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December 10, 2014 12:59 am

Snowmobile Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Inductees

SHOF LOGOThe board of directors of the Snowmobile Hall of Fame in St. Germain, WI is proud to announce the 2015 Inductees. They are BOB ENNS of Oak Bluff, Manitoba, HERB HOWE of Siren, WI, PAT MACH of Minto, North Dakota, and MARK ZELICH of Wausau, WI.

Bob Enns, of Oak Bluff, Manitoba, was a star racer for the famed Enduro Team Deere in the 1970s, and who captured key victories in multiple ICCSF cross-country races during the first golden era of terrain competition. Herb Howe of Siren, Wis., won the inaugural Winnipeg-to-St. Paul International 500 cross-country in 1966, and later served as its race director. Pat Mach of Minto, North Dakota, was a racer-turned-organizer who founded the United States Cross-Country circuit that launched a renaissance of cross-country competition beginning in mid-2000s. Mach will be inducted posthumously. Mark Zelich of Wausau, Wis., is a famed television personality famous for his in-depth coverage of the Eagle River World Championships and other snowmobile racing events.

Induction ceremonies will take place Saturday, February 7, 2015 at the Whitetail Inn in St. Germain as the evening event of the day long RIDE WITH THE CHAMPS sponsored by Modine, Hot Dawg Garage Heaters of Racine, WI. This is our 32nd annual RIDE WITH THE CHAMPS and our 28th annual induction ceremonies. The RWTC begins with breakfast and registration at 7 am. There will be three vintage trail groups and two late model trail groups to choose from. One of the vintage groups will be the VINTAGE CHALLENGE which runs to Lake Gogebic in the UP for lunch and the other is the SWAMP CHALLENGE which runs south to the Tomahawk area. One late model group will go to Lake Gogebic for lunch at Fish Tales. NEW this year is a bus trip to Three Lakes for those who want to still enjoy the day but not ride. Great for the significant others and wives!! Call for information or see our website for details. The $150 RWTC fee includes three meals, a souvenir bib, a cap and many great memories! Dinner tickets only are available for $50. The autograph session begins at 6 pm at the Whitetail Inn. All race and snowmobile fans are invited where they can meet and talk with many of the sport’s biggest stars.

The SHOF operates a year round museum, gift shop and library on Hwy 70 W in St. Germain, WI. This year the museum is featuring an exhibit dedicating the Winnipeg to St. Paul I-500 race from 1966 to 1980. Snowmobiles and memorabilia are on display from Herb Howe, Brian Nelson, Gerard Karpik, Stan Hayes, Bruce Olsen, Jon Carlson, Jim Langley and more……Please visit our website to see our new event: The SHOF presents Winnipeg to St. Paul I-500 Legends. This event will take place in Alexandria, MN, February 13th and 14th. Enjoy an evening reliving the greatest moments and the following day ride the final leg of the Winnipeg to Willmar I-500.

Visit the SHOF website at www.snowmobilehalloffame.com for more information and details of the RWTC and the Winnipeg to St. Paul event. Tickets can also be purchased for our two raffles that are going this year. One is a beautiful restored 1976 Ski-Doo RV and the other is a brand new 2015 Ski-Doo Sport 600. Tickets are $10 each, 3 for $20, or 10 for $50. For additional information please contact the SHOF at 715-542-4463 or email: Jamie@snowmobilehalloffame.com.

 
November 30, 2014 8:03 pm

NEW SPORT MUFFS FROM ARCTIC CAT

Arctic Cat Sport Muffs

NEW SPORT MUFFS FROM ARCTIC CAT

Stylish and Easy-to-Attach Design Keeps Hands Warm

Thief River Falls, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Enjoy the added warmth and lightweight design of the new handlebar Sport Muffs from Arctic Cat. Their semi-rigid design holds its shape against the wind, yet flexes enough to use with a full range of windshield styles. They attach securely in seconds with Velcro straps, without the need for additional mounting hardware. They fit on all ProCross and ProClimb models. The MSRP is $49.95 U.S./$57.95 Canada.

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November 30, 2014 6:01 pm

Arctic Cat Assesories and Products


NEW MEN’S BACKCOUNTRY JACKET FROM ARCTIC CAT
Built for Comfort and Dryness on Trails and in the Back Country

Arctic Cat Backcountry jacket for men

Arctic Cat Backcountry jacket for men

Thief River Falls, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Enjoy the warmth, dryness and versatility of the new men’s Backcountry Jacket from Arctic Cat. It features a slimmer, lightweight fit for aggressive riding, with a Teflon-treated nylon shell and a two-layer waterproof and breathable membrane to keep riders dry. Its adjustable neoprene cuffs featuring interior Lycra® cuff thumbholes are matched by fully taped seams and a removable internal waist snow skirt to deliver maximum protection from the elements. Riders can customize their comfort with zippered underarm and back vents, plus the adjustable bottom draw cord. Five zippered pockets offer ample storage, while hi-viz 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material provides enhanced reflectivity in low light conditions. It’s available in S – 3XL and Tall sizes with an MSRP starting at $299.95 U.S./$349.95 Canada.

The men’s Backcountry Jacket is available now at most Arctic Cat dealerships, and through the Arctic Cat online store at www.store.arcticcat.com.

For additional information on Arctic Cat Arcticwear clothing and accessories, see your local Arctic Cat dealer or visit www.arcticcat.com. To find a dealer near you, call 1-800-3-ARCTIC.

NEW WOMEN’S BACKCOUNTRY JACKET FROM ARCTIC CAT
Built for Comfort and Dryness on Trails and in the Back Country

Arctic Cat Backcountry jacket for women

Arctic Cat Backcountry jacket for women

Thief River Falls, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – The new women’s Backcountry Jacket from Arctic Cat is engineered for maximum comfort and versatility, with a slimmer and lighter-weight fit that’s ideal for aggressive riding. It’s constructed with a Teflon-treated nylon shell with a two-layer membrane fabric that’s waterproof and breathable. Fully taped seams work in concert with a removable internal waist snow skirt and adjustable neoprene cuffs featuring interior Lycra® cuff thumbholes for maximum protection from the elements. Zippered underarm and back vents match the adjustable bottom draw cord to deliver custom airflow, while 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material provides enhanced reflectivity. It’s available in XS – 2XL sizes with an MSRP starting at $299.95 U.S./$349.95 Canada.

The women’s Backcountry Jacket is available now at most Arctic Cat dealerships, and through the Arctic Cat online store at www.store.arcticcat.com.

For additional information on Arctic Cat Arcticwear clothing and accessories, see your local Arctic Cat dealer or visit www.arcticcat.com. To find a dealer near you, call 1-800-3-ARCTIC.

NEW EXPEDITION RACK FROM ARCTIC CAT
Built to Carry Extra Adventure Gear

Arctic Cat Expedition Rack

Arctic Cat Expedition Rack

Thief River Falls, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Constructed from rugged powder-coated steel, the new Expedition Rack from Arctic Cat is a versatile platform for carrying extra adventure gear. Working in tandem with the accessory 8-pocket Hitch Kit, the Expedition Rack features a quick-attach mount for simple and swift deployment. The rack features mounts for accessory Hard Saddlebags and also works in conjunction with the 2-up Seat Kit. It’s available in Black and fits Arctic Cat XF models with a flat tunnel. The MSRP is $189.95 U.S./$219.95 Canada.

The Expedition Rack is available now at most Arctic Cat dealerships, and through the Arctic Cat online store at www.store.arcticcat.com.

For additional information on Arctic Cat Arcticwear clothing and accessories, see your local Arctic Cat dealer or visit www.arcticcat.com. To find a dealer near you, call 1-800-3-ARCTIC.

NEW SPORT MUFFS FROM ARCTIC CAT
Stylish and Easy-to-Attach Design Keeps Hands Warm

Arctic Cat Sport Muffs

Arctic Cat Sport Muffs

Arctic Cat Sport Muffs

Arctic Cat Sport Muffs

Thief River Falls, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – Enjoy the added warmth and lightweight design of the new handlebar Sport Muffs from Arctic Cat. Their semi-rigid design holds its shape against the wind, yet flexes enough to use with a full range of windshield styles. They attach securely in seconds with Velcro straps, without the need for additional mounting hardware. They fit on all ProCross and ProClimb models. The MSRP is $49.95 U.S./$57.95 Canada.

 
November 30, 2014 5:28 pm

NEW TUCKER HIBBERT SPORTSWEAR LINE FROM ARCTIC CAT

5263-210_S_2015Inspired and Designed by Tucker Hibbert and Available from Arctic Cat

Thief River Falls, Minn. (Nov. 17, 2014) – The All-New Tucker Hibbert Sportswear line of hats, shirts and hoodies is available now from Arctic Cat, offering fresh styles that are inspired and designed by the all-time winningest snocross champion. The fifteen premium items include an assortment of knitwear, caps, shirts and hoodies for men, women and youth, all adorned with the iconic No. 68 made famous by the legendary Team Arctic racer.

“My fans are the driving force behind my signature sportswear line,” said Tucker Hibbert, “They’re my inspiration to keep pushing on the racetrack and I wanted to create something they’re proud to wear. It’s really exciting to know my fans worldwide can stop by their local Arctic Cat dealer to get their 68 gear.”

The Tucker Hibbert signature line of premium Arcticwear sportswear incorporates many of the unique design elements found on Tucker’s 2015 ZR 6000 R SX race sled, on-track race gear and the 2015 ZR6000 Tucker Hibbert-Edition RR snowmobile. These items are available at your local Arctic Cat dealer, and through the Arctic Cat online store at www.store.arcticcat.com.

For additional information on Arctic Cat’s Arcticwear clothing and accessories, see your local Arctic Cat dealer or visit www.arcticcat.com. To find a dealer near you, call 1-800-3-ARCTIC.

 

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