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DESTINATION: RIDING BRYCE CANYON

Red rock hues & views By Lane Lindstrom The off-roading in Garfield County around (not in—that’s illegal) Bryce Canyon National Park in southern Utah will test most any rider’s skills. And, we’re not talking about your technical riding skills, although there are some challenging areas. No, we’re talking about being able to keep your eyes on […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: MOOSE RACING QUALIFIER PANTS AND JERSEY

Protection is important, but style doesn’t hurt By the staff of Dirt Wheels For 2022 Moose has created riding gear with a wide range of options in terms of style, color and performance. Whether you want bright and colorful, a retro look or stealthy dark colors, Moose really went all in on the design this year. […]

EVENT: RED BULL SNOW SCRAMBLE

Wild in the woods in Michigan By the staff of Dirt Wheels Photos by Casey Thomas and courtesy of Red Bull A fresh blanket of snow graced the ground of Twisted Trails Off-Road Park in northern Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for the inaugural Red Bull Snow Scramble. The starting line was a mix of 35 pro racers and […]

UTV TEST: 2022 POLARIS RZR PRO R 4 ULTIMATE

A step up to the line or a step over it? By the staff of Dirt Wheels Most companies grow increasingly cautious as they expand, but Polaris is a global powersports giant, and it shows no sign of starting to color inside the lines. In a world where expected engine displacements are 250, 450, 500, 750 or […]

ATV RACE EVENT: LE TOUQUET BEACH RACE

Speeding along the shore of the English Channel Story and photos by Anthony Brebant France’s Le Touquet beach race is the country’s most famous and one of the oldest ATV events. Hundreds of racers and tens of thousands of fans descend on the seaside village for the action three hours from Paris. The race is part […]

UTV TEST: HONDA PIONEER 520

Practical utility in a small package By the staff of Dirt Wheels Honda is known for quality through its whole line of different all-terrain machines. The legendary company has been producing a great variety of products for a long time. The Pioneer 520 is arguably less unique and innovative than the Pioneer 500 that it is […]

PRODUCT EVALUATION: MAXXIS ROXXZILLA

Like having suction cups for tires By Ray Gibb and the staff of Dirt Wheels Maxxis UTV tires cover an enormous range. Many of the tires fall in a middle area where they work well everywhere. At the ends of the spectrum are specialty tires. Maxxis’ Roxxzilla is as specialized as tires come. WHAT IT IS […]

WIDE OPEN: Does sway-bar disconnect belong on your UTV?

By Joe Kosch UTVs are loaded with trick off-road technology that drivers of other machines would love to have. But now and then, we spot something cool on other vehicles that UTVs don’t have yet, like the electric sway-bar-disconnect mechanism on the new Ford Bronco. Not sure what a sway bar is or why you’d […]

PROJECT ATV: LOGAN HUFF’S YAMAHA YFZ450R RACER

Fit for the MX trackBy the staff of Dirt Wheels Yamaha’s YFZ450R rolls off the showroom floor ready for high-performance riding and racing. It serves as a great platform for ATV competition of all levels. Utah’s Logan Huff is a top pro racer in the West Coast-oriented WORCS Grand Prix series. After years racing Yamaha’s […]

TOP 5 WAYS TO OUTFIT YOUR UTV FOR SUMMER

Make your trips more enjoyable By Lane Lindstrom Photos courtesy of SuperATV and Lane Lindstrom Aftermarket accessories are big business in the powersports industry. Industry figures show that side-by-side/UTV owners spend up to $2000 accessorizing a new machine before they even leave the dealer. Those numbers seem valid. Go to a UTV rally or jamboree or any […]

UTV TEST: 2022 CAN-AM X3 X RS TURBO RR SS VS. X3 MAX X RS TURBO RR SS

Quick comparing the Maverick X3 two-seater to the four-seaterBy the staff of Dirt Wheels Can-Am has kept the basic look and architecture of its Maverick X3 unchanged since its introduction in 2016 and the four-seat Max version since its introduction in 2017. It says a lot for the original design that the look remains fresh […]