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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.

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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ATV PROJECT: TRANGHESE DESIGNS KAWASAKI KFX450R

A true Team Greenie builds a masterpiece By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Papperazzi Imaging and Films/www.papperazziimagingandfilms.com and Karel Kramer Albert Tranghese barely missed the three-wheeler era, but embraced quads…
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ATV PROJECT: DIRTHALO RACING XTRAVEL YFZ450R

A look at unique suspensionBy the staff of Dirt Wheels Quite often in the racing world we see builds that start with a quad purchased new off a showroom floor. By the end, all that is left of the original machine are the cases. A…
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JEFFRIES PERFORMANCE 1988 TRX 250R

By the staff of Dirt Wheels JEFFRIES PERFORMANCE 1988 TRX 250R If you look on the contact page of the Jeffries Performance website, it says, “Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to make your dreams come true.” RJ Jeffries has…
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2022 ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 600 EPS

 By the staff of Dirt Wheels  2022 ARCTIC CAT ALTERRA 600 EPS Arctic Cat announced a new ATV as part of its 2022 lineup. Available in authorized dealerships in July, the all-new Alterra 600 EPS features an all-new engine,…
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