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Honda Unveils 2018 FourTrax Rancher

Announcement also includes FourTrax Foreman, TRX90X, and Pioneer 500
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TORRANCE, Calif. (August 22, 2017) – In its final four-wheel powersports new-model announcement of the year, the leading manufacturer of multipurpose ATVs today unveiled four 2018 models, including the family of FourTrax® Ranchers®—America’s best-selling line of ATVs. At the same time, Honda announced the hard-working FourTrax Foreman®, the sporty TRX90X, and the Pioneer 500 side-by-side.

Can-Am Wins Best In The Desert Vegas To Reno

Can-Am Maverick X3 Side-By-Side Vehicle Racers Notch Huge Endurance Racing Victories
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Can-Am X-Team and Maverick X3 Turbo R side-by-side vehicle racers Phil Blurton and Kyle Chaney each earned an impressive off-road endurance racing victory this past weekend. Blurton won the 2017 Best In The Desert UTV Turbo class in Nevada, while Chaney earned the win at the Pro Unlimited UTV race at the Heartland Challenge in Iowa.

Stay safer with REESEⓇ Towpower’s POD HAZARD LED Roadside Warning Device

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REESE® Towpower has designed the innovative POD HAZARD LED roadside warning and work light device. It’s not only an ideal LED warning solution for motorists who stop their vehicle near passing motorists during a roadside emergency; it’s also a convenient work light for any possible situation. The bright LED warning lights provide 360-degree light projection that is visible to oncoming motorists up to ¼ mile away. 

Team RZR’s Kristen Matlock Takes First Win at “Vegas to Reno”

Travis Pastrana shreds in RZR Star Car
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Minneapolis, August 21, 2017 – Polaris RZRdemonstrated why it is the recreational side-by-side leader and overwhelming choice of desert racers by representing 60-percent of the field at Best in the Desert’s (BITD) General Tire “Vegas to Reno” presented by FOX. When the dust settled, Team RZR’s Kristen Matlock had her first Pro Production win in her No. 1954 RZR XP4 1000.

Largest ORV Event in Michigan Invites Vendors

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Organizers are reporting, that the third annual Trek The Mighty Mac ORV Bridge Crossing and Expo, taking place in St. Ignace Michigan, September 29th and 30th, is well on it's way to exceeding the 2016 record of 565 ORV's and 1,500 riders. New for 2017 will be a Friday night Meet -N-Greet featuring beer tent, snacks and prizes.

Bad Ending to a Great Start at the 2017 BITD Vegas To Reno Off-road Race!

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Reno, Nevada: Yesterday's TEAM KYMCO KEP (KYMCO Extended Protection) WARP OFFROAD Factory Racing run in the 2017 BITD Vegas to Reno off-road race kicked off with a good solid start, but unfortunately did not have the great ending that we had hoped for. 

Great Day, Inc. Announces Promotions

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Paul Meeks, CEO of Great Day, Inc., in preparation for his retirement, announces the promotion of Ilar Paul Meeks to President of the company.

TEAM KYMCO KEP Factory Racing Live Vegas to Reno Race Feeds: A Trail of Two Cities

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Somewhere in Nevada, USA: Food for thought; please remember to check out our arbitrarily scheduled live race feed during the next few days at the crazy beastly Best in the Desert General Tire Vegas to Reno Presented by FOX off road racing event, which is about 550 miles of rocks, mountain passes, and basin and ridge, on a trail between two cities. TEAM KYMCO KEP (KYMCO Extended Protection) WARP OFFROAD Factory Racing has been on site posting on social media for two days already. The story has begun.

KAWASAKI MULE™ SIDE X SIDES CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

FIRST RESPONDERS UTILIZE KAWASAKI MULE SIDE X SIDE VERSATILITY TO GET THE JOB DONE
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Kawasaki MULE™ side x side utility vehicles play an important role for first responders throughout the United States. The durability, size and maneuverability of the MULE side x side helps police, fire and emergency medical teams do their jobs on a daily basis. With a variety of available models, Kawasaki MULE side x sides provide first responders the right tool to get the job done

NIKOLA PREPARES THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL PRODUCTION-READY UTV FOR DELIVERY

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SALT LAKE CITY.  August 15, 2017, Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Powersports has finalized the specifications and design for the four-seater UTV dubbed the “Nikola Zero.” The Nikola Zero UTV is an all-electric, 400-volt plug-in, off-road and potentially street ready vehicle. Dealerships can begin reserving production units starting in January 2018.  

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