This week the Deadspin Snow Idiots visited the toddlin’ town of St. Bonifacius to ride some snowmobiles with friend of the blog Karl and his father-in-law, Jeff. And brother, lemme tell you: I have wasted my life. To think I went 41 years without knowing the feel of a growling snowhog between my ample thighs is just…
Canada’s Larry Enticer has an old Yamaha snowmobile, a glorious mullet, a denim wardrobe that would make even Jay Leno blush—and giant balls of steel. Behold, all that is Canada. Watch this highlight reel of Enticer’s stunts, and you, too, will feel as if you just shot mushed-up Timbits directly into your veins.
Doing a double backflip on anything is pretty hard. Doing it with a big hulking 450-pound snowmobile is downright insane. After many, many attempts by snowmobile riders around the world, Swedish rider Daniel Bodin finally stuck the landing on one of the hardest snowmobile tricks in history.
Forget about trying to cram your way onto an already packed subway car when it’s snowy and you need to get to work. Motorcycle maker Christini has applied its expertise in building two-wheel drive bikes to a new snow-thrashing machine called the II-Track Snow Bike system that promises to make wintery commutes actually…
Levi Lavallee is a bad man on a snowmobile. The X Games athlete is always looking for new ways to push the limits and new records to set. I don’t know who the genius is who greenlit him taking his antics into the city, but I think we all owe him a high five and a drink.
Winter is coming. For many of you, including my man Tyrion Lannister, this means terrible things like white walkers or not being able to ride motorcycles. Luckily, Travis Rice and Dan Adams are here to show us it doesn’t have to be all bad.
Did you know that the world record for riding a snowmobile on something that isn’t snow, but is rather melted snow (water), is an actual thing??? Well, it is a thing, and Norway’s own Morten Blien just rode his ‘mobile on water for damn near four hours. Here’s video of the entire thing, in case you didn’t think it was…
This is the Mattro Ardenner. Three treads, over 1,000 lb-ft of power, near-silent operation, zero emissions. And styling straight out of a Terminator-themed nightmare. So will we be riding it or running from it in the first robot uprising?
Riding a snowmobile on flat water is pretty amazing. This brave Icelandic dude took things just a little step further.
Jason Cesco joined the racks of the few maniacs who have backflipped a snowmobile on dirt this summer. Here's the nauseating stunt from his helmet cam. It's disconcerting to see skis riding over rocks, let alone over your head.
With enough throttle, you can drive a snowmobile across water. With enough of a ramp, you can even jump one into a river. This can only lead to one conclusion
Oh Canada, we stand on guard for thee now that we know you've given out a contract for a stealth snowmobile called Loki, aka the shape-shifting God, aka the bad guy in all those Thor/Avenger movies. Wake up America! Canada is coming.
Last year's Watercross European Champion Antti Holmberg set a new world record by driving a snowmobile on water for about 3 hours at an average of 37 mph. Welcome to Finland.
There's a saying, coined by Daniel Tosh, that goes roughly thus: Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a jetski, and you don't see sad people on jetskis. Well, my friends, I'm here to tell you that the same holds true for snowmobiles. They are awesome.
How hard is it to drive over water in a snowmobile? Pretty hard, as these Swedish hoons found out not once, but twice.
To ring in the New Year, SnoCross racer Levi LaValle jumped 412 feet over San Diego harbor. No, snowmobiles jumping some place that never actually sees snow doesn't make any sense. Here's onboard footage.
There are those who fear winter and flee to supermarkets at the forecast of a few flakes. Then there's this group of snowmobile drag racers building a 3,000-hp Funny Car to hit 200 mph while traveling over 1,000 feet of ice.