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2015 Honda Pioneer 500 First Ride

2015 Honda Pioneer 500 First Ride 1

In a recent conversation with 4WheelDirt.com Editor Justin Dawes, the question came up. “Would you like to go check out Honda’s new side-by-side for us?” My eyes lit up like a kid on Christmas, dreaming of the big-bore, sport UTV we’ve all been waiting on from Big Red. I jumped at the chance and booked…

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Latest ATV Review

2014 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE First Ride

2014 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE First Ride 1

Race-bred ATVs are a blast off-road, but let’s be honest; comfort is not one of their strong suits. If you like hauling the mail, blasting whoops and getting some air but find the cockpit of a MX racer comparable to a torture rack, then the Yamaha Raptor 700R could very well be the machine for…

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2014 Polaris Ranger 570 First Ride

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Polaris is consistently adding new models to its line of impressive offerings. For the model year 2014 we find yet another edition to the Ranger line with the 2014 Polaris 570 Ranger. This new model will obviously include many great features found on other Rangers and the new 570 ProStar mill will give the user…

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2014 Honda FourTrax Foreman 4X4 ES First Ride

2014 Honda FourTrax Foreman 4X4 ES First Ride 0

It’s been 30 years since Honda introduced its very first ATV meant to make life on the farm and jobsite easier. Three years later the Foreman 4×4 was introduced. Now 27 years later, Honda has introduced the sixth generation of this four-wheeled workhorse.  The latest iteration builds on the strengths of the previous model that…

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2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project – Lake Elsinore GP

2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project – Lake Elsinore GP 0

In our 2014 Polaris RZR XP 1000 Project – Part 1 article we set out to create a machine that would be legal to race in WORCS and other similar races with the help of a long list of aftermarket companies, and when we were done we had one good looking machine. The question was…

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2014 Polaris Sportsman ACE First Ride

2014 Polaris Sportsman ACE First Ride 1

Polaris Industries celebrated another banner year in 2013. The Minnesota-based manufacturer introduced nine new models and wrapped up many sales records before the year was even over. So, how is Polaris going to top things in 2014? Well, it’s starting off the calendar year in a big way by re-inventing the traditional market segments with…

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2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project – Part 1

2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project – Part 1 2

The Polaris RZR XP1000 is undeniably the hottest side-by-side to hit the market this year. It’s ridiculous suspension travel, powerful engine and roomy cockpit make it a force to be reckoned with on the trail and in the desert. It is also expected to make a splash this year in the UTV racing scene, and we wanted in…

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2014 Kawasaki Teryx First Ride

2014 Kawasaki Teryx First Ride 0

For 2014, Kawasaki decided to revamp its entire lineup of Side by Side vehicles. Kawsasaki started with the Teryx4 (T-4), which included revamping the Teryx4 with styling improvements, Fox Podium shocks and an increase in engine displacement (read more in the 2014 Teryx4 First Ride). The 2-seat Teryx was also completely overhauled with a host of improvements, including…

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