Tag: ISMA

Effective Engagement with Members of Congress

Effective Engagement with Members of Congress for snowmobile enthusiasts  By Ed Klim, President, International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association. For the past 15 years I have felt it necessary to make regular trips to Washington DC to promote snowmobile enthusiasts’ access to public ...Read more

Published on December 9, 2015 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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Snowmobiling a Family Activity (Ed Klim)

Consumer Insight Study Shows Snowmobile Enthusiasts Consider Snowmobiling a Family Activity. Thanks to snowmobiling, winter has become a season to enjoy. Ask any of the three million people who take pleasure every year in the beauty of winter on the ...Read more

Published on December 15, 2014 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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Snowmobile Season Full of Optimism! (Ed Klim)

Snowmobile season begins with early snow and crowds full of optimism! Early snowfall throughout the Snowbelt greeted winter enthusiasts at Halloween time this year. The early blast was a welcome taste of things to come in much of North America. ...Read more

Published on November 10, 2014 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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EPA Considers Lowering Ethanol E-15 Production

An earlier post concerning E-15 ethanol fuel outlined that the EPA had not approved the blended gas for use in Snowmobiles. This followed concerns by the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association requesting proper scientific testing of E-15 before being introduced into ...Read more

Published on January 28, 2014 in Environment, In The News, News & Updates
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The Cost of New Snowmobiles (Randy Toth)

What’s up with the high cost of new snowmobiles? Every year as the snowmobiling season draws to a close, the brand new eagerly awaited sleds, with their great technology advances are announced along and their dreaded price increases. Many new ...Read more

Published on March 29, 2013 in Guest Columns, News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Snowmobile Safety Week January 13-19

The four snowmobile manufacturers are please to support and encourage participation in the upcoming International Snowmobile Safety Week January 13-19-2013. Snowmobilers have placed safe, responsible snowmobiling at the top of their list for years and have made great strides in ...Read more

Published on January 8, 2013 in International Snowmobile Congress, News & Updates, Safety
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Paper cut-out Snowmobile for Kids

The Take a Friend/Go Snowmobiling campaign is pleased to present a new addition to its list of ready to use snowmobiling campaign material. The all new ready to cut-out and assemble paper snowmobile model is here for free distribution and ...Read more

Published on December 8, 2012 in News & Updates, Uncategorized
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The Take a Friend Snowmobiling (Ed Klim)

The Take a Friend Snowmobiling campaign is all about introducing non-snowmobilers to our winter recreation of choice. Research shows that people want to go snowmobiling but don’t know how to get started. By planning a ride, we take the guess ...Read more

Published on October 29, 2012 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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SAE Snowmobile Challenge 2012 – A Great Success! (Ed Klim) (video)

Clarkson University of Potsdam, NY, captured first place in the 2012 SAE Clean Snowmobile Challenge, which drew to a close March 10 at Michigan Technological University. Kettering University, of Flint, placed second, with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville earning third place ...Read more

Published on March 15, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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ISMA Concerned About E15 Fuel, Requests Scientific Analysis

The International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association is in support of Congressman Sensenbrenner’s bill to require proper testing of E-15 fuel before introduction into the marketplace. Below is a copy of the letter the Coalition members sent to members of the US ...Read more

Published on February 9, 2012 in In The News, Legislative Affairs, News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week – Enter Drawing

The snowmobile community is excited to announce the Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week – which will be held February 11-20, 2012. This elongated week celebrates friends and family snowmobiling. This special week compliments the Take a Friend Snowmobiling campaign – ...Read more

Published on November 21, 2011 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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Snowmobile Safety: Ride Safe So You Can Ride Tomorrow

Snowmobiling is in full stride around the world and now is the time for snowmobilers to keep snowmobile safety a top-of-mind awareness issue. Snowmobile safety is nothing new to organized snowmobiling. Snowmobile Administrators, the manufacturers, snowmobile associations and clubs joined ...Read more

Published on November 9, 2011 in News & Updates, Uncategorized
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Snowmobiling Web Sites and Facebook Expand (Ed Klim)

As we look at the last 20 years of communication transformation, most are amazed. Communication amongst snowmobilers has changed forever and it appears the evolution will continue. The manufacturers and many in the industry are now active on the Internet ...Read more

Published on October 19, 2011 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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SAM To Host International Snowmobile Congress

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts will host the 2012 International Snowmobile Congress (ISC) in Sturbridge, MA. This is a once in a lifetime event for Massachusetts and we are very excited to play host to the world of snowmobiling. We ...Read more

Published on May 18, 2011 in General Announcements, International Snowmobile Congress, News & Updates
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Easy Riders Give Kids Rides

The Easy Riders Snowmobile Club was featured in the MetroWest Daily News for giving rides to kids, most who have never snowmobiled before. “As part of the Ashland Coalition for Teens, members of the Easy Riders Snowmobile Club of Marlborough ...Read more

Published on March 1, 2011 in In The News, News & Updates
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January 16 to 22 International Snowmobile Safety Week

January 16 to 22, 2011 marks International Snowmobile Safety Week, the annual reminder to everyone involved in the sport to have but ride safe. Snowmobiling is a fun and exciting family activity enjoyed by over 4 million people across the United ...Read more

Published on January 16, 2011 in News & Updates, Safety
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Plan on Participating in Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week (Ed Klim)

The snowmobile community is excited to announce the Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week – which will be held February 12-21, 2011. This elongated week celebrates friends and family snowmobiling. This special week compliments the Take a Friend Snowmobiling campaign – ...Read more

Published on December 8, 2010 in General Announcements, Guest Columns, News & Updates
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Ride Safe Today – so you can ride again tomorrow! (Ed Klim)

The winter of 2010-2011 is rapidly approaching and the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association has prepared for safety trainers and snowmobile enthusiasts some new and updated Safe Riders! campaign material. The material consists of a 22 minute safety video that is ...Read more

Published on November 16, 2010 in Guest Columns, News & Updates
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