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Jul 13

New national rally championship to boost UAE motor sport


Motor sport in the UAE will be given a fresh boost later this year with the launch of a new national rally championship designed to capitalise on the country’s spectacular natural assets for the staging of cross country events. The UAE Desert Championship is being introduced to safeguard the future of rallying on a national basis, and in doing so will take the country’s original motor sport discipline to a new level. Continue reading →

Apr 13

Schlesser, Coma and Sonik seal victory in Qatar’s Cross-Country Rally

Poland's Rafal Sonik won the quad category for the second successive year in Qatar.

Frenchman Jean-Louis Schlesser, Spaniard Marc Coma and Pole Rafal Sonik claimed outright victories in their respective car, motorcycle and quad categories of the four-day 2013 Sealine Cross-Country Rally, which finished in southern Qatar on Friday.

The trio held on to their overnight advantages in very different circumstances to clinch the wins after a punishing all-desert route of over 1,500km had tested both man and machine to the limit. Schlesser, Chilean rider Francisco Lopez and Sonik were triumphant on the fourth and final stage. Continue reading →

Apr 13

Dust to Glory – Rally Baja 1000

An action-adventure documentary chronicling the most notorious and dangerous race in the world – the Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Rivaling the Indy 500 and 25 Hours of Daytona, the race across Baja’s peninsula is unpredictable, grueling and raw – just like the uncharted American West of yesteryear. Continue reading →

Feb 13

2013 Yamaha Grizzly 350 4WD = Work + Fun


The 2013 Yamaha Grizzly 350 4WD is one of the toughest ATVs in its lineup, able to deal effortlessly with almost anything you throw at it. In its wild adventures, the Grizzly 350 4WD is helped by a robust engine which is paired with a capable Ultramatic transmission. You wouldn’t have any significant complains about the ride quality either, as the front and rear suspension allows it to float over rough terrain with poise. Moreover, the On-Command 2WD/4WD system enables you to switch easily between suitable driving modes. Continue reading →

Nov 12

Video / ATVs and off-road bikes in the deserts of Kuwait

10 minute-plus video of ATVs and off-roade bikes doing their thing in the deserts of Kuwait. Looks like fun!! Continue reading →

Oct 12

Video / Epic fun in the Liwa dunes!

Epic video of motocross bikes, buggies and RZRs ripping up the dunes in Liwa, Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. These guys sure know how to have fun! :)

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Oct 12

Custom Suzuki Hayabusa-powered Quad / Riding a Monster in the Dubai desert

It’s a shame that beasts like these often remain unnoticed in the eyes of the general public and the rest of the world. Imagine going dune-bashing in a monster Suzuki Hayabusa-powered custom quad with 26″ wheels – only in the deserts of Dubai we presume! Now that the shakedown tests seem to have went off well, we have some really lucky guy hammering the dunes with his 200hp quad. Check out the awesome images and the cool video. Continue reading →

May 12

Ride Apart / Fun with Quad Bikes

Take Suzuki Quadsport Z400 and Kingquad 750 AXI, gather couple of your best rider-friends and go into the wild….then have blast of your life! Wes Siler from HellforLeatherMagazine and Grant Ray explored all the fun riding the “mad” quads for the first time. It doesn’t have to have two wheels, 40hp and 100kg that are trying to kill you everytime you do something wrong – quads are slower, safer and what appears to be – more fun. That doesn’t mean that you can not crash one. Continue reading →

Apr 12

Yamaha Raptor Turbo Quad / The “Shocker”

Every now and then we come across such a nice bike that it can easily go into our top ten, and yet nobody ever heard about it before (except the guys from RaptorForum). That’s exactly the case with this amazing Yamaha Raptor dubbed the “Shocker”. Beautifully balanced, painted and executed with a silly attention to details, it features boosted engine with a 734 Big Bore kit from English Racing and a Garret T28 Turbo. Continue reading →

Jan 11

Moments: Dakar 2011 / Stage 13 / Marc Coma: The Infallible Rider

On this last special stage of the Personal Dakar Argentina Chile, Marc Coma reached his third Dakar victory by keeping Cyril Despres under control. The easy route turned into a nightmare for “Chaleco” who lost a third place on the podium and in the standings to Helder Rodrigues due to mechanical breakdowns. In the car category, Nasser Al Attiyah gets his very first final victory in a Dakar way ahead of Giniel De Villiers. As for Vladimir Chagin, he wins his seventh Dakar and finishes the raid ahead of three of his Kamaz team mates. Continue reading →