July 7th has proven to be a date of additional Kawasaki KRX 1000 models as opposed to any real “new” models, but we welcome some additions to the family of a side-by-side we have grown quite fond of in the last months. Kawasaki has released two additional Teryx KRX 1000 models in the forms of the KRX 1000 Trail Edition and KRX 1000 Special Edition.
Can-Am gave us both a nice and needed surprise by announcing its 2021 lineup this week. After reading through the press release, sitting in on a video conference call, and getting some time to sleep on changes to the Can-Am lineup, one thing is clear. The 2021 “new” to the Can-Am lineup revolves around a new technology: Smart-Shox.
Kawasaki just announced the majority of its 2021 ATV and side-by-side model lineup. The summary of the model release thus far is nothing new. All the ATVs and side-by-sides from 2020 have made a return for 2021 without any real changes other than colors and graphics. One thing to note as you can see in the photo below, Kawasaki is releasing new 2021 models on July 7th,
Well we are huge fans of the color orange, and we are also fans of the both the Polaris RZR Pro XP & Polaris RZR Pro XP 4. Now these two items have come together to make a new Limited Edition model. Meet the RZR Pro XP and RZR Pro XP 4 Orange Madness Limited Eiditon.
Destination Polaris is back for its eleventh season, and it debuts this Sunday, April 5th, on the FOX Sports Network. This show couldn't come at a better time, right? The 2020 season travels the country taking viewers to amazing destinations across North America including Montana, Oregon and Alberta, Canada. The upcoming season will also feature four custom
Looking for some UTV racing while being at home? Good news, you can watch The 2019 Polaris RZR UTV World Championship powered by Monster Energy digital show this Sunday, April 5th via Facebook & YouTube livestream, airing once at 10am PST and once at 3pm PST. Watch over 350 of the world’s top UTV racers wage war during the most grueling race of the the season for a chance to win over $150,000 in cash and prizes
Yamaha is bringing it back again... for year three! Its third-annual XT-Reme Terrain Challenge (XT-R Challenge) for Yamaha YXZ, Wolverine, and Grizzly owners, friends, and families. The three-day event will be held October 2-4 at the famous Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. We have a friend or two who have attended the XT-Reme Terrain Challenge reporting it was a great time.
Here is some good news for the week! It feels like all of us have heard about the Navy SEALS, especially with the TV show SEAL Team which is one of our favs. Yamaha recently provided a new 2020 Yamaha Wolverine X4 XT-R Edition Side-by-Side (SxS) to the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation (NSWFF) for auction at their annual fundraiser near San Diego
Here we go again people! Yamaha announced it awarded more than $127,000 to eight organizations in the fourth quarter grant cycle of the Yamaha Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) for 2019, bringing the annual grant total to over $400,000. Projects receiving OAI grants often have a strong stewardship component, as well as an inclusive community of users working together
Over the years of 2008-2018 overall ATV related injuries have gone down 38 percent. In the 2017-2018 ATV related injuries dropped 13 percent. Now that is good news! You hear all these stories about ATV and UTV related injuries and even deaths, but you don't hear these statistics outside the industry. It is so important we all do our part to educate our friends and family regarding ATV and UTV safety.
Having a good wheel goes right alongside having a good tire. Nothing keeps your tire on the wheel better than a beadlock, and the all new SB-5 beadlock from System 3 Off Road will do just that. This new beadlock is available in two finishes - Matte Gunmetal and Matte Black - and both feature a new grooved 10mm billet beadlock ring that is strong and light.
A handful of years have now passed since Yamaha moved its motorsports headquarters to Marietta, GA, but not everything followed Yamaha to its new headquarters. For years Yamaha's Wall Of Champions has remained in Cypress,CA, but that all changed late last month. Yamaha held a ribbon-cutting
In this video Casey focuses on the Polaris Pro XP 4 foot pedal and floorboard setup. Raised footwells allow for perfect foot placement and good throttle and brake control even in rough terrain. Check it out! Feel free to ask us questions about the new RZR Pro XP family from Polaris.
Polaris kicked out a couple of new models this week. Adults will, no doubt, will take a glance at the first new model, and kids will go to bed dreaming about the other new model!
So here I am driving around in a Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 on the field at ATT&T aka Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX, ripping around a track where touchdowns are regularly thrown, with a smile on my face and joy in my heart! Yes, it sounds absolutely nuts, but it is actually a stop on the Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 Demo Tour. The best news is you don't have to be a "media" person
There are so many different items being hyped about the new Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 sport side-by-side. Many of those things are worth the hype, but we are going to show you one that is not talked about much but is an industry exclusive feature.
Can-Am Off-Road has been on a tear recently. Whether it’s unveiling some of the toughest, most capable utility side-by-side vehicles on the market, or crushing the competition at the world’s most grueling races. Like, for example, finishing in all of the top 20 spots at the 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia and then following that up by sweeping the podium
Watching students working on a UTV build definitely warms our hearts here at ATV ESCAPE! The UTV Student Build Pilot Program, a program launched by the SEMA Young Executives Network (YEN) to connect young aftermarket professionals with aspiring automotive students, will showcase the completed 2019 Honda Talon in a multi-city tour before being auctioned off
When it comes to tires, the trend in the UTV part of the industry leans towards "bigger is better". That is certainly the case with the new XTR370 tires from System 3. This is a high-performance radial tire that designed for all kinds of terrain types and conditions, though these look like they would work best on hard-pack and rocky terrain. The tire’s 8-ply
In this video Casey focuses on the Polaris Pro XP CVT setup. Air flow, cooling, and ease of use are top on the list. Check it out! Feel free to ask us questions about the new RZR Pro XP family from Polaris.
The Polaris RZR Pro XP and RZR Pro XP 4 have so many upgrades in general, but Casey focuses on the radius rods of the rear suspension in this "My Favorite Feature" video. Check it out! Feel free to ask us questions about the new RZR Pro XP family from Polaris.
Polaris released the RZR Pro XP series this year to some very happy RZR fanatics. The Polaris RZR Pro XP line up has a huge amount of improvements, and we will bring you a bunch of them. Today we bring you our first My Favorite Feature on this brand new RZR, and that would be the gas tank. Yes, it sounds simple, but believe us it is important. Check out the video.
It seems every time you read about the Honda Talon you are reminded it has a DCT transmission. In fact, the Honda DCT transmission can be found on many of Honda’s side-by-sides and ATVs. So what is the big deal about this transmission, and what makes it different from the competition on the Honda Talon? We thought we would answer these questions.
At the beginning of February our own Casey Cordeiro, along with his band of cohorts, set off into the "unknown" to tackle the Arizona Peace Trail aboard a slew of new side-by-sides. The trip would take them over seven days, 6 nights, and 710 miles of off-roading goodness. He and his group did the entire off-road portion of the Arizona Peace Trail plus
Casey is back from his time in "Hammertown", and he has brought with him many, many photos from the event. It has been a blast looking through the action from the race, and has brought back memories causing a little bit of elevated heart rate. What a race! Below are a roundup of some of the photos Mr. Tall hair aka Casey Cordeiro took. Look
The Honda Talon has become a force in the industry since its introduction just over a year ago. One of the things that makes it so unique is the fact the hydraulic transmission has both a manual and automatic mode, which is a significant advantage. Check out the video. Check out the video.
Good news everyone! Kawasaki is hitting the road in 2020 for a demo tour of the new Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 where you, yes, you, can drive the Teryx KRX 1000. The Teryx KRX 1000 Demo Tour is rolling into many of the side-by-side events of the year making Kawasaki's new sport side-by-side available to many people to give it a test drive. You will
Polaris has announced the introduction of the 2020 Ranger XP 1000 and 2020 Ranger XP 1000 Crew Premium and Ultimate models. Polaris has also announced an additional color choices for the Ranger Crew XP 1000 and RZR Pro XP.
There is no question it was Can-Am's year at King Of The Hammers as all three podium spots were filled with Can-Am racers including the winner Hunter Miller. Can-Am racers just flat out crushed the race with eight of the ten top positions. That is truly impressive. This is just two weeks after Can-Am racers secured all of the top 20 positions at the 2020 Dakar Rally
Honda is truly "on the gas" with the Talon family, and we are excited to see Honda introduce these FOX Live Valve models! Yes, so far the FOX Live Valve has been regulated to the Talon 1000X-4, but no more. Today Honda rolled out FOX Live Valve versions of both the Talon 1000R and the Talon 1000X. Though it is no surprise to see 2-seat Live Valve models, it is great to see them because