wins the I-500!


1/18/2010 1:43:00 PM

Arctic Cat's Dan Ebert winning the I-500

 

The 38th I-500 concluded on Sunday, with a nice victory celebration enjoyed by Team Arctic.

 

Make the jump and read all about it.

 

 

 

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Legends: The I-500 XC and Roger Skime


1/15/2010 8:29:00 AM

Roger Skime, VP of Engineering at Arctic Cat

Among the 124 racers who will leave the starting line of the USCC I-500 cross-country race this morning in Thief River Falls, Minn., only one is a Vice President of Engineering for a snowmobile manufacturer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Power Steering on Six ATVs for 2010


1/15/2010 12:14:00 AM

2010 Arctic Cat ATV with power steering

For those who have been waiting for Arctic Cat to offer power steering on an ATV, the wait is over. Six new 2010 models will come with Variable Assist electronic Power Steering (VAPS): three 550 models (including one TRV), and three 700 machines (including one TRV), which will arrive at dealerships beginning around March 1.

Make the jump to read more.

 

 

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Don't Squander Your Top Speed


1/8/2010 8:40:00 AM

Arctic Cat draggin' a Ski-DooWishing your sled was a little bit faster?

You're probably giving up free horsepower and top speed.

Make the jump to read more.

 

 

 

 

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Promotion via the Arctic Race Shop


12/26/2009 10:31:00 AM

Taking self-promotion to a new level, ArcticInsider.com pays a visit to the Team Arctic Race Shop.

 

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Troy Halvorson is an ArcticInsider


12/22/2009 11:02:00 AM

Desperate times call for desperate measures, especially when it comes to promotion. You know that when ArcticInsider is willing to bribe Arctic Cat engineers like Troy Halvorson, times are tough.

 

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Why Joey Hallstrom Loves ArcticInsider.com


12/22/2009 1:12:00 AM

There's a little something for everyone at ArcticInsider, including Arctic Cat Product Manager, Joey Hallstrom.

 

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5 Minutes with Tucker Hibbert


12/14/2009 11:17:00 PM

Tucker and Kirk Hibbert before the Pro Stock final

 

One day after another sensational performance at the Duluth Spirit National -- at which he won every heat and final -- Monster Energy/Arctic Cat racer and major cookie hog Tucker Hibbert chatted with the ArcticInsiders about getting yelled at by his mom, his favorite gas-station food and more.

 

 

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Looking for the ArcticInsiders at Duluth


12/13/2009 10:23:00 PM

We were at the 2009 Spirit National Snocross, looking for the ArcticInsiders.

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Arctic Cat Thundercat Wins Baja 1000


12/6/2009 4:53:00 PM

Arctic Cat Thundercat 1000 wins the Baja 1000

For the second year in a row, Arctic Cat won at the famed Baja 1000 off-road race in Ensenada, Mexico, this time aboard the Thundercat 1000 H2.

Make the jump to read the release.

 

 

 

 

 

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Two December Days in Thief River Falls


12/5/2009 8:53:00 AM

Soon-to-arrive in Thief River Falls

A quick trip to Thief River Falls, Minn., with a stop in Fertile, Minn., produced the sights, sounds and smells of a snowmobile world that's ready to ride (and race).

 

 

 

 

 

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Why No Clear Fuel Tank on the Sno Pros?


12/1/2009 7:45:00 PM

2010 Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500

 

Racers accustomed to white/clear plastic fuel tanks value the ease of determining fuel level. This is especially true for cross-country, where fuel stops can play a meaningful role in the race’s outcome. So when racers received their 2010 Sno Pro race sleds, there was some serious grumbling about the black-coated tanks.

SledRacer.com got the skinny on the situation, and posted about it HERE.

 

 

 

 

 

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2010 Crossfire 800 Gearing Options


12/1/2009 7:15:00 PM

2010 Arctic Cat Crossfire 800 Sno Pro

 

Have a 2010 Crossfire 800 and want optimized gearing for either high-speed or mountain riding? Read on for some recommendations.

 

 

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800 H.O. = 163 horsepower


11/13/2009 8:23:00 AM

Arctic Cat 800 H.O. Engine

The respected (and independent) dyno gurus at DynoTech recently tested a produciton 2010 Arctic Cat F8.

Compared to the pre-production engine they tested last spring, the production engine... made more hp. Read the download after making the jump.

 

 

 

 

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Tucker Hibbert's Happy Meal Confession


11/11/2009 12:41:00 PM

I'm beginning to think that Tucker Hibbert believes this site is a total joke. Not sure if I'm flattered or hurt?

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Sno Pro 500 Part IV: Final Chapter


11/11/2009 8:31:00 AM

Larry & Jeremy Houle from Speedwerx with 730 Kit

 

To conclude the series on the new Sno Pro 500, let's look at possible solutions to the "It-doesn't-have-enough-horsepower-for-me" dilemma: the aftermarket.

 

 

 

 

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Sno Pro 500 Part III


11/2/2009 9:34:00 AM

Arctic Cat Sno Pro 500

 

Here, in Part III of the Sno Pro 500 Series, I want explain my own time aboard the Sno Pro 500, put it in a historical perspective, then perhaps challenge some of the assumptions we tend to make.

 

 

 

 

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Tucker Hibbert Comments about ArcticInsider


10/22/2009 10:01:00 AM

In another crushing blow to ArcticInsider, Team Arctic's resident mountain bike racer is clearly confused about this Website.

 

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Gerard Karpik Comments on ArcticInsider


10/16/2009 5:09:00 PM

Gerard Karpik - cross-country snowmobile race legend, inventor of the M-10 rear suspension, BLADE snowmobile and M-20 Air Ride suspension - talks about ArcticInsider.com.

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