December 2016


December 2016 ISSUE PREVIEW


These top-of-the-line 150+hp crossover sleds tame any path you pick, and they're really hot at the dealerships right now. Find out which one is the hottest!
Keeping it Fun
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On any of these three single touring 4-stroke machines, you can go more comfortably, more efficiently and with more performance than ever before. They also remind us why we ride in the first place. Want to go a lot of miles? Then these are right for you … but which one?
In defense of the mountain 4-stroke.
The fastest drag sleds on earth set a World Record at AmSnow’s annual shootout in Martin, Mich. Sled owners tested their mettle on the 1/4-mile. Check out all the modified madness here!
Trailering and wrenching since 1986! We've got the best new suggestions for your towing and garage needs to make it easy. Haul safer, wrench better and look smarter doing it. We've got the cool tools to do it all!
Gift Guide
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If you would rather have 2-stroke oil in your stocking than a candy cane, then don’t miss our annual Gift Guide. We found the coolest new accessories, gear and more!

Sled Tests

A trail ride at heart, this "crossover" is best suited for groomed paths.
We waited. Cat delivered and made huge gains with a new front end!
A different breed: You can't buy it, but we rode it!
This purpose-built, 120hp-class Polaris fills a void in the crossover line.

Regular Reads

Make the most of winter this year – do something cool!
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Best of the Best photos
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All the latest releases that are fit to print, including:
Tech Notes
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Under pressure: in-depth testing with carb mods.
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The more you know, the better you go!
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We're taking this thing international!
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1967 Moto-Ski Capri: Go where the fun is!

Online Exclusives

This season’s second episode of AmSnow TV is now online! In Episode 2, the AmSnow crew heads up to Lakewoods Resort in Cable, Wis., for some fun in the snow. We’ll also discuss adding some power to your sled with Straightline Performance. Get all this and more with the best new online television show on the net!
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