2015 Yamaha YFZ450R SE First Ride

2015 Yamaha YFZ450R SE First Ride

Every year Yamaha invites media types out to the Imperial Sand Dunes or “Glamis” for their annual “Goons in the Dunes” riding trip. The trip not only marks the late season release of Yamaha’s YFZ450R SE and Raptor 700 SE models, but is really a whole lot more than your average press intro. Yamaha’s “Goons”…

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Free ATV Safety Training Provided During ATV Safety Week

Free ATV Safety Training Provided During ATV Safety Week

This summer, from June 6 through 14, the ATV Safety Institute will be launching ATV Safety Week throughout the country. ASI is working with partners all across the country who have volunteered to provide free ATV RiderCourse training and other ATV safety education opportunities. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, 92 percent of all…

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STI Introduces New, Improved and DOT Approved Roctane XS Tires

STI Introduces New, Improved and DOT Approved Roctane XS Tires

STI Tire & Wheel introduces a new and improved Roctane XS tire that features a lighter carcass and a rounded contour that greatly enhances high-speed handling. Two new 14-inch sizes, 28/10R-14 (MSRP: $179.25) and 30/10R-14 ($202.55), are DOT approved for use on paved roads (where legal).  The Roctane XS was designed to be a lighter…

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Polaris Sportsman 110 EFI and Outlaw 110 EFI First Look

Polaris Sportsman 110 EFI and Outlaw 110 EFI First Look

Polaris has released details on two new 110cc youth ATVs set to replace 90cc models in its line. The Sportsman 110 EFI and Outlaw 110 EFI boast easier cold starting, reduced maintenance, and improved running and idle quality. Both 110cc EFI models are classified as Y-10+ for riders over 10 years of age. Both seem…

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2016 Honda ATV First Looks

2016 Honda ATV First Looks

Honda has released details on a number of its 2016 ATV models, all carryovers from the previous year. The primary focus is on Honda’s FourTrax Recreation/Utility line, though the TRX250X and TRX90X, both Sport models, are included in the announcement as well. The list of updates is short and consists mainly of new color options. The…

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