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POLARIS RZR 570 EFI 4X4

Polaris has had great success with its extensive line of RZRs, and its RZR 570 is now sort of a sleeper that costs half as much as the 2014 XP 1000 (XP 1K). The nimble, 50-inch RZR is almost as fast as the 760cc twin found in the RZR 800, and it’s lighter. Polaris has […]

2015 Pioneer 500

2015 HONDA PIONEER We just got finished riding this machine yesterday for the first time. We will have our full report up in a few days. Below is what Honda says about this new fun machine. Yes it is a blast to drive. With the Pioneer 500, Honda adds a compact, affordable and fun side-by-side […]

SUZUKI KINGQUAD 750 POWER STEERING

Go ahead, say you want a big-bore 4×4 because you need the power for all the heavy towing and plowing you have to do. We’ll see you at the mud pit, or maybe on the open trail at 70 miles per hour. Big-bore 4x4s are muscle quads, which make them some of the most fun […]

2014 YAMAHA VIKING SXS, YFZ450R & GRIZZLY 700

Since the Rhino 700FI 4×4 replaced the 660 for the 2008 model year, Yamaha hasn?Ÿ.?.•ª?.•.t made major changes to its revolutionary sport utility SxS, so we have been expecting a makeover or a new model for the last couple of years now. For 2014, Yamaha goes big with the all-new, three-seat Viking 700FI SxS and […]

POLARIS RZR 800 EPS

In 2007, the original RZR 800 redefined what a sport UTV could be. Its speed and suspension set it apart from sport utility side-by-sides, and its 50-inch width made it legal for many trails that prohibit wider UTVs. The RZR 800 isn’t at the cutting edge of performance anymore, but it’s still an incredible vehicle […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

TEST: HONDA TRX450R

Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000185 EndHTML:0000041980 StartFragment:0000003063 EndFragment:0000041944 SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/joekosch/Desktop/F2%202012%20HONDA%20450R.doc atv action feb joe kosch title: TEST: HONDA TRX450R Sub: Professional quality      Honda’s 450R has been a sought after machine among pro level racers since it was introduced. It’s an intense competition quad for experience riders, but you don’t have to be a pro level racer to enjoy […]

TEST: HONDA 400X, Performance never goes out of style

Honda’s 400X was one of the best performing sport quads you could buy when it was introduced as the 400EX, but that was back in 1999! Fortunately, the fundamentals of what makes a well balanced sport machine are still the same. That’s not to say new quad technology hasn’t advanced, it has. The good news […]

ATV ACTION RATED: JOHN DEERE PRESSURE WASHER

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: ATV ACTION RATED JOHN DEERE PR3000GH PRESSURE WASHER WHAT IT IS: John Deere’s PR3000GH pressure washer is one of the well known company’s line of Premium Home & Workshop models. Deere offers an extensive line of pressure washers for home and commercial use, and practically every other type of tool you can think […]

CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000 VS POLARIS RZR S

CAN-AM COMMANDER 1000XT VS. POLARIS RZR S  Will Can-Am’s hot rod reel in the RZR’s lead on the sport UTV market? The competition is getting fierce. Not content with sitting on the sidelines and watching Polaris net a 40% chunk of the entire US side by side market, Can-Am set off to develop the world’s best […]

Lonestar Racing Teryx MTS Suspension Kit

UTVs are the off-road wave of this generation, and it’s easy to see why! With a capable off-road vehicle that seats 2 people and fits in the back of a pickup or on a small trailer, fun is more accessible and far less expensive than larger sand or desert cars. The Kawasaki Teryx 750 is […]

KAWASAKI BRUTE FORCE 750i

        When the Kawasaki Prairie 4×4 first received its V-twin upgrade, we went nuts. The power was incredible, the sound was menacing, and it made an already great utility ATV a formidable component in a drag race. The evolution of the motor rests in its most current state between the Brute Force 750i’s tubular […]

2010 500-550 EPS 4X4 SHOOTOUT

CAN-AM OUTLANDER 500 XT-P, POLARIS SPORTSMAN 550 XP EPS, YAMAHA GRIZZLY 550 EPS Power steering 500/550 4x4s give you everything big, top of the line machines do, with more manageable power and less intimidating prices.     If you’ve been studying the evolution of sport utility 4×4 ATVs, you’ve discovered that you get all the latest […]

TEST: 2009 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 750 4×4

If you want to take to the trails on a big bore 4×4, you have more choices now than ever. There are big machines, like the 700 class quads from Yamaha and Honda, and 650s from Can-Am and Kawasaki. If you want to go even bigger, there are the 750cc and up machines. When you’re […]