Monday, July 06, 2015

Save Your Paint With The Koda Key

The KodaKey is a new product that was inspired by key scratches around the ignition and tank. Why not wrap your motorcycle keys in leather to prevent them from scratching? That is exactly what the makers of the KodaKey have done and based on the following review, the results are amazing. Visit www.KodaKey.com to buy yours today.


"I had a big problem, but after a friend recommended the KodaKey, my motorcycle life has been so much better.

The solution to the problem caused adverse effects as sometimes I would get locked out of my house, or even lose my motorcycle key from time to time. For years I have wished I could keep my other keys on my motorcycle key ring but I haven't found anything until I used the KodaKey.

The KodaKey allows me to have multiple keys on my key ring without scratching around the ignition. The way it is designed keeps the keys snug inside the leather and doesn't allow any movement from side to side around the ignition. Not only that, but also I haven't noticed any key rattle while on the road.
Other things I like about the KodaKey:
  • Stylish (100% genuine leather)
  • Easy to open magnetic snap
  • Holds up to six keys
I don't know why other companies didn't think of this first, but for the past 20 years, the KodaKey is exactly what I have been looking for.


After buying my first motorcycle 20 years ago, I soon saw that my other keys rattled and scratched around the ignition of my cruiser. Not wanting to devalue my motorcycle, I immediately took off my other keys and kept riding."

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

CycleTrader.com Launches Innovative Website Design



Motorcycle and power sports dealers can rev up their business following today's launch of the newly redesigned CycleTrader.com website. The new design focuses on a simplified user interface and aims to increase leads for power sports dealers. CycleTrader is a division of Dominion Enterprises.
Consumer buying habits and expectations have changed, and CycleTrader has taken a proactive approach to meet and exceed these expectations. In today's digital world, mobile and tablet ads have become a critical success factor for motorcycle dealerships. Research shows that buyers utilize their desktop, mobile and tablet devices when researching a product. Nearly 50% of CycleTrader's website visits come from mobile and tablet devices.
One of the key benefits of the new website is its responsive design, which creates a streamlined user experience on all devices. Whether buyers are looking for their next ride on their desktop, tablet or phone, they can expect the same quality experience. This responsive design will also create a nice boost in SEO rankings, resulting in even more visitors to CycleTrader.com.
To learn more about how this new design can help your dealership, contact CycleTrader at (866) 871-6644 or talk to your sales rep now.
About Dominion Enterprises CycleTrader is a division of Dominion Enterprises, a leading marketing services and publishing company serving the automotive, recreational and commercial vehicle, real estate, apartment rental, parenting, and travel industries. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, with 3,300 employees in the United States, Canada, England, Spain and Italy, the company provides a comprehensive suite of technology-based marketing solutions, and more than 45 market leading websites. Millions of For Rent® and HotelCoupons.com® publications are distributed across the U.S. each year. For more information, visit DominionEnterprises.com.

Friday, June 26, 2015

KTM Collaborates With Industry Leader on Limited Edition PowerWear

KTM North America, Inc. has announced its latest collaboration with Troy Lee Designs, Inc. an industry leader in design, gear and accessories, to launch the limited edition KTM/TLD Cosmic Camo MX Gear in the PowerWear line-up starting June 2015.

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“Aligning our race team with KTM has been a dream come true,” said TLD founder, Troy Lee. “To partner up with KTM in producing these great new PowerWear pieces is the perfect storm. KTM has given us amazing tools to be a winning moto team, so it’s nice to return the favor to our friends by designing some of the coolest TLD/KTM products.”
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The all-new Troy Lee Designs MX gear features a unique KTM-branded design that is incorporated in the SE Air Jersey, SE Air Pant and XC Glove. Highlights of the new line include a lightweight ventilated polyester mesh jersey and ventilated pants for an optimal riding experience.
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“We race what we sell and sell what we race, which is what makes the co-branded gear such a great complement to our racing relationship with TLD,” said KTM North America’s vice president of PG&A, Greg Blackwell. “Furthermore, it drives traffic to our dealers and creates quality products for KTM owners.”
The KTM/TLD gear will be available in limited edition quantities beginning June 2015. For more information on the new line, please visit www.ktmusa.com or contact the nearest KTM dealership.

Top 5 Tips When Transporting Your Bike

Shipping off to a new destination or transporting your bike for your next road trip? Here are a couple things you won’t want to forget to do before transporting your motorcycle.

Clean it
Happy shipping!
Make sure to thoroughly clean your motorcycle before shipping to reveal any chips, dings, scratches or other cosmetic damages.

Check for pre-existing damage
After cleaning your bike, check for any damage that’s already occurred in case you have to file an insurance claim at a later time. This will help avoid any disputes with your service provider.

Remove all loose items
Your service provider is not responsible for lost or stolen items during transport. Insurance typically will not cover these types of items either.

Make sure it's in good working condition
Your service provider may have to drive your bike into a motorcycle transport trailer. Fix all mechanical problems before the move and write down any special operating instructions.

Verify your insurance coverage
Your personal motorcycle insurance will not cover damage or loss during shipment. You can look to your shipping company to cover the minimum. Verify this by asking for a copy of their insurance certificate when they provide you with the quote for insurance.

Finally, you may be wondering if you need to drain the gas or remove the bike’s battery; the answer is yes, but only if you’re shipping it freight. Always double check with your service provider if you have additional questions.



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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Discover the 10 Most Exciting Motorcycle Touring Destinations

RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine is highlighting 10 of the best touring destinations around the world. The editors of North America’s premier touring resource have discovered some hidden gems after many years on the road and countless miles ridden. Once you’re ready to ride, search for tankbag maps and GPS files from any of RoadRUNNER’s 380 plus U.S. and international tours archived online.

1. Nevada SR 167 and the Valley of Fire

 A string of Harley-Davidsons carve across pristine asphalt in the Valley of Fire.
Just a stone’s throw from Las Vegas, Nevada’s Valley of Fire State Park offers spectacular views of red sandstone monoliths that seem to burn in the light of the afternoon sun. State Route 167 twists and turns through the park and along the shores of Lake Mead before running into the Valley of Fire Highway.


2. Chapman’s Peak Drive – South Africa

A BMW twists along the stunning Atlantic Ocean coastline.
Just south of Cape Town Chapman’s Peak Drive is etched into the cliff face above Haut Bay. The “Chappies,” as locals know it, isn’t long at just over five and a half miles but it crams a healthy 114 curves into that short distance. And the view!


3. New York’s Catskill Mountains, SR 97

The Hawk’s Nest is a sport touring rider’s dream come true.
Far from the traffic and congestion of New York City, the Catskill Mountains are an intriguing escape for motorcyclists seeking mountain views and twisty roads. State Route 97 follows the course of the Delaware River and serves up some of the best riding on the East Coast.


4. Pikes Peak - Colorado

The Pikes Peak Highway twists back and fourth across the mountain’s face, rising higher with every turn.
This 14,115-foot mountain may be famous as the sight of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, but the sinuous, fully paved 19-mile path to the top isn’t just appealing to racers. The continuous stream of switchbacks and high-altitude views make for an adrenaline pumping experience for everyday riders too.

5. Washington and Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge

The Columbia River Highway was the first planned scenic byway in the U.S.
Slicing through the Cascade Mountains along the border between Oregon and Washington, the Columbia River Gorge is a testament to time and the power of the river. For riders it offers expansive views of the mountains and river around each bend (and there are quite a few).


6. The Rum Runner’s Legacy, the Moonshiner 28 - North Carolina

Mountain lakes, rivers, and waterfalls can be found in abundance along the 28’s wandering course.
Legend has it that rum runners would tear up and down 28 hauling their illegal concoctions while running from the revenuers, which is where this twisty mountain masterpiece gets its name. Today the 105-mile stretch of road in Western North Carolina is a visual and riding feast for motorcyclists.


7. Virginia’s Skyline Drive

Brilliant Blue Ridge Mountain scenery is Skyline Drive’s main draw.
At the northern end of the famous Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia’s Skyline Drive takes up where the BRP left off. The road winds for 105 beautiful miles through Shenandoah National Park with 75 scenic overlooks along the way. The ride is especially beautiful when the fall colors are at their peak.


8. U.S. Route 191 and the Coronado Scenic Byway

The stretch between Springerville and Morenci, AZ is one of this route’s many highlights.
Originating in Arizona and including the wonderfully curvy Coronado Trail Scenic Byway, U.S. Route 191 wanders north for over 1,600 miles to the Canadian border. Along the way the road traverses the wide-open landscapes of the American West with a stopover at Yellowstone National Park just to sweeten the deal.


9. Gotthard Pass – Switzerland

The pass has earned a reputation as one of the most spectacular roads on earth.
The pride of the Swiss Alps, Gotthard Pass crosses “Devil’s Bridge” before rising to 6,909 feet in a dizzying succession of switchbacks. At the top riders are greeted by unforgettable alpine views and a museum dedicated to the road’s construction. It's a special experience riding over Gotthard’s cobblestones.


10. The Sea to Sky Highway (and Duffey Lake Road) – British Columbia

Duffey Lake is just one of the multitude of scenic stops along Highway 99.
Highway 99 looks like any old highway as it leaves Vancouver, but it isn’t long before its character changes. Climbing high into the Coast Mountains, 99 becomes the Sea to Sky Highway showcasing the rustic beauty British Columbia is known for. It continues on as Duffey Lake Road with perilous curves carving higher and deeper into the mountains.

To find even more places to ride including tankbag maps and ready to follow GPS files, pick up a copy of RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine at Barnes & Noble or other quality bookstores around the world. Subscribe now and benefit of a special promotional rate.

This article is published with the permission of RoadRUNNER Motorcycle Touring & Travel Magazine. It is not for sale or redistribution. RoadRUNNER is a bimonthly motorcycle touring magazine packed with exciting travel articles, splendid photography, maps and GPS files. Subscriptions are available on our website, or by calling (866) 343-7623.


Tuesday, June 16, 2015

World Ride Day Set For Summer 2015

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Just ride. It’s a simple idea that expresses the passion that unites motorcycle riders around the world, regardless of age, location, or brand. It’s also all anyone needs to do to join the thousands of Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders and Harley Owners Group members who are flexing their freedom and hitting the open road during the Harley-Davidson World Ride on June 27 and 28.
“One of the beautiful things about riding a motorcycle is how it lets you check out from the daily grind and experience the pure feelings of joy and freedom it brings,” said Ken Ostermann, Harley-Davidson general manager of Integrated Marketing Operations. “The Harley-Davidson World Ride is all about being on your bike, loving life and sharing that feeling with others.”
One World, Two Days, Millions of Miles
Launched in 2008 by the Harley Owners Group as Million Mile Monday, the annual riding event was expanded into the two-day Harley-Davidson World Ride in 2012 to give more riders worldwide an opportunity to participate. In 2014, participants logged more than 10 million miles on solo rides, in groups large and small, and through a variety of dealer-led events around the world, united by their shared passion for motorcycling. For 2015, the event retains its two-day format, but shifts to Saturday and Sunday to enable even more riders around the globe to participate.
“The thrilling feeling of freedom and independence experienced by riding a motorcycle can be life-changing. Participating in the World Ride is a perfect opportunity to share that experience with a non-rider, perhaps by inviting them along as a passenger to share the ride,” Ostermann said.
Whether it’s across town, cross-country, or anything in between, every mile counts and can be recorded by logging into Harley-Davidson’s online mileage accumulator at h-d.com/worldride, where a rolling odometer will record the collective distance traveled by all participants in the World Ride.
Ride participants can log their post-ride mileage directly onto the World Ride website from mobile devices and share their riding stories and photographs on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #HDworldride. Participants can also download a certificate of participation after logging their mileage on the World Ride website.
This article originally appeared on PowersportsBusiness.com.

Thursday, June 11, 2015

PWC Race Series Kicks Off Third Season

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P1 AquaX USA, the organization behind the fastest growing PWC race series in the U.S., kicked off its 3rd season this past April in Daytona Beach, Fla., with 91 racers showing up to race. The series is designed to provide another platform for the PWC enthusiasts to enjoy their watercraft, and since the watercraft are only allowed minor handling modifications it is also affordable.
AquaX racers endure three grueling 30-minute races in various types of water conditions including surf, river and lake races. Courses are large enough to be safe but also challenging enough to attract racers from all over the world.  Even though over a third of the 91 racers at the first round in Daytona were new to racing, the series is competitive enough to pique the interest of professional racers such as SeaDoo BRP X-Team racers, Kawasaki Factory racer Craig Warner and the Yamaha Factory Team. The series is made up of three classes, each class has certain watercraft designated to it and is based on horsepower such as 300, 250 and 200 classes.
Chad Saxon of Florida is a first time racer and had this say about his experience: “My brother and I were out riding and had heard about this series from other riders. We decided to check it out. I entered the 200 class in Daytona and managed to pull off a fifth place in my race. I had a blast but my ski was underpowered, so I went out and bought a brand new Yamaha VXR to race the next round.  The event staff we great and the other racers were very helpful and friendly. My brother and I had a blast!”
Chris Saxon currently holds the points lead in the RIVA Racing Rookie Championship Cup for AquaX USA with David Gorie and Hector Toledo rounding out the top three.
Round 2 will be held on the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Fla., June 6 and 7. The series is televised and can be viewed locally on Florida FOX SunSports, Florida FOX Sports and MAVTv, as well as on International networks such as SKY TV and FOX International.  The series is sponsored by Lycamobile, SeaDoo BRP, Yamaha Motors, Kawasaki Motors, Hydro-Turf, GoPro, Fly Racing, RIVA Racing, Australian Gold
AquaX USA races in conjunction with the P1 Panther powerboats making each event a full weekend of on water racing. P1 AquaX races are sanctioned but the IJSBA.  In addition, P1 announced that they will be promoting the IJSBA Closed Course National Championship round in Cocoa Beach Sept 19th and 20th2015.  For more information please visit P1aquaX.com and p1grandprix.com.

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This article originally appeared on PowersportsBusiness.com.

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Kawasaki Introduces New 2016 Models


Kawasaki unveiled a range of new 2016 powersports vehicles Tuesday. The fresh lineup includes new Mules, Teryx models, a Z800 ABS motorcycle and a KX450F motocross bike.
2016 KAWASAKI MULE PRO-FX
Kawi Mule PROFX
Having received acclaim and awards following its launch last year, the powerful and dependable Kawasaki MULE PRO-FXT is now available as a single-row seating variant called the MULE PRO-FX for the 2016 model year, giving full-size side x side customers another purchase choice. The new single-row PRO-FX gains a larger steel cargo bed, giving it the largest in its class and 20% bigger than any previous MULE, without sacrificing any of the cab’s comfort, but increasing its hauling capacity.
Developed alongside the PRO-FXT, the new MULE PRO-FX shares the same engine and chassis platform, meaning it is still the fastest and most powerful MULE ever built, with independent suspension, powerful disc brakes, effective engine braking and optional speed-sensitive power steering.
The cargo bed has a massive 1000-lb. carrying capacity and is able to accommodate a full-size wooden pallet with the tailgate closed — something the competition can’t do!
The PRO-FX is also able to tow up to 2000 lbs. when the optional hitch is fitted, so the MULE PRO-FX will be perfectly suited to the job site, hobby farm or for a weekend adventure in the back woods. With this much capability, the MULE PRO-FX will allow you to clear your “To-Do List,” leaving you plenty of downtime once the work is done, and is always available for fun on the weekends.
Special Features Of The 2016 Kawasaki MULE PRO-FX:
  • — Class-leading 48 lbs.-ft. of torque from new 812cc three-cylinder fuel injected engine
  • — Fastest, most powerful MULE ever built
  • — NEW Largest high-tensile steel cargo bed in its class
  • — Haul up to 1000 lbs. (where permitted by state law) (600 lb max for California models)
  • — Tow up to 2000 lbs. (where permitted by state law) with 2” receiver hitch
  • — Independent front and rear suspension, disc brakes, CVT, Electric Power Steering
  • — NEW Comfortable, single-row bench seating with auto-style seatbelts for each occupant
  • — Cockpit features tilt steering (except non-EPS model), multi-function LCD display and multiple 12V outlets powered by high-output alternator
  • — Roll Over Protective Structure and automotive-style doors
  • — Non-EPS, EPS, EPS LE and CAMO models available
  • — Backed by a Kawasaki STRONG Limited Three-Year Warranty
  • — A vast range of Kawasaki Genuine Accessories available from launch
The MULE PRO-FX is from Kawasaki’s manufacturing plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, and the result of Kawasaki’s 130-year history in heavy industry. It is part of Kawasaki’s expansive side x side family that continues to be Kawasaki STRONG, built strong to work hard, backed by a factory three-year limited warranty and recognized as the market leader.
The MULE PRO-FX comes in four models, each packed with a host of Kawasaki STRONG features.
The non-EPS model comes standard with steel wheels and two DC outlets in the cab. It is available in the Super Black finish.
The second variation in the PRO-FX lineup is the EPS model. This comes standard with the same amenities as the non-EPS but with the addition of Electric Power Steering (EPS) and a tilt steering wheel. This model is available in Timberline Green and Super Black, with a contrasting graphic along the doors and cargo bed.
Next in the range is the desirable EPS LE. This variation comes standard with a host of additional upgrades over the EPS model, including LED auxiliary headlights, aluminum wheels and a composite sun top. Color options are Timberline Green and Dark Royal Red with a contrasting graphic along the doors and cargo bed.
The MULE PRO-FX is also available in Realtree Xtra Green Camo, which gives the avid hunter the ultimate color scheme for any adventure. The Camo model includes EPS, tilt steering function and LED auxiliary headlights as part of the package.
MSRP: MULE PRO-FX, $11,999; MULE PRO-FX EPS CAMO, $14,199; MULE PRO-FX EPS, $12,999; MULE PRO-FX EPS LE, $14,199
2016 KAWASAKI MULE PRO-DX
Kawi Mule PRODX
The 2016 Kawasaki MULE PRO-DX side x side will be available in December 2015 and Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is able to reveal many details about its most capable diesel-powered MULE ever built. With its class-leading cargo bed size that will accept a standard-size pallet, the MULE PRO-DX side x side will surely be the most dependable and capable workhorse any job site, farm or construction zone will ever need.

Because it is a Kawasaki, the MULE PRO-DX side x side is backed by 130 years of industrial and engineering excellence that began with shipbuilding and continues with aircraft parts, robots, gas turbines and more. Like all Kawasaki products, the new MULE diesel models are built Kawasaki STRONG for ultimate durability, capability and comfort.

Other than the inclusion of a new 993cc three-cylinder diesel engine, the MULE
PRO-DX is the same rugged and reliable vehicle as the MULE PRO-FXT that was launched to great acclaim last year. It is packed with a powerful combination of features, which means impressive hauling and towing capacity, unparalleled comfort thanks to independent four-wheel suspension and wide bench seating, selectable four-wheel drive traction with rear differential lock as well as a rugged chassis to soak up all kinds of punishment. In fact, the new MULE PRO-DX side x side will get your work done faster, allowing you to get more done each day.
Special Features Of The 2016 Kawasaki MULE PRO-DX
  • — Robust 993cc 3-cylinder diesel engine with excellent torque and pulling ability
  • — 55-amp alternator provides power to operate numerous accessories at once
  • — Largest cargo bed in its class accommodates a standard-size pallet and haul up to 1000 lbs.
  • — Tow up to 2000 lbs. with 2” receiver hitch
  • — Independent front and rear suspension, disc brakes, CVT, Electric Power Steering (EPS models only)
  • — Comfortable bench seating and automotive-type doors
  • — Cockpit features tilt steering, multi-function LCD display and multiple 12V outlets for charging devices
  • — Roll Over Protective Structure (ROPS) and three-point seatbelts for each occupant
  • — Non-EPS, EPS and EPS LE models available
  • — Kawasaki STRONG Three-Year Limited Factory Warranty
  • — More than 60 Kawasaki Genuine Accessories available
The MULE PRO-DX comes in three models, each packed with a host of Kawasaki STRONG features.
The MULE PRO-DX non-EPS model comes standard with steel wheels, a tilt steering wheel and two DC outlets in the cab. It is available in Super Black.
The second variation in the MULE PRO-DX lineup is the EPS model. This comes standard with the same amenities as the non-EPS but, as its name suggests, with the addition of Electric Power Steering (EPS). This model is available in Timberline Green and Super Black, with a contrasting graphic along the doors and cargo bed.
Next in the range is the desirable MULE PRO-DX EPS LE model. Equipped with all the aforementioned equipment, this variation comes standard with a number of additional upgrades over the EPS model, including LED auxiliary headlights and a composite sun top. Color options are Timberline Green and Dark Royal Red with contrasting graphics along the doors and cargo bed.
MSRP: MULE PRO-DX, $13,199; MULE PRO-DX EPS, $13,999; PRO-DX EPS LE, $14,899
2016 KAWASAKI MULE 4010 & MULE 4000 MODEL RANGE
Kawi Mule 4010
The need for a reliable, multi-task vehicle has never been greater, and the four-wheel drive MULE 4010 models as well as the rear-wheel drive MULE 4000 is built to tackle any job, anywhere. When large amounts of supplies, gravel or grain need to be moved, these MULE side x sides have the strength to haul the load while also carrying two passengers. But when the necessity for carrying cargo shifts to ferrying people, the rugged MULE 4010 Trans4x4 can quickly transform into a versatile four-seater, thanks to its Trans Cab design.
The ability to change configuration, from one-row of seating to two rows without using additional tools or removing parts, is what makes the Trans4x4 one of the most versatile vehicles in its class. Yet the rugged MULE4010 4×4 and the MULE 4000 RWD will still prove invaluable on the worksite, farm or fishing expedition.
The 2016 Kawasaki MULE 4010 Trans4x4 side x side was born with an unstoppable work ethic, an industrial design and an ability to have fun. It is driven by a powerful 617cc V-twin engine that is liquid-cooled and metered by a Digital Fuel Injection (DFI) system that ensures the correct amount of fuel is always available to meet the driver’s demands.
Its versatile Trans Cab system means it can carry two people and have a large loading area in the cargo bed, capable of carrying up to 800 lbs. Yet when the job demands more people, the Trans Cab can be transformed quickly into the four-passenger mode, gaining an e bench seat behind the driver and shortening the rugged steel cargo bed, which can still carry up to 400 lbs.
The Trans Cab system requires no tools, and no parts are removed. The operation simply requires latches to be released on the rear divider panel, which is then secured in the rear mounting position. The left and right bed extensions are then folded to the rear of the bed before the seat is raised and latched into place. It’s a simple operation that can be quickly executed by one or two people. It means the MULE 4010 Trans4x4 side x side can go from work to play or transporter to hauler in no time, and still retain its 1,200-lb towing capacity at all times.
Additional features include a ROPS (Roll Over Protection System) structure, independent front suspension and a durable De Dion rear suspension system to ensure greater comfort and superior traction, as well as Electric Power Steering (EPS) to reduce effort at low speeds as well as reduce fatigue by damping any steering kickback on uneven surfaces. All MULE 4000 series models are fitted with sealed drum brakes at each corner to provide ample braking power and to prevent dirt getting into the system.
The MULE 4010 Trans4x4 side x side is available in a number of colors, including Timberline Green and Dark Royal Red. A popular option among owners who also use their MULE for hunting or fishing is the Realtree Xtra Green Camo finish, which allows the vehicle to blend into its surroundings.
Additionally, there is a 2016 Kawasaki MULE 4010 Trans4x4 SE model. This “Special Edition” is available in Super Black and is equipped with LED headlights plus a composite sun top.
MSRP: MULE 4000, $8,999; MULE 4010 4X4 SE, $10,549, MULE 4010 4X4, $10,199; MULE 4010 TRANS4X4 SE, $11,999; MULE 4010 TRANS4X4, $11,199 ($11,699 Camo model)
2016 KAWASAKI TERYX
Kawi Teryx
People who like their adventures to include mud, trails and the great outdoors, the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx side x side should be on the top of their shopping list. This incredibly versatile and sporty recreational utility vehicle combines great off-road ability and impressive comfort with legendary Kawasaki durability and quality. And for the 2016 model year, it has received a host of upgrades that will make it more appealing than ever.
New features include a redesigned front face that gives it a more aggressive persona to accompany its off-road toughness. The dashboard layout is new, and tilt steering is standard on all models, plus a thicker, sportier steering wheel for more driver comfort and confidence as well as standard Electric Power Steering (EPS) on all models. Further updates see the Teryx family getting new tool-free adjustment for the driver’s seat as well as new optimized setting for its Fox Podium 2.0 shocks. Add bigger 14” wheels on the Teryx LE model, and four powerful LED headlights on the LE and Camo models, plus a Kawasaki STRONG three-year limited factory warranty, and the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx side x side is an unbeatable package.
Special Features Of The 2016 Kawasaki Teryx
  • — NEW Styling including hood, headlights and front bumper
  • — 783cc V-twin engine with strong mid-range and engine braking
  • — Stable body design with 50:50 weight distribution for confident handling
  • — OPTIMIZED Fox Podium 2.0 shock settings
  • — NEW Tilt steering column with thicker steering wheel
  • — NEW Tool-less driver’s seat adjustment
  • — NEW Dash layout with extra accessories switches and storage pocket
  • — NEW 14” aluminum wheels on the Teryx LE model
  • — NEW Four LED headlights on Teryx LE and Camo models
  • — Versatile cargo bed, large storage area behind front seats
  • — Standard Electric Power Steering on all models
  • — Standard hard top on Teryx LE and Camo models
  • — Standard Kawasaki STRONG three-year limited factory warranty
The two-seat 2016 Kawasaki Teryx side x side is available in three different levels of specification. All pack the same combination of powerful, reliable engine, selectable all-wheel drive traction, durable, tough chassis, sporty suspension, all around versatility and fun.
The first model is the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx EPS model, which is equipped with advanced Electric Power Steering to help the driver maneuver at low speed and reduce terrain kickback as the speed increases. TheTeryx EPS model is available in Bright White, which looks great on the aggressive lines of this sporty vehicle.
The 2016 Teryx LE model incorporates everything on the EPS model, including its Electric Power Steering, and adds new lightweight 14” cast aluminum wheels for extra style. These are fitted with some of the largest tires available in the side x side category and provide outstanding rough terrain performance, obstacle clearance and cornering confidence.
In addition, the Teryx LE model gets four powerful LED headlights and a hard sun top to protect the occupants from the hot sun or falling rain. This vehicle can be purchased in a choice of Candy Lime Green paint or Metallic Flat Raw Graystone.
Finally, there is the 2016 Teryx Camo model, which is equipped with standard EPS, four powerful LED headlights and a hard sun top. As its name suggests, the Camo model is finished in the authentic Realtree XtraGreen Camo pattern that makes it ideal for hunters, photographers, backwoodsmen or anybody who wants to maintain a low profile while off-road.
MSRP: Teryx EPS, $12,999; Teryx Camo, $14,299; Teryx EPS LE, $14,999
2016 KAWASAKI TERYX4
Kawi Teryx4
The Kawasaki Teryx4 vehicle is the pinnacle of side x side performance and style, especially with its new attention-grabbing front bumper, hood and headlight design. Able to accommodate four full-size adults, the side x side can provide exciting and reliable off-road enjoyment for the whole family.
The 2016 Teryx4 side x side leads the way with performance, power and improved handling thanks to revised settings for its Fox Podium 2.0 shocks, allowing Kawasaki to set the benchmark in its class.
The entire family will be able to enjoy the comfort and smooth ride plus a long list of standard features that will make backwoods excursions more fun than ever. The sporty handling and trail-taming comfort is matched bya durable and powerful V-twin engine, which can drive all four wheels with precision through its Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The driver is able to navigate all types of terrain with ease thanks to the cutting-edge standard Electric Power Steering (EPS) system that provides light, low-effort steering and now includes a thicker steering wheel and tilt steering column for a great fit and sporty feel. Add a Kawasaki STRONG three-year limited factory warranty and it is easy to see why the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx4 side x side is an unbeatable package.
Special Features Of The 2016 Kawasaki Teryx4
  • — NEWStyling including hood, headlights and front bumper
  • — 783cc V-twin engine with strong mid-range and engine braking
  • — Stable body design with 49:51weight distribution for confident handling
  • — OPTIMIZEDFox Podium 2.0 shock settings
  • — NEWTilt steering column, thicker steering wheel
  • — NEWTool-less driver’s seat adjustment
  • — NEWDash layout with extra accessories switches and storage pocket
  • — NEW14” aluminum wheels on the Teryx4 LE model
  • — NEWFour LED headlights on Teryx4 LE and Camo models
  • — Versatile cargo bed, large storage area behind front seats
  • — Standard hard top on Teryx4LE and Camo models
  • — StandardElectric Power Steering on all models
  • — Standard Kawasaki STRONG three-year limited factory warranty
The four-seat 2016 Kawasaki Teryx4 side x side is available in three different levels of specification. All pack the same combination of powerful, reliable engine, selectable all-wheel drive traction, durable, tough chassis, sporty suspension and all-round versatility and fun.
The first model is the 2016 Kawasaki Teryx4 EPS side x side, which is equipped with the advanced Electric Power Steering (EPS) to help the driver maneuver at low speed and reduce terrain kickback as the speed increases. The Teryx4 EPS model is available in Bright White, which looks great on the aggressive lines of this sporty vehicle.
The 2016 Teryx4 LE model incorporates everything on the EPS model, including its Electric Power Steering.It adds new lightweight 14” cast aluminum wheels for extra style. These are fitted with some of the largest tires available in the side x side category and provide outstanding rough terrain performance, obstacle clearance and cornering confidence.
In addition, the Teryx4 LE model receives four powerful LED headlights and a hard sun top to protect the occupants from the hot sun or falling rain. This vehicle can be purchased in a choice of Candy Lime Green paint, Metallic Flat Raw Graystone or Candy Persimmon Red.
Finally, there is the 2016 Teryx4 Camo model, which is equipped with standard EPS, four powerful LED headlights and a hard sun top. As its name suggests, the Camo model is finished in the authentic Realtree XtraGreen Camo pattern that makes it ideal for hunters, photographers, backwoodsmen or anybody who wants to maintain a low profile while off-road.
MSRP: Teryx4 EPS, $15,799; Teryx4 Camo, $16,299; Teryx4 EPS LE, $16,999
2016 KAWASAKI Z800 ABS
The aggressive styling and powerful punch of the Kawasaki Z1000 has won it many fans, and now it gets a sibling in the form of the new-to-North America 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS. This mid-level streetfighter brings the same attitude as its bigger brother, with similarly aggressive styling, sportbike heritage and a powerful 806cc four-cylinder engine. Whether it’s being used on back roads for a Sunday fun run or city streets, the stripped down style and sporty handling will deliver grin-inducing performance. What’s more, it is delivered with Kawasaki’s legendary reliability and durability.
The 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS is a 49-state model, which will not be available in California but can be purchased in every other state.
Special Features Of The 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS
  • — Aggressive, stripped down streetfighter styling
  • — Reliable and torquey 806cc four-cylinder water-cooled engine
  • — Smooth power delivery with strongperformance at high RPM
  • — Sporty,stable steering thanks to responsive chassis geometry
  • — Natural riding position ideally suited to back-road fun or city commuting
  • — Adjustable KYB front and rear suspension allows the rider to tailor the handling
  • — Modern instrumentation provides plenty of information with stylish design
  • — Legendary Kawasaki reliability, durability and build quality
MSRP: $8,399
2016 KAWASAKI KX450F
Kawi KX450F
Forty years of Kawasaki KX racing tradition, innovation and championship pedigree can be summarized in one word: Proof. Whether it’s claiming 32 AMA Supercross titles, a plethora of wins in media shootouts, or the bike ridden by legends such as Ryan Villopoto, Jeremy McGrath, Jeff Emig, Jeff Ward and Ricky Carmichael — riding a KX motorcycle is the quickest path to a podium. The proof? It’s verifiably the most successful supercross and motocross bike from any manufacturer.
As the flagship of the KX fleet, the Kawasaki KX450F motorcycle is the most successful 450cc motocross bike available on the market today. This powerful, agile and technologically advanced machine is built for today and tomorrow’s champions. More than simply race-ready, the KX450F motorcycle is like having factory support at your fingertips. It is the most advanced motocross bike Kawasaki has ever produced and is backed by the industry-leading Team Green™ support network that can be found trackside, with plenty of suspension advice and even engine settings.
The KX450F motorcycle is completely new for 2016, to give riders the sort of advantage the competition might consider unfair.
Kawasaki is not sitting on its laurels, giving the engine more power and 7.5 lbs. less weight than before. In fact, the entire motorcycle has seen a significant weight reduction thanks to the redesigned engine as well as a new aluminum perimeter frame.
Riders will also enjoy the improved rider adjustability as well as electronic upgrades aimed at maximizing performance for a variety of riders in any situation while giving the rider supreme confidence. 
Special Features Of The 2016 Kawasaki KX450F
  • — NEW Among the lightest curb weights in class after a 5 lb overall weight reduction
  • — NEW Lighter, more powerful engine with new engine cases
  • — REVISED Bridged-Box bottom piston based on AMA factory race bikes
  • — REVISED Intake port improves performance in mid-to-high RPM range
  • — REVISED Intake valve shape increases air volume
  • — NEW Intake camshaft is lighter and has revised timing for low-mid RPM response
  • — NEW High-flow airbox with rear intake channels improve flow and reduce noise
  • — NEW Header with integrated resonator chamber for crisp throttle response
  • — NEW Mass-centralizing exhaust muffler to reduce sound and weight
  • — Plug& play DFI couplers allow easy engine map changes
  • — NEW Slimmer, lighter perimeter frame and swingarm improve rider feel
  • — Launch control based on factory race bike system
  • — Industry-leading Show a SFF-Air TAC fork and Uni-Trak rear suspension
  • — NEW Aggressive factory styling and flatter seat for easier rider movement
  • — 4-way adjustable handlebar and 2-way adjustable footpegs fit a wide range of riders
MSRP: $8,799

This article originally appeared on PowersportsBusiness.com.