WHITE BROS. 4-STROKE RACE RETURNS TO GLEN HELEN

Darrell delighted, Eichner abbreviated, Schell second. Look for full race photos in the August issue of Dirt Wheels, coming soon! Even as Doug Gust continues his ruthless domination of the Pro ranks in the various Nationals back east, the west coast hasn’t been exactly idle. The roar of quads filled the air at Glen Helen, […]

MARCH 29–YZF470

A Yamaha for the woodsIn the last few issues, we’ve featured several Yamaha YFZ450s decked out and ready for the motocross track. From our project YFZ and Tavis Cain?s Duncan YFZ to Kory Ellis? Alba/GYTR race winner, these machines are track-ready rockets. Now, we have the first test of a true woods YFZ. Four Stroke […]

YAMAHA BRUIN 350 VS. BOMBARDIER OUTLANDER 330

Yamaha’s Bruin 350 4×4 sells for a remarkable $4999. This makes it one of the better bargains out there in the entry-level four-wheel drive market. Bombardier introduced an all-new Outlander 330 H.O. for the 2003 season and it sells for a suggested retail price of $5499. What we wanted to know was, when you compared […]

JAN 20–RACE SCHEDULE

2003 CROSS COUNTRY SERIESRacer Productions (304) 284-0084March 1-4 Palatka, FlMarch 8/9 Washington, GAMarch 22/23 Morganton, NC April 12/13 Union, SCApril 26/27 Hurricane Mills, TN May 10/11 TBA May 31/June 1 Millfield, OH June 14/15 TBA June 28/29 McHenry, MD Sept. 6/7 Taylortown, PA Sept. 20/21 Sparta, KY Oct. 4/5 St. Clairsville, OH Oct. 18/19 Crawfordsville, […]

2004 RACING SEASON PREVIEW–FEB 26

The 2004 ATV racing season will be the busiest ever. There are over ten major series offering number one plates for champions. If you have ever wanted to test your skills on the track, this is the year to do it. All of the sanctioning bodies we’ll cover offer classes from bone stock beginners to […]

HOW TO FIND BARGAIN ATV PARTS–FEB 26

Let’s face it, as friendly as your local dealer is, he?s probably not the best source of cheap parts. Dealer parts are usually sold at a premium, as they are often high-profit items for the dealership. So what can you do to save some money and still get the parts you want?THE INTERNETFor all its […]

JAN 20–2WD SPORT UTILITY SHOOTOUT

With all of the attention lately on the newest, trickest, and fastest sport quads that are arriving in 2003, sometimes it’s easy to forget about the other side of the quad world. By that we mean the utility quads. We enjoy these ATVs because they provide basic, low-cost access to off-road travel. Many people don’t […]

NEW JERSEY OFF ROAD VEHICLE PARK

If Tony Soprano were a New Jersey off-road enthusiast, we know a place he’d take the gang out to for a leisurely weekend ride. Known as the New Jersey Off-Road Vehicle Park or NJORVP, the park is located on 265 acres in the heart of the scenic Pine Barrens in Chatsworth, New Jersey. Located in […]

DEC 23–UTAH’S BEST RIDING

By Lynn R. BlamiresWe thought of it as a bold plan: to ride the famous Paiute ATV Trail in central Utah in three days. An easy ride for a young bunch of riders, but this is a 50-something group trying to get in touch with their childhood. On top of that, some of these guys […]

DEC 16–KAWI IS SAVING THE GREEN

DEC 16–KAWI IS SAVING THE GREEN 12.16.2003 It has been well over a decade since Kawasaki had a mini ATV in their lineup.With Kawasaki’s new relationship with Suzuki, they were able to at least purchase and re-badge one of the better minis available today, the Suzuki LT80. Even though it is nothing more than an […]

WE TALK TO ALBA’S CORY HOVE–DEC 8

In the December ’03 issue of Dirt Wheels we published an edited interview with the owner of Alba, Cory Hove. By popular demand we are now posting the interview in its entirety. Enjoy! 1. Tell us about yourself, and what is your position at Alba? How old are you, where are you from, etc? I […]

CRF450 VS. YZF450

PRO VS. PRODUCTION On the ATVA Grand National Motocross circuit, there are two premier classes to choose from; Pro and Pro Production. For the last five years or so the Pro class has been full of one-off fully custom-built quads costing upwards of twenty-five thousand dollars. Although the number of entries at national events has […]