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Project Honda 700XX

Mar 01, 2015Comments off212 Views

Honda’s 700XX is a beast. It’s hard to compare this monster to anything else on the planet. It has lots of ponies and more than

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RANGER XP900 PROJECT

Feb 26, 2015Comments off104 Views

From the first time we drove the Polaris Ranger over 10 years ago, we were in love with it. Even as a 500, it was

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XR650R BASED QUAD

Feb 07, 2015Comments off446 Views

As part of the testing duties at Dirt Wheels, we have the opportunity to throw a leg over a variety of machines. From bone-stock new

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UPGRADING HONDA’S SPORT 400

Feb 04, 2015Comments off300 Views

We remember when the air-cooled sport quad that Honda now calls the TRX400X was a new and very exciting deal. At the time, this quad

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SMART RAPTOR 250 MODS

Jan 30, 2015Comments off210 Views

A full-face helmet is a must on a Yamaha Raptor 250; otherwise, you will get bugs and mud in your teeth because you won’t be

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HONDA TRX450R HOP-UP

Nov 08, 2014Comments off375 Views

Horsepower isn’t something you buy—you have to earn it. Anyone can throw money at a quad, and, occasionally, the results might be favorable. But, in

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2014 450 TRAIL SHOOTOUT

Nov 07, 2014Comments off565 Views

In the off-road world, the 450 business has taken a backseat lately to small big-bore 4x4s and the ultra-hot UTV market. However, according to Yamaha,

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WILDCAT VS. MAVERICK VS. RZR

Nov 05, 2014Comments off406 Views

The elite division in the growing UTV world is the high-performance sport segment. They have the largest engines, the biggest horsepower numbers and the most

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JOHN DEERE GATOR RSX850i VS. POLARIS RANGER...

Sep 14, 2014Comments off675 Views

In the sport utility UTV world, the Polaris Ranger XP 900 and the John Deere Gator RSX850i are the newest challengers on the block. We

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TURBO YOUR RZR

Sep 13, 2014Comments off321 Views

What could be better than a 107-horsepower RZR 1000? How about a 140-horsepower RZR? In truth, that’s only the beginning. It’s possible to push the

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2014 POLARIS ACE SPORTSMAN

Sep 11, 2014Comments off386 Views

We repeatedly climbed this ugly stair-step section at varying speeds. It was rare to hear the full skid plate kiss the rock, and the Ace

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THE DAKAR RALLY

Sep 11, 2014Comments off190 Views

The Dakar Rally is so absurd it verges on greatness. It is the most extreme off-road adventure in the world, combining speed, danger and fatigue,