Tire Test - Get a Grip

Testing the Durotire Powergrip V2 UTV Tire
Written By: 
Moxie Karasek
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The stock OEM tires that came on your machine are a compromise. Manufacturers base their tire decisions on many factors such as ride quality, handling, tread patterns, thickness & overall weight, and finally, price. The problem is, the tires that work well for jobs around the farm in Iowa probably aren’t the best choice for forest riding in Oregon, the mule deer hunter in Montana, Arizona desert riding, or the Louisiana swamp rider. Just like with your boots, one size does not fit all.

Product Test - Chock & Roll

We Test the Superchock Trailer Clamp System
Written By: 
Staff
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We’ve bolted on all kinds of parts to our ATVs and Side x Sides through the years, usually in the quest for better handling, more power, or just to add a little bling. Sometimes the parts worked, and sometimes they didn’t, but recently we added a part that doesn’t make us go any faster or look any hotter, yet it’s one of the most well-designed and well-built accessories we’ve ever tried.

Ride Tested - The 2014 Polaris RZR XP 4 1000 EPS

Back in the Sand and Saddle at Camp RZR
Written By: 
Staff
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It was never a matter of if Polaris would build this model, but when, and when turned out to be a lot sooner than we imagined. Polaris has a pattern of releasing a new model, then following up with other versions within a year. As it turned out with their newest, baddest, hi-performance four seat machine, the RZR XP 4 1000 EPS, it was only a matter of months.

Special Edition Models - 2014 Yamaha YFZ450R SE and Raptor 700R SE

No Sport ATVer Left Behind!
Written By: 
Pete Bengel, Photos by Adam Campbell
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It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Side-by-Sides are taking over the off road vehicle industry. Everywhere you look on the trails, the dunes, and even on the road, you see big, wide wheelbases and roll cages. In fact, SxS sales are carrying some manufacturers through tough financial times, and the manufacturers with the most going for them right now, not coincidentally, have at least one SxS model in their lineup.

Product Test - Power & Light Company

Installing a High-Tech Battery from Shorai
Written By: 
Rick Engle
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Lead acid batteries aren't what they used to be. Before restrictions on the use of lead in many consumer products, we rarely replaced our powersports batteries. When we did, they would seemingly start a tractor in the dead of winter.Just like your glory days on the high-school football team, those days are long gone. There is an excellent alternative though; lithium-Iron batteries from Shorai.

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