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2015 Yamaha Viking VI First Ride

2015 Yamaha Viking VI First Ride 0

It has almost become a forgone conclusion in the UTV world that when a manufacturer releases a new model, it will be followed up within a year’s time by a crew or double-rowed version. When Yamaha unwrapped the 2014 Viking for the media back in June of 2013, its representatives hinted that there was going…

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2015 Kymco MXU 700 EPS LE First Ride

2015 Kymco MXU 700 EPS LE First Ride 0

Review by Stephen Anderson Recently I was riding the Hatfield-McCoy Trails in Southern West Virginia on a sunny Tuesday morning. The Hatfield-McCoy Trails are basically in my backyard so I know every mountaintop stop to get a signal to check for missed calls, texts, and emails. You know… all that junk we can’t seem to…

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2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 First Ride

2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 First Ride 0

When Polaris introduced the RZR XP 1000, it was obvious a four-seat version would follow. The question was would it be a year later, following the cycle that had been established by its 800cc and 900cc predecessors? But those waiting for a XP 1000 with room for four didn’t have to wait as long as they thought. Just a…

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2014 Honda Rancher ATV First Ride

2014 Honda Rancher ATV First Ride 0

For 2014, Honda has revised its Rancher utility quad with a host of refinements that make one of the best-selling utility quads even better. How much better is it? What exactly did Honda do besides update the plastics and graphics? Let’s find out… Again, we ask the question: What’s new? The easy answer is: pretty…

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2014 Can-Am Maverick Max X rs First Ride

2014 Can-Am Maverick Max X rs First Ride 0

When Can-Am introduced the four-seat version of its high performance sport side-by-side, the Maverick Max, at the 2012 Sand Sports Show it was a serious tease. The Max looked to be a serious threat to the Polaris RZR XP 4 900 claims as the fastest family wagon on the trails. But we would have to…

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2014 Yamaha YFZ450R First Ride

2014 Yamaha YFZ450R First Ride 0

The Yamaha YFZ450R set a new standard in a sport ATV class that had fallen behind the times in terms of technology and performance. If you were a hardcore racer before the YFZ, you had to heavily modify a sport machine for racing or extend the life of the decades old Honda TRX250R two-stroke. Both options were…

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2014 Yamaha Viking EPS First Ride

2014 Yamaha Viking EPS First Ride 0

Yamaha turned the utility market on its ear and put other ATV manufacturers back on their heels in 2004 with the introduction of the Rhino 660. Before then side-by-sides we pure work machines with low-tech suspension and even lower tech engines. The Rhino opened up the possibility of enjoying the trails after working all day…

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2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 LE First Ride

2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 LE First Ride 0

The re-imagined-for-2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 LE is a tantalizing new machine that boasts several improvements to an already very-capable vehicle. Included in these improvements is a revamped motor designed for more power output and better fuel efficiency, a reimagined suspension system that now includes Fox Podium shocks, a new EPS system, LED headlights, sound deadening material…

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