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Each tie-down has a soft tie at the end of it that has a protective wrap around it. You can adjust the length of the tie, and it securely connects back to itself with a clasp on the hook end.

GEAR GRINDER: MAC’S CUSTOM TIE-DOWNS

Apr 24, 2017Comments off234 Views

Testing their UTV kit By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Strapping down a UTV is half the battle when it comes to hauling. Most

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TEST: 2017 POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 1000

Apr 21, 2017Comments off2306 Views

90 horsepower—too much is just enough — By the staff of Dirt Wheels       The Polaris Sportsman line is arguably one of the

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FIX IT: VORTEX X10 ECU & DUNCAN RACING ...

Apr 21, 2017Comments off347 Views

A stock YFZ450R gets the star treatment By the staff of Dirt Wheels     More than 20 years ago you could have told us that

The Akrapovic Evolution full-exhaust system is a work of art that is 50 percent lighter than the stock exhaust. It’s made from quality titanium, and the tip is made from carbon fiber.

PRODUCT EVALUATION: AKRAPOVIC EVOLUTION YA...

Apr 20, 2017Comments off305 Views

Great sound, low decibels and more power By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Yamaha’s YXZ1000R and the new YXZ1000R SS (Sport Shift) models have

These three machines share a great deal in common—engine size, suspension travel and a high fun factor. All are high-performance machines, but they each have a very different and unique performance envelope. The Polaris rocks in rocks and technical driving; the Yamaha has the most top-end power and the chassis to use it; and the Arctic Cat flat smokes it through the rough and whoop sections.

SHOOTOUT: ARCTIC CAT WILDCAT X LTD vs. POLA...

Apr 19, 2017Comments off588 Views

Happiness is finding the right tool for the job By the staff of Dirt Wheels     On paper this comparison looked like a great

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TUESDAY TREAD: STI WHEELS & TIRES

Apr 18, 2017Comments off285 Views

HD5 beadlock wheels mounted with Roctane XS tires By the staff of Dirt Wheels     In the expanding UTV industry, more tire companies and models

Though the Pioneer’s track is as narrow as a quad, the interior is comfortable for two, and it has a robust safety cage, seat belts, doors and window nets for safety.

UTV TEST: HONDA PIONEER 500 AUTOMATIC

Apr 17, 2017Comments off386 Views

Big fun in a small package By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Honda’s Pioneer 500 is like the secret side-by-side. We don’t see many

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UTV HARNESS BUYER’S GUIDE

Apr 14, 2017Comments off399 Views

Harness the power of safety belts By the staff of Dirt Wheels  Like all of you, we drive UTVs for fun, sport and adventure, but safety is our

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GEAR GRINDER: SCALA RIDER PACKTALK HELMET I...

Apr 13, 2017Comments off381 Views

Hands-free, ultra-lightweight and high performance By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Until you have experienced the advantages of clear and effortless communication while riding

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HOW TO: USE A BEADLOCK WHEEL

Apr 12, 2017Comments off6642 Views

THE RIGHT WAY Beadlock wheels not only look trick, they serve a purpose. To get maximum traction out of your tires, beadlocks allow you to

This Deluxe model gets aluminum wheels with Maxxis tires wrapped around them. Electronic power steering helps the Honda turn easier.

ATV TEST: HONDA FOREMAN RUBICON DELUXE

Apr 12, 2017Comments off576 Views

The right Honda for the job By the staff of Dirt Wheels     In this wild world of high-powered off-road toys, sometimes our interests are

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TUESDAY TREAD: GBC GRIM REAPER TIRES

Apr 11, 2017Comments off745 Views

A match for sand, mud or snow By the staff of Dirt Wheels     Stock UTV tires are a necessary compromise. A company can’t very