Ride Area Review - Tip of the Spear

Spearhead Trails Stone Mountain Trail System
Written By: 
Moxie Karasek
2017.location.spearhead-trail-stone-mountain-trail-system.yamaha-wolverine.riding.on-trail.jpg

Tucked away between the majestic mountains of Lee County, Virginia is a quaint little town called Pennington Gap. What began with the tobacco and coal mining industries, today it seems a place where time has stood still or at least slowed down a bit and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Product Review - Easy Rider

Testing the Haul-It-All Bear Track Utility Trailer
Written By: 
Moxie Karasek
vendor.2017.bear-track.trailer.hauling-utv.on-road.jpg

It goes without saying that it’s good for all of us and a great feeling to buy products made in the ‘ole USA. Buying from home means we are helping skilled workers put meals on the tables of American families just like ours. Of course the bottom line when making a purchase is always quality and price, and recently we’ve been using a trailer that provides both.

ROAD TIME

SEMA Show Closeup - Show & Shine

All That's New in Powersports Under One Giant Roof
Written By: 
Staff
2017.feature.sema-show.las-vegas.wide-shot.jpg

There are few trade shows on the planet that can rival the SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show which is held in Las Vegas. It’s beyond huge and fills the floor space of six Las Vegas sized convention centers and their parking lots with everything from tools, to tires. High-end supercars, custom builds, Mad-Max style creations, and ATVs can be found. There is even a power sports pavilion where hot new products that will soon find their way to trails near you make their debut.

Buyer's Guide - Snow Plow Roundup

The Best Tool for Winters Worst Job
Written By: 
John Arens
2017.feature.snow-plow-review.atv-plowing-snow.jpg

Nobody is ever going to hand you a trophy for plowing the snow out of the driveway. The best you can hope for is a warm drink and a kiss from your significant other, and with any luck a few days off before you’re forced back outside to fight winter back again. At least you’ve got one of the best tools ever for getting the job done.

New Model Test - Shifting the Paradigm

Grabbing Gears with the 2017 Yamaha YXZ1000R SS
Written By: 
By Rick Sosebee. Photos by Hoppen Photography
2017.yamaha.yxz1000r-ss.white-and-blue.front-left.riding.on-dirt.jpg

Last year Yamaha released their version of pure sport performance with the YXZ1000R. This machine brought a real sequential shift lever and foot operated clutch to the off road community for the first time in a SXS as well as speculation on how well it would be received. Some questioned if having to shift gears would limit the high revving, triple cylinder machine to the more experienced drivers in the UTV market. We should have known Yamaha would have an answer waiting.

Pages

Sign up for ATV Illustrated's Email Newsletter

Stay informed on our latest news!

ATV Illustrated offers top quality articles on off-road ATVs, UTVS, and Side-by-Sides and featuring reviews from the experts covering all major manufactures such as Can-Am, Honda, Polaris, Kawasaki, and Yamaha. Here you can find the latest quad and utility model information and the best after-market products from the off-road industry. If it's sports and racing, travel and ATV parks, or even farm and work vehicles, ATV Illustrated has you covered.

Subscribe online now for a mailed magazine and be sure to check out our free digital issues