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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.

2020 KAWASAKI TERYX KRX 1000

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 KAWASAKI TERYX KRX 1000 Kawasaki has a rich tradition of building ultra-high-performance motorcycles. Conversely, despite the longest UTV history of any Japanese manufacturer, Kawasaki has not been…
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DUNCAN TRX 470R DUNER

CHECK OUT THE NEW DUNCAN RACING WEBSITE! By the staff of Dirt Wheels DUNCAN TRX 470R DUNER We never fully understood the vastness of gravity’s effect on the inhabitants of this rotating ball of land and water that we call…
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2020 KAWASAKI KFX90

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 KAWASAKI KFX90 Riding isn’t just for grownups! The young ones want to hit fun trails and deserve to experience the pure joy of what ATV off-roading is all about. The best way to do that is to start…
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2018 KAWASAKI BRUTE FORCE TEST

-- By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2018 KAWASAKI BRUTE FORCE TEST Kawasaki’s Brute Force 750 has been a staple in the 4x4 ATV market for quite a while now. Revisions have been small over the years, and that is due to how well the…
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GAS GAS ATV TEST

GAS GAS ATV TEST You may have heard of the ATVs with the funny name that were made in Spain. The Gas Gas quads were actually fast machines, whether you got the 300 2-stroke or the 450 4-stroke. Even though they're no longer available now…
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2019 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 400 SHOOTOUT

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2019 SUZUKI KINGQUAD 400 SHOOTOUT Sport quad riders love their manual transmissions because of the absolute control they give over your machine’s power output. Plus, they can be more fun to ride. 4x4…
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RETURN OF THE HONDA TRX450R

By the staff of Dirt Wheels, Photos by Pat "Ride in focus" Carrigan RETURN OF THE HONDA TRX450R There is no doubt that Duncan Racing International (DRI) helps breed winners. Erin Simmons relies on the DRI team of Loren and…
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2020 POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 1000 S

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 POLARIS SPORTSMAN XP 1000 S. When it comes to off-road, Polaris is the 800-pound gorilla in the room. There are several reasons why Polaris has such a strong position in the dirt market. For one, the…
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2019 CAN-AM OUTLANDER XT 1000R

By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2019 CAN-AM OUTLANDER XT 1000R The fun never stops in the world of four-wheeling! Can-Am makes some of the best 4x4 quads around, and you can find models outfitted with extra upgrades in the lineup. The…
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A TWO-STROKE MASTERPIECE

By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Pat Carrigan (Yeah, my photos are dark and out of focus, but Pat can fix them.) A TWO-STROKE MASTERPIECE The iconic Yamaha Banshee has found a place in the hearts of thousands with its…
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2020 4×4 SHOOTOUT

2020 4x4 SHOOTOUT By the staff of Dirt Wheels 2020 4x4 SHOOTOUT As time rolls on, technology advances, but the realities of the off-road market mean that the best-selling machines get the tech and marketing dollars. That means…
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