Ski-Doo has been the #1 sales leader since 2002 and was number one in sales in the 60’s and 70’s. That sales lead dwindled in the 80’s and 90’s. Call it happen chance or not but Ski-Doo sleds while dominating oval racing, their performance in terrain racing was poor to say the least. Ski-Doo was struggling and it was not till the late 90’s that their fortunes began to turn around.

The endless rubber track that puts the “Go to the Snow” and provides flotation on the “white stuff” is what makes a snowmobile unique in the motorsports world. Hal Armstrong offers some insight in to the history of this tracked phenomenon we call snowmobiling.

Everyone knows about an old snow sled somewhere. A vintage beauty with all original parts and an engine that has been barely broken in before it was, for whatever reason… forgotten. Collectors dream about undiscovered treasure troves of rare machines but for me the story behind the machine or the owner is often just as interesting.

In Western Canada closer to the Minnesota, North Dakota border was a company with a story similar to Polaris. The Roll-O-Flex Company had its roots in the farm implement business based in Regina, Saskatchewan.

The big news in the snowmobile world this year is the Arctic Cat/Yamaha relationship. If your 30 or younger you would not remember when Arctic entered into a similar arrangement except in reverse.

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