SKI-DOO'S LINQ SYSTEM
Supertrax had a chance to test out Ski-Doo's LINQ attachment system on a couple of 2013 models recently and frankly, we are very impressed.
This setup enables riders to quickly attach and detach travel bags and even an auxiliary gas container, in seconds.
What really impresses us however, after thousands of miles riding with bags bungeed and strapped on the back of a sled, is the way LINQ allows whatever you're carrying to be fully integrated into the sled - no flopping around, no bags getting loose as the miles accumulate and no matter how rough the trails are, everything stays glued on the sled without using bungee cords or extra straps.
The first thing you do is attach the LINQ base kit permanently to your sled. The 2013 Doos even provide a template on the rear of the tunnel for drilling the pre-perforated holes to attach the base kit.
It's a complete no-brainer 5-minute installation and the small hoop-style brackets actually look cool once you've mounted them.
After these are on your sled, just select which LINQ bag or attachment you want to add and snap it in place.
The system holds and supports the LINQ gear so well it is virtually locked on your sled and the looped eyelets actually provide a great attachment place if you want to bungee on more of your own gear.
There are two semi-hardshell expandable bags available, short and medium length, both designed for sleds with tunnels 137-inches or longer.
If you have an older 137-inch Ski-Doo XP, you can even buy a LINQ decal kit you can use to make sure the base kit mounting holes are drilled in exactly the correct spot.
Based on our long list of travel bag horror stories accumulated over the years, we think this is the best system we've seen so far and it would be the first accessory we’d buy for our own sled before undertaking a long distance saddlebag trip.
LATEST VIDEOS View All
BEST TEST RIDE OF 2017
April 18, 2017
We've evaluated a ton of sleds this season and now we want to know which test ride YOU liked ...
TEST RIDE: 2017 Yamaha Sidewinder R-TX SE
March 30, 2017
In the final edition of Test Ride for the season, Mark Lester zooms over the frozen lake on ...
2017 Revolutionary Advanced Design Award
March 29, 2017
AJ presents the winner of the 2017 Revolutionary Advanced Design Award to the technology that ...
2017 Real World Sled of the Year
March 28, 2017
Our pick for 2017's Real World Sled of the Year in a final showdown between Yamaha, Arctic ...
Top Gear View All
Ask Motorhead View All
March 30, 2017
SNOWMOBILE EXHAUST MODS
It is disturbing that you promote illegal exhaust modifications. The Ontario Motorized Snow Act makes it illegal to modify the exhaust ...
Press Releases View All
March 30, 2017
X-TEAM DOMINATES AT JACKSON HOLE
SKI-DOO X-TEAM HILLCLIMBERS TAKE NINE TITLES AT JACKSON HOLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tourism View All
February 3, 2017
CAMP CONEWANGO RE-OPENS
Conewango in Redbridge, Ontario Canada is back and under new ownership.