Polaris Acquires Pro Armor

Polaris has beefed up its ATV and UTV accessories division with the purchase of LSI Products Inc. and Armor Holdings, LLC (Pro Armor). These companies design, develop, manufacture, source, sell and distribute accessories for performance Side-by-Side vehicles and ATV markets under the Pro Armor brand. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Polaris Acquires Kolpin Outdoors

Polaris Industries Inc. has acquired Kolpin Outdoors, Inc., a Wisconsin-based company that builds ATV and UTV accessories. This acquisition adds Kolpin to Polaris’ growing parts, garments and accessories (PG&A) business. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Acquiring Kolpin Outdoors, Inc. creates a multitude of growth opportunities for our PG&A business, which is a key contributor to Polaris’ top-line growth and profitability,” says Steve Eastman, Polaris’ vice president of PG&A. “Kolpin is a trusted brand among ORV riders, hunters, outdoorsmen, and landowners who value the quality and reliability Kolpin builds into their powersports accessories. Their lineup of exceptional products and deep consumer and retail relationships will help Polaris expand our aftermarket accessories portfolio and enhance our traditional and online distribution channels. ”

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2013 AIMExpo: Yamaha Viking Hunting Package

We’ve already written plenty about the new Yamaha Viking, but we saw a very cool hunting-themed version at the 2013 American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Fla. that we wanted to share with you.

Kitted out entirely in about $2,000 worth of Genuine Yamaha Accessories, this Viking features a folding windshield, rear window, camo seat covers, bed rail with accessory mounts, gun boot mounts, gun boot with two removable gun cases, bed mat, cargo bed, overfenders and rear grab bar.

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Yamaha Announces New Eight-Piece Rhino Body Kit

Any Yamaha Rhino owners looking for some added protection and style to their rides should be happy to hear about the new eight-piece Rhino Body Kit produced by Yamaha’s Parts and Accessories Division.

The eight-piece collection includes a front bumper guard that mounts to the OE bumper, two-piece wraparound front overfender flares that extend the OE front fenders an additional 4.125 inches, rear overfender flares that add 3.375 inches to the rear fenders, and a shaker-style hood scoop.

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DragonFire Releases Quick-Release Fire Extinguisher Mount
The always inventive minds at DragonFire Racing have come up with a new billet fire extinguisher mount for your UTV. It features an adjustable clamp set-up that allows users to mount it on nearly any diameter size roll cage tubing.

“Kind of ironic to introduce these fire extinguisher mounts when we are always telling people to ‘Feel The Heat’ isn’t it,” says Sales & Marketing Manager Brice Ginn. “However when you have too much heat, our new single-pin quick-release fire extinguisher mount makes it possible to cool things off in a hurry!”

DragonFire’s quick release billet fire extinguisher mounts accommodate a standard 2.5-pound fire extinguisher. The lightweight billet mounts come in a choice of black, red or blue anodized finishes for a distinctive look. When it comes to functionality, the single-pin design makes for quick and easy access, even when the pressure is on!

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