UTV FIRST TEST: 2022 POLARIS RZR TRAIL ULTIMATE

Slim but capable and comfortable By the staff of Dirt Wheels Anybody could judge by the styling, size, track width and basic dimensions that the 2022 Polaris RZR Trail is a descendant of the early 50-inch RZR 800. It doesn’t actually share much in looks, performance, mechanical sophistication, and overall style and polish. We’d say that […]

WHAT IS A SOKOL ATV?

  It’s part Bigfoot, part Sherp amphibious vehicle and goes by the name SOKOL ATV (so cool). There are actually 4 models to choose from and they cost around $20K. While we haven’t confirmed which model will float we have uncovered some specs for you. It looks like the machine is powered by 1.5L or […]

EVENT: TRX250R TAKEOVER

Classic Honda ATVs invade the Oregon DunesBy Gee Armstrong Photos by Ryan Swartz Few riders have more passion for their machines and riding sand dunes than Honda ATC250R and TRX250R enthusiasts. A growing group of these riders gathers every August at the Annual TRX250R Takeover in the Oregon Dunes at Winchester Bay to celebrate their classic machines […]

Is There Any All-Year-Round Gear For Off-Road Riders?

Protective gear is always necessary when riding off-road. No matter what the trail offers, no matter what the weather is, the outfit you wear is as important as the vehicle you choose. It has two basic purposes, whatever the season: comfort and protection. But obviously, it should suit the weather and riding conditions as well. […]

2022 UTV BUYER’S GUIDE

After what many thought would be a definite downturn in the powersports market, thanks to a worldwide pandemic, 2020 and 2021 turned out to be a big surprise. UTV manufacturers had a banner year, and vehicles were hard to find all of a sudden. We’ve covered more than 275 models in this year’s “Buyer’s Guide,” […]

UTV PROJECT: 2008 RANGER CREW RESTORATION

Bringing new life to an old machine By the staff of Dirt Wheels There are a number of reasons an old UTV might be left to rot in a shed or a field somewhere. In the case of this 2008 Ranger Crew, it was ignored after a huge loss of power, seats ravaged by the sun […]

Motocross Training Program Helps Local Students Become Successful

I have been riding dirt bikes for several years now. And I have been trying so hard to convince my college friends that motocross is one of the most demanding and satisfying sports. Sure, there are lots of amazing sports such as scuba diving, sky diving, skiing, and mountain biking to name a few. However, […]

Is ATV an Extreme Hobby for Students?

An ATV riding as an extreme hobby involves exertion and skills and is usually done very competitively, unlike other sports hobbies. It offers one of the best exciting experiences in life for those that participate in it. In this kind of hobby, a high degree of risk is involved when riding, hence the term extreme […]

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 […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: TUSK CARGO BARRICADE

A better KRX bed By the staff of Dirt Wheels Kawasaki’s Teryx KRX 1000 is a great UTV for trail work. In fact, it works so well that you will be tempted to ride farther than ever. Ride farther and longer, and you will want to bring more stuff! Kawasaki has planned the KRX cab with a […]

FIRST LOOK: 2022 CAN-AM FULL LINE

200 horsepower for the X3 RR, two new engines and more! By the staff of Dirt Wheels   After a year that saw all motorsports brands have trouble meeting demand, most brands are keeping things conservative for 2022, but not Can-Am! Always known for powerhouse machinery, Can-Am becomes the first sport UTV brand to touch 200 […]