WHATS NEW FOR 22: Yamaha ATVs

2022 Recreational and Utility ATVs:  Power and Durability to Tackle Extreme Adventure or Heavy-Duty Work Yamaha’s 2022 Recreational and Utility ATVs offer the best of both worlds – capable of heavy-duty ranch or farm work when you need it, while providing endless fun on the trails when you want it. The 2022 Grizzly is the ultimate recreational ATV for excitement on every ride, delivering the ideal blend of big-bore power and performance for a smooth and powerful ride to conquer extreme off-road trails. The 2022 Kodiak 700…

UTV Safe Driving Tips for Beginners

UTV’s are a common vehicle for homeowners that have extensive land and need a reliable way to navigate tricky or uneven terrain. UTV’s have also become a popular off-roading pastime that can be thrilling for drivers and riders. While they are convenient and fun, UTV’s can also be dangerous for beginners if they aren’t driven with skill and respect. UTVs are most commonly used to traverse uneven terrain or mud, and while they are an effective tool on the farm, many that use them recreationally find that they can be tricky…

RED BULL STONE SCRAMBLE BRINGS SXS RACING TO BRIMSTONE PARAGON SEPTEMBER 18

Professional and Recreational Racers to Compete on Thrilling Custom-Built Off-Road Course on Backcountry Terrain WHAT: Red Bull Stone Scramble, an original UTV race featuring unique course elements and thrilling competition, will make its debut as part of Brimstone® Paragon on Saturday, September 18. The custom-built off-road course, known for its incredible landscape, traverses the remote wilds, backcountry woods and mountainous terrain of Northeast Tennessee, providing an epic single-day race uniting the affinity of…

NEW Braven BloodAxe R/T Performance Tire

Braven BloodAxe R/T tire offers unique performance, design and sizing that will help you and your machine conquer any terrain! Are you looking for a tire that fits between a mud terrain and an all-terrain?  Need a tire that is DOT approved for those trips around town or road miles in-between off-road adventures?  The BloodAxe R/T Hybrid tire features an aggressive tread pattern without sacrificing on-road handling. The BloodAxe tires track straight and smooth on asphalt and dirt roads alike. Generous siping provides extra…

COLORADO: A REAL ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH

Five prime riding destinations By Lane Lindstrom When it comes to describing the amazing scenery Colorado has to offer off-roaders, we quickly ran out of superlatives. The scenery is over the top both figuratively and literally. Colorado has 58 “14ers”—the term for mountain peaks at least 14,000 feet—more than any other state. With those mountains come spectacular views and great riding. There are thousands of trail miles in Colorado, and almost all with a view of the Rocky Mountains. Those mountains catch a lot…

ATV PROJECT: JEFFRIES PERFORMANCE 1988 TRX 250R

A UTV pro builds a quad By the staff of Dirt Wheels If you look on the contact page of the Jeffries Performance website, it says, “Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to make your dreams come true.” RJ Jeffries has worked hard and grown his Phoenix, Arizona-based Jeffries Performance into a nice business that sells UTV parts, accessories and performance. The company also does full builds for customers looking to have a UTV that is something special. When we met RJ at Glamis, he was parked in a group with the…

WISECO LAUNCHES FACTORY-PROVEN CONNECTING RODS MADE IN USA

Wiseco has grown their portfolio of high-end performance offerings by adding an all-new connecting rod to their growing line of Racer Elite products. Using F1 engineering tactics and industry-leading design software, these rods have been tested and trusted by the world’s elite-level builders and racers. Over three years in the making, Racer Elite connecting rods were designed in-house and developed through extensive R&D, both with Wiseco’s in-house engine dyno and on the Supercross and Motocross circuits. At the start…

UTV PROJECT:DANIEL ZUL CAN-AM X3

Monster power and one-off parts By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Juli Moore/Dirt n Dunz Photography Dune enthusiast Daniel Zul first discovered the magic sandbox known as Glamis and the excitement of throwing sand in 2006. Like many of us off-road maniacs, he caught the bug from friends while in high school. At that time the fun was happening on quads. A few years of Glamis trips went by on the quads, but eventually the UTV market hit. After some time Zul made the jump to a Can-Am Maverick X3. From his point…

BEST TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST UTV

BEST TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST UTV Getting your first UTV is always a big deal because it signifies growth. Preowned or new? Cash or credit? There are several decisions to make when making this move.   Buying a first UTV is a big deal because it starts your relationship with motor vehicles. When you are in college, you are not exactly looking for the fanciest wheels because your budget may not allow that. Anything that moves effortlessly, with all functions working ideally, will do since the idea is to move from one part of…

2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2021 HIGH LIFTER MUD NATIONALS The 18th annual High Lifter Mud Nationals presented by Polaris brought off-road fans together for a week-long extravaganza of mudding fun and racing action at Hillarosa ATV Park in Blevins, Arkansas. Over 8000 people traveled from across the country to experience the thrill and adventure of a High Lifter event with fellow ATV and UTV enthusiasts. The event offered riding competitions, racing, games, food and live music throughout the week. 2021…