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Polaris Celebrating 60th Anniversary

60 Sleds in 60 Days – The Polaris Sled-a-Day Giveaway To kick-off the celebration of 60 years of Terrain Domination, Polaris is giving away 60 Sleds in 60 Days through “The Polaris Sled-a-Day Giveaway.” Polaris will give away 60 model ...Read more

Published on December 28, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Snocross Show by Race Time Radio

Race Time Radio becomes new media partner for East Coast Snocross, Presented by AMSOIL and Woody’s Traction One of Canada’s most well-known media entities is expanding south into the U.S., and northeastern snocross fans will benefit with expanded coverage. Officials at ...Read more

Published on November 25, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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2014 Polaris Indy 600

Polaris Announces Buyback of 3.96 Million Shares From Fuji Heavy Industries

MINNEAPOLIS (November 12, 2013) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced that it has purchased all of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.’s (“FHI”) 3.96 million shares of Polaris’ common stock for a purchase price of $497.5 million, thereby reducing its ...Read more

Published on November 12, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Polaris ‘Winning Riders’ Program Supports Snowmobile Associations

Polaris ‘Winning Riders’ Program Supports State & Provincial Snowmobile Associations Polaris Supports Grassroots Groups with Sales-Based Contributions For the ninth consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris “Winning Riders” program, which ...Read more

Published on November 1, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Yellowstone National Park snowmobile access

Snowmobile Winter Access To Yellowstone National Park Announced

The BlueRibbon Coalition reports: The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of a final Rule/Regulation for Winter Use of Yellowstone. The publishing of the final Rule officially completes the Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) process. The ...Read more

Published on October 24, 2013 in General Announcements, National, News & Updates
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Snowmobiles at Yellowstone National Park

Access to Yellowstone by Snowmobiles (Jack Welch)

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the signing of the Yellowstone Winter Use Plan Record of Decision by Intermountain Regional Director John Wessels. The ROD officially completes the Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) process. The ROD assures ...Read more

Published on September 15, 2013 in Guest Columns, Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates
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2014 Ski-Doo MX Zx 600RS

BRP’s 2014 Ski-Doo MX Zx 600RS features major changes: the snowmobile will turn quicker, stay straighter in the bumps, and have stronger starts. These changes come with the move from the REV-XP to the REV-XS platform and refinements to many ...Read more

Published on September 10, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Arctic Cat 2014 ZR 6000 Sno Pro RR and M 6000 Sno Pro

Arctic Cat introduces 2014 ZR 6000 Sno Pro RR and M 6000 Sno Pro 153. The new machines are inspired by Arctic Cat’s cross-country racers from the 2013 season with similar suspension tuning. Lower A-arms mount at a 30-degree angle ...Read more

Published on September 8, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Farmers' Almanac Predicts Cold, Snowy Winter

The heat waves of July are behind us, it’s time to talk snow. Winter forecasts this far in advance can raise eyebrows but that has never stopped the Farmers’ Almanac. Farmers’ Almanac predict a cold, snowy winter for 2014, proclaiming “The ...Read more

Published on August 30, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates
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Senate Amendment Would Remove RTP Funds From Trails

The Coalition for Recreational Trails and The Blue Ribbon Coalition are asking that you contact your U.S. Senators in regards to Recreational Trails Program (RTP) money being diverted away from trail use.  UPDATE 08/04/13 Thanks to everyone who took action. ...Read more

Published on July 25, 2013 in In The News, Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates
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Comment on Yellowstone Proposed Rule for Winter Use

SITUATION The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the release of a Proposed Rule concerning winter use inYellowstone National Park for public review and comment. This rulemaking process is in addition to the Final Winter Use Plan/Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement ...Read more

Published on June 14, 2013 in Legislative Affairs, National, News & Updates, Snowmobile Travel
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2014 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles (video)

Huge news! For 2014 Arctic Cat introduces two new engines. As previously reported, Cat is now building and installing the 1049cc 4-stroke engine that was previously used in the Yamaha Nytro. That was part of the deal with Yamaha that ...Read more

Published on February 27, 2013 in General Announcements, In The News, News & Updates, Snowmobile Tech
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2014 Yamaha Snowmobiles Revealed (video)

Yamaha introduced five new snowmobiles for 2014 that will be assembled by Arctic Cats’ factory in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. The chassis will in fact be the well respected Arctic Cat’s ProCross, called the SRV chassis by a Yamaha, and ...Read more

Published on February 22, 2013 in General Announcements, In The News, News & Updates
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MassDOT Winter Safety Advisory: Lake Quinsigamond

The state has issued a Winter Safety Advisory for Lake Quinsigamond, where Worcester and Shrewsbury meet. The lake is a popular recreational spot for snowmobilers and other outdoor enthusiast. There will be open water at the construction site. The construction operations ...Read more

Published on January 11, 2013 in In The News, News & Updates, Safety
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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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Polaris Acquires KLIM Technical Riding Gear

Polaris Industries Inc. announced the acquisition of Teton Outfitters, LLC, a privately owned, Rigby, Idaho-based company which designs, develops and distributes KLIM Technical Riding Gear. Calendar year 2012 sales for KLIM are anticipated to approach $30 million. KLIM is an ...Read more

Published on December 6, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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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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Polaris Program Supports Snowmobile Associations

Polaris ‘Winning Riders’ Program Supports State and Provincial Snowmobile Associations with Sales-Based Contributions For the eighth consecutive year, state and provincial snowmobile organizations across North America are receiving contributions from the Polaris “Winning Riders” program, which generates support for the ...Read more

Published on October 26, 2012 in General Announcements, In The News, News & Updates
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Recreational Trails Program Reauthorized for Two More Years

From the Coalition For Recreational Trails: Washington, D.C. -The Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the funding program that has sustained state trail programs for two decades, has been reauthorized as part of the transportation bill approved by the U. S. Congress ...Read more

Published on July 9, 2012 in Featured, General Announcements, 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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ISC 2012 RTP Grant

Attention Massachusetts snowmobilers and others interested in maintaing recreational trails. Here is a rare opportunity for snowmobile leaders & volunteers to attend ISC 2012 through the RTP grant. You must be a Massachusetts Resident You must include a $50.00 check ...Read more

Published on March 10, 2012 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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New 2013 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles (video)

The big deal at Arctic Cat for 2013 is the new ProCross F RR (Race Replica) with either the H.O. 800 two-stroke or the four-stroke 1100 Turbo. The suspension calibration is tuned to the cross-country crowd, not unlike the Sno ...Read more

Published on March 4, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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Ski-Doo Unveils 2013 REV-XS Snowmobiles (video)

BRP released information about the 2013 line of Ski-Doo snowmobiles that feature a new REV-XS design. The new hood and windshield offer better wind protection and a fresh look. A new dual headlight and LED taillight are also part of ...Read more

Published on February 20, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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Yamaha introduces 2013 FX Nytro XTX 1.75

Press Release: Imagine a sled that you can ride from sea level up to 10,000 feet without having to change clutching or gearing, and it’s equally at home on the wide spectrum of snow conditions you’d encounter. Imagine no longer-you ...Read more

Published on February 15, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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Polaris Early Release of 2013 800 Pro-RMK 155

Press Release: Polaris Announces Early Release of the Best Selling Sled in the Mountains, Updated to Be Lighter, Stronger & More Flickable. Weighing in at Just 417 Pounds! – the 800 Pro-RMK 155 The very definition of Terrain Domination® in ...Read more

Published on February 10, 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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Bunke Racing and Polaris Win Soo I-500

MEDINA, MN (Jan. 6, 2012) – The Bunke Racing team of Gabe Bunke, Aaron Christensen and Bobby Menne IV used Polaris Terrain Domination to outrun the field and win the grueling International 500 on the famous Soo I-500 track in ...Read more

Published on February 7, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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Yamaha wins 7 for 7 in Mercer!

Pleasant Prairie, WI— Yamaha FX Nytro snowmobiles won a perfect seven out of seven Sport, Semi-Pro and Pro events they entered in a great day of cross-country racing in Mercer, Wis. on Saturday, Feb. 4. Proving the FX Nytro trail ...Read more

Published on February 7, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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Polaris Hires Retail Executive, Strengthens Adjacency Focus

New leadership for Parts, Garments and Accessories facilitates strong focus on Small Vehicles, enabling accelerated growth for each business. MINNEAPOLIS (February 6, 2012) — Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) today announced the hiring of Steve Eastman, former president of Target.com, ...Read more

Published on February 7, 2012 in In The News, News & Updates
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Arctic Cat, Polaris and Yamaha to introduce 2013 Sleds

In a series of 22 locations across the snowbelt, Arctic Cat, Polaris and Yamaha will give snowmobilers a “Sneak Peek” at their new models for 2013. Each manufacturer will display 15-18 sleds. That’s 50+ new snowmobiles for 2013 displayed on ...Read more

Published on January 8, 2012 in General Announcements, News & Updates
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