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2013 Arctic Cat Wild Cat Line up

2013 Arctic Cat Wild Cat Line up

The Wildcat 1000 answered the call for pure-sport UTV enthusiasts nationwide in 2012. Purpose-built to conquer trophy truck-sized Baja whoop sections with the utmost of speed, precision and control, the Wildcat 1000 is unmatched with an industry-leading, 5-Link rear suspen- sion, 13 inches of ground clearance and a whopping 18 inches of suspen- sion travel! [...]

2013 Polaris Ranger RZR Line up

2013 Polaris Ranger RZR Line up

Polaris RZR has become the definition of recreational side-by-sides with the broadest line-up of vehicles including trail, high performance and four seat offerings for the ultimate combination of power, suspension and agility. Coming off an extremely impressive RZR XP 4 launch just months ago, Model Year 2013 enhances the line-up again with a new RZR [...]

2013 Polaris Rangers

2013 Polaris Rangers

The Polaris RANGER line is the Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding utility vehicles on the market offering full size, midsize, and multi-passenger vehicles for hunt, farm and trail. For Model Year 2013, Polaris will add two new vehicles to the already comprehensive line-up. Defining an all new class of Hardest Working, Smoothest Riding is the new [...]

2013 Lineup from Polaris Industries

2013 Lineup from Polaris Industries

For the past five years, Polaris has aggressively launched new products, evolved its off-road offerings and became No. 1 in the off-road industry with one of the best and most-innovative ATV and Side-by-Side offerings available. For model year 2013, Polaris will continue to innovate by introducing three new vehicles and making significant upgrades to existing [...]

John Deere Launches a Whole New Species of Gator, the RSX850i

John Deere Launches a Whole New Species of Gator, the RSX850i

Introducing the John Deere Gator RSX850i Recreational Utility Vehicle CARY, N.C. (July 10, 2012) — Drivers who demand advanced off-road performance, all-day riding comfort, and the ability to challenge extreme terrain take note—John Deere has entered the Recreational Utility Vehicle category with the all-new, all-powerful Gator RSX850i. It’s been engineered to be faster, more powerful, [...]

OffRoadPress Garage  DIY Tire Install

OffRoadPress Garage DIY Tire Install

                  With an increasing reliance on internet sales for off road parts and accessories including wheels and tires one of the biggest questions remains, how do I mount the tires when I get them? Tire shops like to sell tires, and getting yours mounted that you purchased [...]

Save the Hammers NOW!

Save the Hammers NOW!

Our friends over at RubiconScat put together this video talking about the Johnson Valley OHV area and the Hammers.  Take 2 minutes and watch it and do your part to get involved!   For more information you can visit www.savethehammers.org    

KOH Qualifying proves a challenge for past Kings!

KOH Qualifying proves a challenge for past Kings!

The violence of 600 Horsepower rang through the canyon walls of Chocolate Thunder like the trumpets of Jericho as Tom Wayes assaulted the “Gate Keeper” that now resembles a sand embedded wall of rock blocking access to the trail beyond. The Griffin King of the Hammers Happy Hour pitted the best in Ultra4 racing in [...]

KOH Home of Heartbreak, and Glory.

KOH Home of Heartbreak, and Glory.

For John Currie and Larry McRae King of the Hammers has so far been an experience that brings with it pats on the back, and hand shakes of congratulations. Both men have a win under their belts from last Sundays Smittybuilt Every Man Challenge; the first race of the weeklong event in Johnson Valley California. [...]

Million Dollar City springs up in the California Desert.

Million Dollar City springs up in the California Desert.

Means dry lakebed is now home to a multi million-dollar city of recreation vehicles, racecars, big rigs, and an assortment of OHV vehicles. The city of Hammertown which comes to life once a year in the Johnson Valley OHV area is now home to some of the top names in off road Motorsports, including Nascar’s [...]

2012 King of the Hammers starts tomorrow in Johnson Valley, California

2012 King of the Hammers starts tomorrow in Johnson Valley, California

The first rays of the morning light stream across Fisher Mountain and give birth to a kingdom being built on Means dry lakebed in the Johnson Valley OHV area. Hammertown as it has been affectionately named by the throngs of people who make up this temporary city will be home to 20,000 starting tomorrow, Friday [...]

In the Studio with Dave Cole. Part 6

The King of the Hammers pre-event interview series continues with promoter Dave Cole. Cole talks about qualifying races for Tuesday and Wednesday, and releases the names of two celebrity drivers, while interviewer Jeff Knoll drops a bombshell of his own.  

In the Studio with Dave Cole. part 5

In the Studio with Dave Cole. part 5

Episode five; Dave Cole of Hammerking productions talks about general etiquette expectations for spectators and racers at the 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers in this OffRoadPress.com exclusive interview with Jeff Knoll. Make sure you watch the Live Ultra4 show tonight at 7pm PST Jan 9th 2012 at Ultra4racing.com  

In the studio Dave Cole part 4

In the studio Dave Cole part 4

Episode four in OffRoadPress.com’s multi part series of interviews with Dave Cole the promoter of the King of the Hammers. In this episode we talk about the SmittyBuilt Everyman’s challenge race to take place on February 5th 2012 and the first race of the week long adventure in the California Desert. Make sure you catch [...]

Kawasaki Teryx 4 Torture Test at the Hammers.

Kawasaki Teryx 4 Torture Test at the Hammers.

The new Kawasaki Teryx 4 may just shatter your perception of a sport UTV. While not the fastest UTV on the market in stock trim, the 750 V-twin offers plenty of torque and power to accommodate 4 adults at speeds in excess of 50 MPH across the desert terrain of Johnson Valley. OffRoadPress.com will be [...]

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 3

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 3

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. In this episode Dave Cole talks about vendor show at this years KOH race. OHV enthusiasts will have the opportunity to completely outfit their vehicles with great deals from the aftermarket right in Hammertown, [...]

In the Studio:  Dave Cole from the King of the Hammers Part 2

In the Studio: Dave Cole from the King of the Hammers Part 2

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. In this episode Dave Cole talks about what to except when you arrive on the lakebed in Johnson Valley on Friday the 3rd of February. Part 2 of our 8-part OffRoadPress.com exclusive interview with [...]

In the Studio: Dave Cole from King of the Hammers Part 1

The 2012 Griffin King of the Hammers will be the largest Ultra4 race to date with the expansion in all directions. Expanded racing, increased spectator and racer features, and a larger Hammertown built in the desert of Southern California for the week of February 3rd through 11th 2012. OffRoadPress.com had the opportunity to sit down [...]

California OHMVR Director Fired!

California OHMVR Director Fired!

Daphne Green the Deputy Director of the California Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) division of State Parks will be released from her duties as Deputy Director effective the first day of 2012. The replacement to be appointed by Governor Jerry Brown has not yet been announced, but the decision could have long lasting negative effects [...]

SEMA 2011 event coverage

SEMA 2011 event coverage

We’re on site for the 2011 SEMA show. We will be updating this thread with new photos and products as the week goes on. First stop of the show was at the Greenball booth where they were showing off the new Kanati Mudhog tire for light trucks. The ASA is here at the SEMA show [...]

Taming the BEAST we test the new 2012 Arctic Cat Wild Cat

Taming the BEAST we test the new 2012 Arctic Cat Wild Cat

When off road racing wants to test its suspension system, it travels to the edge of California’s civilization, a place called Barstow. Arctic Cat followed the lead of industry leaders reinventing everything it has known in regards to building a Side X Side. The terrain eats tires, punishes shocks, and challenges every aspect of a [...]

2012 KAWASAKI TERYX4™ 750 4×4 EPS CAMO

2012 KAWASAKI TERYX4™ 750 4×4 EPS CAMO

The Industry’s Most Capable Four-Seat RUV, and a Hunting Crew’s Best Friend There’s little doubt: Kawasaki’s all-new Teryx4 750 4×4 is the best possible vehicle for transporting a group of outdoorsmen – and their gear – to that far-off campsite. Its size, carrying capacity, range, durability and amazing performance make the statement a no-brainer. But [...]

2012 KAWASAKI TERYX4™ 750 4×4 EPS

2012 KAWASAKI TERYX4™ 750 4×4 EPS

Room for Four Plus the Convenience and Control of Electric Power Steering Separately, Kawasaki’s all-new four-seat Teryx4™ 750 4×4 Rec/Utility vehicle and the renowned Electric Power Steering (EPS) system – which has wowed fans of Kawasaki’s Mule and ATV models – are superb examples of modern technology. Combined, they are much more than simply the [...]

WHO ACTUALLY OWNS THE WEST?

WHO ACTUALLY OWNS THE WEST?

By Jeff Knoll for Off Road Press. The Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act (HR1581), the Apple Act (HR2852) and the 29 Palms Marine Base expansion all share a similar struggle. Proponents of these bills (or in the case of opposition of the base expansion) should consider an overall strategic plan for a combined effort [...]

OffRoadpress.com heads to the Side X Side Roundup at Brimstone Recreation

OffRoadpress.com heads to the Side X Side Roundup at Brimstone Recreation

Next Monday August 29th, 2011 we will embark on a 4200 mile adventure across the United States to Attend the largest Side X Side Event in the nation! Our 10 day road trip will take us along route 40 from Southern California all the way to Huntsville, TN. The Side X Side Roundup and Brimstone [...]

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