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    Yamaha Viper M-TX Recall

    Yamaha has issued a recall notice for some 2015 Viper snowmobiles, as the brake line and its components can come in contact with the clutch, which can cause the brakes to fail.

    This recall involves the 2015 Viper L-TX (Model name SR10LSFO) and the 2015 Viper M-TX 162 LE (Model name SR10M62LFO) snowmobiles – about 200 models in total.

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      Dealer of the Year Award

      Duluth Lawn and Sports owner Pete Gassert accepts the Dealer of the Year award.

      A BRP/Ski-Doo dealer in Minnesota has won the Dealer of the Year award from the American Council of Snowmobile Associations.

      Duluth Lawn and Sports won the award, which is given annually to retail dealers that have proven to go above and beyond in supporting their local and statewide snowmobile clubs and organizations.

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        2016 Arctic Cat ZR Limited

        Arctic Cat says it plans to invest nearly $27 million in its manufacturing facilities in Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, Minn., resulting in the creation of approximately 50 jobs.

        “We are excited to strengthen our Minnesota manufacturing footprint and position the company for continued long-term success,” says Christopher T. Metz, Arctic Cat president and CEO. “We will be adding a new state-of-the-art production line in Thief River Falls and expanding our engine manufacturing operations in St. Cloud, in order to meet the demand for our innovative, quality products. We are grateful to the local leadership of Thief River Falls and St. Cloud, and the state of Minnesota, for their support as we invest in our shared future.”

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          Timbersled Snow Bike

          Polaris gobbled up another interesting asset with the acquisition of Timbersled Products, Inc. This Sandpoint, Idaho-based company produces snow bikes – basically a dirt bike outfitted with a snowmobile-like track. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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            Polaris RMK 408 Rosseau

            Jeff Pelowski, mayor of Roseau, Minn., has declared April 8 as Polaris RMK Day. The day’s date (4/08) reflects the 408-pound dry weight of the new 2016 Polaris 800 Pro-RMK 155, which is built at Polaris’ manufacturing facility in Roseau.

            “Roseau is the proud Birthplace of Polaris and home to the company’s snowmobile engineering and production facility,” Pelowski said. “April 4 – 4/08 – is the ideal day to celebrate the industry-leading innovation and amazingly light weight of the new PRO-RMK model that was developed by the Polaris staff right here in Roseau.”

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