All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

WORCS Racing Weapon - Kawasaki's KFX450R

What Did We Think?
Written By: 
Cory Weller
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“What do you think about racing a stock Kawi, Corry?” These were the words that began my little journey to Glen Helen, CA for round seven of the WORCS series, in order to race in Kawasaki’s own media class; a class which would allow us “editor types” to get a taste of what the 2010 Kawasaki KFX450R has to offer in stock trim.

Snow Pro

We test a Polaris plow
Written By: 
John Arens
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For those of us that live in a northern climate, the first snowfall is often a wondrous event. School children leap from their desks to gather at the windows, amazed at the fluffy, giant flakes that drift to the ground, slowly turning everything pristine, pillow soft, and white. Invariably, a few radio stations can’t resist playing “White Christmas” for a sentimental caller or two, and for one quiet afternoon, it’s Americana, as captured by a Norman Rockwell painting.

The New Guy; An Interview with Hyosung Motors

Written By: 
John Arens
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Every year at the Indianapolis Dealer Expo, there are dozens of new companies that preview their products. Sometimes the products are innovative and well made, and the company prospers. Other times we look at each other silently but in disbelief, kind of like when your buddy claims he’s going to stop smoking. On one occasion we even made the company rep cry as we explained why his product was not legal for the U.S. market. Thankfully for the off-road loving public, we’ve never seen either of them since.

Hot Rod Mods - Pro Armor/Sparks Racing Honda 500R

Making a TRX450 into a better all-around trail & dune quad
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How good is the stock Honda TRX450R? Good enough to be a perrenial top choice for off-road racers and trail riders all across the country. But even good machine can always be made better, right?  As Bill Murray in Stripes would say, "That's a fact, Jack. " 

So, to prove this theory right, we took a 2007 model 450R, which we had access to, and set about transforming it from a 'standard' looking and 'standard' running TRX450 into a veritable roost-rocket, fully blinged out 500R dunster!

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