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    Algoma Snowmobile Trails

    Earlier this winter Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation (OTMPC) and Yamaha Motor Canada co-sponsored a contest to bring the latest sleds in the Yamaha fleet to the organization that opens a day’s worth of riding on Ontario’s snow trails first. The winners were the Sault Trailblazers in Algoma Country.

    The dates and routes around the Early Season Power Tour have now been announced. With the tour starting out of Sault Ste. Marie’s new Yamaha dealership – Premier Yamaha Powersports – the group will ride for two days and cover some of the most inspiring sections of the Algoma region’s snowmobile trails.

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      Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Trails

      Algoma Country’s District 13 snowmobile trails have won the Early Season Power Tour Contest.

      Yamaha and the Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership (OTMPC) will be bringing Yamaha Canada’s Snowmobile Power Tour to Algoma Country for two days of riding on the first trails to open this year in Ontario.

      The Sault Trailblazers Snowmobile Club was first to get its trails open in accordance with the rules of the Power Tour contest and will be hosting two days of riding on the latest Yamaha machines starting in Sault Ste. Marie and touring some of Algoma’s incredible snowmobile trails.

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        ShopYamaha.com Snowmobile

        Christmas shopping just got easier for Yamaha riders and their families. For the first time, Yamaha is giving consumers the ability to purchase its apparel and accessories at a single online destination.

        Yamaha Parts and Accessories, a division of Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., has launched a new e-commerce website – ShopYamaha.com

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          Matt Piche Houghton Cross Country

          Matt Piche started the cross country season off with a bang for Yamaha. (Photo courtesy 447 Photography)

          Team Yamaha Rider Matt Piche scored the first Pro Stock win of the Cross Country racing season on his SR Viper race sled at Houghton, Mich.

          “Everyone on the team wanted to come out strong at the first race of the year,” says Yamaha Cross Country Crew Chief Brian Strawsell. “We knew we had a sled that would be competitive and that Matt and Re were ready to race. Everything just worked well for us today.”

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            Ben Lindbom Yamaha Race Team

            The Yamaha Snowmobile Race Team has announced a new shock absorber sponsor, Elka Suspension, Inc. Elka’s ultra-lightweight Stage 5 coilover shocks will be used on both the cross country and hillclimb circuits by Yamaha racers.

            “What we are most impressed with is the Elka team’s level of commitment in helping our racers get on the podium,” says Yamaha Snowmobile Product Manager, Rob Powers.

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