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Ultimate UTV Test: Rider reactions

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    As the Farming machinery team wraps up the Ultimate UTV Test, let's take a preliminary look at what the riders had to say about various machines.

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    Laurie Bedord. “The John Deere XUV 825i, ergonomically, is a great machine. It’s easy to get in and out of. Once in the cab, there’s plenty of room, good visibility, and comfortable seating. It also provides a very quiet ride.”

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    Mick Frazier. “The three-speed transmission makes driving very smooth and easy on the Honda Pioneer 700-4. Rear seats in the cargo box are a great addition.”

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    Joe Greving. “The Yamaha Viking has tons of power. I couldn’t even tell there was a load!”

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    John Lumkes. “The Artic Cat Prowler 700 HDX is one of the most balanced (utility vs. sport) machines. A little soft on the suspension for sport but generally well behaved. Good brakes.”

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    Ed Meredith. “The Polaris Ranger XP 900 is a great, fun off-road vehicle. It holds back well on steep downhill slope.”

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    Tom Meredith. “The John Deere RSX 850i has very comfortable seating. The handling is great.”

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    Dave Mowitz. “I think the Bobcat 3400 has the best downhill engine braking control. Never had to use braking on steep grade!”

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    Broady Murphy. “The Honda Pioneer 700-4 has great maneuverability. The seatbelt was a bit uncomfortable.”

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    Jessie Scott. “The engine braking on the Yamaha Viking did well downhill.”

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