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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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        Snowmobile Sales

        According to the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association (ISMA), snowmobile sales for North America grew in 2014-15.

        Supported by a strong snowmobile sales season and great snow cover in 2013-2014, sales of new snowmobiles in 2015 grew 8% in the United States and 4% in Canada.

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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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