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Dirt Wheels February 2016

Jan 06, 2016Comments off6497 Views

MACHINES 2016 YAMAHA KODIAK 700 First test of an all-new 4×4 PROJECT HONDA 250R The ultimate off-road machine 2016 YAMAHA YXZ1000R Yes, it’s definitely fast



Nov 04, 2015Comments off2587 Views

MACHINES 2016 POLARIS LINEUP All-new RZR XP Turbo and more 2016 YAMAHA GRIZZLY 700 Testing the big bear HISUN STRIKE 250 A fun UTV for

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Some of the best ATV & UTV products fr...

Oct 23, 2015Comments off1666 Views

ON THE COVER: The Wildcat, Wolverine, Teryx and RZR pose proudly while waiting for the Dirt Wheels crew to thrash them on the trail. Adam McGill was one of the top pros giving advice on how to improve your quad. Mickey Dunlap stands next to his ATC 200X 30 years after it won championships. McGill photo by Harlen Foley.


Sep 03, 2015Comments off2537 Views

MACHINES 2016 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 500 & 750 4X4s New and improved utility machines UTV SHOOTOUT Arctic Cat vs. Kawasaki vs. Polaris vs. Yamaha MONSTER ENERGY

ON THE COVER: September is a month of new models, and it shows with a pair of Can-­Ams, which includes the 131-horsepower Maverick and an Outlander mudder. Equally as impressive is Honda’s new Pioneer 1000 and Collin Duffy’s built 400X. Action photo by T. Work.


Jul 27, 2015Comments off3209 Views

MACHINES 2016 CAN-AM LINEUP Renegades, Outlanders & Turbos 2016 KAWASAKI LINEUP Brute Forces & new Teryx 2016 HONDA PIONEER 1000 Paddle-shifted powerplant PROJECT HONDA TRX400X

ON THE COVER: Yamaha’s Wolverine R-Spec 700 SE and Kodiak 700 are two new models introduced in their lineup for 2016. This year marks their 60th anniversary, and their Raptor 700 sports a traditional color scheme.


Jul 24, 2015Comments off2420 Views

MACHINES 2016 YAMAHA LINEUP New Grizzly 700, Kodiak 700 and Raptor PROJECT TRINITY RZR 570 Race-and-play RZR LOW-COST 4X4 SHOOTOUT Can-Am Outlander L 500 vs.

ON THE COVER: This month’s cover is dominated by the super-fast and very capable
2015 Polaris Sportsman 1000. Also, you can see Mark Barnett charging hard past the competition at the UTV World Championships in the Monster Energy-sponsored Fabworx RZR.

JULY 2015

Jun 09, 2015Comments off1482 Views

MACHINES 2015 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 1000 4X4 One fast wheeler DUNCAN HONDA 450 SAND-SLINGER Dominating the dunes 2016 POLARIS OUTLAW & SPORTSMAN 110s All-new fuel-injected kids’

Travis Work pitches the new Arctic Cat XR 550 sideways for our first test. Then we take a look at the upcoming MX/ GNCC racing season. Below, we put the two oddball UTVs into a wheel-to-wheel shootout.


Apr 13, 2015Comments off1994 Views

MACHINES 2015 ARCTIC CAT XR 550 4X4 All-new utility 4×4 UNIQUE UTV SHOOTOUT Polaris Ace 570 vs. Honda Pioneer 500 RAT ROD RACER QUAD Desert-racing


Racing at La Tuque

Nov 24, 2014Comments off1456 Views

While 12-hour ATV races aren’t common, they do exist in North America and in other parts of the world. In most cases they are distance

ON THE COVER:  A Rath Racing YFZ450R dominates this months cover. Below, the Knowls Family flys above a great sanddrag shot. Photos by Wyane Davis, Ron Lawson and Brett Sanderson.

Dirt Wheels October 2014

Sep 03, 2014Comments off2862 Views

MACHINES 2015 HONDAS New Rubicon 500 and more Rancher updates YAMAHA’S FLAT TRACKER Built by Rath Racing CT RACING GETAWAY A RZR XP 1000 built

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Dirtwheels Magazine visits Rugged Radios in...

Aug 14, 2014Comments off1031 Views