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Yamaha Announces All-New Side-by-Side
January 23, 2015

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. Designed and engineered for exploring extreme terrain, the Wolverine R-Spec is assembled in the U.S.A. for worldwide distribution.
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2015 Take a Friend Snowmobiling Campaign
January 16, 2015

The Snowmobile Manufacturers through ISMA are excited to partner with the organized snowmobiling community and the many snowmobile associations and clubs who support snowmobiling throughout North America. The unique partnership between the snowmobile manufacturers and the snowmobile community is now over 40 years old and has grown since the inception of the Go Snowmobiling promotion 6 years ago.
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ATVMX Makes Historic Announcement with Addition of Daytona as Opening Round of 2015 Championship
December 30, 2014

X Sports Pro Racing and the ATV Promoters Group (ATVPG) made a historic announcement today with the addition of the iconic Daytona International Speedway and its legendary "Bike Week" as the opening round of the 2015 Mtn. Dew ATV Motocross National Championship, sanctioned by AMA (ATVMX).
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Largest Mecum MidAmerica Motorcycle Auction In 24-Year History
December 30, 2014

Mecum Auctions will present MidAmerica’s 24th annual Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction Jan. 8-10, 2015 at South Point Casino and Exhibit Hall in Las Vegas.
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Yamaha Recalls YZ250 Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Risk of Injury, Death
December 23, 2014

The engine can lock up during operation, causing a rider to lose control of the vehicle and crash, resulting in injuries and death.
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U.S. Forest Service Responds to Concerns about Dangerous Spikes Along Western States Trails
December 22, 2014

The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.
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AMA Announces Dates for 2015 Vintage Motorcycle Days
December 22, 2014

Next year's American Motorcyclist Association Vintage Motorcycle Days will be July 10-12 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio.
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Yamaha is Recalling Certain XT250 Motorcycles
December 22, 2014

Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (Yamaha) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Yamaha XT250 motorcycles manufactured August 1, 2012, to October 1, 2014.
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Yamaha Awards Third Quarter Outdoor Access Initiative Grants
December 18, 2014

Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has contributed more than $40,000 in critical cash and equipment to five local riding groups to support OHV access in their respective areas.
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2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: Bryan Carroll and James Walker
December 17, 2014

The American Motorcyclist Association announced today the 2014 AMA Motorcyclists of the Year: AMA members Bryan Carroll and James Walker. Carroll and Walker directed and produced "Why We Ride," a documentary that promotes modern motorcycling across every discipline and is spearheading a new era of creativity in filmmaking about the sport.
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