2013 TEST: YAMAHA GRIZZLY TACTICAL 700FI EPS SE

“Stealth Edition” black bear joins the familyYamaha gave the Grizzly 700 EFI 4×4 and EPS a performance upgrade for 2012, and the improvements came from the biggest bear being tested and assembled at its Newnan, Georgia factory and testing facility. The new shock and tire package and upgraded components launched the big Grizzly upwards in […]

ATV ACTION’S SPECIAL ATV & UTV SERVICES GUIDE

Where to find easy, affordable  solutions to common problems with your machine Did you know there are lots of ATV enthusiasts who specialize in solving common ATV problems who are ready to help you, often for a lot less that you expect? Need a pro’s help with a mechanical question? Have an axle, radiator or […]

Polaris Sportsman 800 EFI: Only the price is small

When Polaris introduced the Sportsman 800 in 2004, it was their top of the line machine, the biggest, most powerful, most technically advanced 4×4 available from the Minnesota manufacturer. It was also the largest displacement ATV on the market and more than a few sources in the ATV industry complained that it was too powerful […]

Kawasaki 4×4 PBR sweepstakes

WIN A PRO BULL RIDER KAWASAKI! Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC), the “Official ATV and Side x Side” sponsor of the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS), is providing fans with an opportunity to win one of three rugged Kawasaki off-road vehicles and a meeting with NASCAR team owner Richard Childress. Kawasaki […]

TEST: HONDA 250X

To pick the best sport quad for a learning rider, you have to find a machine that’s easy to ride, but with enough performance to be exciting once the learner is no longer a learner. Honda’s 250X has a unique manual transmission with an automatic clutch that can also be used like a manual clutch. […]

VOLUME 29, NUMBER 8 AUGUST•2012

2013 FIRST LOOKNEW SUZUKI ATVsThe whole new KingQuad lineup SHOOTOUTKAWASAKI TERYX 750 SPORT VS. YAMAHA RHINO 700 SPORTSporty sport utility UTVs battle TESTSPROJECT CYLINDER WORKS YFZ478RReviving an R on a budget  POLARIS SPORTSMAN 800High power, low price HONDA 250XA small sport quad with room to growPOLARIS RZR XP 900Still the one? BUYER’S GUIDESUTV/ATV TIRE GUIDEThe […]

TEST: YAMAHA YFZ450R SE, Are you good enough for it?

Yamaha’s motocross width YFZ450R represents the cutting edge in current production race quad technology. If you can’t win races with this machine, it’s not the ATV’s fault. The SE version comes with all the trick high performance hardware the standard model has, plus quick release bodywork, special metallic black and yellow colors, a black swingarm […]

Ballistic Batteries Featured on Fox Sports Network Series “Motorhead Garage”

The smaller, lighter, higher energy battery with most advanced energy storage technology available Plymouth, WI-June 12, 2012-The Ballistic EVO2 Battery, manufactured by Ballistic Performance Components, will be featured June 17th on the Motorhead Garage TV series on the nationwide Fox Sports Network. The episode, hosted by Sam Memmolo and Dave Bowman will air during prime […]

VOLUME 29, NUMBER 7 JULY•2012

BUYER’S GUIDESTOP 12 SPORT ATV TIRESLatest and greatest rubber for riding and racingBEST BUYS OF 2012Bottom-dollar sport ATVs, 4x4s and UTVs TESTS & SHOOTOUTSBIG BEAR VS. KINGQUAD 400 4X4sWhich is the best bang for the buck?WILDCAT 1000i VS. RZR XP 4 900Does the ultimate 2012 UTV have two or four seats?POLARIS TRAIL BOSS 330The workhorse […]

VOLUME 29 NUMBER 6 JUNE 2012

TESTSKAWASAKI TERYX SPORTSport with utilityPOLARIS PHOENIX 200What the big kids rideYAMAHA RAPTOR 700R SPECIAL EDITIONBack in blackKAWASAKI BRUTE FORCE 650 4x4i550 price, 700 punchTextSHOOTOUTPOLARIS RZR 170 VS. PITSTER PRO DOUBLE X 150Which youth UTV is better for your kids?BUYER’s GUIDETOP 10 NEW WHEELSBling you can ride onGUIDE TO NEW HELMETSSafety, style and valueFEATURESPRO CORNERING TRICKSHow […]

2012 KYMCO MXU 450i

You don’t have to choose between performance and affordability any more There are plenty of affordable 4x4s on the market, but not many have really exciting engine performance. Kymco’s new MXU450i may sound similar to other smaller 4x4s, but it’s got two good things going for it; its engine is stronger and smoother than many […]

WIN A TERYX4 AND FAMILY ADVENTURE!

Win a Kawasaki Teryx4 and family adventure for four in the San Bernardino National Forest with guide and multi-time desert-racing champion Destry Abbott. Kawasaki is launching a chance for some lucky family to win a Teryx4 and an off-road family adventure! Off-Road racing champion Destry Abbott and his family will be taking one lucky family […]

KING OF THE HAMMERS: Pit Bull Tires presents one gnarly race!

Thirty-nine UTV enthusiasts came from all over the country and Canada to take on the gnarliest terrain of the Southern California desert’s Johnson Valley OHV area, host to the sixth King of the Hammers (KOH) truck race. This was the fourth year for UTVs, and the desert-racing and rock-crawling course tested man and machine for […]