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2015 Polaris RZR S 900 First Ride

2015 Polaris RZR S 900 First Ride

“Is it better than the XP 900?” That is the question that has been posed to me multiple times since my return for the 2015 Polaris RZR S 900 press introduction in Utah last week. And while it is a legitimate question, that really isn’t the point. The RZR S 900 is not meant to…

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2015 Polaris Sportsman ACE 570 First Ride

2015 Polaris Sportsman ACE 570 First Ride

Almost immediately after Polaris introduced the Sportsman ACE the ATV and UTV world was abuzz with what this new ATV-UTV hybrid was capable of. Was it a ripper or a ride for those not looking to shred the trails? In our 2014 Polaris Sportsman ACE First Ride we found the ACE was a blast and could…

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2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project – Part 1

2014 Polaris RZR XP1000 Project – Part 1 0

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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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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