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Thorough tests of all things ATV. ATV tests of latest models, epic builds for racing, or just stock riding on the weekend. Our reviews give a comprehensive analysis of parts, performance, and price. We’ll give you the inside scoop on all you need to know about your favorite machines.

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…
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ATV TEST: 2022 CAN-AM RENEGADE X XC 1000R

No wonder it dominates the GNCC series By the staff of Dirt Wheels Has anyone ever turned a machine over to you with a warning? “This thing has a lot of power so be careful!” No statement could have been more relevant to this…
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YAMAHA TOOK US TO OREGON DUNES

We had the chance to visit Winchester Bay in Oregon to get some seat time on the current Raptor and YFZ450R. Although nothing has really changed for 2022 compared to the 2021 models, Yamaha wanted us to get an experience that showcased the…
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DUNCAN RACING BANSHEE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Pat Carrigan DUNCAN RACING BANSHEE Yamaha’s Banshee was a sales hit for close to two decades. Right from the first, the twin-cylinder two-stroke had massive aftermarket support. Its engine…
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DAKAR YAMAHA RAPTOR BUILD

DAKAR YAMAHA RAPTOR BUILD By the staff of Dirt Wheels DAKAR YAMAHA RAPTOR BUILD When we were working on the Dakar feature at the beginning of 2021, we noticed that one ATV competitor had USA listed as his home country. This…
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2022 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 570

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2022 POLARIS SPORTSMAN 570 Polaris is one company that remains committed to regular updates for its 4x4 quad line. For example, Polaris’ 2021 Sportsman 570 line got a completely new and upgraded rolling…
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2022 CAN-AM FULL LINE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2022 CAN-AM FULL LINE 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…
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2022 POLARIS LINEUP

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2022 POLARIS LINEUP Polaris Off-Road has released details for the model year 2022 line. So far the news consists mostly of updates and fine-tuning, though there are some new trim packages and an all-new…
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PROJECT OIL MOD BANSHEE

By Lane Lindstrom Photos: www.bartcepekphotography.com PROJECT OIL MOD BANSHEE When you see some bike builds, don’t you say in your head, “Man, that bike should be in a showroom or on display somewhere, not out on the sand, or…
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