Up to Speed: Babbitt's Thoughts / News

Our thoughts on the latest news from Babbittsonline, Arctic Cat, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Polaris, Suzuki, and Yamaha!

Dive into Adventure at the 2024 Grand Rapids Boat Show with Babbitts!

Are you ready to set sail into a world of aquatic excitement? The 2024 Grand Rapids Boat Show is just around the corner, and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever, especially with Babbitts showcasing their largest selection of boats yet! Whether you're a seasoned sailor or just dipping your toes into the water, this event is a must-attend.

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki | Yamaha

Unwrap the Joy: Babbitts Unveils Unbeatable Holiday Deals!

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and at Babbitts, we're ready to make your holidays even more special with our incredible lineup of deals and offers. We are excited to bring you unbeatable savings on powersports vehicles and accessories. Whether you're looking to upgrade your ride or find the perfect gift for the adrenaline junkie in your life, Babbitts has something for everyone.

Why You Need a UTV for Hunting: The Ultimate Off-Road Companion

For avid hunters and outdoor enthusiasts, the thrill of the hunt goes hand-in-hand with the ruggedness of the terrain. Whether you're chasing big game, scouting remote areas, or simply enjoying the tranquility of the wilderness, a Utility Task Vehicle (UTV) is an indispensable tool that can enhance your hunting experience in ways you may not have imagined. In this blog, we'll explore the reasons why a UTV is a must-have for any serious hunter.

Free Plow & Winch!

It's not too early to start thinking about how you'll be plowing your driveway this winter!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Kawasaki Good Times Demo Tour

The Kawasaki Good Times Demo Tour is back on the road in 2023, bringing their exciting lineup of motorcycles to Babbitt's Sports Center!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Summer Sale!

Check out some of these HOT summer deals we have going on at Babbitt's!

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up! | Kawasaki | KTM | Suzuki

New Kawasaki's for 2024!

We're thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest 2024 motorcycles and side x sides! 16 new vehicles!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Rebates! Rebates! Rebates!

Now is the time to SAVE! Babbitt's is offering killer rebates on Kawasaki and KTM models!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki | KTM

International Female Ride Day

International Female Ride Day is Saturday May 6th! Get out and RIDE! Stop at Babbitt's for some free lunch, swag and great deals on womens apparel and riding gear!

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

Spring Service Packages

Spring is here and riding season has begun! Is your ride ready? Check out all our service plans and get scheduled today!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda | Kawasaki | KTM | Polaris | Suzuki | Tech Tips | Yamaha

10 Days till' Dune Time!

The Silver Lake Sand Dunes open April 1st! We have compiled a list of all the items you'll need for a successful day on the dunes!

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up! | Tech Tips

2024 SNOWCHECK EXCLUSIVES

Exclusive Models. Factory Customization. SnowCheck Now Through March 29th.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SNOWCHECK

SnowCheck is the Polaris spring pre-order program. For a limited time, you can customize your brand new snowmobile exactly how you'd like, with exclusive features and options available only during SnowCheck.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

3 Commonly Asked Questions from Personal Watercraft Buyers

It’s February in West Michigan. The days are getting longer, and spring is right around the corner. That means that people all along the lakeshore are preparing for the fun that comes with warmer weather and the start of the personal watercraft season. Here are some frequently asked questions from first-time buyers.

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

2023 Grand Rapids Boat Show

We still have 54 days until Spring hits, but you can get your summer fix at the upcoming Grand Rapids Boat Show! 

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki | Yamaha

No Snow, No Problem

It’s January in West Michigan, and you’re in the thick of winter. You’ve been waiting all year for this season. You’ve got all your winter gear out of storage, and your snowmobile is prepped, primed, and ready to rock. There’s only one problem, there’s no snow. What do you do?

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

TOP 3 SNOWMOBILING MUST HAVES OF 2023

You've got the sled, you've got the gear, but do you have these top three items to help you stay comfortable on the trails this winter?

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

Last Chance to Save on 12 Days of Christmas Specials!

Christmas is right around the corner. Are you done with your holiday shopping yet? Babbitt's Sports Center's 12 Days of Christmas Sale wraps up today and tomorrow. It's not too late to take advantage of 12 great deals. Do you still have some shopping to do? Here are some of our top choices for last-minute gift ideas to make sure you’re a winner this holiday season.

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

See the 2022 Polaris Off-Road Lineup!

LIMITED EDITION Polaris machines are now available to order! Now through the end of the month, Polaris is offering up highly sought after ATVs and side by sides to all of our customers!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS ORV - 2022 LINEUP

This is for those who live to be outdoors. A purpose-built lineup for the hunter, farmer, landowner and trail rider. Built for those who seek adventure at every turn, or are driven to get more done in a day that ends well after dark. We've reimagined and reinvented these vehicles to do more than ever before and take you exactly where you want to go.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

YAMAHA - LET'S RIDE SALES EVENT

Choosing a Utility Side-by-Side doesn't mean having to compromise between working hard, or playing hard.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

POLARIS ORV - UPGRADE YOUR RIDE SALES EVENT

The busiest season is back. Get a Polaris off-road machine to get things done... better!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

2022 POLARIS LINEUP RELEASED

2022 Polaris lineup is here and it's better than ever! Check out the lineup here:

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR SUMMER POLARIS

Summertime... make every moment count with a Polaris off-road vehicle.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

How to Shop Multiple Brands in One Cart

Looking to save on shipping when shopping multiple brands? We got you!

YAMAHA GET OUT AND RIDE SALES EVENT

Searching for a Side-by-Side that can tackle trails, hard work or those early morning hunts?

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

POLARIS SUMMER SALES EVENT

Summertime... make every moment count with a Polaris off-road vehicle.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS ORV PRE-ORDER EVENT

POLARIS ORV PRE-ORDER EVENT GOING ON NOW!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

KAWASAKI DEMO TOUR 2021

KAWASAKI GOOD TIMES™ DEMO TOUR ...LET’S RIDE! 

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

POLARIS SPRING SALES EVENT

Polaris Spring Sales Event & Special Orders

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

MANUFACTURER PROMOTIONS

Check out all of our current manufacturer promotions going on! 

Kawasaki 'Tis the Season Sales Event

Give the gift of a good time with all new 2021 Kawasaki machines!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

POLARIS HOLIDAY SALES EVENT

Yes, we’re open! The great outdoors is wide open… so why not make the most of it during

the Polaris Holiday Sales Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Season End - The Success of Team Babbitt's at Supercross

The 2020 Supercross season was a weird one. With Covid-19 stopping the races halfway through the season, Team Babbitt's riders perservered through a season no one could have ever predicted. 

CREW LIFE: MICHAEL DUKES

Get to know Mike in the Human Resources Department!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

CREW LIFE: ADAM (AP) PULASKI

Get to know AP in Sales!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Polaris Extended Warranty - Pre-Sold Units

PRE-ORDER YOUR NEW POLARIS TODAY!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha Let's Ride Sales Event 2020

Search for a side by side that can tackle trails, hard work, or those early morning hunts?

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Polaris Upgrade Your Ride Sales Event

Yes, we’re open! The great outdoors is wide open… so why not make the most of it during

the Polaris Upgrade Your Ride Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

GEAR UP: Essentials for the Dunes

Heading to the Silver Lake Sand Dunes and need accessories to get the most our of your trip?

We have you covered!

From life jackets to enjoy Lake Michigan to tow straps when the sand gets the best of you, we have it all!

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

Polaris Summer Sales Event 2020

The great outdoors is wide open…so why not make the most of it during the Polaris Summer Sales Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Honda Dream Garage Event 2020

Make sure you’re ready to enjoy all of the season’s best, by first checking out the season’s best deals.

We’re talking about the Honda Dream Garage Sales Event.

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

2020 Yamaha Waverunners Perfect Choice Sales Event

What does your dream weekend look like? Will you be making memories with the family? Or escaping your responsibilities to find that perfect spot in the sun? 
Whatever your dream, you can chase it faster on a Yamaha WaveRunner.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Kawasaki Good Times Demo Tour 2020

The Kawasaki Good Times™ Demo Tour is back on the road in 2020, bringing their exciting line-up of motorcycles to Babbitt's Sports Center. Experience your favorite Kawasaki motorcycles firsthand and join in on the Good Times™ with entertainment, giveaways and more.

• • TOUR HAS BEEN POST-POSTED DUE TO TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC • •  
STAY TUNED FOR FUTURE UPDATES - THANK YOU


Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Polaris 2021 SnowCheck Program

Just Announced: 2021 SnowCheck!  Stop into the store today with your deposit to claim your 2021 Polaris snowmobile!

 

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Heroes Advantage Program - 2020

Polaris Heroes Advantage

You’ve put your country first, stood tall and answered the call of duty. As a proud American company, and a leading supplier of vehicles to the U.S. Military, it’s our privilege to say thanks for your service with Polaris Heroes Advantage.

 

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Spring Sales Event 2020

The Polaris Spring Sales Event is Here!

 Spring is for exploring! It’s time to blaze new trails with old friends!

Polaris helps you make the most of every adventure with the sure-footed traction of the industry’s fastest-engaging all-wheel drive and the added confidence of GPS navigation that doesn’t stop where the road ends.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Suzuki Spring Into Action Sales Event - 2020

Ahhh, Spring. Green trees, yellow flowers, blue sky…

And WHITE KNUCKLES ON A NEW SUZUKI!

That’s right, Suzuki’s Spring Into Action sales event is on now at here at Babbitt's Sports Center. 


Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

Scuff Clutch Sheaves and Belt Performance

Clean machines always equal top performance. Check out these tips to keep your sled looking good and riding good!

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Kawasaki: Time to Ride Sales Event 2020

Your dream vehicle is waiting, so hurry in and save big on your dream Kawasaki vehicle—there’s no better Time To Ride.

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Tightening the Belt

Wanting to know how to tighten the track on your sled? Check out the step by step procedure on how to do just exactly that. 

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Yamaha Best in Show - LIMITED TIME OFFER - Waverunners 2020

 Yamaha's "BEST OF SHOW" Waverunner Sales Event going on NOW!  

There’s fun… Then there’s wind-in-your-hair, speed-in-your-hands, water-zooming-beneath-you fun

The difference?

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

CREW LIFE: CHRISTIAN STRALEY

Get to know Parts Specialist, Christian!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Polaris New Year's Sales Event - 2020

 Here’s to you... the intrepid explorers… driven doers…and off-road adrenaline addicts!
Thanks for making Polaris America’s best-selling off-road brand!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

2020 New Year, New Ride Suzuki Sales Event

Ring in the Revving 20s on that new Suzuki motorcycle or ATV you’ve been wanting.

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

2019 Winter "Cool To Ride" Suzuki Sales Event

Has Your Ride Into Winter Lost Its Wonder?

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

Yamaha New Year Sales Event - 2020

Yamaha's New Year's Sales Event is going on NOW!

Incredible Finance Options and Up to $2,250 Customer Cash* 

 
Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

New Plugs and a Brain Bucket

Tips on how to save some money on plugs and how to save yourself some frustration when getting your gear! 

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Chaincase and Pull Start Cord

Cycling through your sled before the season begins is crucial for a stress-free winter! These tips on checking your chaincase and pull start cord will save you some frustration and money in the long run! 

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Shocks and Tracks

Smooth rides are really all that we want this winter. Here are some tips to help you achieve that! 

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Skid and Rear Suspension

A few tips on how to save big money and avoid frustration when checking your sled's bearings and sliders.

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Clutches and Belts

Clean clutches and belts are key to have a smooth running sled!

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Pre-Season Snowmobile Tips

The best way to have a trouble free snow season!

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

What to do with my battery while my boat is in storage?

TECH TIP TUESDAY!
 

What to do with your boat battery during storage!

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Kawasaki: Ride into Fall Sales Event - 2019

The Kawasaki ‘Ride Into Fall’ Sales Event is on now,
so you can enjoy fall to the fullest on a new Kawasaki vehicle. 

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Four Ways to Get Your Machine Ready for Hunting Season - 2019

Hunting season is upon us and we are just as excited about it as you are! 

Check out some accessories we have highlighted to ensure you are ready to tackle the season!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Personal Watercraft Storage Myth

TECH TIP TUESDAY!
 

A big myth when storing your watercrafts for the winter. 

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Keep it Genuine | Suzuki Ecstar Oil

Keep it genuine with ECSTAR Suzuki Genuine Oils and ride with your confidence uncurbed.

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance - 2019

The best deals of the year are happening now!

 The world's best selling off-road lineup
is priced to move, with financing as low as 3.99% and
Rebates up to $3,500!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha's Let's Ride Sales Event - 2019

Right NOW Yamaha is offering super-low financing and huge customer cash on their entire line-up!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Honda Safety Recall: Multi-Model Transmission Mainshaft

Do you own a Honda Motorcycle?  You may want to read the details of this safety recall on the transmission mainshaft.  Have Questions?  Contact us today: 231-220-2128

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Honda Safety Recall: Talon R/X [SXS1000S #1]

The cooling fan on your Honda Talon may need to be inspected, Babbitt's can help!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Yamaha Summer Sales Event - LIMITED TIME OFFER - Waverunners 2019

Yamaha's Waverunner Summer Sales Event going on NOW!

Now through June 30th Yamaha customers can get Limited-Time Savings and finance options!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Polaris Summer Sales Event 2019

Take the summer by storm with a new Polaris off-road vehicle! During the Summer Sales Event rebates go as high as $2,000 and financing is as low as 3.99 percent!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Spring SUZUKIFEST Sales Event 2019

SUZUKIFEST IS ON!

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

ARCTIC CAT: The Cat is Back!

Passion can change people. Change minds.

And in the end, it can take you back to where your family has been all along. The Arctic Cat® name has returned to off road. With a legacy of innovation, performance and fun, this legendary brand is back because Arctic Cat fans and powersports enthusiasts demanded it.

Crew Life: Dexter Vandommelen

Get to know Parts Specialist, Dexter!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Honda Dream Garage Spring Event 2019

It's time to make your dream garage a reality!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Kawasaki Good Times Sales Event 2019

HUGE FACTORY INCENTIVES ARE HERE, TAKE ADVANTAGE WHILE THEY LAST!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

GEAR UP: Spring Break Essentials - 2019

Think you're ready for Spring Break or Summer Fun? 

We've got one reason you're not! .. MERMAID MONOFINS for the kids 🙌🏼 

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up! | Yamaha

HONDA SAFETY RECALL: PIONEER 1000 [Bulletin 19-0073]

Your Honda Pioneer 1000 could have a recall - Details HERE!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Polaris Spring Sales Event 2019

SPRINGTIME IS THE TIME TO BUY A POLARIS!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS TEAM TIP: 2019 RZR Turbo Z-19-02-01

OIL CHANGE KIT UPDATED - SEE IF YOUR RZR MODEL HAS BEEN AFFECTED HERE!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris | Tech Tips

Yamaha Best in Show - LIMITED TIME OFFER - Waverunners 2019

Yamaha's "BEST OF SHOW" Waverunner Sales Event going on NOW!

Now through March 31st Yamaha customers can get Competitive Factory Financing and up to three years of free warranty coverage on all WaveRunners.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Yamaha Get Out & Ride Sales Event 2019

Yamaha's Get Out & Ride Sales Event is going on NOW!  Your chance to save BIG on Yamaha motorcycles, atv's, scooters, side x sides and watercraft!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

POLARIS SAFETY BULLETIN: RZR XP 4 TURBO S Z-19-01

Your Polaris RZR could have a recall - Find out more here!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha New Year Sales Event - 2019

Yamaha's New Year's Sales Event is going on NOW!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Polaris New Year's Sales Snowmobile Event - 2019

Celebrate the New Year with incredible savings on the world's best-selling snowmobiles from Polaris!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris New Year's Sales Event - 2019

The New Year is off and running, with great deals on 2019 Polaris off-road vehicles!
Get rebates up to $500 and financing as low as 3.99%, during the New Year's Sales Event.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SERVICE BULLETIN: SPMN 450 H.O. UTILITY EDITION A-18-11

Your Polaris Sportsman could have a recall, we've got the details!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

2019 Honda Talon: The Sport SXS You've Been Waiting for!

Life is better—when you’re experiencing a new Honda Talon 1000R or 1000X. 

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Kawasaki Team Green Establishes Off-Road Racing Efforts with Babbitt's Online

 Foothill Ranch, Calif. (December 2, 2018) – Following the team introduction at the Grand National Cross Country (GNCC) banquet, Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. is pleased to introduce the Babbitt’s/Monster Energy®/Kawasaki Team Green™ effort that will field two XC-1 class riders in the 2019 GNCC and Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series. With this effort, Kawasaki will continue a long and successful racing relationship with Team Babbitt’s where they captured eight of the last nine AMA Arenacross Championships from 2010-2018. Joining the team aboard his all-new KX™450 motorcycle will be former GNCC XC-1 Champion and current Full Gas Sprint Enduro Champion Josh Strang.

Mike Andrews: 1998 Kawasaki Mule 550 Restoration

A 1998 Mule 550 that had over 10,000 hours on it when he got it in August, now it is fully restored by Mike Andrews.  Click to read more on how his restoration went.

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Honda Gifts That GO Sales Event 2018

The perfect stocking stuffer!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Kawasaki 'Tis the Season To Go Green - 2018

Tis the season to go green, so grab your wish list and head down to a Kawasaki dealer for big savings on a wide selection of your favorite vehicles.

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

POLARIS SAFETY BULLETIN: 2019 PRO-RMK, SKS, ASSAULT

Your 2019 Polaris Snowmobile could have a recall, find out more here!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Suzukifest Winter Sales Event 2018

Suzukifest Winter Edition is finally here!

Best deals of the season with low monthly payments -PLUS- low financing!

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

Polaris Snowmobile Holiday Sales 2018

Give yourself the ultimate gift this season, a new Polaris Snowmobile.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha Holiday Sales Event - 2018

Yamaha has introduced the Best Holiday deals ever, during there Holiday Sales Event!

0% Financing on Select models*

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Arctic Cat & Textron National Open House Event - 2018

Our doors are open, and the big deals are inside.  Get ready for another season of riding with great deals, but hurry - offers end 11/18,2018.

Polaris Holiday Sales 2018

Celebrate the season with great deals on the world’s best-selling off-road lineup, during the Polaris Holiday Sales Event! Now’s the time to get rebates up to two thousand dollars and financing as low as 2.99 percent!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SAFETY BULLETIN: RANGER 500/570 R-18-05

Your Polaris Ranger could have a recall - Find out here!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SAFETY BULLETIN: RZR XP TURBO S Z-18-03

YOUR POLARIS 2018 RZR TURBO S COULD HAVE A RECALL! FIND OUT MORE HERE!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance 2018

The Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance is here! Come in now for rebates up to $2,000* and financing is as low as 2.99% on the number one off-road lineup!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

HONDA SAFETY BULLETIN: 2018 CRF250R Stop Sale Notice

Does your 2018 Honda CRF250R have a recall? FIND OUT HERE!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Yamaha Waverunner Summer Sales Event 2018

Great offers going on NOW!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Polaris Summer Sales Event 2018

The Polaris Summer Sales Event has begun - Heres the details!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

HONDA SAFETY BULLETIN: 2017-18 CMX300 & 500 Stop Sale Notice

Your Honda Rebel could have a recall!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

KIDDE FIRE EXTINGUISHER RECALL: Personal Watercraft Owners Affected

November 2, 2017 - In conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kidde announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. The replacement program was initiated because certain fire extinguishers can become clogged or require excessive force to activate, posing a risk of failure to discharge. In addition, the nozzle can detach with enough force to pose an impact hazard. The product recall involves two styles of Kidde disposable fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and plastic push-button fire extinguishers.

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki | Yamaha

HONDA SAFETY BULLETIN: 2016-18 Pioneer 1000 Muffler Heat Shield

Your Honda Pioneer could have a recall - Find out here!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

POLARIS SAFETY BULLETIN: RANGER 900/1000 R-18-03-A

2016-2017 Polaris Ranger models may have an improperly welded seat belt bracket.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Crew Life: Adam Ohs

Get to know Adam in the Parts & Layaway Department!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Textron Swing Into Spring Sales Event 2018

Swing Into Spring with Textron Off Road

POLARIS SAFTEY BULLETIN: ACE 2018 500/570/900 A-18-03-B

2018 ACE 500/570/900 models, may be affected with a Fuel Pump Cover Issue 

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SAFTEY BULLETIN: SLINGSHOT T-18-01

2015-2018 Slingshot / SL / SLR / GT models, may be affected with a seat base frames, and may require an inspection/replacement.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SAFTEY BULLETIN: ACE 2017 500/570/900 A-18-03-A

2017 ACE 500/570/900 models, may be affected with a Fuel Pump Issue

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SAFTEY BULLETIN: RZR 570 Z-18-02-C

2017-2018 RZR 570 models, may be affected by a fuel pump issues.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Spring SuzukiFEST Sales Event 2018

Spring is here - Lets ride!

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

POLARIS SAFTEY BULLETIN: RZR S 1000 Z-18-02-B

2016-2018 Polaris RZR S 1000 models, may be affected with a Fuel Pump Issue 

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

POLARIS SAFTEY BULLETIN: RZR Z-18-01-A

2014-2018 RZR XP 1000 / XP4 1000 models have a heat shield that may not adequately shield exhaust gasses in the event of an exhaust silencer crack, which could lead to melting of nearby components and pose a fire hazard.  Click below to read further details on this safety bulletin.

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Kawasaki Good Times Sales Event 2018

Huge factory incentives are here, take advantage while they last!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Suzuki Rev Up For Spring 2018

If you want to own the streets, own a Suzuki.

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

Polaris Spring Sales Event 2018

Polaris Spring Sales Event is here - Let the adventures begin!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Grin From Gear-To-Gear 2018

Slingshot takes it to the edge, Will you?

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha REALize Your Adventure 2018

Check out whats new from Yamaha!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Yamaha President's Day Sale 2018

Save big with the Yamaha President's Day Sale!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Kawasaki Time To Ride Sales Event 2018

The Time To Ride Sales Event is here, Find out more!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Yamaha Best Of Show Sales Event 2018

Theres only one way to Ride!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Arctic Cat Factory Authorized Clearance 2018

Now is the time to stop into Babbitt's for Arctic Cat's Factory Authorized Clearance Event!

Honda Ride Red Sales Event 2018

Now is the time to save on all Honda SidexSide's and ATV's - Find out more here!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Polaris New Year's Sales Event 2018

Put your New Year in high gear, with a brand new Polaris off-road vehicle!  

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Bart Zavitz: A Ride Through Time

It was 1984, and the Suzuki 1100 that caught his eye...

Click here to read the full story >

Polaris Safety Recall: 2016-17 General EPS Input Shaft Fastener

Your Polaris General could have a safety recall.. Read more here!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Safety Recall: 2018 RZR XP4 Turbo Fuel Line Connection

Your 2018 RZR could have a recall.. click here for details!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Safety Bulletin: 2014-16 Ace 325 Exhaust Head Pipe

Your 2014-2016 Polaris Ace could have a recall..

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Kawasaki Safety Recall: 2017 Versys-X 300 & 300 ABS

Your Kawasaki Versys-X could have a recall..

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Honda Safety Recall: 2017 CBR10000RR Fuel Cap Assembly

Your Honda CBR1000RR could have a recall... Read more here!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Polaris Service Advisory: ASA-17-01A-G 2014-17 Sportsman RH Side Panel

If you own a 2014-17 Sportsman 570 1-up, Touring, X2, UTE / 2016-17 Sportsman 450HO 1-up, you have a service advisory, click for details!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Safety Recall: Z-17-05 RZR 170 Fuel Tank Replacement

Your 2015-16 RZR 170 could have a recall, click for details!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Safety Recall: R-16-01 Ranger Heat Shield Kit

If you own a 2015-16 Ranger 570 or 570-4 crew, you have a recall..

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Honda Safety Recall: SXS1000#3 2016-17 Pioneer 1000 Clutch Slipping

If you own a Pioneer 1000 you could have a clutch safety recall..

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Honda Service Bulletin: SXS1000#4 Cabin Comfort Improvement Kit

Your 2016-2017 Honda Pioneer 1000 could have a safety recall.. Click for details!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance 2017

The BIGGEST off-road savings of the year can be yours right NOW!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Safety Recall: RZR 170 - Z-17-06 HARNESS UPDATE

If you own a 2015-17 Polaris RZR 170, you may have a recall...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

All You Need to Know About Babbitt's OEM Parts APP!

Ordering parts has never been easier - Shop Anywhere.. Anytime with the OEM Parts App!

Arctic Cat Factory Authorized Clearance Event 2017

Save BIG during the Arctic Cat Factory Authorized Clearance...

Summer Suzukifest Sales Event 2017

Summer is here - and so is Suzukifest!

Full Story  | Posted in Suzuki

Polaris Summer Sales Event 2017

Are you ready for summer fun and great savings?  Polaris Summer Sales Event is on now, read on for more details...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Trade Up To A Yamaha Sales Event 2017

Road, track, dunes or trails - Yamaha has the machine for your lifestyle!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Yamaha 1st Choice Of Fun Sales Event 2017

THE MOST FUN AND DURABLE REC-LITE EXPERIENCE!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

2017 Yamaha YXZ1000R SS

PURE SPORT. PURE GENIUS.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Polaris Spring Sales Event 2017

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha Get Out And Ride Sales Event 2017

The Yamaha Get Out And Ride Sales Event is happening NOW!!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

HONDA SAFETY RECALL NOTICE: Grom 125 Fuel Pump Replacement

If you own a 2015 Honda Grom 125, you may have a recall...

HONDA SAFETY RECALL NOTICE: CBR/CB300 Crankshaft Replacement

Yoru Honda CBR300 or CB300 may have a recall, read the full article for details...

HONDA SAFETY RECALL NOTICE: GL1800-8A Airbag Module Replacement

Honda Goldwing owner's you could have a recall, read on for details...

YAMAHA TECHNICAL BULLETIN: Grizzly & Kodiak Failed Decompression Spring

Attention 2016/17 Yamaha Grizzly and Kodiak owners, you may have a recall...

YAMAHA TECHNICAL BULLETIN: Turbocharger Mounting Screws Loose

Attention Yamaha Sidewinder owners, you have have a recall!  Read on for the details...

YAMAHA TECHNICAL BULLETIN: Certain Turbo-Equipped 2016 SRViper

If you own a 2016 Yamaha SR Viper you may have a recall...

YAMAHA TECHNICAL BULLETIN: All 2014-16 SRViper Snowmobile Models

If you own a 2014, 2015, 2016 Yamaha SRViper snowmobile, you may have a recall...

SERVICE BULLETIN | Arctic Cat | Fuel Tank Update BS201707

Specific 2007-2009 Arctic Cat Snowmobiles could be affected by this recall...

SERVICE BULLETIN | Arctic Cat | Turbocharger Mounting Hardware BS201708

Do you own a Arctic Cat 9000?  If so you may have a recall, read the full article for details...

SERVICE BULLETIN | Arctic Cat | Starter Kickback BS201706

Does your Arctic Cat snowmobile have a recall?  Read the full article for more details...

Yamaha New Years Sales Event

Rev in the new year at the Yamaha New Year’s Sales Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Crew Life: Randy Vandenburg

Meet Sales Manager, Randy!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Yamaha New Years Day Sale 2017

Rev in the new year at the Yamaha New Year’s Day Sale! With great deals on Yamaha’s chart-topping lineup.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Crew Life: Kendra Babbitt

Get to know Owner/Accounts Payable/Office Manager, Kendra!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Crew Life: Aaron Redmon

Get to know Aaron in HR!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Crew Life: Patrick Ritsema

Get to know Accounting/ IT Manager, Patrick!
 

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Crew Life: Dave Anderson

Get to know Finance Manager, Dave!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Yamaha Black Friday Sale 2016

Save big at the Black Friday Sale!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Babbitt's Holiday Sales Event

What better way to kick off the holiday season than by having a HUGE sale!?

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

Yamaha Cool Fall Days Sales Event 2016

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Yamaha Holiday Sales Event

The holidays are all about giving. That’s why right now we are giving you the best deals of the year at the Yamaha Holiday Sales Event.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Crew Life: Daniel VanKammen

Get to know Shipping Department Supervisor, Dan!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Polaris Safety Recall: 2016 RZR XP/XP4 Turbo - Z-16-02

If you own a 2016 Polaris RZR XP/XP4 Turbo, you may have a recall...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Crew Life: Cody Farkas

Get to know our Assistant Parts Manager, Cody!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Crew Life: Brad Ralston

Get to know our Service Manager, Brad!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

2016 YXZ1000 Promotion

The world's first pure sport SidexSide!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

2017- YXZ1000R SS SE

The All New 2017 YXZ1000R SS SE is here and brought great deals with it!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

2016 Yamaha Trade Up Sales Event

With rock bottom APRs and huge customer cash you wont want to miss this Trade Up to Yamaha Sales Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance 2016

Shop now for the best savings during the Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Honda ATV Clearance Event - 2016

Honda ATV's Have Never Looked Better!

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Crew Life: Nikki Stapel

Meet Service Technician, Nikki!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Crew Life: Trever Andersen

Get to know Shop Foreman and Technician, Trever!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

2016 Polaris July Summer Sales Event

It's time to Save during Polaris July Summer Sales Event!  Read on for more details...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Crew Life: Zach Wiegand

Get to know Assembly Prep Technician, Zach!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Trade Up to a Yamaha 2016

Save BIG during the Trade Up to a Yamaha Sales Event!  Stop in or give us a call today for the best offers on all Yamaha motorcycles, ATV's and Side x Sides.

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

2016 Polaris Summer Sales Event

Take advantage of the great savings during Polaris Summer Sales Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Crew Life: Adam DeWeerdt

Get to know Adam in Sales!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

2016 Yamaha YXZ1000R Y.E.S. Promotion

Pure Sport. Pure Genius. Zero interest for 6 months + free 30 month Y.E.S. [Yamaha Extended Service] contract OR up to $1,000 in genuine Yamaha accessories. Click for more details!

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Two Motorcycles and a Lifetime of Memories

After 30 years of riding, Greg returns to Babbitt's for his second ever motorcycle..

Click here to read the entire article >

Tech Tips: Summerizing Your Personal Watercraft

Here's what our service technicians had to say about summerizing your personal watercraft.

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Crew Life: Jordan Babbitt

Get to know our Parts & Accessories and Online Manager, Jordan!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Crew Life: Introduction

Behind the scenes look at our Babbitt's Crew!

Full Story  | Posted in Crew Life

Slingshot Spring Sales Event 2016

The wind in your face… The roar of the engine in your ears… You can feel the rush of pavement under your seat and in your chest. Polaris Slingshot is a three-wheeled, 360-degree rush of sight, sound, and smell. 

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Kawasaki Golden Anniversary Sales Event

Come celebrate a half century of innovations at the Golden Anniversary Sales Event.

Going on April 1st through June 30th!

Full Story  | Posted in Kawasaki

Yamaha Get Out & Ride 2016 Sales Event

Save BIG during Yamaha's Get Out & Ride Sales Event...

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Gear up! Fly Racing - Youth

Lets breakdown of one of North Americas fastest growing powersports apparel brands. Here's what you need to know about its youth gear!

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

Gear up!: Speed and Strength Full Battle Rattle Boots

If you are looking for a distinctive edge on riding protection, comfort and versitility, Speed and Strength Full Battle Rattle Boots are the gear for you!

Full Story  | Posted in Gear Up!

Polaris 2016 Terrain Domination Challenge

Polaris is offering limited 0% financing on snowmobiles...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Yamaha Technical Bulletin: All 2015 YXF-R1 and YZF-R1M

Does your Yamaha YZF-R1 have a recall?  Click Full Story below for more details...

Kawasaki Safety Recall: Teryx & Teryx4 - Floorboard Guard

Does your 2014-16 Kawasaki Teryx have a recall?  Click Full Story below for the details...

Polaris Safety Recall: 2016 RZR XP Turbo - Turbocharger Oil Drain Line Fastener

Your Polaris RZR XP Turbo may have a recall, click Full Story for the details...

10 Yamaha Gift Ideas: Snowmobile Version

Are you looking for some of the best gift ideas for the Yamaha snowmobiler in your life?

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Yamaha: Say Yes to Yamaha's Y.E.S and Low Financing!

Looking for a New Yamaha ATV, check out what Yamaha has to offer...

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

10 Gift Ideas for Your Polaris Snowmobiler

Fun Fact: All of the snowmobile jackets and snowmobile pants shown have 3M Scotchlite™ reflective strips for added safety out on the trails!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Polaris Safety Recall: 2015/16 Slingshot/Slingshot SL - Headlight Jumper Harness

Your 2015 / 2016 Polaris Slingshot may have a recall, click Full Story for the details...

7 Snowmobile Gift Ideas for the Arctic Cat Fan

7 practical gift ideas for the Arctic Cat snowmobiler you're buying for (men, women, & kids)!

Reading Your Spark Plugs Can Provide a Wealth of Information

Have you actually ever taken the time to read your spark plugs?  If not, check this out...

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Polaris Safety Recall: 2015 AXYS RUSH / Switchback Intake Gasket Kit

Your 2015 Polaris 2015 AXYS RUSH/Switchback may have a recall, click Full Story for the details...

Polaris Safety Recall: 2015 AXYS/550 Indy 155 Pitman & Idler Arm Strap Kit

Your 2015 Polaris AXYS/550 Indy may have a recall, click Full Story for the details...

Polaris Safety Recall: 2015 RZR Fuel Tank Vent Line

Your 2015 Polaris RZR may have a recall, click Full Story for the details...

Polaris 2015 Holiday Sales Event

It's here, the Polaris 2015 Holiday Sales Event!  

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Honda Safety Recall Notice: October GL1800 No.23

Does your Honda Goldwing have a recall?  Read ahead for more details...

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Power washing & electrical connectors: ATVs, UTVs, Dirt Bikes and Snowmobiles

If you’re using a power washer to remove the dirt, grime, or even ice from your vehicle, be sure to keep this is mind...

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Polaris Factory Authorized Snow Clearance 2015

The Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance is going, read on for the details...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Tech Tips: August 2015

How well do you know your drive sprockets?

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Polaris Factory Authorized Clearance 2015

Shop now for the best savings on Polaris ATV's and Side x Sides...

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Tech Tips: July 2015

Do you overlook your air filter?

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Tech Tips: June 2015

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Honda ATV Clearance Event

Full Story  | Posted in Honda

Tech Tips: May 2015

Did you know that you will lose 2-5lbs of tire pressure during the winter storage months?

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Ride Into Summer Sales Event!

Full Story  | Posted in Polaris

Tech Tips: April 2015

Full Story  | Posted in Tech Tips

Yamaha Get Out And Ride Sales Event

Full Story  | Posted in Yamaha

Tech Tips: March 2015

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