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World Off Road Championship Series (WORCS) Racing is one of the biggest national off road ATV racing series in the United States. It is a competition both for amateurs and professionals who are “The Fastest Racers on the Planet.” It was established in 2001, so 2010 is a celebration year […]

10th Anniversary of WORCS Racing


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A national environmentalist group called the Center for Biological Diversity has challenged a plan to build a 1-mile designated county trail through two plots of National Forest lands. The center contends the Forest Service isn’t following its own rules. It complains the  agency failed to designate motorized trails within an […]

Environmentalist Challenge Halts ATV Mecca


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A Study for the University of Kentucky claims that the current national standards that link a riders age to the size of the engine they can handle aren’t as good as they should be. Researchers suggested that this undermines safety and increases the odds of serious crashes. Initial experiments from […]

Are Kids ATV Size Guidelines Right?



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Apparently, ATV thefts are cyclical and can be expected to rise in the fall with the cooler weather and hunting season. There’s a large market for stolen ATVs and they’re pretty easy to steal. So be careful guys and keep them locked in a garage or shed when not being […]

Experts: ATV Thefts Expected to Rise this Fall



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Yamaha Motor Corp has finally announced the long awaited 2009 YFZ450R at its national dealer meeting in Las Vegas. This beautiful machine was built for high performance and boasts numerous improvements over previous models. The new 450R is almost three inches wider overall than the YFZ450 and the stance on […]

New Yamaha 2009 YFZ450R ATV Introduced



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This is an interesting story. 21 year old John Wipf from Vallyford Washington went missing while riding an ATV near the home of his relatives. Rescue crews unfortunately called off the official search for on Saturday night. Lucky for Wipf, members of his church and family refused to give up […]

Missing for Four Days, ATV Rider Finally Found


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Well, we don’t have much longer to wait. Pure, the highly anticipated ATV off-road, trick-racing video game for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows will be released on September 23. PURE was named Best Racing Game of E3 2008 by the Game Critics Awards, Editors’ Choice Award from Official […]

Pure ATV Game Demo Reviewed


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Levi McDermott from Texarkana seems to think so. He was riding his Yamaha Rhino 660 on a gravel parking lot and suffered an injury when he tipped over, trapping his leg under the quad. He’s now filed a lawsuit against Yamaha seeking damages for medical expenses, physical pain and suffering, […]

Is The Yamaha ‘Rhino’ ATV unreasonably dangerous?



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The second edition of the Dakar in Latin America ended on Saturday. Only 14 of 25 ATV riders finished the competition. It shows how difficult and demanding the race was. The quad category was won by Argentine’s Marcos Patronelli. Surprisingly, the second place was taken by his older brother, Alejandro, […]

Dakar 2010: Patronelli Brothers Unbeatable


James Evans from Fairview, Missouri had to be airlifted to a hospital after losing control of his ATV. Apparently he skidded, ran off the road and the quad landed on him. I hope he’s OK. He wasn’t wearing a helmet. This proves that you can only tempt fate so far. […]

89 Year Old Seriously Injured in ATV Accident


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The Dakar Rally 2011 will take place from 1st to 16th January 2011 in Argentina and Chile. The organizers have just unveiled the new route of the 33rd edition. The riders, drivers and crews will have a chance to return only to some of the places known from the last […]

Dakar Rally 2011: a New Route Unveiled



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Kawasaki ATV Forum offers a brief look at the new KFX 700. Looks pretty sweet. And it’s over $1,000 cheaper then the Honda 700XX so worth looking at. The 697cc VTwin powerplant looks excellent and has lots of potential. Specs: Engine: Liquid-cooled, four-stroke V-twin, SOHC, four valves per cylinder with […]

2009 Kawasaki KFX700 Introduced


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This year, for the second time, the Dakar Rally is taking place in Argentina and Chile. It is known as one of the world’s most prominent and dangerous rallies. The 32nd edition attracted almost 362 vehicles falling under the categories of bike, quad, and car and truck. The Dakar Rally […]

ATVs at the Dakar Rally 2010