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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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Why is Jim Dimmerman Smiling?

9/16/2010 8:28:00 AM

Team Arctic legend Jim Dimmerman and his el tigre triple

Why does 1984 World Champion and Team Arctic legend Jim Dimmerman have such a huge, sheet-eating grin on his face?

Answer: Look closely at the engine that's stuffed into his 1979 Arctic Cat el tigre.









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Haydays 2010: What You Might Have Missed

9/13/2010 7:42:00 AM

A short wait in traffic

Didn't make it to Haydays 2010 (either because you didn't go or weren't willing to wait in traffic for a couple minutes...)?

Here's some of what you would have seen, had you arrived.





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Video of the 1 Millionth Arctic Cat

9/7/2010 8:54:00 AM

Here's a cool, short video of the 1 Millionth Arctic Cat sled being built.

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From Sweden to Haydays

9/6/2010 6:45:00 PM

L-to-R: Team Arctic Swedish Draggers Patrik Löfdahl, Henrik Nordenskiöld and Mats Lager

Beginning today, three passionate snowmobilers from Sweden will experience a whirlwind adventure in Minnesota in order to race an Arctic Cat Sno Pro 600 this coming weekend at the Haydays Grass Drags in North Branch, Minn.

Click to read their short story, in their own words.



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1 Millionth Arctic Cat Snowmobile

8/27/2010 10:42:00 AM

1 Millionth Arctic CatOn Thurs., Aug. 26 in Thief River Falls, the 1 Millionth Arctic Cat snowmobile rolled off the assembly line since Arctco returned to business in 1983.

It was a great reason to celebrate.





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