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FIVE NEW FEATURES OF YAMAHA’S RMAX SPORT

The Yamaha Wolverine RMAX2 1000 has had a great first year in service. We’ve taking the machine on several long distance trips including the Rubicon, the Arizona Peace Trail and our signature test trail in California from Mojave to Mammoth. For 2022, Yamaha added performance and style upgrades to the new RMAX Sport model we are highlighting them here.  1. New GBC tires 30-inch GBC,  Terra Master, 10-ply rated radial tires. Featuring a unique asymmetrical design with each side different than the other, the Terra…

2022 MODELS FROM YAMAHA

2022 MODELS FROM YAMAHA    Just in time for East Coast hunting and the West Coast riding seasons, Yamaha has announced its 2022 UTV line up. The big news from the BluCru is a souped up RMAX 1000 Sport to race out in front of this first pack of returning models. What we don’t know about yet is where the 2022 YXZ’s are. They should be announced later this year or early in 2022.   While not a totally new model, the RMAX Sport does now have fully adjustable Fox suspension. So instead of having the three…

HIGH STRENGTH LOWER A-ARMS

If you drive aggressively, or carelessly, you can bend stock A-arms on many popular UTVs. Fortunately, many aftermarket A-arm manufacturers offer high strength lower A-arms that can get you back on the trail for far less than replacing the uppers and lowers, and often for less than the price of original parts. COGNITO LOWER CONTROL ARM KIT AVAILABLE FOR: Can-Am X3 X rs, Polaris RZR XP 1000, XP Turbo S, RS1 FEATURES: Cognito A-arms are made from high-grade steel alloy tubing for maximum strength with minimum weight. The…

YAMAHA’S OUTDOOR ACCESS INITIATIVE JOINS RECREATE RESPONSIBILITY COALITION

Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, today announces the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) and the Recreate Responsibly Coalition (RRC) established a strategic partnership to spread awareness of the need for land stewardship among all types of visitors to public lands. By promoting responsible recreation practices and the safe and sustainable use of trails, the partnership works to further the aligned missions of both organizations. A priority for the collaboration is to increase awareness of the availability of funding and support…

GREAT AMERICAN SHORT-COURSE OPENER

Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) promoter Lee Perfect and Hammerking Productions’ Dave Cole have joined forces to form a new Great American Short-Course (GAS) series, presented by Optima Batteries. The GAS series will have eight rounds in 2021 at the San Bernardino County Fairgrounds, Glen Helen Raceway and another location to be determined, and we attended the Great American Short-Course opener at the SBC Fairgrounds. Besides the truck and buggy classes, GAS has six UTV classes—RZR 170, Youth 1000, Weller…

MOOSE UTV FOOTWELL PROTECTORS

MOOSE UTV FOOTWELL PROTECTORS Moose UTV Footwell Protectors are manufactured from 4mm 5052 aluminum and powder coated for scratch resistance. Each one is laser cut for the absolute most precise fit. Where possible, it protects the entire footwell, brake reservoir, master cylinder, and radiator overflow bottle. All footwell protectors feature drainage and maintenance holes. They’re available for Can-Am X3s and Defenders, Polaris Ranger XP and Yamaha Wolverine X2 and X4. Sold in pairs, these MSRP from $259.95 -…

2021 FOUR-TO-SIX-SEAT RECREATION UTVs

2021 FOUR-TO-SIX-SEAT RECREATION UTVs Want a vehicle that can hold your whole crew of friends, family or fellow workers; conquer rough terrain; carry and tow serious weight; ride comfortably; and deliver impressive handling and acceleration? It sounds like too much to ask, but the 2021 four-to-six-seat recreation utility UTVs do it all. Some models, like the Yamaha RMAX4 and Polaris General, are true sport utility machines with sport UTV-like power and suspension, while most are less sporty but still fun and very capable.…

2021 TWO-AND THREE-SEAT RECREATION UTVs

2021 TWO-AND THREE-SEAT RECREATION UTVs 2021 two-and three-seat Recreation UTVs range from sport-utility machines with sport UTV-like power and suspension, like Yamaha’s new RMAX2 1000s and Polaris Generals to utility-focused models like Kawasaki’s Pro-series Mules. They’re all able to take you and heavy loads of cargo or gear on challenging trails. We gathered the key information on the two- and three-seat machines in this category and put it at your fingertips. *Currently available 2020 model ARCTIC CAT PROWLER…

LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD RACING SERIES

LUCAS OIL OFF-ROAD RACING SERIES With the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series (LOORRS) finally starting at California’s Glen Helen Raceway, the Production Turbos started 2020 like they ended the 2019 points season—with Can-Am’s Corry Weller leading Polaris pilots Ronnie Anderson and Chance Haugen the entire race. In fact, twice-defending champ Weller was top qualifier in both rounds opening weekend, as she won Sunday’s main ahead of Anderson and Robert VanBeekum (Pol) and scored maximum points. VanBeekum had his radiator clog…

YAMAHA GIVES MORE MONEY TO RIDE AREAS

For more than 10 years now, Yamaha has been issuing quarterly grants to non-profit organizations supporting the program’s mission. Yamaha has funded more than $250,000 in grants this year, and over the life of the program, Yamaha has contributed more than $4.5 million in aid to more than 380 projects across the nation. Yamaha’s OAI-supported efforts work to improve access to public land for outdoor activities including riding, hiking, biking, camping, hunting, fishing, and motorized recreation. The deadline for…

YAMAHA IS TEASING A NEW MACHINE; HERE’S HOW TO LEARN ABOUT IT FIRST

Like most manufacturers to prior to an unveil, Yamaha is teasing a new machine. Will it be a Banshee, a new YXZ1000r with 4-seats or something completely unexpected? The wait is almost over and Yamaha has set up a system where you can be notified along the way when information has been made available. Click HERE to find out what the new Yamaha is first. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGmm1PwzLy4 https://youtu.be/isCNKabuyfA

2020 YAMAHA VIKING/EPS/EPS SE/RANCH EDITION

Yamaha Vikings seat three, the air filter only requires service once a year, and the drive belt has a 10-year warranty. The SE has power steering, painted bodywork and aluminum wheels. Even the base-model comes with a roof. See UTV Action’s full test on a previous Yamaha Viking model here: https://utvactionmag.com/yamaha-viking-700-tactical-edition/ Motor type 686cc, 4-valve, liquid-cooled SOHC single Transmission Dual-range CVT w/rev. Drive system 2WD/4WD Suspension/travel:   Front Dual A-arm/8.1”   Rear Dual…

2020 SPORT 4X4 UTVs

The performance wars between UTV manufacturers escalate for 2020, and sport-minded UTV drivers win! Can-Am’s new X3 Turbo RR models deliver 195 horsepower, Polaris unleashes the new RZR Pro XP, Honda introduces new four-seat Talons, Kawasaki jumps into the game with the new KRX 1000, and that’s just a taste of the UTV performance feast in our “Sport UTV Buyer’s Guide.” ARCTIC CAT ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT XX The Wildcat XX is powered by the same stunning 130-horsepower triple used in Yamaha’s YXZ1000R with a fully automatic…

Yamaha Announces 2020 bLU cRU Bonuses!

Yamaha’s bLU cRU program offers championship bonuses ranging from $2,500 to $15,000 – or even a new YFZ450R – for eligible racers competing in select classes with Yamaha’s 2019 or newer YXZ1000R, YXZ1000R SS, or YFZ450R models. Racers can register online at YamahabLUcRU.com and apply for the bLU cRU benefits. Once approved, racers will receive a reloadable Yamaha bLU cRU debit card and $45 credit on their bLUcRUswag.com account for bLU cRU apparel. These racers will be eligible to receive championship bonuses paid directly…