White Outs ... (Staff Blogs)
Hay Days—The Start of Winter
If you need an excuse to dust off your snowmobile and get excited for winter, nothing beats Hay Days. Thousands go there. Even more thousands claim that they want to go there if they could only get off work … or a hundred other excuses.
But the bottom line is it is the unofficial start of winter.
Although there isn't one thing that makes Hay Days such a big event, there are lots of little things the attract snowmobilers—grass drags, swap meets, aftermarket displayers, new snowmobile intros, enthusiasts—just collecting as a crowd of like-minded people have made it an event.
So now that winter is here, or at least close enough that we can smell the fragrance of two-cycle oil, its time to pull the sled out of storage and put fresh fuel in the tank.
It may not have snowed yet, but who wants to be caught unprepared. Let's ride.
Steve Janes Blog
Snow Fronts ... (Industry Headlines)
Get a piece of Tucker
Everyone wants a piece of him: racers want to beat him, sponsors want to sign him and fans want to get close to him. Now everyone can get his ProCross F800 Race Replica snowmobile.
Designed, signed and given the stamp of approval by No. 68 himself, Tucker Hibbert has introduced the gnarliest snowmobile bolted to white skis.
BRP Offers Avalanche Courses
BRP is continuing its leadership role in bringing avalanche awareness courses to snowmobilers throughout North America in the fall of 2012.
Starting in September and running through November, snowmobilers will be able to attend an avalanche awareness course free of charge at 21 Ski-Doo dealerships in Canada, 28 in the lower 48 United States and five in Alaska. The courses are unique in that they are snowmobile focused and led by qualified snowmobilers from a perspective that informs, entertains and engages the audience. Most sessions will be combined with in-store special events and are open to owners of all snowmobile brands
Rassmussen's 2013 Ski-Doo Summit XM
We're giving you an exclusive first look at Bret Rasmussen's 2013 Ski-Doo Summit XM.
Rasmussen, who joined Ski-Doo after 30 years with Arctic Cat, has already made a few modifications to this Summit XM. Most notably, the steering post has been moved forward, giving it even more of a vertical angle. To offset the relocated post, Rasmussen replaced the handlebar riser block with a 2-inch riser that is positioned horizontally. And titanium RCS springs on the front shocks so far.
Farmers Almanac Winter Weather Prediction
The forecast from the 2013 Farmers Almanac has been published. And depending on where you live in the snowbelt, you might just get pretty excited about the upcoming winter.
The forecast is here: http://unofficialnetworks.com/farmers-almanac-winter-weather-prediction-forecast-2013-105652/
Forum Snow Balls...
Here are the top posts on the SnoWest Forums for the past few days.
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Ok so who else is going to trade their Dodge 6.7L cummins in on a FordASAP?
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