2021 CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE
Shower dirt on your loved ones By the staff of Dirt Wheels
We are as happy to see this Christmas holiday time as we ever have been. As always, it is great to feel the spirit of the season of giving. But, this year especially, it gets us that much closer to the new year. With a year like 2021, it will be great to close out the old year and ring in the new. While 2021 had some high points like many new folks embracing off-roading, the highs are also tempered by the cost of life and health that is the legacy of COVID-19.
It goes without saying that we have the greatest hopes for every brand-new year, but our wishes for a better year to arrive have never been more fervent. For those able and ready to enjoy some giving, we present products that are sure to make folks happy to receive.
MOOSE RACING OPTIMATE DUO CHARGER
Contact: (800) 369-1000, www.mooseracing.com
This automatic maintenance charger tests your battery and only delivers the charge it needs without ever overcharging or undercharging. Great for vehicles in storage or between regular use. The Optimate Duo works on both gel and lithium batteries.
APROVE CRUISER BED EXTENDER
Contact: (651)-207-8109, www.robustaccessories.com
Polaris Rangers are among the most popular off-highway machines sold in the U.S. This bed extender allows more cargo space in the bed of your Ranger while offering extra tie-down points to keep goods secure. It is great for hunters, workers, overlanders and more.
HMF TITAN QS EXHUAST SYSTEM
MSRP: Price varies by model and machine
Contact: (216) 631-6980, www.hmfracing.com
The Titan models are the quiet version of the HMF exhaust systems. You can stay at stock power or add horsepower and torque while keeping noise levels down. These systems are lighter than stock and run 8–10-decibel quieter. Great for hunters and family vehicles!
KLIM BOULDER & LUNA JACKETS
MSRP: Starting at $249.99
Contact: (208)-552-7433, www.klim.com
Perfect for those chilly winter rides, the new Boulder for men and Luna for women jackets are created with wind-resistant stretch material, and coated with a durable water-repellent treatment. This packable down jacket will keep you cozy and dry.
MOOSE RACING M1 RACE WEAR
Contact: (800) 369-1000, www.mooseracing.com
Santa keeps you in style with this athletic-cut riding gear. Breathable micro-mesh, no-bind fit, lightweight collar and oversized knee panels keep you as comfortable as possible on your quad. Double- and triple-stitched seams, reinforced rear, and pre-bent ergo pants make for extra durability. Sizing ranges from S–3XL and 28–42 waist.
SYSTEM 3 SS360 SAND TIRE
MSRP: Starting at $175 each
Contact: (817) 258-9000, www.system3offroad.com
Based on System 3’s ever-popular sand tires, these deeper treads are designed to be the ultimate snow tire. The fish-scale tread pattern and lightweight 2-ply carcass mean low-rolling resistance, and they should provide a perfect combo of corner traction and straight propulsion.
KCB OFF-ROAD CAN-AM X3 SHOCK TOWER BRACE
Contact: (909) 894-0102, www.kcboffroad.com
Our machines can really take a beating, so enthusiastic drivers beef up critical parts of our machines to keep them from breaking on the trail. This easily installed billet-aluminum shock tower brace is crucial protection for X3 front suspension. It adds strength without adding bulk. It’s built for durability so you can get more from your ride.
LOCK AND LOAD TRANSPORT WHEEL CHOCK KIT
MSRP: Starting at $174.99
Contact: (866)-562-5653, www.lockandloadtransportusa.com
This transport systems is more than just tie-downs and floor hooks. This heavy-duty setup has bolt-down wheel chocks made with E-track and super-duty ratchet wheel straps with 8800 pounds of total lashing capacity. Travel in confidence knowing your machine is secure in any situation.
C-TECH DRAWER CABINET WITH ACCESSORY RACK
Contact: (715)355-8842, www.ctechmanufacturing.com
Although C-Tech has virtually endless possibilities for storage and organization, this one cabinet is perfect for trailers or garages for quick maintenance. MotionLatch drawers keep tools tidy, a shelf workstation makes bike work easy, the aerosol can and bottle racks keep all your oils and cleaners handy. A mounting kit is included!
BRAVEN OFF-ROAD BLOODAXE DOT R/T
MSRP: Starting at $237.99
Contact: (800)-645-2006, www.bravenoffroad.com
Name one off-roader who doesn’t want to have new tires for winter riding. Whether you are driving around town or hitting the local trails, this hybrid tire has you covered. The unique design of this radial grips roads in the rain, while protecting your rims and sidewall on tougher terrain. DOT-certified with 8-ply construction.
FRI CONCEPTS AIRPLUGGER COMPACT TIRE REPAIR
The Fri Concepts Airplugger kit allows you to carry all the bits and plugs needed to repair your machine’s tires on the trail. The Essentials kit comes with fittings and cartridges to assist in reinflating a flat. All these tools come in a case small enough to fit in the palm of your hand!
XTC SELF-CANCELING TURN-SIGNAL KIT WITH BILLET LEVER
Contact: (480)-558-8588, www.xtcpowerproducts.com
Driving a UTV through town is legal in many places, but they have to be modified to qualify for a plate that has limited road access to connect trails. XTC makes it easy to install its self-canceling, steering-column-mounted turn-signal system. Offered for most current UTV applications, this billet-lever system has two auto settings.
EFX MOTOHAVOK MUD TIRE
MSRP: Starting at $198
EFX’s Motohavok is a mud tire with range. It offers a design claimed to be the best of both worlds. It has deep traction for that soft and squishy mud, but with a lug design that still offers a smooth ride on hardpack. Now one tire can do two jobs for a single price.
FMF FACTORY 4.1 SYSTEM
Contact: (310) 631-4363, www.fmfracing.com
This premier exhaust system is ideal for track or dunes, and it is used by factory teams and ATVMX eight-time champion Chad Wienen. The PowerBomb header is made of stainless steel to withstand abuse, while advanced engineering delivers horsepower gains throughout the rpm range. Available in natural or blue anodized finish.