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Arctic Cat's Featured Stuff for November


11/9/2010 8:08:00 AM

Arctic Cat Green Chrome Windscreen

Here are four products that Arctic Cat is promoting this month.

If anyone has tried the FOX FLOAT Conversion Kit for the rear suspension, let me know. I'd like to get your thoughts on it for a review.

Click to see them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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"Here, Hold My Beer" Moment #873


11/8/2010 7:55:00 AM

This crashed Arctic Cat F1000 is for your viewing pleasure

If anyone happened to capture THIS MOMENT on video, please post it. I want a good laugh at his expense.

(This photo is for illustrative purposes only, and was not the snowmobile used by Darwin Award candidate Perry Nelson.)

 

 

 

 

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Tom Rides his Arctic Cat Cub


11/5/2010 8:50:00 AM

Last week I spent a day shooting photos of Tom Rowland's amazing collection of Arctic Cats at his dealership, Thomas Sno Sports.

I also managed to capture this video of Tom practicing for the upcoming AMA Supercross season on his ultra-rare 1966 Arctic Cat Cub minibike/all-terrain cycle.

 

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Tested: Arctic Cat Gloves and Mountain Tek Vest


11/1/2010 3:43:00 PM

Moto-testing Arctic Cat vest and gloves

I’ve gotten a chance to use a couple new Arctic Cat products during the past month and thought I’d share a couple observations in case you’re interested in this stuff.

Click to read about them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Historic Team Arctic Trailer to SHOF


10/31/2010 9:40:00 PM

The ol' Team Arctic Cat race trailer

Check out this really cool story in the forum from Tom Rowland, who was very involved with the purchase and transport of the old Team Arctic Race Trailer to the Snowmobile Hall of Fame in St. Germain, Wis.

 

 

 

 

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Free Styling & Ditch Banging Dudes


10/27/2010 6:41:00 PM

This is a conversation that I overheard recently. Word.

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Future Collectible Arctic Cats: Part Two


10/27/2010 1:13:00 AM

2003 Arctic Cat F7 Firecat

Here's Part II of the two-part story on recent-era Arctic Cat sleds that I believe will be collectible at some point in the future.

Click to read it.

 

 

 

 

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Interview with Team Arctic's Mike Kloety


10/26/2010 9:17:00 AM

Arctic Cat Race Manager, Mike Kloety, going through race resumes

Great interview with Mike Kloety, Team Arctic Race Manager, HERE at sledRacer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Craig's List-of-the-Week: Oct. 25


10/25/2010 7:24:00 AM

Arctic Cat craigslist-of-the-week Oct. 25

Because this sled is basically like Tucker Hibbert's, it WILL destroy your arms.

Click for the full viewing and warning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blair Morgan Video Interview


10/23/2010 11:56:00 PM

Blair Morgan on Team Arctic in West Yellowstone, 1998

There's a nice video interview with former Team Arctic snocross legend, Blair Morgan.

Click to watch it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Future Collectible Arctic Cats: Part One


10/20/2010 10:48:00 AM

1993 Arctic Cat ZR440

Which sleds from the recent past will be highly collectible/prized 10-30 years from now?

Click to read Part One of the story.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sauve's Sled Farm


10/10/2010 1:54:00 PM

Sauve's Arctic Cat collection

While on my recent trip to TRF, I got to check out a fraction of the sleds, parts and stuff of longtime Arctic Cat collector/seller, Gene Sauve.

Pretty amazing stuff.

 

 

 

 

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Arctic Cat TRF Times: October Edition


10/10/2010 8:45:00 AM

One Millionth Arctic Cat in lobbyI'm back from a few days at Arctic Cat in Thief River Falls. As usual, there's always fun stuff and great people to see.

See for yourself.

 

 

 

 

 

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Why So Few Wild Custom Sleds?


10/5/2010 4:17:00 PM

Green like an Arctic Cat

Will future Arctic Cat snowmobiles look anything like this?

Will wild, custom sleds become popular like their motorcycle counterparts?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Brian Nelson is Getting Ready for the I-500


10/4/2010 9:29:00 AM

Arctic Cat racing legend Brian NelsonTeam Arctic racing legend Brian Nelson is back at it. Literally.

He's race-prepping three 1979 Arctic Cat el tigre Cross-Country Cats for the vintage class in upcoming USCC I-500 cross-country.

I spent a day in his race shop. Click to see the pix.

 

 

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147-MPH in the Quarter-Mile


9/27/2010 1:30:00 PM

Team Arctic Cat speedmen

Yet another quarter-mile speed record for Billy Howard, Glenn Hall and the D&D crew:

147 mph with a 8.57-second ET!

Click to see the video.

 

 

 

 

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The Allure of Night Rides


9/25/2010 11:40:00 AM

Night eyes

Of all the riding I've experienced in my many, many years of snomwobiling, two of my favorites are nighttime and being lost.

Read why.

 

 

 

 

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An "Ouch" Moment from the I-500


9/22/2010 1:35:00 PM

This brief moment, from what appears to be the 2000 I-500 cross-country, illustrates the importance of paying attention to the double-down arrows. And to ALWAYS throttle-back when you see someone pointing a camera at you.

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Team Arctic Crushes Haydays & More


9/22/2010 11:14:00 AM

Arctic Cat racers owned Haydays

Arctic Cat had a pretty amazing Haydays grass drag performance... on the same weekend that Billy Howard set a new speed record for a stock sled.

Click to read it.

 

 

 

 

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New EVOL Upgrade Kit for FOX Float shocks


9/17/2010 12:41:00 PM

FOX EVOL Upgrade Kit

I saw a lot of cool stuff at Haydays, including this sweet, $350 FOX EVOL upgrade kit that's seems aimed at Sno Pro-package Arctic Cats.

Click to learn about it.

 

 

 

 

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