Archive for the ‘ Yamaha ’ Category

September 8th, 2014

Ask the Editors: Why Are The Back Tires on Performance Quads So Little?

Dear ATVC: I’ve always wondered why the rear tires on sports quads are so small compared to other ATVs. I always thought it looked kind of ridiculous, especially when the front tires are normal sized. What is the reason for this? Excellent question and indeed, it can look a little disproportionate when compared to the [...]

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September 2nd, 2014

Ask the Editors: Checking My Piston Rings Without X-Ray Vision

Dear ATVC: I’ve got a YFZ450R and I’m a little paranoid about top-end maintenance and don’t want to blow up my engine. I ride pretty hard and race the open class on weekends. Is there any way to tell if my top end (rings specifically) are wearing or worn down without actually tearing into the [...]

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August 27th, 2014

Weekly Used ATV Deal- Like New Yamaha YFZ450

Fall represents some of our favorite riding of the year. Crisp cool evenings, orange leaves, and purple skies make for some incredible off-roading. Your ATV Connection editors are, as always, searching the depths of SprocketList in the hopes of helping locate a previously loved machine that can make these rides a reality for you without [...]

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August 21st, 2014

Yamaha Launches The “Build Your Own” Viking VI Site

In the age of factory customs, Yamaha Motor Corp. USA, has launched a new Viking VI “Build Your Own” (BYO) site providing customers the opportunity to personalize and accessorize their vehicle online. Current and potential Viking VI customers can now see what their customized machine might look like via an interactive site at www.YamahaViking.com. Yamaha [...]

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August 11th, 2014

Yamaha National Ag Communicators of Tomorrow Scholarships

Yamaha Motor Corp USA, announced its annual scholarships for National Ag Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT) students at the Ag Media Summit (AMS) in Indianapolis last week. Three chapters including the University of Missouri, University of Florida and University of Nebraska-Lincoln were awarded a combined $4,000 to help with travel costs associated with students attending AMS. [...]

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