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Rubicon Trail Adventure Ride in a Yamaha Wolverine RMAX2 1000
Its been too long since we our last epic UTV adventure, so we jumped at an opportunity to tackle the Rubicon Trail in a Yamaha Wolverine RMAX 1000.
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Poll: How Many US States Have You Ridden an ATV or UTV In?
Are you one who typically stays close to home or have you loaded up the family and headed cross country to explore a new off-roading destination?
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Snapping an Axle Won't Slow This Guy Down + Video
The new Can-Am Maverick X3 X rc is a real performer in the rocks. So much so that it can keep on climbing with just three wheels spinning.
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509 Films Has Us Jonesing For a Trip to Glamis + Video
If (like us) you find yourself iced in and dreaming of warmer weather, hopefully this epic video from 509 Films will remind you that warmer days are coming.
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Stretching The Legs on The New Polaris RS1 at Sand Hollow Utah + Video
HCR Racing and Triple S Polaris wasted no time outfitting their new Polairs RZR RS1 with bigger tires and heading for the rocks!
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This Close Call Brought to You By Fruit of The Loom + Video
Nothing will get your heart beating in overdrive like narrowly avoiding a major crash. It's also been known to scare the crap a person.
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This Guy is Literally Driving on The Edge + Video
A good spotter is essential when rock crawling. This guy navigates the Golden Crack in Moab Utah almost perfectly thanks to his spotter.
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Poll: What is The Best Holiday Weekend to Spend at Glamis?
For those who enjoy hitting up the dunes with tens of thousands of fellow enthusiasts, which holiday weekend is your favorite to spend in Glamis?
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This is What Happens When Your Jump Spotter is Not Paying Attention + Video
This near miss could have been an ugly crash all because this guy's jump spotter was apparently taking a nap. Thankfully no one was injured.
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This Has to Be One of the Sketchiest Jumps We've Seen in a While + Video
We've seen Greg take some major spills in the past and yet it doesn't appear to phase him as he steps right up and launches off this ridiculous jump.
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You Can Ride RZRs Near Las Vegas With the VORE UTV Program
The VORE Adrenaline Compound will allow visitors to Las Vegas to experience the fun of a Polaris RZR just a short drive from the strip.
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This is Called Trusting Your Equipment + Video
The gang from Slikrok Productions knows a thing or two about torture testing equipment and here their putting the new Maverick X3 RC through it's paces.
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Glamis Black Bag Project Launches Initiative to Preserve the Dunes
This group of volunteers is working selflessly to clean up the messes left by irresponsible duners and doing so one black trash bag at a time.
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WORCS UTV Champion Ryan Piplic Sending It in Glamis + Video
When the final checkered flag waives and the racing season is over, for most ATV and UTV racers in the southwest it's time to head for the dunes!
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Apparently a Few YXZ1000R's Showed Up To Camp RZR
This group of Yamaha YXZ1000R owners made their presence known during the Camp RZR festivities over Halloween weekend at Glamis.
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Top Ten Photos And Videos From Camp RZR 2017
Camp RZR is arguable the biggest UTV party of the year and by the looks of things, this years event was another one for the books.
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He Might Want to Consider a New Safety Line Operator + Video
He had the right idea with the safety line...his problem was that the guy holding it apparently didn't know what he was supposed to do with it.
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Five Riding Destinations You Must Hit
When you really want to get away, nothing beats going to some of the amazing riding destinations across the country. Here are five of our favorites.
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8 Awesome Photos From an Epic Glamis Dune Season
As we close the door on another southwest dune season, we thought wed look back and share a few photos from this past Glamis dune riding season.
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Riders Unite is a New Voice for Promoting OHV Interests
In a partnership between businesses, advocacy groups and riders, Riders Unite has come to the front lines in promoting OHV interests across the board.
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Top 10 Photos and Videos From Rally on the Rocks 2017
If you weren't able to make it to the event yourself, you can live vicariously through these folks and their incredible pictures and videos.
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Ride Out With Ronnie Renner: Cainville or Bust Episode 3 + Video
Watch Renner and his crew shred the cliffs, banks and mud hills of Caineville Utah in this final episode of the Ride Out with Ronnie Renner tour.
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Ride Out With Ronnie Renner: Dumont Dunes Episode 2 + Video
What happens when a Formula Drift driver tackles the Dumont Sand Dunes in a Polaris RZR? Watch Ride out with Renner Episode 2 to find out!
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ATV Trails: Cruising Baja in a Kawasaki Teryx 4
Baja lets the good time roll on and on Off-road adventures take me all across the United States each year, but twice in the last month I found myself south o…
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Polaris Announces 2016 Camp RZR Events
Polaris leaves Brimstone for New Hampshire (Press Release) Polaris RZR today announced the continuation of two Camp RZR events in North America. Marking the…
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2016 High Lifter ATV Mud Nationals Report
We make our annual trip to the Mecca of mud Each year I attend the largest off-road mud riding event held in the USA – the High Lifter ATV Mud National…
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Highway Bill Amendments Beneficial for Off-Road Riders
The U.S. House of Representatives adopted amendments to the federal Highway Bill that includes good news for ATV and UTV riders, as well as motorcyclists.
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Tread Lightly! To Fund 25 Restoration for Recreation Projects
Tread Lightly! has announced a major new initiative funding 25 Restoration for Recreation projects during a 25th anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C.
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Pawnee National Grassland Get Help Tread Lightly!
Public-private partnership sees new fencing and information kiosk

The Pawnee National Grassland in Colorado is benefiting from a partnership between Tread Lightly! And Noble Energy, Inc. The groups held a kickoff event last Friday at the Main Draw Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area near Greeley, Colo.

In partnership with the U.S. Forest Service’s Pawnee National Grassland office, Noble Energy employees alongside volunteers from a local Boy Scouts troop completed the first of three important projects installing new fencing and a new information kiosk that will serve local and visiting OHV enthusiasts.

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2015 Rally on the Rocks Report
2015 Rally on the Rocks Report: We saddled up and made the journey to Moab Utah the rock crawling capital of the world for a few days of UTV excitement at the 2015 edition of the Discount Tire Rally on the Rocks.
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Volunteers Help Improve Moab's Sevenmile Rim Trail

(Photo courtesy Four Wheeler Network)

More than 50 volunteers deserve some recognition for giving back to the industry during the Easter Jeep Safari.

Volunteers constructed nearly a half mile of fencing on Moab’s popular Sevenmile Rim Trail to more clearly define the trail and reduce impact on surrounding areas. As well, the volunteers erected a buck and rail fence at Wipe Out Hill, designed to provide some aesthetically pleasing environmental protection without obstructing the scenic view.

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2015 High Lifter ATV Mud Nationals Report
2015 High Lifter ATV Mud Nationals Report: Our yearly trek to the piney woods region of east Texas for the High Lifter Mud Nationals is always filled with plenty of adventure radical machines and great friends.
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Video – Carving the Glamis Dunes
Video 8211 Carving the Glamis Dunes: We sent our video producer to the Imperial Sand Dunes at a Yamaha event designed to showcase the Raptor 700R SE and YFZ450R SE Sport ATVs.
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Volunteers Clean up Trash at Table Mesa Recreation Area

On March 1, nearly 250 volunteers braved the rain to help pick up more than 10 tons of trash detracting from the beauty of the popular Table Mesa Recreation Area north of Phoenix. The cleanup project is part of a larger effort to ensure continued access to public lands in Arizona by promoting outdoor ethics.

The initiative – Respected Access is Open Access in Arizona – is supported by a coalition of partners including the Bureau of Land Management, Arizona Game and Fish Department, US Forest Service and Tread Lightly!, a national nonprofit organization that promotes responsible outdoor recreation through ethics education and stewardship programs.

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Top 10 Places We Want To Ride in 2015
While we can't offer you an ATV ride on a sun-soaked trail, we can tease you with a look at where we want to ride this year.
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2014 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report
2014 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report: We join 13 000 of our closest friends in Jacksonville Texas for some dirty fun at the 2014 High Lifter Mud Nationals.
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A Newbie's Guide to ATV Riding in Glamis + Video
A Newbie's Guide to ATV Riding in Glamis Video: After years of letting a busy schedule and more than a little bit of fear of the unknown have me avoiding Sport ATV riding in the Glamis sand dunes a seemingly endless winter had me thinking a few days in Southern California on a Yamaha Raptor 700R SE might be a good idea.
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ATV Trails: A Grand Canyon Adventure
ATV Trails: A Grand Canyon Adventure: Honda recently gave us the amazing opportunity to explore the Grand Canyon in the Pioneer 700 and Pioneer 700 4. With the help of Bar 10 Ranch it was an amazing experience and one we couldn't recommend highly enough.
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2013 Rally on the Rocks Report
2013 Rally on the Rocks Report: Whether you enjoy rock crawling sand duning or playing in the mud do yourself a favor and make it to Moab Utah for the Rally on the Rocks at least once.
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2013 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report
2013 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report: The annual High Lifter Mud Nationals took Jacksonville Texas by storm during the final week of March and there was plenty of great food fun racing and mud to be shared by all.
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2013 Tri-State ATV Jamboree Report
2013 Tri State ATV Jamboree Report: As the snow begins to melt in Southern Utah ATV and Side by Side enthusiasts from around the nation flock to one of the most ATV friendly places in the country for the Tri State ATV Jamboree.
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Raptor Riding In Glamis
Raptor Riding In Glamis: Yamaha invited us out to the Mecca of sand riding Glamis to ride the 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700SE.
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ATV Trails: Chappie-Shasta OHV Area
ATV Trails: Chappie Shasta OHV Area: We were lucky enough to spend a day exploring the Chappie Shasta OHV near Redding Calif. With more than 200 miles of trails to ride and views that seem too good to be true this northern California destination won t leave you disappointed.
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Destination Off-road!
Destination Off road : Traveling to pay ride location may offer more than the state run ride destinations. After digging around we were able to come up with a few places that we like to not only ride but where camping and adventure awaits.
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2012 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report
2012 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report: Springtime in Texas always conjures up happy memories of good food good people and awesome ATVs and UTVs tearing it up at the annual High Lifter Mud Nationals.
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2011 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report
2011 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report: The High Lifter Mud Nationals is one of our favorite events of the year. The folks in Jacksonville Texas put together an off road party like nobody else. If high powered ATVs and UTVs racing around in the mud is sounds like a good time to you you ve got to check out this event for yourself.
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ATV Trails: Big Bear to Las Vegas Off-Road Adventure
ATV Trails: Big Bear to Las Vegas Off Road Adventure: We recently had the chance to complete a two day off road adventure from Big Bear Calif. to Las Vegas Nev. in a Kawasaki Teryx. This desert odyssey proved to be both the most exhausting and gratifying off road trip we ve ever made.
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Yamaha Working to Keep Trails Open
Yamaha Working to Keep Trails Open: Yamaha recently invited its employees families and members of the media up to Lake Arrowhead Calif. located in the San Bernardino National Forest to help clean up and maintain ATV trails and plant trees.
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2010 High Lifter Mud Nationals Report
Going mud crazy in Texas

Every year around the beginning of spring in a sleepy little Texas town, a few guys come together for a week of mud racing, crawfish eatin’, and good times. Keep in mind that this is Texas, so a few means more like 10,000 people visiting the mudding paradise known as Mud Creek Off-Road Park in Jacksonville, Tex. for the 2010 High Lifter Mud Nationals.

Attendance numbers are a conservative estimate – it has been sais that as many as 15,000 could walk through the gate by week’s end. These guys are not your normal Utility mud riders, though. More like fierce competitors looking to become king of the Pit in an all-out brawl to be the best of the best in ATV mud racing. Starting on Wednesday evening the crowd begins to grow. By Saturday the park is like downtown New York at rush hour as it is filled with the sounds of four stroke thumpers roaring into the wooded acres of Mud Creek. This will continue into the night as well with lights and faint sounds of a cheering crowd echoing through the trees.

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Yamaha Helps Clean up Country's Busiest National Forest
Volunteers clean trails and plant trees

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., employees volunteered for two important projects last month to support the San Bernardino National Forest in Southern California and its off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails. Over two days, approximately 100 volunteers including Yamaha employees and family members, planted 1,200 trees and cleaned up miles of ATV and Side-by-Side OHV trails.

On Saturday, April 25, a group of Yamaha employees along with staff from the non-profit, volunteer-based San Bernardino National Forest Association (SBNFA) scouted and worked on miles of trails that Yamaha has sponsored and adopted as part of the company’s OHV Access Initiative. Over years, Yamaha and the SBNFA have formed a strong partnership focused around the SBNFA’s own OHV program.

The San Bernardino National Forest is within driving distance to more than 20 million people in Southern California, contains the highest concentration of threatened and endangered species in the continental United States, and is the most visited national forest in the country. The SBNFA manages a number of educational, recreation and conservation programs complimenting the mission of its U.S. Forest Service partners, including its OHV program which is a model for national forests across the country.

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2008 Yamaha Rhino 450 4×4 Review
Surprising power and itÃ
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The Arizona Desert's Queen Valley
Snowbirds flock to winter warmth, swapping snowmobiles for ATVs

Superstition Mountains. Lost Dutchman mine. Gold Canyon. Queen Valley. Ninety degrees, warm, no snow. These are words and thoughts that brought a snowbound Minnesotan to the Arizona desert for an ATV adventure in early spring. That and the fact that longtime friend and fellow Minnesotan Larry Koch had been bugging him for the past few years to ‘come on down’ and go ATVing with him and his ‘snowbird’ buddies.

Larry and a growing number of Midwestern winter refugees swap the ice and cold for the sun and warmth of the Arizona desert just southeast of Phoenix. Recent demographic studies of those suburbs and towns east of Phoenix reveal that Larry and the area’s other 120,000 winter residents spend more than $350 million during their winter-only stay.

While the common belief is that this arid state consists primarily of senior citizens, the reality according to the 2006 U.S. Census Bureau is that only 12.8 percent of Arizona’s 6.1 million residents are 65 or older. Of course, nearly half (47.6 percent) of the state’s retirement age residents relocated from other states after having reached 55 years of age.

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ATV Trip of a Lifetime
ATV trip of a lifetime: What exactly would it take to inspire a seemingly normal couple to drop everything hop on a couple of ATVs and ride from Canada all the way to Mexico
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My First Ride
ATV rookie takes to the trails for the first time, and loves it

For all intents and purposes, I am an ATV rookie.

Fortunately for me, I was hired because of my journalism background and online production experience. If the powers that be had been looking for an experienced ATV rider, I wouldn’t be writing this article.

However, since I do, in fact, work for, I thought it would do me some good to spend some time on the trails.

After getting in touch with Mike Carr, a Polaris district sales manager in northern California, he arranged a day of riding.

I met Carr at his house just outside of Sacramento. We hopped in his truck and headed north upstate about 85 miles and met up with the rest of our party in Chico. After gassing up the vehicles, we drove into the hills about 35 miles northeast of Chico to our starting point in a place called Butte Meadows.

Things I learned on my
first ride
– A broken arm isn’t as big a deal to some people as it is to me.– Washing your road rash with soap and water does not feel good at all.

– If you ride behind another ATV, you will eat a lot of dust.

– Getting the dust out from between your teeth requires serious flossing.

– Trying to hold a pen or operate a keyboard is near impossible a day after gripping a steering wheel or set of handlebars, with all your might, for six hours.

– Northern California has some of the best scenery you could ever hope for, as well as some fantastic off-road trails.

Carr provided a 2008 Polaris Ranger RZR, while Gray Glende, who runs a Polaris dealership in Chico, brought a 2008 Ranger XP and a brand new Sportsman 800 EFI HO. We were also joined by Darren Ritchey, who brought a 2007 Polaris Outlaw and some of Glende’s staff and friends from Chico, who were riding motocross bikes.

On this November morning, there was still a little chill in the mountain air, but the temperature would climb to a comfortable level in short order.

I started the day on the Sportsman 800 and we headed out into the woods on some fire trails. I was a little tentative at first, but I managed to squeeze the throttle enough to reach about 45 miles an hour. This is far below the Sportsman’s capabilities, but I figured I should at least get comfortable before going all out.

About 15 minutes into the ride and before hitting the rough trails, we stopped and did a head count. It seems we were short two riders.

Glende assumed they had taken a wrong turn, but after waiting for a while with no sign of them, Carr headed back in the RZR to see what he could find. He returned a few minutes later, followed by Peter Schmitz on a bike and Ritchey, who seemed to be driving his Outlaw with one hand.

Turns out Ritchey switched off his trusty Outlaw and took a turn on Schmitz’s motocross bike. Apparently it’s difficult to make that particular transition and Ritchey crashed the bike after hitting a rock on the fire trail. His hand now resembled an inflated rubber glove and his arm was broken.

Ritchey was offered a ride back on the Ranger XP, but he said he didn’t want to ruin everybody’s day so he hopped back on the Outlaw with one hand on the throttle and the other in a makeshift sling made out of a fleece jacket and drove back. Schmitz followed on his now damaged bike to help him load up the truck and suddenly our party of eight was now down to six.

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