deereThis is the story of John Deere and its quest to win the Winnipeg to St. Paul, Minnesota International 500 Mile snowmobile race.  If you think going 500 miles at Indianapolis is tough, try going 500 miles through snowdrifts and blizzards at -30 below. That’s what you face in the I-500.  In 1976, 385 snowmobile racers tried it. Sixty made it. 

edgarImagine working for your own company and being so excited about the product you’re developing that you never want to leave work.  The product has potential far beyond your wildest imagination and yet at present has no market.   Some things stir an emotion inside of you that tells you that you’re on to something.When Edgar Hetteen went for his first ride on that mechanical contraption that his partner

freedomWinter. You can choose to embrace it or curse it. Most tend to hibernate inside hoping that global warming is going to eradicate the cold and snow from November till April. The reality is that winter is not going to disappear any time soon. It’s just different and you can choose to live it or look out the window from your home and count the days till it’s over.

jetstarThe written history of snowmobiles tends to give coverage to the name brands still in business today and some of the more popular brands of yesterday. While much has been written about these machines there were more than 100 brands on the market between 1969 -71.

eagleWho is the fastest? Whether it’s the 100m run at the Olympics , NHRA top fuel record or the Land Speed Record we are all still captivated by these words whenever we hear them. Break a world record and you get recognition by the media that even the best advertising campaign is hard pressed to achieve. 

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