2020 Best of the Best

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EDITOR'S CHOICE

Timbersled RIOT 120
While not the traditional editor’s choice, the Timbersled RIOT snow bike has taken backcountry riding to the next level. With a shorter 120-inch track and new rear suspension, the RIOT employs all that is great about a dirt bike and puts it on the snow. Our concerns with a shorter track trenching in deep snow conditions were put at ease after a day of riding in chest-deep powder. The engineers at Polaris and Timbersled designed a single-arm suspension and centralized the weight making the bike more agile and reactive. This ride makes a breeze of lofting the ski to float through obstacles, or giving the rider an option to lean back with some throttle to wheelie like a pro. Perhaps what we like most about the RIOT is the ability to do everything we want to do on a dirt bike, yet with a forgiving snow landing.
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