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Ride Tested - Big Red Strikes Back

We Test Honda's Updated Big Red MUV
Written By: 
John Arens
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Regardless of where you go, there are Side x Sides hard at work or play. What started years ago as simple utility vehicles, such as Kawasaki’s Mule, was quickly adapted by sportsman as Polaris introduced the Ranger, and then Yamaha jumped on the sport aspect with their Rhino. Today there are models of every size and for every imaginable use. For manufacturers already in the powersports business, it made sense to introduce another product line for their dealers and customers. While other brands gobbled up sales, the question was always: when would Honda bring out a Side x Side of their own?

Seizmik Develops RTV RAC System for Kubota

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Wish a ladder rack system existed for your UTV? The RAC System for the Kubota RTV900/1100 is just that. It expands carrying capacity & provides unmatched organization of tools & cargo. The system starts with either a Full or Half RAC, which is a sturdy structure that bolts to the cargo bed. Backpack, cooler, string trimmer, cord, hose, & long tool handle holders simply attach to the RAC providing a secure place holding place instead of having those items just sliding & banging around against each other loose in the bed. Several steel baskets can be used for holding chainsaws, gas cans, toolboxes, tools or just about anything else. Perfect for pro ground crews, nurseries, municipalities or any vehicles needing to carry different types of tools & equipment in specific configurations. The vehicle becomes a mobile tool shed and workbench. Facilities will see significant improvements in team productivity with more time in the field, less trips to and from shop, and the vehicle itself being transformed to an efficient work station. Gear is separated from cargo and the dump bed still dumps. Choose the right tool for the right job. Learn more at www.seizmik.com or contact your Kubota dealer.

Manufacturing Milestone - Gator Farm

Written By: 
John Arens
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Few companies have build 500,000 of any product, but recently John Deere reached a milestone when the 500,000th Gator Utility Vehicle rolled off the end of the Horicon, Wisconsin line. No UTV is more closely associated with American agriculture than the John Deere Gator, and wherever we go there are Gators doing just about every job on the farm. They’ve become a modern day pack mule, extra hand, cattle herding Border collie, draft horse, and pickup all in one green and yellow package.

Mattracks Expands LiteFoot UTV Track System Line

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Mattracks announces the addition of 2 new model track systems; the LiteFoot XL and LiteFoot HD model series to their product line-up. This addition rounds out the LiteFoot product group, now offering a selection of 7 track model systems to fit your needs for work or play.The LiteFoot XL model tracks provide ATV riders a quality entry level all-terrain ATV track system for the budget conscious. The LiteFoot XL Model features many of the same high quality components used on other LiteFoot track systems on a durable structural steel frame. With limited moving parts the XL Model requires minimal maintenance, and delivers the proven reliability LiteFoot customers have come to expect.

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