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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 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 Honda Pioneer First Ride

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The North American market for side-by-side (SxS) off-road vehicles – also commonly referred to as Utility-Terrain Vehicles (UTVs) – grew by 97,900 units, or nearly 43.5%, from 2009-2012, according to Power Products Marketing, a Minneapolis-based research firm. Where did that growth come from? Primarily from extraordinary sales successes by Polaris, John Deere, Kawasaki, Kubota and…

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2013 Kids ATV Shootout

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In 2011 Motorcycle USA bestowed its Motorcycle of the Year honors on the Kawazuki CRF65 SX, taking poetic license to highlight the fact that every powersports enthusiast starts somewhere, and that for many of us, the start dates back to the days of our youth. Some of my fondest personal memories are when I’d be…

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2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE First Ride

2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R SE First Ride 0

Sport ATVs can be one of the least demanding ways to get your motorsport fix off-road. Considering the inherent stability of four wheels, opposed to two, it can be friendlier for some to ride compared to a dirt bike. Yamaha continues to prove that it’s the leader in this quad niche with its Raptor 700R SE ($8799),…

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2013 Polaris RZR XP 4 900 EPS First Ride

2013 Polaris RZR XP 4 900 EPS First Ride 0

It’s no doubt that Polaris is a leader in the UTV market. UTV machines are becoming more and more popular every year while aftermarket parts and accessories are being produced faster than anyone could imagine. Off-road shredding grounds like the Glamis sand dunes and Ocotillo Wells are heavily populated with the four-wheeled machines, so what…

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2013 Polaris RZR XP 900 HO First Ride

2013 Polaris RZR XP 900 HO First Ride 0

Polaris Industries has taken the UTV market by storm since it broke cover on its very first RZR model back in 2007. UTV enthusiasts seeking performance over work abilities have been drawn to the RZR like moths to a flame, and the numbers on the trails and dunes have grown every year. In a very Apple-like progression, Polaris…

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2013 Kawasaki Brute Force 4x4i EPS Review

2013 Kawasaki Brute Force 4x4i EPS Review 0

What goes through your mind when Kawasaki invites you to come ride the 2013 Kawasaki Brute Force 750 4x4i EPS “Special Edition” on the Hatfield-McCoy Trails in Southern West Virginia? My answer would be: BIG FUN! Riding the flagship of Kawasaki’s four wheeler line up at the premiere ATV riding destination on the east coast was like a dream…

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