Archive For: November 2012

Ride for Rehab Raffle

November 29, 2012

Children’s Rehabilitation Foundation in Winnipeg is having a Ride for Rehab Raffle - they have teamed up with Enns Brothers Powersports and Triton Trailers to offer 5 fantastic prizes!  Tickets are $20 each and the draw will take place January 18, 2013.  There are 6000 tickets …

Ernie Smelski receives pregtigious award at Congress

November 27, 2012

Ernie Smelski received the Queen Elizabeth 2nd Diamond Jubilee Medal on Nov 10, 2012 at the 2nd annual Snoman Congress. The medal serves to honour significant contributions and achievements by Canadians. He was clearly touched at the honour. Congratulations Ernie for all the support and …

When all the volunteers are gone.....

November 21, 2012

Nov 20, 2012 - Some day in Manitoba......this could happen near you!!   One chilly fall day in the not too distant future, as you prepare for the upcoming snowmobiling season, you will remember that you have not received your Snow Riders magazine yet. Muttering something derogatory, you go …

UTV International

November 20, 2012

UTV manufactures tracked utility carriers – including snow groomers, plows and drags.   UTV International have a tracked demonstrator touring around Winnipeg doing demonstrations for Manitoba Hydro among others in the week of November 23-29.  Perhaps clubs would be interested in a …

Avalanche Safety Awareness Guidelines

November 14, 2012

Here is some of the key avalanche safety/awareness guidelines that all snowmobilers should be familiar with. Informing all snowmobilers of the importance of avalanche safety and awareness is important since many of our friends enjoy riding in the mountainous terrain even though they may live in …

BRP explosion

November 14, 2012

There has been an explosion at the Bombardier Recreational Products research and development centre in Valcourt, Quebec. Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone involved. More on this story, please

Positive Economic Impact of Snowmobiling Outperforms Economy

November 13, 2012

Haslett, MI, November 12, 2012:  Recreational spending and outdoor activities are much bigger economic drivers than most  people realize.  A recent study found that consumer spending on outdoor recreational activities generated $646 Billion dollars in national sales and services last …