Dirt to the Street: How to Make a UTV Street Legal

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A few months ago while spending some time in one of San Diego’s beach cities I was walking to grab some lunch when I spotted a Polaris RZR XP4 1000 sitting at a traffic signal waiting to make a left. It struck me as really odd since I had never realized that you could operate […]

Is Victory Charging into the Electric Motorcycle Market?

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It was only a matter of time before there were rumblings of Polaris Industries targeting Harley-Davidson in the Electric Motorcycle (EM) segment—especially after the recent announcement that Polaris had just purchased EM manufacturer Brammo.  Well, the time has come—much quicker than some might have expected—with Polaris Industries filing a trademark on January 27th for: Victory […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Pt. 4: Installing a Dr. D Hour Meter

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Unlike most other motorcycles that may have one or multiple gauges to provide information such as mileage, MPH, RPM and diagnostics such as warning lights, dirt bike are pretty rudimentary and offer no such luxuries (unless you have an endure or dual sport type of bike). The lack of a speedo or odometer on a […]

Chaparral Motorsports Pro Works Episode 3: Dr. D Engine Relocation Kit

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Traction is the key to winning motorcycle races. It doesn’t matter why type of racing you do (quarter mile, MotoGP, or motocross) anytime you lose traction you are losing speed or the potential for speed. In addition, poor traction also results in poor handling which as many know can lead to disastrous results. Traction is […]

First Look: 2016 Yamaha R-Spec Side-by-Side

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Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., today introduced the Wolverine R-Spec, an all-new Side-by-Side (SxS)  vehicle that sets a new standard in off-road capability and class-leading comfort. “The all-new Wolverine will extend Yamaha’s Side-by-Side line into the recreation segment creating a new level of durability, quality, handling and superior off-road capabilities not yet seen in the off-road […]