SHOP TOUR: INSIDE ATC ADDICTION

According to Webster’s Dictionary, an addiction is a compulsive need and habit-forming behavior or activity causing well-defined symptoms. Thankfully, for all the other ATC-addicted people in the country, Dave Wylie’s ATC Addiction shop operates so you can get your fix.     This is the room Wylie wants to turn into a reproduction of a […]

UTV PROJECT: POWER SPORTS NATION KAWASAKI KRX 1000 PROJECT

Working in reverse By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photos by Casey Thomas Power Sports Nation is a Nebraska-based company the specializes in used parts for ATVs and UTVs. Originally, the company sold complete used engines that were in good shape, but now it fully rebuilds and refurbishes engines to sell as crate motors complete with […]

Dune Recovery Truck

Tyler Hansen lives near the St. Anthony dunes in Eastern Idaho and owns Hansen Sled & Cycle Performance. While he may be known for fixing and modifying machines for the locals in the area, a picture of his recovery truck in the dunes that caught our attention.  He tells us  “I once recovered a 10mm […]

UTV PROJECT: POLARIS RS 1+1

Gabe Payne stretched an RS1 to add a second seat By the staff of Dirt Wheels Polaris’ unique RS1 is an interesting machine. So far Polaris is the only major brand in motorsports that has dedicated development time and production and marketing effort for a single-seat UTV. Polaris started with a small range of single-seat ACE […]

QUIKSTEM EMERGENCY REPLACEMENT VALVE SYSTEMS

WHAT IT IS: Haltec’s QuikStem emergency replacement tire valve stem is a fast and inexpensive way to replace a rotten, broken or leaky Schrader valve on any UTV, ATV, hauler or trailer wheel. The QS-500 QuikStem valve will repair any tubeless tire in a matter of seconds without breaking the tire bead or removing the wheel, thus […]

EVENT: 2022 DAKAR RALLY

The longest race on the planet By the staff of Dirt Wheels In its five-decade history, the Dakar Rally has fielded top riders and drivers from all over the globe to take on the two-week stage race. The U.S. fan base has grown in recent years as American competitors started entering the UTV (SSV) and ATV […]

Buy ATV Boots Right: Wading Boots Don’t Keep Your Feet Dry

  You read that title right. It’s a natural assumption. When most of us think of anything with the word wading in it, we think about staying dry, but there is more to wading gear than just staying dry. Learn more about your wading gear so you can make the wisest ATV boots purchase. There […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: SUPERATV FLIP-DOWN WINDSHIELD

To air or not to air By the staff of Dirt Wheels There are all sorts of UTV windshields to choose from—options include material, with the big decision being some sort of plastic or glass; size, with the popular choices being half or full; and mounting style. Some mount permanently, while others disconnect and remove quickly […]

ATV PROJECT: RATH RACING YAMAHA YFZ/YZ450 HYBRID

Adding modern moto power to a 450 quad By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Wayne Davis For those who are devotees of the straight-axle sport quad, times are rough but with spots of brightness. In the youth quad market, the sport quad blueprint holds strong, but that doesn’t help an adult interested in throwing roost […]

UTV TEST: YAMAHA RMAX2 1000

Which RMAX is right for you? By the staff of Dirt Wheels So, you’ve decided that Yamaha’s new RMAX will be your next machine. However, with so many RMAX models and options, you are having a hard time choosing which one to get. We have tested them all in a variety of riding scenarios and will […]

HOW-TO: CLUTCH MAINTENANCE

Inspect, clean, repeat By the staff of Dirt Wheels Most dirt powersports enthusiasts think dust is annoying when they’re out riding, but sometimes—many times—it’s more than annoying. It can be downright destructive, especially to your clutches. Now, if your vehicle’s clutches could talk, they would same the same thing: “Dust is annoying and is not only […]