Arctic Cat has most talented and experienced engineers in the entire snowmobile industry. One such engineer is Brent “Bart” Magner, whose role is to calibrate the clutching and gearing on all Arctic Cat snowmobiles.
If you’ve owned an Arctic Cat snowmobile in the past 25 years, there’s a 99% likelihood that Magner was one of the guys responsible for the clutch calibration.
Click to read about his job, the new TEAM clutches, racing with Larry Coltom and a bunch of other interesting stories.
I'm thankful the ArcticInsiders can ditch-bang their Chrysler Sno Runners faster, higher and farther than the SledNecks.
I'm thankful we have our motorcycle license endorsments, and that we obey all traffic signals and use hand signals whenever possible.
I'm thankful that, if you have to ask, you wouldn't understand.
And I'm thankful it's Friday, July 24, 2015.
Participants at the upcoming Dunefest can test-ride Arctic Cat Wildcats, see the factory display and enter to win some sweet prizes.
It's all happening July 29 - Aug. 2 in Winchester Bay, Oregon.
Click for the details.
When it comes to a snowmobile jacket, the question used to be leather or textile.
How about both?
Click to read about the Arctic Cat Leather Tex Jacket.
Today Arctic Cat released its fiscal first quarter results for 2016. Inline with their previous guidance and emphasis on reloading for greater future growth, here are key messages:
* First quarter net sales totaled $134.4 million;
* Net loss $0.08 per diluted share;
* Progress made in 2016 first quarter to reduce dealer inventory levels;
* Company maintains fiscal 2016 outlook
Click to read the full release.
Fans of Arctic Cat and Sprint Car racing can get their cheer on. Beginning this past weekend and continuing for the next two biggest events, Kraig Kinser is in a #11K Arctic Cat Wildcat-themed car.
Click to read the dirt-strewn press release.
Thanks to the stunning success of Team Arctic’s Soo 500 sled project last season, nine identical Arctic Cat ZR6000R race sleds are being built for sale by Arctic Cat and Christian Brothers Racing.
These custom enduro sleds are coming together right now inside the Christian Brothers Racing shop in Fertile, Minn.
Click for details.
This past season, a huge effort by a cadre of Arctic Cat racers, engineers, speed shops, mechanics and crew members crafted three identical race sleds to contest the famed Soo 500 International enduro in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
The effort culminated with Team Arctic going 1-2-8 with the three sleds.
This is the winning machine that was piloted that day by Team Arctic’s Brian Dick (left) and Wes Selby (right).
Click to get up close with the winners.
When it comes to covering your Cat, green is the new black!
Seriously, the new Green Premium Limited Cover brings a new level of style for towing and/or stowing.
It's perfect for all the new green Limited Edition 2016 models, or any year ProCross/ProClimb sleds.
Sun-block, protection from the elements, style... there's a lot to like about the Aluminum Roof options for Arctic Cat Wildcat Sport and Trail models.
Click to put a lid on it.
Jim Dimmerman is a former Team Arctic Sno Pro legend and 1984 World Champion who also happens to have an uncanny memory AND knack for telling great stories.
In this podcast with fellow Sno Pro-era veteran Frans Rosenquist (and hosted by journalists Gord Avann & Hal Armstrong), Dimmerman discusses his career, the Factory Sno Pro era, a special dyno session at Polaris, and much more.
Definitely worth listening to.
I'm thankful that we can celebrate Canada Day and Independence Day in the same week.
I'm truly thankful for the freedom we enjoy.
I'm thankful for "Ooos" and "Ahhhs."
And I'm thankful it's Friday, July 3, 2015.
All hype aside, Arctic Cat's new carbon fiber MX Snocross helmet sets a new standard in lightweight comfort and safety.
And it looks dang cool.
Click for a heady product description.
How to maximize the gear-carrying capability of an Arctic Cat XR ATV?
Consider a new 3-in. or 6-in. Rack Extension.
Click for raise your awareness.
For the third time in his illustrious career, Tucker Hibbert has been nominated for an ESPY (Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly) Award in the Best Male Action Sports Athlete category.
Seriously, snocross's all-time winningest racer deserves the nod. The good news is, YOU can help make it happen by simply voting for him.
The bad news is, I've promised Tucker that I will shave my head if he wins.
Click for more info.
The 1982 Arctic Cats "that never were" hold a very special place among certain collectors for their almost mythical status.
Adam Leubner is one such collector.
Consumed by a passion to find and bring to light these almost mythical machines, Leubner tells his tale of uncovering four such machines.
Click to read his story.
I'm thankful for the eclectic mix of riders I see during some leisurely ATV outings.
I'm thankful for the restraint these guys showed when I inquired about their custom Arctic Cat Wildcat.
I'm thankful for the precautions they take to ensure everyone's safety when riding the trails.
And I'm thankful it's Friday, June 26, 2015.
For fans of Arctic Cat snowmobiles interested in scoring any number of sweet (and historically significant) machines, a trip to Minto, ND, on July 11 will afford the chance to get a deal.
The snowmobiles, ATVs, trailers and pickups are up for bid by the Pat Mach family who, four years after Pat’s untimely death, are now parsing the collection.
Click for the details.
When Arctic Cat reengineered the 2016 M Series sleds with the new narrower-stance AMS front with revised spindles and geometry, the natural question was, "Will this be available as a kit for previous ProClimb machines?"
Click to read the details.
The 4-Pod LED Rock Light Kit is a cool product from Arctic Cat that will add some custom style to most ATVs and ROVs.
Click for the details.