Newsflash – the off-road manufacturers making your favorite ATVs and SXS vehicles are held to strict, industry-wide standards that dictate how tough a machine has to be, how it needs to handle in particular tests, and how safe it should be coming out of the factory. It’s significant news when there is a new CEO for the governing body that determines all of these standards and safety tests. How will this affect ATVs and SXS vehicles in the future?
Yamaha introduces new accessories for its lineup of Proven Off-Road ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, catering to a wide variety of adventures and allowing customers to further tailor and customize their Yamaha for specific environments or driving styles. New Yamaha Genuine Accessories, wheel and tire options, and WARN winches are highlighted, with the complete list of parts, accessories,
It's a bigger phenomenon in the mountain biking industry, but trail maintenance, upkeep, and creation are all things that need to be focused on in the ATV and UTV industry. There are so many different riding areas in North America, and many of them don't have proper trail maintenance associated with their management plan. Yamaha is at the forefront of all of these Public Lands initiatives with their Outdoor Access Initiative.
It really is fantastic the way that ATV and side-by-side manufacturers continue to bring models with custom colors, and Honda is bringing its "A"-game. Honda announced that popular colors like Red, White, Blue, Olive and Silver are returning for a midyear refresh of the 2020 Pioneer side-by-side family, including models in the Pioneer 1000, Pioneer 700 and Pioneer 500 platforms.
Last week we brought the news of Can-Am throwing it's hat in the ring at the upcoming Professional Bull Riders World Finals last weekend https://www.atvescape.com/industry-news/can-am/1757-can-am-teams-up-with-the-professional-bull-riders. Now if you caught the PBR World Finals this past weekend
It is safe to say that places to ride our ATVs and side-by-sides is pretty important in the scheme of the sport of off-roading. Polaris knows this, and continues to fund ATV and off-road organizations across the U.S. providing safe and responsible places to ride through its T.R.A.I.L.S grant program. In September alone the T.R.A.I.L.S program awarded $5,000-$10,000 grants
It takes time to really take in all the details of a new ATV or side-by-side once it is announced. Seeing the machine in person, sitting in it, photographing it, and finally driving it allows us the time to digest the details and really get to know it. Then, letting the details dance around in our heads helps us draw conclusions about what makes the ATV or side-by-side great or.... not so great. Having
Have you ever thought about strapping yourself to the back for a bull or horse and see how long you can hang on without getting thrown off? Yeah, we have thought about it also, but... it would not end well for us or you! There are professionals for that, so let's leave that to them. If you want to experience a "good time" then go to a Professional Bull Riders show. We have
While Casey "air" Cordeiro was wandering around SEMA this week taking photos we could post on social from the show, Polaris was busy winning the SEMA Powersports Vehicle of the Year award for the Polaris RZR PRO XP Ultimate edition. Apparently, an all-new side-by-side with GPS, DYNAMIX suspension, RIDE COMMAND, sounds system, and lots of other goodies
Whenever we see these pictures of snow being "shredded" on an ATV or side-by-side it really does make us warm and fuzzy inside. It just does! We want to do this SO BAD!!! What is not to love about fresh power and being aboard an ATV or side-by-side tearing it up and making new trails! Then there are those who despite the snow have to work or get the job done no matter what, and tracks make
Russian Fedor Vorobeyev and American Corry Weller each secured an off-road racing championship in the Can-Am Maverick X3 side-by-side vehicle this past weekend, adding to more titles to the brand’s successful 2019 season.
Second Annual XT-R Challenge Showcases Yamaha’s Proven Off-Road Prowess while providing Yamaha owners a chance to showcase their vehicle's capability, as well as their own driving prowess, on the closed course track.
We just got back from riding the new 2020 Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000, and what a whirlwind trip that turned out to be! I wound up driving the Teryx KRX 1000 for about 3 hours on a closed course with different obstacles to tackle. In retrospect this was a learning experience that left me with more questions than answers because of the limited time we had aboard the Teryx KRX 1000, but it did help me form some initial impressions
Check out the intro video for the brand new 2020 Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000, which is Kawasaki's first sport side-by-side. This thing looks fantastic don't you think? Below we have the the highlights along with the full press release for this new Kawasaki Teryx KXR 1000.
Next week is going to be a big week in the industry, the history of Kawasaki, and for us. Kawasaki is going to reveal what will undoubtedly be a sport side-by-side, and we will be there to see it in person and drive it! Did I mention we are stoked about it. Yes, we are driving next week. You can expect to get the scoop on Monday when it is revealed,
We just got back from quite the ride in south Texas where we drove all the new 2020 Defender models including the Defender Pro, Defender 6x6, and the Defender Limited. All of these new 2020 Defender models proved to have some cool new features such as AC (yes you read that right), 6-foot cargo beds, pass-through under-bed storage, more power, power windows, and, most importantly, SIX WHEELS. We put
Let's say that you have a shinny Can-Am Maverick X3, and, for the sake of this tale, let's say you want to be surrounded by music as you rip around in your Can-Am Maverick X3. You are in luck then because Can-Am and Roksford Fosgate, who makes audio systems, have teamed up to build a audio roof for your Maverick X3. Rocksford Fosgate is a premium brand, and this audio roof is no joke either.
Every year, the American Sand Association gives away a raffle vehicle at the annual Sand Sports Super Show. This year, a very deserving family won the Polaris RZR XP 4 1000. We got to be there as they picked it up and took it home!
The off-road industry has a great team of businesses and off-roaders rallying to keep our trails open, clean, and usable for everyone. Yamaha continues to be at the forefront with their Outdoor Access Initiative, which donates large amounts of money, product, and support to help keep our trails open.
It's no secret we are Texans automatically making football reside in our hearts! Polaris RANGER recently announced its partnership with Dave Campbell Texas Football and the University Interscholastic League (UIL), as the official off-road vehicle of the 2019 Texas High School Football season. RANGER alongside Dave Campbell Texas Football, is working
Ladies Offroad Trail Training 5 hour off-road education classes continue through the mid-United States in September and California during November at select 4 Wheel Parts stores. These classes are hands-on, educational, fun and rewarding for both ladies and men.
In the wake of Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas, Polaris RANGER has deployed all-new RANGER 1000 vehicles to support Team Rubicon, a veteran-led disaster response organization, to aid their relief efforts following Hurricane Dorian.
XPS is introducing an all new line of care products that have been expertly engineered to extend the life of all types and brands of on-road, off-road, snow and marine vehicles.
It's back baby! Polaris RZR®, the world’s No.1-selling sport performance side-by-side, and Nitro Circus, the worldwide leader in action sports entertainment, have partnered to deliver the ultimate adrenaline rush to the Camp RZR 2019 event. It sounds like a party to us. As the biggest four-wheeled party
On this episode of Throttle On Podcast Josh and Casey talk about 2020 models from Can-Am, Honda, and Yamaha. Then they talk about their First Ride in Honda Turbo Talon and Rubicon 520, and the new Kawasaki side-by-side coming out October 7th.
Can-Am clearly enjoys keeping us guessing at what is coming, and we are ok with it. It seems the Can-Am Defender family just grew by two more models for the 2020 model year with the addition of the Defender Limited and Defender Pro. It is no secret that we are Defender fans which stems from all the time we have spent aboard what may be the best all-around utility-rec side-by-side on the market. Yep,
Another episode of Ken Block's Guide To Awesome Can-Am Riding Spots, with this stop being at Lake Powell. We've been here before, and it was even cooler in person. Ken Block journeys over to Lake Powell to give you a run down of this epic recreation area. Take a peak at the youtube video in episode 3 of Ken Block's Guide To Awesome Can-Am Riding Sports.
Polaris is going to take the General lineup to the next level with the new General XP. It's wider, has more suspension travel, comes with Ride Command, a winch, and more purpose built items. Check it out, here.
We figured the time was upon us to see what Yamaha had in store for its 2020 models, and now that time is here! Buckle up as we take you through the different side-by-side model families below. Be sure to notice the scoop on the new XT-R series in Yamaha's ATVs and side-by-sides.
Pelican continues to innovate their lineup of consumer products by unveiling two new colors in their Vault case lineup. Check out the latest colors and facts, here!