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TEST: 2017 POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 1000

Apr 21, 2017Comments off2214 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 off300 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

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OWNERS’ REPORT: Can-Am Outlander 1000

Apr 20, 2017Comments off2467 Views

When it comes to choosing a 4×4 quad to buy, you certainly have to consider something from Can-Am’s Outlander series. From small, medium or large,

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FAST FACTS ABOUT THE 2017 YFZ450R

Apr 20, 2017Comments off6143 Views

Yamaha’s YFZ450R has been a major player in the off roading and racing scenes of ATV riding all around the world. This 50 inch wide

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ALL NEW WILDCAT XX WITH 125 HP

Apr 19, 2017Comments off968 Views

Here is the first report of the new Wildcat XX that Arctic Cat just released. We have a Dirt Wheels crew member heading back to

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 off514 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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I ROLLED MY QUAD & NOW IT WON’T ...

Apr 18, 2017Comments off640 Views

BOSS McKANNICK TO THE RESCUE: Dear Boss, I have a Kawasaki KFX450 and recently I rolled it down a hill. Nothing was broken but it

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TUESDAY TREAD: STI WHEELS & TIRES

Apr 18, 2017Comments off268 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

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DUNEFEST JULY 26-30, WINCHESTER BAY, OR

Apr 17, 2017Comments off1179 Views

DIRT WHEELS WHERE TO RIDE GUIDE: Dune Fest has sand, water and a forest of trees, so it shouldn’t need anything else. But it doesn’t

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PROJECT ATV: Budget KFX 450 Build

Apr 17, 2017Comments off3872 Views

On paper, the KFX looks as if it should be near the top of the performance 450 pile and perhaps first for some applications such

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 off349 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 off385 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