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News, releases, events, and updates from the off-road industry.

GoPro, Vesrah, PowerMadd Products from PowerSports Place

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Want to record your next motocross race or off-road escapade? Need to repair or upgrade a Japanese bike or ATV? Or maybe you just need a good pair of handguards. PowerSports Place has all that--and more--from GoPro, Vesrah, and PowerMadd Products.

Aluma Introduces 7712H Tilt Single Axle Trailers

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BANCROFT, Iowa—Aluma recently introduced its latest model of aluminum trailers, the 7712H Tilt flatbed utility trailer. These single heavy axle trailers are ideal for a wide range of hauling applications. The 7712H Tilt model features 14-inch aluminum wheels, fenders with vinyl gravel guards, an extruded aluminum floor and front and side retaining rails. The bed is 77 inches wide by 144.5 inches long. The trailers also include an LED lighting package and safety chains.Durable aluminum trailers from Aluma are lightweight, corrosion resistant and maintenance free.  Special features on many makes and models offer users versatility and convenience. Aluma trailers also come with an industry leading 5-year all-inclusive warranty.

William Yokley Takes GNCC Mountaineer

Teammate Kiger takes third
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Minneapolis, June 18, 2013- After placing off the podium at The John Penton, William Yokley was back on top in his Polaris / Coastal / CST / National Guard / Yoshimura / Yokley Racing RZR XP 900 taking the win at The Mountaineer, in Masontown, West Virginia. Yokley’s teammate, Scott Kiger, steered his RZR XP 900 to a third place finish. RZRs finished in the top three spots in the XC1 Modified class.Yokley and Kiger both started well and tackled the rocky terrain by choosing good lines. Their fast, consistent laps gave them both podium finishes and put Yokley back on top in class points going into the summer break, with Kiger sitting in striking distance in third.

Kawasaki Will Live the Legend in Conjunction with Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “The Lone Ranger” Set for Release July 3

Adventurous story from Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer
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IRVINE, Calif. (June 14, 2013)–Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (KMC) announced a unique tie-in with “The Lone Ranger,” a Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films production set for national release on July 3.  The powersports products marketer will use this new reimagining of the popular story to help carry product messages for its off-road motorcycles, four-wheel vehicles and street motorcycles. 

Yamaha’s 2014 YFZ450R Now Assembled in USA

More Power, New Styling and a New Standard in Race-Ready Handling
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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has introduced a new Assembled in U.S.A. YFZ450R for the 2014 model year. This high-performance sport quad from the clear leader in the sport ATV industry boasts power gains and improved handling and is now being produced at the Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) in Newnan, Georgia, for worldwide distribution.The new race-ready YFZ450R is the highest performance, most technologically advanced sport ATV on the market combining a high-tech, quick-revving, titanium five-valve, 449cc fuel-injected engine with a lightweight, professional-caliber cast aluminum-steel chassis

Burning Rock to Host 4th Annual Thrills in the Hills Jamboree

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(TAMS) Thursday, June 13 - Burning Rock Outdoor Adventure Park is proud to host the 4th annual Thrills in the Hills off-road jamboree presented by Bub’s Cycle and Polaristhis weekend in Tams, WV. Hundreds of off-road enthusiasts will converge on the outdoor park for the skill-testing Time Trial course, the intense Mud Run and a brand new Youth Track. Guests will also have an opportunity to check out the new moto cross track, which is almost complete. After a challenging day competing in the races, families will be able to relax under the stars and listen to the WV country sensation, the Audio Outlaws before an impressive fireworks show.

Yamaha Announces All-New Viking Side-by-Side Vehicle

A Higher Standard in Working-Class, Three Person Four-Wheel Drive; Assembled in USA
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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has announced the all-new Viking EPS Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicle setting a new standard in the three-person multi-purpose SxS segment.  Every Yamaha Viking is being manufactured exclusively in the U.S.A. at Yamaha’s factory in Newnan, Georgia, for worldwide distribution.The new Viking was designed and engineered as a robust and high-capacity utility vehicle.  It combines Yamaha’s most powerful four-wheel drive engine to date with a comfortable and confidence-inspiring three-person cab, precision steering and class-leading handling. 

Yamaha Motorsports Ups US ATV/SxS Production; Adds Hundreds of US Jobs

Yamaha Completes U.S. Production Transfer to Georgia Facility and Opens Second Plant for All-New Vehicle
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CYPRESS, Calif. – June 12, 2013 – Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., (YMUS) has announced the completion of its all-terrain vehicle (ATV) production transfer from overseas facilities to the Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) in Newnan, Georgia, adding hundreds of jobs to its U.S. facility.Yamaha also announced today that it has opened a second dedicated assembly plant in Newnan for the production of future Side-by-Side (SxS) products, including the new Viking, an all-new vehicle that sets a new standard in the three-person multi-purpose SxS segment. 

Can-Am Racers Earn Podiums At Round Six Of AMA ATV MX Series

Creamer Maintains Top-Three Position in ATV Pro Class Points
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Valcourt, Québec, June 11, 2013 – Can-Am® DS 450™ ATV racers fought through muddy conditions and a tight course to earn three class podium finishes at round six of the 2013 AMA Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship series in Virginia. In the ATV Pro class, BCS Performance / Can-Am racer Josh Creamer and Jeff Rastrelli finished sixth and seventh overall, respectively.“Round six of the AMA ATV motocross series in Virginia, was another rain-soaked event with a very tight track. The key was grabbing the holeshot and, unfortunately our racers didn’t get the best of starts at this round. Can-Am DS 450 Pro Josh Creamer and his team unfortunately missed the set-up in moto one, but overcame two mid-pack starts to capture sixth place overall,” said Jimmie O’Dell, Race Manager, Can-Am. “Fellow Can-Am Pro racer Jeffrey Rastrelli had his best Pro career finish, posting 7-8 moto finishes for seventh overall.”

Aluminum Top for Jagged X Edition Polaris RZR XP900-4

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 P/N: EMP-12227Fits: 2013 Polaris Jagged X Edition RZR XP900-4 Protect yourself and passengers from the elements with this Aluminum top from EMP.  Features:Made from .100" Thick 5052 Aircraft Grade Aluminum.Front and Rear Rain Gutters.Laser Cut and CNC Formed to insure a perfect fit.Front and Rear Sections bolt together along Gasketed Joint.Attaches with rubber coated straps to protect your paint.Powder Coated- Texture Black for style and protection.Made Specifically the Jagged X Edition RZR XP900-4.Ships via UPS or Fed Ex to your door.Stainless Steel EMP Logo riveted to rear. MSRP: $439.99

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