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Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Wed Oct 9, 2013 10:33 AM CDT

There was a moment on a high trail in Wyoming's Big Horn Mountains when the new Yamaha 2014 Viking side-by-side I was driving hit a sizable rock -- hard enough that the back of the Viking pitched to the right.

But I didn't feel a jarring hit. The front suspension sucked up the impact. And more, none of the energy from that hit was transferred up through the steering wheel to my hands. I didn't lose control of the Viking, not even for a second.

In the interest of full disclosure, Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, invited a group of journalists ...

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