ArcitcInsider Forum
Follow ArcticInsider on YouTube Follow ArcticInsider on Facebook       

Inside the FOX SHOX Midwest Service Center


11/23/2012 1:04:00 PM

Inside the FOX Shox Service Center in Baxter, Minn.Last week I spent the afternoon at the FOX Shox Midwest Center at their new location Baxter, Minn.

Click to see some of the cool stuff going on there.

Plus there's a BONUS TRIVIA Contest at the end of the story.

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (9)  |

DRIFT Racing is Full-Throttle for 2013 Race Season


11/21/2012 7:54:00 AM

DRIFT Racing athlete, World Champ P.J. Wanderscheid

“Racing and high-performance riding are built into the DNA of DRIFT Racing.”

Indeed. So click to see their sponsored racers for 2013.

 

 

 

 

 

|  posted in News  |  comments (21)  |

Tucker Hibbert's 2012-13 Snocross Sponsors


11/21/2012 7:45:00 AM

Tucker Hibbert, Team Monster/Arctic Cat

Entering his 13th season as a professional snocross racer, Tucker Hibbert is backed by some of the strongest sponsors in the sport.

No wonder he's smiling...

Click to read about them.

 

 

 

 

 

|  posted in News  |  comments (5)  |

Christian Bros. Racing Announces their 2012-13 Sponsors


11/21/2012 7:30:00 AM

Logan Christian, Arctic Cat and DRIFT Racing athlete, photo: ArcticInsider.com

The 2012-13 snowmobile race season starts in two days.

The Christian Bros. Racing team is ready with a full quiver of sponsors.

Click to read about them.

 

 

 

 

|  posted in News  |  comments (10)  |

Arctic Cat Wildcat Holiday 2012-13 Test Rides at Glamis


11/20/2012 8:42:00 AM

Arctic Cat Wildcat

Make the most out of this Holiday seasonw by test-riding a new Arctic Cat Wildcat at the Glamis sand dunes in Southern Calif.

Click for more info.

 

 

 

 

 

|  posted in ATV and UTV  |  comments (11)  |

Arctic Cat Wildcat Pix at the 2012 Baja 1000


11/18/2012 9:43:00 PM

Arctic Cat Wildcat at Baja 1000 by UTVUnderground

UTVUnderground has some sweet pix of a few Arctic Cat Wildcats from the starting line of the SCORE Baja 1000.

Click to see the pix.

And congrats to the Dave Broome, Eric Pucelik and John Grinder for finishing (third-place in a mostly-stock machine)!

 

 

|  posted in ATV and UTV  |  comments (6)  |

Speedwerx Procharger-Supercharger Kit for Arctic Cat Wildcat


11/15/2012 10:50:00 AM

Speedwerx developed a Supercharger kit for the Arctic Cat Wildcat.

Horsepower numbers will be coming soon. Beast!

|  posted in Video  |  comments (0)  |

A Peek at the Projects Inside John Anderson's Shop


11/14/2012 12:36:00 PM

Inside John Anderson's shop

Last week while at Arctic Cat, I stopped by my friend John Anderson's shop to see what kind of cool projects he has cooking.

As usual, there was a lot to see.

Click to read.

 

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (5)  |

Buy a New Arctic Cat, Get a Canadian Trail Permit


11/14/2012 8:02:00 AM

2013 Arctic Cat snowmobile trail permit promotion

Do you ride in Ontario or Quebec and are considering the purchase ofnew 2010 - 2012 Arctic Cat?

Do it before the end of the month and you'll receive a free Trail Permit for your provincial trail system.

Click for info.

 

 

|  posted in News  |  comments (11)  |

FOX FLOAT Shock Air Pressure Tutorial for Arctic Cat


11/13/2012 9:19:00 AM

Here's a short tutorial from the FOX Service Center in Baxter, Minn., about how to adjust the air pressure in FOX FLOAT shocks on Arctic Cat snowmobiles.

|  posted in Video  |  comments (4)  |

Team Arctic's Dan Ebert Podcast with SnoX365


11/13/2012 7:45:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat's Dan Ebert

CLICK HERE for a podcast with Team Arctic Cat Racer/Crew Chief Dan Ebert.

Dan talks about the upcoming race season, the new Sno Pro 600 Race sled and his decision to crew chief the factory snocross effort.

Good stuff.

 

 

 

 

|  posted in Racing  |  comments (0)  |

Snapshot of What's Happening at Arctic Cat: Nov. 2012 Edition


11/9/2012 9:57:00 AM

Roger Skime of Arctic Cat, photo: ArcticInsider.com

 

I was at Arctic Cat in Thief River Falls for the past couple of days.

Here's a snapshot of what (and who) I saw.

Click to see it all.

 

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (19)  |

Brief News on Team Arctic in Scandinavia


11/7/2012 6:25:00 AM

Team Arctic Cat racer Iisko Näkkäläjärvi of Finland

Here a few pix and some news about what's happening with a couple Team Arctic racing teams and riders from Scandinavia.

Click to read.

 

 

 

 

 

 

|  posted in Racing  |  comments (3)  |

"She Can Ride" Backcountry Clinics with Amber Holt


11/6/2012 2:03:00 PM

She Can Ride Clinics

For women who want to learn the skills to ride confidently in the backcountry, or for couples who want to learn together, check out accomplished mountain rider Amber Holt's Backcountry Basics.

Click to read more.

 

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (8)  |

Masters of Styling Part II: Leon Raiter and Leroy Kapsner


11/5/2012 8:53:00 AM

Original Arctic Cat art and styling models from Leon Raiter

Here's Part II of the "Masters of Styling" story about Leon Raiter and Leroy Kapsner, two remarkable influences on Arctic Cat snowmobiles and products.

Click to read.

 

 

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (18)  |

Masters of Styling Part I: Meeting Leon Raiter and Leroy Kapsner


11/1/2012 7:03:00 AM

Leon Raiter, former stylist at Arctic Cat

You're looking at Leon Raiter, master stylist at Arctic Cat until 1981. He penned some of the all-time classic snowmobiles.

I had the immense pleasure to spend this past Saturday talking with him and Leroy Kapsner about their years at Arctic Cat.

Click to read Part I.

 

 

 

 

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (9)  |

The Dimmerman Files: Stories about the Phantom Sno Pro


10/30/2012 10:38:00 AM

Jim Dimmerman Jim Dimmerman is synomous with the heyday of Sno Pro oval racing, with Team Arctic and the World Championship.

Dimmerman has lived an amazing history; has the gift of storytelling; remembers nearly EVERY detail. He and I are talking about some ideas for more of this kind of stuff.

This thread contains some of his memories about the iconic Phantom.

Updated 11-2-12


|  posted in Features  |  comments (10)  |

Update: More Pix of Dimmerman's World-Champ Phantom Sno Pro


10/26/2012 6:39:00 AM

Jim Dimmerman's Phantom Sno Pro race sled will be restored for the 50th

Here are some more photos of Dimmerman's almost-restored 1984 World Championship Phantom.

The pix were shot a couple days ago at Nielsen Enterprises and illustrate how close this sled is to becoming a runner.

Click to make the jump.

 

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (33)  |

Arctic Cat Fiscal 2013 2nd QTR Results


10/25/2012 6:41:00 AM

Arctic Cat Fiscal 2013 2nd QTR

Financially it was another strong quarter for Arctic Cat. The highlights:

*Net sales grew 12 percent

*Record net earnings and earnings per diluted share (17% and 57%)

*Operating expenses as a percent of sales declined to 11 percent versus 12 percent;

*Operating profit rose 18 percent to $38.8 million, up from $32.9 million;

*No long-term debt.

Click to read the financial report.

|  posted in Features  |  comments (0)  |

The Phantom for the Eagle River 50th


10/24/2012 10:59:00 AM

Jim Dimmerman's Phantom Sno Pro race sled will be restored for the 50th

The Phantom Returns!

Jim Dimmerman is restoring the 1984 Eagle River World's Championship-winning Phantom racer for celebrations commemorating the event's upcoming 50th Anniversary.

Here a few pix of the progress.

 

 

|  posted in Features  |  comments (5)  |
SpeedWerx
Dempsey Off Road Adventures
Royal Sports

ArcticCat

Action Graphics

Waconia Ride-In

Blown Concepts Custom Vinyl Graphics

on Snow Magazine

US X-Country Snowmobile Racing

American Snowmobiler Magazine

Route 12 Arctic Cat

Waconia Power Sports

Thomas SnoSports

SLEDHEAD 24/7
 International Series of Champions

Road Track and Trail

SnoX365

TA Motorsports
Country Cat
SUPERTRAX International

D & D power Sports
Carver Performance Snowtech Magazine Christian Brothers Racing